Melinda shows your audience members how to influence decisions before they lose big opportunities.
Discover science-based strategies that improve business outcomes… and incomes.
- Immediately actionable strategies to influence decisions
- Customized content that is relevant to the specific needs of your team
- Programs that deliver a return on investment
- Highly interactive programs that engage and excite audiences
“Unlike any presentation you will see! Powerful concepts with visual impact.” Lee Guitar, Former President, USA Today
Strategic thinkers are energized, entertained and fully engaged with the Science of Influence.
National Speakers Association honored Melinda as a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a designation earned by only 12% of professional speakers globally. She is recognized by both clients and peers for consistently delivering outstanding programs. What sets Melinda apart is her creativity in presenting relevant and thought-provoking information with audience interaction, humor, and surprises. Because her content is memorable and actionable, it provides value to audience members long after your event.
Top Seven Requested Keynotes
Insights from The Science of Influence
How Decision Makers Think And How You Can Win Them Over: Research shows that some of the most common business approaches often sabotage your own success. Discover how to positively influence the way people respond to you and your ideas. Audience Take-Aways:
- Understand the most influential factors for decision makers (it’s not what you think)
- Discover 3 factors that influence people to like you
- Uncover at what point you have the most power to influence
How To Open Doors And Close Multi-Million Dollar Deals
- How to identify and leverage the hidden influencers for your prospect
- Simple edits in your proposal that can swing the decision in your favor
- Proven factors that generate the desire to buy.
How To Influence Top Leadership In Business
- Increase your success rate with individual decision makers by knowing exactly which words resonate with them most
- Make quick adjustments “on the fly” by reading clues in their emails, voice mails, office decor and body language
- Learn how to prep to give yourself the best opportunity to influence
What Makes or Breaks Your First Impression?
- How to avoid hidden “deal-killers”
- Step by step guide to making a great first impression
- How to follow up to build a great lasting impression
The Hidden Agenda: What Clients Are Thinking, But Won’t Tell You
- How to engage the prospect in conversations that make your proposal irresistible
- What influences clients most isn’t written in your presentation
- How to read what the prospect isn’t saying – but showing – in their body language
Sweat the Small Stuff or Throw in the Towel
- Learn how to read body language to uncover stress points that may not be voiced, so you can address them, AND to recognize when you have “buy-in” so you know when to ask for the commitment
- Discover how to communicate your ideas in a way that gains the most consideration
- Avoid unintentionally “shooting yourself in the foot” in meetings.
Women, Business and Influence: How to Lean In Without Falling Down
- Change communications patterns that sabotage your success
- Understand why women are often undervalued in corporations and how you can turn it around
- Learn what approaches have proven successful for women leaders