Deborah Gardner

Deborah Gardner - Motivation Strategies Peak Performance Sales  Speaker


About Deborah Gardner - Swimming Champion & Business Speaker on Peak Performance:

A swimming champion turned author and performance expert, Deborah Gardner helps companies and organizational professionals advance to new levels of success with an innovative mentality – streamline goals for maximum winning results. Considered by many Fortune 500 companies, Deborah is better known as the “Pit Bull in a Skirt.” A rising international prominence, she accomplishes her work with a captivating, energetic, entertaining, humorous real-life sassy approach. 

With a lifetime of competitive experience, Deborah has a wealth of practice from being a Marine Brat, an Olympic trial swimmer to currently a 2-time gold medal Sr. Olympic winner to a ground-breaking leader as one of the first female sports broadcasters with CBS-TV & NBC-TV, sports reporter for WHO-Radio and 27 year hospitality sales veteran and member of National Speakers Association. 

Inspiring thousands of people to discover their competitive spirit, Deborah’s clients include the sales, financial, medical, sports, auto and hospitality professions; Wal-Mart, Bank of America, Crowne Plaza Hotels, Chevron, DMC Networks, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Marriott Hotels, Henkel, Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association, PSAV Company, Sheraton Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Consumer Credit Industry Association, Non-Ferrous Founders Society, Silicon Valley Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Fleet Con, Pacificia Host Hotels, National Association of Electrical Distributors, Financial Insurance Conference Planners, Symbius Medical, National Concierge Association and more. 

Deborah was just named 2017 Smart Meetings Leader by Smart Magazine, considered as one of the top 5 most requested speakers by Meeting Professionals International and honored as Convention Industry Council’s top 30 most influential meeting professionals. Recently, Meetings & Convention Magazine poll by meeting planners cited Deborah as one of the best speakers ever heard, putting her in the category with Bill Clinton, General Collin Powell, Barbara Corcoran, Les Brown, Magic Johnson and Tom Brokaw.

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What Deborah Gardner Talks About:

Successful Leadership Lessons From A Swimming Champion
Taking from Deborah's competitive swimming career, learn how having a goal is not enough to stay ahead of the competition and win. To transform and deal with change, there's purely more than just having the edge or advantage to win. Success is a process. Striving for what's the most effective way to accomplish your goals, dreams and passions, you have to reach for your wall. Whether it's for personal or professional, attain remarkable success by taking the plunge. Up for the challenge?

Revealing Top Negotiation Tactics To Achieve Winning Results
Our studies show that most negotiators know they are faced with on-going, intense and complex daily negotiating issues. However, they don't realize the simplicity to prevent losses can happen just by letting go, be free and get naked! Deborah helps you strip away the old techniques while revealing the bare bones truth for successful negotiating. Participating in this highly interactive and practice-driven program, everyone will be exposed to experiencing how to win without even dealing with the competition.

Crush Your Sales! Win Mega Business!
The key element that separates top producers from all others is their ability to think MEGA Business. Learning new sales techniques are great yet mastering the fundamentals provides greater results. Apply the new "CRUSH" formula and win MEGA business like a champion. Hear how relationships and partnerships impact your goals. Attend this humorous, content-filled program and check out the recent trends so you can stay ahead of the sales game while winning customers for life.

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You were fantastic! Thanks for making our kick off meeting such a HUGE success! You certainly are the ‘Pit Bull in a Skirt’!”

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