Top Female Business Strategy Keynote Speaker Who Delivers it All

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Meridith Elliott Powell Hall of Fame Speaker - CPAE

Hall of Fame Uncertainty Speaker & Sales Futurist Meridith Elliott Powell

leadership development, sales & business growth strategies to turn uncertainty to competitive advantage

Meridith Elliott Powell is a top female Business Strategy Keynote Speaker who gets her audiences to do the impossible – take action, powering through today's uncertainty.

Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to watch by Currency Fair, highly engaging female business strategy keynote speaker and sales futurist Meridith Elliott Powell delivers a cutting-edge message, rooted in real-life examples and real-world knowledge.

Meridith’s presentations are full of powerful content, highly interactive, and fun. She helps her clients learn the leadership development, sales and business growth strategies to turn uncertainty to competitive advantage.

All of Meridith's Programs can be be presented in either an in-person or virtual format.

“Best speaker ever at our annual conference”

Mike Koerner | TV & Radio Host, Eagle Communications

 Business Growth Redefined 

THRIVE: Turn Uncertainty To Your Competitive Advantage

PROGRAM DELIVERY: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Live Streaming | Webinar

These are unprecedented times! A marketplace where disruption is happening on steroids. One where there is more change building outside of your organization than in it. And a relentless pace of uncertainty that can radically impact your ability to grow your organization and keep your team motivated.

The only guarantee you have – is more change is coming. And if you’re not prepared - if you don’t have a plan – then research proves this level of uncertainty will negatively impact your ability to drive innovation, attract top talent and achieve bottom line results.

While uncertainty can seem daunting, the truth is uncertainty has an upside – it always has an upside. In fact, it can be your greatest asset to thrive, grow and turn disruption into opportunity. But you need a plan, you need a strategy, and you need the research that shows the path you exactly how to turn disruption to opportunity.

Join Business Growth Strategist and Award-Winning Author, Meridith Elliott Powell in this high powered keynote where she reveals the research, the stories and the methodology.

This keynote has it all – energy, engagement, and a personal plan of action for every attendee.

Key Takeaways:

  • Quantitative Research – learn what more than 800 of your fellow CEOS think, feel and are doing in the face of uncertainty. This keynote starts with the powerful benchmark study that gives you insights into how today’s leaders are dealing with and solving today’s toughest challenges.
  • Qualitative Research – we follow-up with the commanding stories of 9 companies that have stood the test of time by thriving in business for more than 250 years. You’ll hear their overwhelming obstacles, their ingenious strategies for success, and the proven methodology they used to thrive through every crisis.
  • The PROVEN Methodology – then we share the code, the secret, the plan, exactly the path you need to follow to put you in the driver’s seat and in control in the face of uncertainty.
  • You’ll Gain The Secrets to staying highly flexibly and highly focused to strike the delicate balance of progress and seizing opportunity.
  • Your Personal Plan of action for thriving in uncertainty.

EVERY attendee receives a FREE copy of Meridith’s groundbreaking research study revealing the concerns, ideas and innovative solutions of more than 800 CEOS.

 New Keynote 

THRIVE: Mentally Fit, Powerfully Resilient, Competitively Strong

PROGRAM DELIVERY: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Live Streaming | Webinar

It’s no secret that one in four of today’s employees are struggling with mental strength.

These last few years, combined with the ever-increasing pace of change and turbo-charged disruptions, have left people – your team – burned out, overwhelmed, and completely stressed out.

As a leader, you need the skills to help them cope, building the skills and capacity to become mentally fit, powerfully resilient, and competitively strong.

This powerful new keynote reveals the secrets and stories you need to become the leader who is up to this level of challenge—the type of leader who shows empathy and connection and provides the skills your team needs to take their lives and your organization to the next level.

Based on Meridith’s quantitative and qualitative research, this is a much-needed, powerful, results-driven keynote that is perfect for leaders, frontline personnel, and individual team members.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding Mental Strength Challenges: Learn about the prevalence of mental strength struggles in today's workforce, with 1 in 4 employees facing these challenges.
  • Leadership's Role in Support: Acknowledge the impact of rapid changes and disruptions on employee well-being, emphasizing the need for leaders to equip themselves with skills to support their teams.
  • Building Resilience in Teams: Discover strategies for fostering mental fitness and resilience within teams, essential for creating a healthy work environment.
  • Effective Leadership Qualities: Highlight the importance of qualities such as empathy and connection play in effective leadership, along with providing necessary skills to empower teams and drive organizational success.

 Sales Redefined 

Dominate, Differentiate, Deliver

PROGRAM DELIVERY: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Live Streaming | Webinar

Uncertainty changes everything –customers, competition, and decision-makers. It’s time to update your approach to sales – from how you get through the door – to how you get the deal to close.

It’s challenging out there - a challenge to get above the white noise. A challenge to get to the decision-makers. A challenge to stand out from the competition. And a challenge to stay motivated.


Because sales has gone through a major disruption. If you’re still using traditional techniques, then you’re making sales so much harder than it has to be. To succeed, you need to evolve.

You need to transform how you attract clients – build your reputation – engage with the marketplace – and get results. Join us for this high-energy, highly interactive, and high-powered keynote where business growth strategist and keynote speaker Meridith Elliott Powell shares the innovative techniques you need to dominate, differentiate and deliver!

Key Takeaways:

  • Deep understanding of how your marketplace has changed – and how those shifts are impacting decision making, pricing and sales strategy.
  • Innovative techniques that get the doors to open and put you in front of the right decision-makers.
  • Powerful ideas you need to ask the right questions, that shorten that sales cycle and increase your close ratio.
  • Cutting-edge strategies to that help you build credibility and trust quickly, and help you maximize client facing time.
  • Proven strategies to prominently position you in the marketplace making it easier for clients to choose you over the competition.
  • Your personal strategy to Dominate, Differentiate, and Deliver.

