Joy Baldridge is founder and president of Baldridge Seminars International in the US and Top Notch Training and Development in the global market. Her professional development organizations focus on sales, leadership, diversity, teambuilding, communication, exceptional customer service and priority management skill development. Her first speaking engagement was at the White House, at the age of 19. She got there by cold calling the president.
Joy is a captivating keynote speaker and expert in effective communication that brings people together to work effectively, efficiently, cohesively and profitably. Comments from audience members: “Joy is knowledgeable, engaging and funny!” “Joy provides realistic, practical, ready-to-use strategies that I can instantly implement.”
Joy has conducted over 1,500 customized keynote and training sessions for 200+ corporations, publications, associations and universities, such as: 3M, Time Warner, Energizer, KPMG, BDO, Cayman National Bank, National Geographic, GQ, Vanity Fair, Oprah, Architectural Digest, Rolling Stone, Better Homes and Gardens, UBS, Citi Private Bank, Coldwell Banker, JP Morgan, Skadden Arps, IBM, Xerox, The American Bar Association, United States Tennis Association, American Society of Interior Designers, The American Management Association, Magazine Publishers of America, Loma Linda Medical Center, Tulane University and Yale University.
Author of 3 business books: The Joy In Business, Pure JOY! and The Fast-Forward MBA in Selling, published by Wiley, all of Joy’s books and presentations provide an abundance of what she calls “Golden Nuggets” of information: Useful real-world tips, case studies and strategies designed specifically to help the best to become better at increasing productivity and positivity while decrease frustration and stress.
Joy coaches managers and C-level executives on professional development skills including effective public speaking, exceptional presentation best practices and how to best engage an audience. Her diverse background as a keynote speaker, corporate trainer, coach, sales professional, vice president and president, enables her to present information across all corporate levels. Her seminars are highly entertaining, extremely informative and completely customized. They are known for producing immediate and tangible results.
According to FORTUNE Magazine, you have to possess 2 characteristics to survive in this millennium. Those two characteristics are flexibility and adaptability. Because if you are rigid you will break and relationships will break due to that rigidity. In this thought-provoking keynote, you will discover the 10 characteristics of the best leaders and how to incorporate them into your leadership style in a unique, consistent and powerful way. You will also discover how to build greater trust, develop a self-managed team that prospers.
Velvet Hammer words are velvety smooth, kind and accommodating, yet pack a punch and get results, and lead to better critical conversations, persuasion and action, while minimizing conflict and discord. Since words are containers of power, Joy Baldridge provides you with carefully selected words, phrases and questions to be better planned, not canned when interacting with your team, customers, and co-workers. These rapport building phrases also make positive connections and strengthen moral, productivity, and revenue.
Secret Weapons Selling involves discovering innovative questions, listening intently and strategic aligning to close more sales sooner. Joy Baldridge went out in the field with scores of top sales professionals from vast variety of industries and compiled insights and tangible takeaways you can immediately use to up your game and have your best year ever! You can achieve more win/win outcomes as a direct result of this presentation. You will learn better ways to question, present, negotiate, and close more lucrative deals. This is the perfect keynote for regional or national sales meetings or for new product kickoff events. The secret is examining your current sales strategy and incorporating the Golden Nuggets or useful ideas from this energizing and engaging keynote.
“Got Stress?” This keynote will help. In this highly interactive, educational and insightful session you will learn what causes the stress that you frequently experience and how to instantly alleviate it. Stress is often triggered by demands that you place on yourself and that others place on you. Discover how the 4-4-6, Purple Breaks, Flooding and Positive Ogive can help you handle any situation better. Learn how to bounce back from adversity by reversing your thoughts and actions. Learn the secrets to greater confidence, well-being, and how to thrive, not just survive in your work and life.”
Reclaim your time by discovering innovative and proven ways to recover from interruptions faster, focus on priorities better, reduce stress sooner and even delegate and celebrate more! See first had how you can instantly apply and benefit from Joy’s signature time and priority Golden Nuggets.
In this engaging, energizing and highly interactive session you will learn how to work as a team more productively. You will understand how to sustain a positive attitude regardless of circumstances and situations that inevitably occur. Joy shares how to approach teamwork with a consistent and relatable positive outlook that strengthens relationships and gets results sooner.
“Can You Hear Me Now?”– Communication that gets results! Enhance the comfort level, effectiveness and sophistication in the way you communicate. Take the edge off potentially awkward interpersonal interactions. Acquire new words to persuade. In this dynamic session you will learn how to clearly get your message across and understand what is being communicated to you both verbally and nonverbally. There is nothing like clear communication to enhance productivity and foster good relationships internally and externally.
To make the best even better, involves making minor changes for major impact. In this dynamic, and entertaining keynote, you will learn meaningful and memorable, tangible tips on new ways to be more self-managed, productive, and motivated. You will leave with an instant perspective and behavior change, and new skills to sustain it.
“Joy is such a pleasant person to work with and really worked hard to connect to our attendees. This was her main concern was to be connected them, and I would say she killed. She was humorous had great tips for learning to cope with difficult situations and she was very fun to watch.”