Colette Carlson is a human behavior expert, author and keynote speaker who inspires individuals to connect and communicate in real and relevant ways. Colette grew up in Chicago and now lives in San Diego, but she still prefers pizza over tofu.
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With a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior, a fascination with communication trends, and extensive experience in the personal development industry for over 20 years, Colette knows the difference between trendy topics and timeless truths when it comes to successful business practices.
Colette is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a designation held by fewer than 10% of the members belonging to the International Federation for Professional Speakers. In 2017, Colette was inducted into the CPAE Speaker Hall Fame®, a lifetime award that honors professional speakers who have reached the top echelon of platform excellence.
Colette’s articles have been featured in Success, Business Management Daily, and Working Mother magazines; and her monthly newsletter engages readers everywhere on the power of connection. Her book, Stop Playing Fictionary: Speak Your Truth to Stress Less and Connect More releases in January, 2019.
Through her real-world, highly-engaging, and laugh-out-loud funny programs, Colette teaches organizations how mindful communication creates powerful connections. Every presentation is customized and personalized, and audience members learn how to form and sustain connections that drive productivity, engagement, and collaboration. From the top leadership to the front line, it’s all about the power of connection.
Every person at every level of an organization benefits from the power of connection. Most importantly, that power begins within. The awareness and discipline of connecting with yourself first, in order to genuinely connect with others, is what Colette inspires in people everywhere.
Her clients include Boeing, Microsoft, Cisco, Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, Great Clips, Domino’s Pizza and the United States Government.
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Stayed Tuned for Colette's new book "Stop Playing Fictionary: Speak Your Truth to Stress Less and Connect More". Coming soon! Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, by Kerry Patterson and Joseph Grenny Love is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends by Tim Sanders