Lisa Ryan

Lisa Ryan, CSP

Employee Engagement & Gratitude Expert
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Take Your T.H.A.N.K.S. to the Bank
The importance of creating a climate of support and encouragement in the workplace cannot be over-stated. If they feel unappreciated or ignored, your employees and customers may choose to go somewhere else. By creating a culture of appreciation in the workplace, not only will your workforce be more engaged, but you’ll also see improved employee performance, a stronger commitment and an all-around more positive, fun work environment! Make sure your best employees today don’t become someone else’s top talent tomorrow!

In this interactive and engaging program, Lisa Ryan shares strategies to increase engagement levels so that your employees and your business thrive.

You will discover:

  • The difference in economic value between an engaged and disengaged employee
•How to set up an effective employee engagement program
•Simple strategies to increase employee retention and job satisfaction.

    When you put your employees first, profits will follow. Let Lisa Ryan show you how.

    Appreciation Strategies: How to Harness the Power of Gratitude in Business and in Life
    If you found out that there was one simple thing you could do to improve your outlook on the ups and downs of life, enhance your health, enrich your relationships and increase your wealth, would you want to find out more?

    In this inspirational, engaging and fun session, you will learn practices which take less than five minutes a day that will SHOW you the impact of sincere appreciation. You will discover the impact on the SELF – including your perspective and how you look at your life. The HEALTH effects will be revealed - how gratitude actually improves the immune system, strengthens the heart and even leads to sleeping better. We will explore how gratefulness enhances our relationships with OTHERS - at home, on the job, wherever you are connecting with people. Finally we will uncover how gratefulness leads to higher WEALTH – both personal and business financial prosperity.

    Join Lisa Ryan in her fun, engaging and interactive program as she shares simple strategies for completing the gratitude cycle – both in the giving and receiving of appreciation. You’ll be surprised by the science behind this incredible power and discover why gratefulness is much more than a “feel good” emotion.

    You will leave this session with an action plan that will produce dramatic and positive results in your business and in your life.


  • Learn a simple practice which takes less than five minutes a day that will have immediate positive consequences.
  • Participate in an activity that will take you out of the stress response and back to calm.
  • Realize the importance of expressing gratefulness regularly – and the difference between verbal and written appreciation.

    What’s Gratitude Got to Do With It: How to be Grateful When You’d Rather Be Grouchy
    It’s very easy to express gratitude when things are going well. It’s not so easy when it’s not. In this program, Lisa Ryan shows how exercising your “gratitude muscle” on a consistent basis makes it easier to find something good – not matter what happens. In the midst of hard times, you’ll learn strategies to find one good thing about the situation so you can get through it much easier.

    Whether you are going through financial struggles, a health challenge, or a difficult relationship, getting to gratitude helps you turn it around. In this enlightening and inspiring program, Lisa shows you how.

    • Discover the benefits when you SHOW gratitude (SELF, HEALTH, relationships with OTHERS, WEALTH)
2. Learn a practice that takes less than five minutes a day that will positively impact every area of your life.
3. Explore the research that proves that appreciation is more than just a “feel good” emotion, it works!

    Opting for Optimism
    Did you know that spending just five minutes a day in appreciation strengthens the heart and the immune system and leads to better sleep? Those people who have a consistent practice of gratitude are awake less time before they fall asleep, they sleep more soundly and they awaken more refreshed.

    Learn how to harness the power of gratitude to create a happier life perspective and experience physical benefits as well.

    Lisa Ryan leads participants through a variety of exercises and discussion to show easily implementable strategies that can be put to action immediately.

    Why Book Lisa Ryan?

  • You’ll walk with ideas and strategies you can use immediately to keep your top talent from becoming someone else’s.
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    Are you frustrated with your employees’ lack of commitment and passion? Do you wish you could connect with your team members in a meaningful way? Are you seeing their negative attitudes affect your company’s relationships with your customers?

    Lisa Ryan, CSP, can help.

    As a Certified Speaking Professional, an award-winning speaker and author of ten books, Lisa works with her clients to develop employee and client engagement initiatives and strategies that keep their top talent and best clients from becoming someone else’s.

    Lisa’s expertise includes: strengthening workplace culture, improving employee engagement, increasing customer retention, and initiating gratitude strategies (“Grategies”) for personal and professional transformation. Lisa’s participants enjoy her high energy, enthusiastic delivery and quick wit and they leave the session with ideas they are committed to acting on immediately to make positive workplace culture changes.

    Lisa costars in two films with other experts including Jack Canfield of “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” She is the Past-President of the National Speakers Association, Ohio Chapter and holds an MBA from Cleveland State University.

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    "I sat in Lisa's session and found myself doing something I don't do very often on a topic of which I've seen more than 100 speakers - I sat up in my chair and listened. Why? Because Lisa defined what should have been a familiar topic and made me look at it from a new perspective."
    --Recognition Professionals International

    "Your program is inspiring, funny and one of the most entertaining I've seen. Your use of humor mixed with real life stories and experiences kept us all glued to your every word. It was a great session and beautifully presented. I have received numerous comments from the attendees- they agree that it was the best ever!"
    --Virginia Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM)

    "As a CEO and psychologist, I have had the opportunity to attend a significant number of meetings, conventions, conferences and training seminars. I must say that I found your content, delivery and relevance to anyone in a leadership role to be among the best I have witnessed."
    --Impact Solutions

    "Wonderful speaker! Set a great tone for the day!"
    --Restaurant Facility Management Association