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Nina Sossamon-Pogue, speaker

Nina Sossamon-Pogue

    • Tech Executive, News Anchor and World-Class Athlete
    • Building Strength Through Challenge and Change
Full Bio
In Person-Fee 🛈

$10,000 - $15,000

Virtual Fee:

$7,500 and Under

Travels From

South Carolina

Nina. Resilience & Success

Nina. Resilience & Success

Virtual Examples

Virtual Examples

You've Got This

You've Got This

Demo Reel

Demo Reel

Nina Sossamon-Pogue is an expert on resilience and a best-selling author, who gives individuals and organizations the tools to be ready for any challenge or change. The inability to deal with adversity - small and large - is costing companies millions of dollars and creating widespread workplace dissatisfaction. Employees unable to handle constructive feedback, Corporations frustrated with people job-hopping, and companies losing momentum during challenges need this keynote. Nina offers a framework that companies can inject into their workforce during this resilience epidemic.

In her keynote address, Nina uncovers the causes of this resilience epidemic and empowers the audience to look at their future in new ways.

Highlights include:

Aha moments! – sharing big data insights about our workforce, Nina allows the audience to figure out how their own strengths and weaknesses play a role in their success.

Levity – using pop culture and current events in analogies, Nina includes video and social references to ensure the audience connects with her message.

Head & Heart – as an expert storyteller and award-winning journalist, Nina tugs at heartstrings and challenges the audience’s thinking as she unpacks scenarios and offers solutions for handling adversity.

Big Picture Thinking - with experience at the highest levels of sport, television and corporate America, Nina candidly and humbly offers unique observations into today’s competitive workplace.

Proprietary Practical Framework – a self-proclaimed research geek, Nina pulls from leading resources including Forbes, Harvard Business Review and Psychology Today. This data sets the stage for her resilience framework that empowers her audience to go from adversity to achievement at all levels.

COVID COPING - ‘THIS’ (COVID-19) Is a plot twist - a Tough Chapter in your story

Pulling from her best-selling book This is NOT ‘The End’: Strategies to Get You Through the Worst Chapters of Your Life. Nina is sharing her message of ‘Resilience’ and empowering audiences via virtual keynotes, interviews and podcasts.

Post-Pandemic Powers - We All Became More 'Resilient' - How to Use that New Strength for Future Success.

Why did the word resilience become such a buzzword during 2020 and what did we learn? Nina shares how we all adjusted, adapted and became more resilient and how to use those new superpowers!

Nina expertly blends big data, current events and brain science research, into an energetic multi-media stage performance or engaging virtual presentation. Using her own story as a backdrop, she shares a proven framework to conquer adversity and gain strength from each obstacle. Nina brings a wealth of experience and passion to the stage and inspires your audience to examine their futures in a new way.

Her strategies help organizations strengthen their workforce in this ever-changing world. Give your audience an interactive hour of insight to improve their work and home lives.

It’s LOL, but no laughing matter:

· L - Lifetime Timeline – create visualizations and stories to put your challenges into manageable context
· O - Ownership – become empowered in your role in your own success and your corporation’s success
· L - Language – Shift your mindset and choose your words carefully – so they become your success story

‘Flip THIS’ Adversity to Achievement
A Proven Approach to Strengthen Resilience and Succeed at the Highest Levels

Every organization faces challenges and today’s pace of change is staggering. Adversity of all sizes is sidetracking our workforce each day. Think personal medical issues, difficult customers, or product failures. Data shows our workforce is struggling. A lack of resilience is eating away at shareholder value, yet most organizations are not even aware of it. Without a deliberate framework in place, corporations are losing billions of dollars in lost productivity, low engagement and sinking morale. Nina calls this a ‘Resilience Epidemic’ and shares with audiences a systematic way to defend, conquer, and grow from challenges. Organizations can be liberated from the restrictive forces of adversity, allowing them to recover quickly, learn and ultimately grow stronger.

Give your attendees a dynamic multimedia experience that shows them:

• Their style of facing adversity
• Their role in their own success and their corporation’s success
• How to power through day-to-day challenges and stay on track
• New strategies to increase their productivity and job satisfaction

Unlock THIS – The Key to Using Change To Your Advantage
Even if we have a great plan, clearly identified strategic goals and strong leadership,
each day individuals face challenges. These challenges sidetrack employees and impede
your organization’s ability to power towards goals. Adversity of all levels slows us down.
Nina expertly blends big data, current events and brain science research, into an
energetic multi-media stage performance. These strategies help organizations
strengthen their workforce in this fast-paced, ever-changing world.
Give your audience an interactive hour of insight to improve their work and home lives.

• Understand how they face adversity
• Put challenges into context
• Own their role
• Move forward with confidence
• Embrace a challenge

You’ve Got THIS!
Empowering Women to Handle Anything Life Throws at Them

This multimedia presentation hits home for an audience of one hundred, or one thousand. An engaging storyteller, Nina shares her journey of success in the highest levels of sport, television and corporate America. She also opens up about her painful public failures and devastating life events along the way. Using her own story as a backdrop, she shares a proven framework to conquer adversity and teaches you how to overcome challenges, of all sizes. This knowledge allows you to gain strength from each obstacle, on your way to success. Nina brings a wealth of experience and passion to the stage and inspires you to examine your future in a new way. (This presentation can be non-gender specific)

Superpowers Workshop: The Key to Intergalactic Domination
Empowering Individual Superheroes to Create an Unbeatable Team

Get the most from your teams! Take a group of coworkers to a new level of collaboration. This is a team EMPOWERING session. Using superhero analogies—to assess what each person brings to the table—Nina gets teams to appreciate each other’s unique skills in connection with their own. Great teams need science geeks like Spiderman, leaders with a strong moral code like Captain America…even a few rule-breakers, like Wolverine. (Yes, she mashes up Marvel and DC Universe to make her point!) This is a fun workshop that will have lasting effects, long after the session wraps.


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