Carla helps people communicate effectively both 1-to-1 as well as to groups, helping them break through resistance to change and opening theirs minds to positive change. She began her career with an innovative team building company in the US the late 80’s. Since then she has spoken to over 1500 groups internationally of up to 4000 people. In 1991 she became the director of The Artistry of Change, a firm that specializes in helping people be innovative, high integrity communicators.
In terms of formal education, Carla has an undergraduate in English, Psychology and Theatre and graduate work in Organizational Development. She also has certificates in adult education, Educational Kinesiology, fitness, natural healing, negotiation and conflict resolution. On the artistic side she has performed in dozens of plays and musicals, written seven plays, a screenplay and a novel. Her specialty has been theatrical improvisation and Carla has founded three theatre troupes. In non-fiction she has written five books, over 85 online learning programs, as well as over 100 articles that have appeared in a wide variety of journals. She has 22 years of research and experience in such diverse areas as:
For financial advisors, insurance providers, credit union and banking staff, fintech, government finance officers, accountants, bookkeepers.
The ability to handle constant change makes you FAR MORE indispensable and profitable
Unexpected challenges can cause people to get reactive, problem-focused and defeated. After 11 years of research, we have identified the top 3 habits of people who stay solutions-oriented, centered and agile in the face of challenging change.
We call these people “Artists of Change”. The skills of an Artist of Change don’t actually need to be learned. These are secrets taken from the world of artistry. They are innate skills that you just need to remember to access. and require little or no time to implement. They simply train your brain to stay in a high a performance state, no matter what.
During this entertaining, interactive and practical keynote your group will discover how to:
* understand different personality styles when it comes to handling change
* think more resourcefully when faced with seemingly impossible tasks
* help yourself and others move from a reactive to a solutions-oriented response
* create systems, habits and structures that inspire engagement, motivation and more sales
The Art of Change® is an innovative system that blends diverse fields such as educational kinesiology, western and eastern psychology, change management theory, creative process models, and neuroscience. These fields are merging in exciting ways to produce Artists of Change who can bring your organization to the next level of excellence.
Are your listeners not as engaged as you’d like them to be?
Are you finding it hard to convey a complex message briefly?
Do you love stories but aren’t sure how to craft them?…then this program might just be for you. People who can craft their message in story form are indispensable communicators whether it’s a formal presentation, education session, running a meeting or one-on-one.
Most presenters need more stories, but either can’t think of any to tell, don’t know how to craft them effectively or lack the skills to delivery them well. During this engaging session you will discover:
a template for creating powerful stories
the do’s and don’ts of using stories
how to delivery stories with greater impact
The Top 3 Habits of Highly Resilient People
“Everyone is born an artist. The trick is to re-capture that innate ability as an adult and put it into all aspects of life.” – Pablo Picas
What happens on your team when challenge hits? Do some people get reactive and waste time focusing on the problem instead of working on the solution? If so, then this presentation is for you.
The #1 skill you need to be indispensable at work now is—the ability to unlearn and relearn again. As the world changes at faster rates, people desperately need practical tools to shift their mindset (and inspire others to do the same) to be appropriate to the situation.
After 11 years of research we have identified the top 3 mindset practices of people who tend to stay innovative, solutions-oriented, adaptive, centered, healthy, communicative and proactive in the face of constant change.
We call these people “Change Artists”. The skills of a Change Artist don’t actually need to be learned. They are innate skills that you just need to remember to access. These practices require hardly any extra time during your day, and simply train your brain to stay in as high a performance state as possible, no matter what is going on around you.
During this engaging and practical program your group will discover how to:
The Artistry of Change® is a powerful framework that blends diverse fields such as educational kinesiology, western and eastern psychology, change management theory, creative process models, and neuroscience. Witness how these fields are merging in exciting ways to produce the new ‘organizational artistry’.
How to Turn Differences, Complaints and Pushback into Creative Solutions
Differences in perspective are an element like fire: too much causes damage; too little and no transformation can occur. Costly communication breakdowns often happen because of simple misunderstandings. If not dealt with, you can lose income, enjoyment and productivity in your work environment. During this engaging and interactive presentation you will discover how to:
How to Create Presentations that Attract More Business and Inspire Positive Change
…then this program might just be for you. Win people over to your message with this step-by-step process.
Discover top tips for crafting and delivering presentations that build the value of your message to the specific people you are talking to. Discover how to:
“The ability to creatively handle constant change will be the most sought after skill in the 21st Century.” – Alvin Toffler, Futurist
Looking at the common mistakes of change leaders is a great entry into this topic because people often only achieve success through its opposite–failure. With all the changes happening in the economy, the demographics and the industry, leaders and self starters who know how to:
are the ones who will thrive. This is a high energy, entertaining and practical program for anyone who wants to help their business, company, or organization stay resilient in a world of constant change.
Conflict is an element like fire: too much causes damages; too little and no transformation can occur.
Costly communication breakdowns often happen between people because of simple-to-solve issues. If not dealt with you can lose productivity, income, well being, customers and employee engagement.
Diversity of opinions between people can lead to decisions that are wiser and more sustainable. This program covers the top habits of those who turn differences into solutions. During this engaging and interactive presentation you will discover how to:
“Blessed are those who can make people laugh, for they shall never be without an audience.”
Here is a unique approach to unlocking your comic genius. If you want to stand out from your competition as a business communicator, you need to make people smile from time to time. Contrary to popular belief, being a more light-hearted presenter is a skill that CAN be taught. Discover how to tap into the funny side of your brain to: