Hear Jan In Action!

This video was filmed at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Washington D.C. for a national conference.  This two minute video is a sample of Jan during a session on communication.  If you would like more information about having Jan speak for your event please contact us here.

Areas of Expertise & Experience

  • Change Management
  • Coaching: Personal Effectiveness
  • Communication Skills
  • Creating a High Performance Culture
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Crucial Conversations
  • Decision Making
  • DiSC Personality Styles
  • Effective Meetings
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employee Engagement
  • Fun at Work
  • Giving Effective Feedback
  • Leadership/Management Development
  • Motivation
  • Networking
  • Personal Branding
  • Positivity in the Workplace
  • Problem Solving
  • Professional Large Group Facilitation
  • Respect in the Workplace
  • Stress Management
  • Team Building
  • “The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity”
  • “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”
  • Time Management
  • Understanding Your Strengths (Strengths Assessment)
  • Workplace Harassment
“The purpose of life is to discover your gifts and the meaning of life is to give them away.” - Martin Seligman
``Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” -Theodore Roosevelt
``I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou
``The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.`` -Vince Lombardi
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” -Anne Frank
``Doing a kindness produces the single most reliable momentary increase in well-being of any exercise we have tested.`` -Martin Seligman
“Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.” -Albert Einstein
``If you want to go fast, go alone ... If you want to go far, go together.” -African Proverb
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” -Dr. Seuss
“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.” -Brian Tracy
“Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.” - Samuel Johnson
“People often say that motivation doesn't last; well neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.” - Zig Ziglar

Client List

Alabama Organ Center
Alabama Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA)
Alabama State Association of Forensic Sciences
Amerex Corporation
Association of County Commissions of Alabama
Association for Talent Development, Birmingham Chapter
Birmingham Water  Works Board
Children’s Hospital of Alabama
HOAR Construction, Birmingham, AL
Jefferson County Department of Health
Jefferson State Community College
Legal Marketing Association, Birmingham Chapter
McWane Science Center, Birmingham, AL
Mountain Top Garden Club
Riverchase Day School
Ronald McDonald House
Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, Greater Birmingham
Spire Energy Company
United Way of Central Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System
Wallace State Community College

Keynote Speaker / Thought Leader

Alabama State Association of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting (Pine Mountain, GA)
Alabama Organ Center Annual Conference (Orange Beach, AL)
Allied Health Alumni Connection Conference (Hanceville, AL)
Cancer Community Network  Fall Associate Conference (Miramar, FL)
Children’s of Alabama Pediatric Transplant Conference (Birmingham, AL)
City of Birmingham, Nurses Night Out Annual Event (Birmingham, AL)
Leadership Development Institute, UAB Medicine (Birmingham, AL)
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Leadership Summit (Birmingham, AL)
Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference (Santa Clara, CA)
Schwartz Center Rounds Guest Speaker (Birmingham, AL)
Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Data Collectors Conference (Washington, DC)


Community Involvement

Chairperson, Alabama Organ Center Advisory Board
UAB Health System Quality Council
UAB Health System Patient Safety Council
UAB Health System Patient and Family Advisory Committee
Camp Bridges, Board of Directors
University of Alabama Alumni Association
Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary
Dawson Family of Faith


Gallup Certified Strengths Coach
Crucial Conversations (VitalSmarts)
DDI Certified Facilitator (Development Dimensions International, Inc.)
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Franklin Covey)
The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity (Franklin Covey)