Colette Carlson

  • San Diego, CA
  • Fees* $20,001 - $35,000

Tagline: Human Behavior

Talent Highlights

  • Differentiate between time management and YOU management

  • Know when to let go or take control

  • Eliminate unrealistic expectations and energy zappers

  • Beat the stress and temptation of everyday life in healthy ways

  • Build a positive mindset to increase mental toughness

Keynote Topics


In order to make a sale and earn a customer, you must first make a connection. Wider and deeper relationships lead to increased sales, repeat business, and powerful referrals.

As a former national sales trainer, who cut her teeth in straight commission sales, Colette Carlson will show you how to up your personal connection quotient to maximize relationships, revenue, and results.

Every program is customized for each audience. Some of Colette’s most-requested lessons include:

  • Recognize that connection begins within
  • Focus on opening the dialogue, rather than closing the sale
  • Create a sincere selling mindset
  • Align you thoughts, words, and actions to build trust and confidence
  • Boost your sales team’s productivity, enthusiasm, and bottom line
  • Embrace change in your ever-changing marketplace
  • The power of ASK


Successful leaders understand the nuances in communication that make a big difference when inspiring action and cooperation.

Leaders know the power of their words and understand that words alone do not generate trust, allegiance, and loyalty. Connection is the glue that keeps relationships, projects, and organizations together.

A leader must be authentic and exhibit the behaviors conveyed in their message to maintain respect for their authority.

Advance your communication style, increase your credibility, earn respect, and gain support by learning from Colette Carlson how to:

  • Communicate with candor and clarity to guide your team to achieve remarkable results
  • Effectively receive feedback from your team
  • Develop phrases that dissolve conflict and inspire cooperation
  • Engage, persuade, and influence others through strategic storytelling
  • Exhibit integrity and build trust when you walk your talk (especially under pressure!)
  • Become a human highlighter who champions the accomplishments and strengths of every individual on your team


The common denominators of the most successful people are the ability to effectively communicate and connect, regardless of the situation or audience.

In a competitive world filled with a global workforce, numerous communication challenges, and daily digital distractions, getting your message heard has never been more challenging.

Clear, concise communication is no longer enough to get results: connection must be part of the equation. Productivity decreases, collaboration stalls, accountability suffers, and conflict and stress escalate when even the simplest of miscommunication occurs. Without connection, these outcomes are only heightened.

Connect and communicate on a deeper level to form crucial relationships that drive productivity, engagement, and collaboration by learning from Colette Carlson how to:

  • Awaken your personal awareness to foster healthy communication
  • Align your thoughts, words, and actions to build trust and increase influence
  • Overcome conflict while maintaining a respectful, human connection
  • Become a human highlighter who champions the accomplishments and strengths of every individual on your team
  • Increase rapport and leave a positive, lasting impression with everyone.

3 Truths Female Leaders Need to Know

The world seeks more women leaders.

Colette Carlson – Human Behavior delivers the latest research and strategies specific to women in leadership, so they can be recognized, respected, and rewarded in their career. Participants will gain a bigger self-awareness and learn the skills necessary to being a credible and confident leader.

Deliver positive results for your company or organization by learning how to:

  • Identify and change communication patterns that limit your influence
  • Employ the art of self-promotion to express your success in a manner that gains supporters and censors critics
  • Build a persuasive case to back up your ASK for maximum impact
  • Cultivate connections that count:  identify, access, and develop strategic relationships
  • Give and receive feedback so it lands as a gift
  • Increase risk taking and choose to fail forward
  • Strategically say no to grow  to the next level
  • Stay resilient through constant change and challenges

Colette Carlson, where transformational conversations are the cornerstone of personal and professional success. As a renowned human behavior expert and CPAE Hall of Fame motivational keynote speaker, Colette Carlson has spent over two decades empowering audiences to cultivate meaningful connections, foster authentic relationships, and achieve their highest potential. About Colette Carlson: Colette Carlson is not […]

Colette Carlson, where transformational conversations are the cornerstone of personal and professional success. As a renowned human behavior expert and CPAE Hall of Fame motivational keynote speaker, Colette Carlson has spent over two decades empowering audiences to cultivate meaningful connections, foster authentic relationships, and achieve their highest potential.

About Colette Carlson:

Colette Carlson is not just a speaker; she’s a catalyst for change. With a Master’s Degree in Human Behavior and a wealth of practical experience, she has honed her expertise in understanding the intricacies of human interaction, communication dynamics, and the psychology behind behavior change. Throughout her illustrious career, Colette has become a trusted advisor to countless individuals and organizations seeking to unlock the power of effective communication.

The Power of Connected Conversations

At the heart of Colette’s message lies the belief that meaningful connections are the foundation of personal and professional success. Through her engaging presentations, she demonstrates how effective communication and empathy can transform relationships, foster collaboration, and drive positive outcomes.

Drawing from her extensive expertise in human behavior and psychology, Colette provides audiences with practical tools and techniques to enhance their communication skills, build trust, and navigate challenging conversations with confidence. Whether it’s in the boardroom, the classroom, or the living room, Colette’s insights resonate with individuals from all walks of life.

Keynote Presentations: Colette’s presentations are more than just speeches; they are transformative experiences. Through a unique blend of engaging storytelling, research-backed strategies, and interactive exercises, Colette delivers impactful messages that resonate long after the event ends. Her keynotes are meticulously crafted to address the specific needs and challenges of each audience, ensuring that every attendee leaves with actionable insights and a renewed sense of purpose.

Areas of Expertise:

  1. Connected Conversations: Colette specializes in teaching audiences how to leverage the power of connected conversations to build stronger relationships, enhance collaboration, and drive meaningful results. By emphasizing the importance of empathy, active listening, and effective communication skills, she equips individuals with the tools they need to create lasting connections in both their personal and professional lives.
  2. Behavior Change: With over two decades of experience in the field of human behavior, Colette possesses a deep understanding of the factors that influence individual and collective change. Her presentations provide practical strategies for overcoming obstacles, breaking through limiting beliefs, and cultivating positive habits that lead to personal growth and success.
  3. Leadership Development: As a sought-after speaker in the realm of leadership development, Colette empowers leaders at all levels to inspire, motivate, and empower their teams. Through her dynamic presentations, she shares insights on effective communication, emotional intelligence, and fostering a culture of trust and accountability within organizations.
  4. Personal Branding: Colette helps individuals harness the power of personal branding to differentiate themselves in today’s competitive landscape. By aligning their values, strengths, and passions with their professional goals, she guides them towards creating an authentic personal brand that resonates with their target audience and opens doors to new opportunities.
  5. Resilience and Well-being: In an increasingly fast-paced and uncertain world, resilience and well-being have become essential skills for thriving in both personal and professional domains. Colette’s presentations offer practical strategies for managing stress, overcoming adversity, and prioritizing self-care, enabling individuals to maintain peak performance and fulfillment in all areas of life.

Why Book Colette Carlson as a Keynote Speaker through Speakers Inc: Booking Colette Carlson as a keynote speaker through Speakers Inc ensures that your event will be memorable, impactful, and tailored to the unique needs of your audience. With her wealth of expertise, captivating presence, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Colette is the perfect choice for organizations seeking to inspire positive change, foster meaningful connections, and achieve lasting success.

In conclusion, Colette Carlson is not just a speaker; she’s a catalyst for transformation. Through her insightful presentations, she empowers individuals and organizations to unleash their full potential, one connected conversation at a time.

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