Leading a team into the future requires a well-rounded approach and a diverse set of skills. Leveraging her 20-plus years of experience founding, scaling and selling her company, Elise Mitchell shares valuable insights and practical strategies to help increase a leader's day-to-day effectiveness. Her talks, whether in-person or virtual, feature vivid, full-screen photography designed to motivate and inspire attendees. All presentations can be customized to align with your event themes, industry specifics and organizational values.
We all need a clear destination and a drive to get there. But that’s not enough. The most successful leaders have learned to make the journey matter. In this inspiring keynote address, I strive to help audiences understand what it means to be a leader who looks and leads “through the turn.” I share memorable stories about leadership and entrepreneurship from my book, Leading Through the Turn (McGraw Hill 2017), as well as lessons learned through motorcycling, and practical leadership strategies for:
Why do some leaders succeed while others don’t? The most successful leaders have figured out what it takes to put their careers on a long-term upward trajectory. They’ve also acquired something quite special – the “it” factor – a specific set of skills you can learn over time to enhance your executive presence and set yourself up for greater leadership success. These skills are game-changers, and they are often the hardest ones to master.
This presentation takes a closer look at the key components of the “it” factor, and what leaders can do to improve their skills in these crucial areas. Highlights include:
Strategic thinking is one of the most crucial skills a leader can have -- and it is needed now more than ever. In the complexity of today’s business environment, leaders must rise above the swirl of day-to-day activities and see broadly across the enterprise and the marketplace to see clearly:
This presentation focused on specific techniques leaders can use for improving their strategic-thinking skills. Highlights include:
Elise is a three-time founder, business consultant and coach. She is the founder and former CEO of Mitchell Communications Group, which was one of the top 10 fastest-growing public relations firms globally and a two-time Inc. 500/5000 fastest growing company.
"Elise provided the consulting and coaching I needed to effectively lead an organizational change. She helped me clarify the right direction to take and map out crucial conversations. Through her listening and questioning process, I discovered the insights I needed to take our team to the next level."
"This was the best investment I could have made for myself and my company. Elise is pragmatic, insightful and enjoyable to work with. She helped me gain clarity on some of my most pressing issues"