Speaking, Workshop, Consulting & Advisory Services

I believe a positive culture is critical to business success. And no organization can foster a positive culture without people who feel their best and without positive, inclusive leadership. I can help you build positive professionals and leaders as well as positive cultures with my speaking, workshop, consulting and advisory services.

Why Hire Me?

  • With 25 years of leadership experience combined with a certification in positive psychology, I know with confidence how to develop impactful leaders, build diverse teams and create inspiring, inclusive cultures that move people to action.
  • Having had accountability for sales at a Fortune 100 company, I know how to drive engagement & productivity.
  • As a former management consultant, I’ve mastered critical thinking skills and thoughtful question asking to undercover root causes and drive decision-making.
  • Having led D&I for a Fortune 100 company and diverse teams in five countries, I know how to develop talent, build inclusive teams and leverage diversity as an asset.

Hire Me

Speaking & Workshops

Recent Engagements

September 13, 2019
TEMPO Milwaukee Emerging Women Leaders Professional Development Conference
Transform Your Mindset One Week at a Time (Keynote)

September 25, 2019
#IamMKE Fest
Being Busy is the New Smoking and Doing Nothing is the New Kale (TedTalk Style Presentation)

October 3, 2019
ManpowerGroup International Supplier Diversity Forum
Transform Your Leadership Mindset with Five “Happy Habits” (Workshop)

October 24, 2019
MiniCultureCon
Level Up Your Cultural Competency: Tips to go from D&I Cheerleader to Change Agent (Ted Talk Style Presentation) 

November 11, 2019
Start Up Week Milwaukee/Hacking HR
Impact of HR Technology on recruiting, on boarding and development (Panel Facilitator)

November 13, 2019
Start Up Week Milwaukee
Wellness for Entrepreneurs: Transform Your Mindset in 5 Minutes Using Your Phone (Workshop)

November 15, 2019
The Greater Milwaukee African American ERG Connection’s Professional Development Day
Sister to Sister: When the Glass Ceiling Feels More Like a Concrete One (Panel Facilitator)

November 30, 2019
Chicago State Chamber of Commerce
Give the Gift of Positivity (Keynote)

January 8, 2020
Professional Dimensions Luncheon
New Year, New You…Say Bye to Burnout (Keynote)

January 30, 2020
Night of Ideas, Field Museum in Chicago
Use Technology for Good: Tips to Use Your Phone to Boost Positivity (TedTalk)

February 5, 2020
BizTank Speakers Series (Keynote)

February 21, 2020
Girls on the Run Gala (Emcee) 

March 6, 2020
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Women Leaders Conference
Increase Your Change Agility, Resiliency and Impact at Work with an Entrepreneurial Mindset (Workshop)

April 30, 2020
SHRM state conference, Milwaukee, WI.         
  Be a Better Leader with Positive Psychology (Workshop)

May 14, 19, 21 2020
Wellness Council of Wisconsin
Transform Organizational Cultures with Positive Psychology Best Practices (Workshop)

 

Looking to inspire colleagues and leaders to be their best selves at work? Want to foster positive behaviors among your team? Need to boost moral and reduce stress and burnout? 

Hire me to give the keynote address at your event, speak at a lunch and learn, deliver an interactive workshop or facilitate a panel discussion. My presentation style is energetic and interactive, heartfelt and humorous. My content draws upon my diverse and broad leadership experience as well as advice from the over 100 professionals and leaders I have interviewed for my blogs and podcasts and are rooted in positive psychology best practices as well as diversity and inclusion principles. Speaking and workshop topics include (but not limited to):

  • Positive Mental Mindset
  • Change Agility and Resiliency
  • Managing Fear and Self-Doubt
  • How to be a Positive and Inspiring Leader
  • The Art of Reinvention
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset at Work
  • Be a Diversity and Inclusion Change Agent
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Consulting & Advising

Recent Engagements

Non-Profit Board Engagement: Increased diverse board members and partners for a non-profit by developing a diversity and inclusion strategy and individual D&I action plans with board members.

Non-Profit Board Engagement: Improved business outcomes for a non-profit by facilitating workshops to strengthen team dynamics, alignment to strategy and commitment to modeling positive behaviors among the board.

Alumni Association Engagement: Increased alumni giving and engagement for a college by designing and executing a strategy to build an inspiring virtual community among alumni.

CEO Coaching: Enable key values to take root at a fast growing start-up by providing advisory and coaching services to the CEO.

Need to fix a dysfunctional team? Want to strengthen alignment between business goals and behaviors? Looking to get a newly formed team off to a great start by fostering a positive, inclusive and engaging culture?

Whether you are taking over leadership of an existing team, building out a new team or leading an established team, I provide objective perspective and expertise to foster an inspiring, inclusive culture and positive, high performing teams with my consulting and advisory services:

  • Culture and Business Goal Alignment: I will facilitate a meeting with your leadership team to articulate the organization’s purpose, vision, strategic direction and business goals to define the organizational values, beliefs and behaviors needed to enable business success.
  • Culture Audit: Through interviews, observation and review of programs and collateral, I gain an objective understanding of your team dynamics and/or organizational culture to identify areas of alignment and misalignment with business goals as well as aspects of your culture to keep, stop or start in order to support business outcomes.
  • Establishing Accountability and Action Plans: I partner with your leadership team to prioritize strategies to support your ideal culture, establish measures of success and most importantly, align leaders with actions and behaviors they need to demonstrate in order shift the culture by leading by example.
  • On-Going Leadership Coaching and Advisory Services: Because culture stems from the top and requires ongoing care to maintain its vitality, I offer ongoing individual coaching and facilitated leadership team discussions to review and refine action plans and to reinforce accountability.
  • Leadership Development Training and Coaching: Your talent is your most valuable asset. I can help develop your talent into future leaders and reach their next level of professional success by designing and implementing professional development and leadership programs and by offering individual coaching.

The value I add is reflective of my experience. Here’s what I know…

  • Culture cannot be outsourced. Culture starts at the top and requires leadership commitment to demonstrate concrete and noticeable changes in behavior. That is why I partner with you and your leaders to define a vision and plan that the leadership team will own and drive through leading by example.
  • Culture must be felt, not discussed. I work with your leadership team to create a strategy that includes easy to implement actions that ensure organizational beliefs and behaviors are felt and experienced in a consistent way through daily, micro moments of engagement versus only seen in power points and heard in speeches.
  • Culture does not stand still. It is constantly evolving and requires ongoing care and nurturing to maintain its vitality. I stay by your side throughout the culture transformation journey.

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Clients

Beth is an entrepreneur, leadership and engagement expert, speaker, influencer and consultant who believes life is short, so we should live it fully. That’s why she created The Brimful Life, a company that provides solutions to help individuals thrive in their careers and helps leaders create organizational cultures that bring out the best in others.

Beth has diverse leadership experience working in start-up, corporate, professional services and non-profit sectors. Beth is a former Booz Allen management consultant and a former Fortune 100 company executive who’s led strategy, sales, training, operations, diversity and inclusion and client experience functions. Beth has lived and worked in London, Tokyo, Johannesburg, Bangkok, Boston and New York City.

Beth combines her broad professional experience with a certification in positive psychology to encourage and enable others to infuse careers and organizational cultures with inspiration, innovation, joy and meaning.

Beth has a BA in English Literature from the University of Virginia, a MA in International Relations from Tufts University and an MBA from Columbia University. Beth lives in Wisconsin with her husband and three children. She recharges with running, speed skating and watching cooking competition shows on TV which is ironic because she really hates to cook.

Ready to be your best and bring out the best in others? Let’s talk!

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