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Alyson Van Hooser, keynote speaker

Alyson Van Hooser

    • Leadership Podcaster, Author, Consultant, and Keynote Speaker
    • Inspiring Leadership, Communication & Connection 
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$7,500 - $10,000

Virtual Fee:

$7,500 and Under

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Alyson Van Hooser Speaker Biography

Alyson Van Hooser’s unique perspective on leadership is helping professionals across the country authentically connect with their diverse team and unlock unprecedented success.

Tough beginnings taught Alyson the radical power of an ownership mindset–one that transforms the trajectory of personal lives and leadership careers.

Earning rapid success in the food, retail, finance industries, and as a City Councilwoman — all by the age of 30 — helped her discover the immense power that comes when leaders own the responsibility of truly understanding and intentionally connecting with the people they serve.

Her recently released book, “LEVEL UP,” unveils powerful stories of lessons learned through struggles and practical strategies needed in order to be successful at home and at work. With these strategies in tow, teams everywhere can see the way to successfully work better together.

Whether hearing Alyson’s keynotes at a live or virtual conference, participating in her leadership development training programs, or listening to her podcast, Stake: The Leadership Podcast, her audiences return to work energized and equipped with future-proof practical, tactical strategies to level up the way they lead themselves, their team, and their entire organization.

In the end, Alyson’s down-to-earth style hits you in the heart, opens your mind, and shows you the way forward!

Naughty by Nature: Connection.Is.Key
Leaders are scrambling to understand how to lead radically diverse teams. Is there a practical solution? Absolutely! Here’s the struggle: we’re all naughty by nature. We instinctively think of ourselves first and most often.

But leading others starts with creating an authentic, selfless connection. A real connection creates permission for true leadership influence to begin. Change your nature to start breaking down barriers and get clear on how you can connect with anyone!

You Got 99 Problems: Why Leading People is Your Biggest One
Experience in the trenches teaches knowledge and high-level skills education, but all the grit in the world never could. This funny, raw and real look behind the leaders’ curtain may be the eye-opener and kick in the pants you need to level up your leadership execution and results. After all, once you realize the power of your thoughts, the power of your words, and the power of your actions…everything can change.

Stories Not Statistics
Leaders everywhere are scrambling to figure out how to lead, influence, and impact such generationally diverse people. It’s been a struggle for decades, and the challenge is ever more increasing! Is there a practical solution? Absolutely!

Creating a deep connection is the foundation for success — whether it’s between you and a customer, or you and a team member. To begin building an authentic connection with people of any generation, you must start with the stories, not just statistics. It’s in a person’s individual stories, we will find answers to exactly what motivates and drives them. Stories Not Statistics will reveal the only future-proof leadership success strategy!

Lay Down the Law: An Opportunity to Get Real, Get Right, and Get Going!
When forward progress has been stalled, this is the opportunity to move forward — with serious intention — to achieve the most important goals! But what’s the right next move?

Laying Down the Law is the leave-nothing-on-the-table process to change the way decisions are made and establish a laser focus on exactly how to move forward in the best way. Buckle up…we’re going to get real, get right, and get going!

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