“One of the best speakers we ever had”

“A powerful message that needs to be heard”

“A memorable workshop”

Gretchen is a versatile speaker who has spoken to audiences from ten to 500. She is known for engaging participants with a clear and powerful call to action through interactive:

  • Keynote Presentations
  • Corporate Culture and Diversity Workshops
  • Conscious Leadership and Conscious Living Seminars and Retreats
  • Facilitated Community Dialogues
  • Visual Arts Based Experiential Learning Programs
  • Challenge Course Based Experiential TeambuildingRetreats

Following her April 2017 research in Bhutan, she has added two new keynotes:

  • Think Like Bhutan: Finding Authentic Happiness
  • Lead Like Bhutan: The Gross National Happiness Mindset
  • Creating Community Engagement in a Disengaged World
  • Conscious Capitalism and Cause Marketing
  • What’s at Stake: Community Dialogues to Reunite Us
  • Veterans and Our 9/11 Legacy

Speaking Engagements

2018 Dates

  • February 24 (Austin, TX): Southwest Unitarian Universalist Women’s Conference (Pending)
  • January (Dallas, TX): Tower Club of Dallas (Pending)

2017 Dates

  • October 6 (Dallas, TX): Dare to Grow Texas–Wisdom Boarding to Happiness
  • September 13 (Dallas, TX): Real Dialogue–Conversations About Character
  • August 2 (Dallas, TX): Women of Visionary Influence–Think Like Bhutan: Life Lessons from the Epicenter of the Global Happiness Movement

Before going to Bhutan to study authentic, resilient happiness, Gretchen worked for a decade supporting local government in helping their military to transition well. Affectionately known as “The Veteran Lady,” Gretchen is still widely respected for her knowledge of today’s military transition issues and innovative, community based solutions to support our young military coming home.

Gretchen would love to work with your group to design a custom keynote presentation or workshop! She actually prefers it that way. Put Gretchen’s knowledge, multidisciplinary background, and passion for professional and personal development to work for you! Keynotes can be combined with workshops, coaching, consulting, bulk book sales, quantity e-book downloads, and co-branded books. Gretchen is very open to finding the best way to engage your people on your terms. Give her a call to discuss your ideas.

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