 LeADERSHIP Redefined 

Ownership, Engagement, Results!

PROGRAM DELIVERY: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Live Streaming | Webinar

Employee engagement trumps customer engagement – every single time! Turning attrition to attraction begins with understanding this point. The relationship you build with your team members is more important, and will impact growth, more than the relationship you build with your customers.

In today’s marketplace, there is so little you can control, and the one thing you need to succeed – a strong team – is getting harder and harder to create. It’s time for a new approach, a new perspective and a new set of strategies to redefine how you lead.

In these highly shifting, constantly changing economic times the organization with the best talent is the team guaranteed to masterfully navigate change, exceed customer expectations, and leave the competition in the dust.

The fastest path to profitability and business growth is through the quality of and the engagement level of your team. In this powerful keynote, Business Growth Strategist, Meridith Elliott Powell, shares the leadership development strategies you need to hire top talent in the most challenging times, build culture in a virtual world, and create loyalty and ignite passion in a time where turnover is the norm.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn why engaging today’s employees is different, and gain the leadership development strategies to understand what employees want, and how to easily, and effectively, deliver time and time again.
  • Proven strategies to get the best and the brightest to beat a path to your door even in the toughest environments.
  • Innovative strategies to creating culture in a virtual world, and the secrets to getting employees to want to come back to the office.
  • Powerful tactics to build a team that is as passionate and committed as you are about the growth of your business.
  • Your personal plan of action to turn attrition into attraction.

What Audiences Are Saying


Strategies To Succeed No Matter What This Economy Does

PROGRAM DELIVERY: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Live Streaming | Webinar

Do you feel like the uncertainty of today's economy holding you back from achieving success? Are you ready to unleash your potential with proven strategies to dominate your market and outperform your competition?

It's time to take control and unleash your full potential. Discover how you can rise above the chaos and thrive, no matter what the economy does!

Introducing a game-changing program by motivational speaker Meridith Elliott Powell that will equip you with the business growth strategies and leadership development skills you need to dominate your market, build a team that thrives in change, and design a strategy that gets results – all while leaving your competition in the dust.

Don't let the economy dictate your success – take charge now! Book Meridith for an unforgettable live presentation, virtual keynote, live streaming event, or webinar and transform your organization into a powerhouse that thrives in any economy.

Key Takeaways:

  • Master the business growth strategies essential for market domination.
  • Build a resilient team that flourishes in the face of change.
  • Uncover the secrets to designing a high-impact strategy that delivers results.
  • Rise above the white noise and stand out in your industry.
  • Leave your competition trailing far behind!

 Succession Redefined 

Who Comes Next? Leadership Succession Made Easy

PROGRAM DELIVERY: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Live Streaming | Webinar

In today's marketplace, your competitive advantage comes down to the level of talent you attract, retain and develop - period! To compete, you need to build your leadership bench. Learn the secrets to attracting top talent. And develop a culture of succession, a deep pool of leaders that ensures the viability and sustainability of your organization. One that is committed to getting results.

It’s tough out there – a perfect storm. The great resignation combined with more than 75 million baby-boomers reaching retirement age - the war for talent is on. You need to be prepared. Attracting, retaining and developing talent today – it is different. You need a new approach, a new perspective, and a new plan.

In this innovative, high-energy program, Business Growth Strategist and leadership expert, Meridith Elliott Powell, shares the proven strategies you need to build your leadership bench, and design a succession plan that ensures the long-term growth of your organization.

In this session, Meridith reveals what it takes to build a strong talent pipeline, develop your future leaders, and create a succession plan that gives you a clear competitive advantage.

Best of all, she'll break it down, she'll make it easy, and you will leave with a clear plan of action that you can easily execute.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cutting-edge research on how attracting talent today has shifted.
  • Secrets to what today’s employees are really looking for and how to deliver.
  • Proven methodology for building your leadership bench.
  • Powerful techniques to build long, loyal and highly engaged leaders.
  • Secrets to aligning your succession plan to your strategic objectives.
  • Innovative strategies to get you out of the "urgent" phase, and into a culture of continuous leadership development.
  • A customized succession plan ready for immediate implementation.

 Success Redefined 

Confidence, Hustle, Drive

PROGRAM DELIVERY: Live Presentation | Virtual Keynote | Live Streaming | Webinar

Uncertainty changes everything!  The marketplace - customers - competition - your team. To grow and compete - you need a new perspective and a new strategy for how you lead and how you position your organization for growth.

In this powerful program, you will learn the new tools for success in a highly shifting, constantly changing marketplace. Keynote speaker and business growth stratgiest, Meridith Elliott Powell, will share the business growth strategies you need to dominate your market. Build a team that thrives in change. Design a strategy that gets results.

You'll learn the secrets to defy marketplace gravity and grow no matter the challenge or obstacles this market puts in your way. In this session, Meridith will share the innovative leadership development and sales strategies you need to navigate change and succeed no matter what this economy does.

Key Takeaways:

  • Well-researched and deep understanding of how the marketplace is shifting.
  • The impact those shifts are having on customers, employees, competition.
  • Proven business growth strategies you need to dominate your market.
  • Innovative techniques to build a team that thrives in change.
  • Secrets to designing a cutting-edge strategy that gets results.
  • Your personal plan of action to get above the white noise and stand out from your competition.

Looking for Something More Specific?

Meridith will work directly with you to build a program customized to your goals and desired outcomes. Your personal keynote program designed with your stories, your points, and your industry examples. Contact her today for more details!