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Invite Jean To Speak

As a program planner, you’re challenged with selecting the right speaker, someone your participants will love and learn from.

Jean CatonThat’s a tough assignment, but I can relieve your concerns.
As a seasoned speaker with three decades of experience, I have delivered hundreds of programs at global conferences, sales meetings, associations and in corporate venues. I consistently receive rave reviews and invitations to return.

What to Expect When You Book Me for Your Event

  • A compelling, professionally-prepared keynote speaker or workshop leader
  • A speaker who educates and inspires, as well as motivates your participants to action
  • An enthusiastic response from the audience
  • A custom presentation with material your participants can apply immediately

Brief Background

The majority of my career was spent in corporate America, most recently as a marketing and business leader in a division of DuPont. Now I am a businesswoman’s coach, speaker and writer. This life experience as a business leader and now as a business owner means my presentations offer real advice and real solutions to real life challenges of being a women in the business world. Learn more.

My Most Popular Topics:

The Futile Pursuit of Work-Life Balance: Three real strategies to decrease your stress, eliminate your guilt, and enhance your career success and life satisfaction.

Neuroscience, Personality and 21st Century Leadership:  How we think can catapult or sabotage our success. Learn to harness the power of your unconscious mind and  empower yourself for success.

The Politics of Leadership: How to avoid the five common mistakes that women make that cause their careers to plateau in the middle.

Confidence Trumps Competence: 5 Strategies to Close the Confidence Gap, Command More Respect and Skyrocket Your Influence and Impact.

Talk to Strangers:  Five Simple Shifts that will take the angst out of networking, self-promotion and all challenging conversations.

All programs are available via Webinar as well as live presentations.

What Others Are Saying

“Jean, your talk was rated  A+ for content and delivery.” Executive Director and Meeting Planner for State Association

“I have heard many great speakers over the years and Jean without a doubt is one of them. Her command of the stage and her ability to engage her audience is exceptional. Jean possess that rare combination of connecting with her audience while exhibiting a powerful personal presence. She presents her message in clear, concise and consistent way and her energetic style is contagious.” Bonita Mackey, Verizon

“Jean is an articulate speaker who resonates both knowledge and passion when she presents.” Karen Steitz, St Louis University

“Jean is a gold mine of life and work experience which reveals itself in her skillful coaching and speaking.” Pat Katepoo

“Jean empowers, and inspires her audience. She offers a prospective that is fresh, but experienced. She understands where you are coming from and knows how to get you to where you want to be. Her talks involved the audience and really challenge us to think and question.

Jean is a phenomenal speaker who will motivate you to follow your passion and accomplish your goals.” Suzanne Doerries

“I found your presentation absolutely wonderful! You truly have a gift of motivating and inspiring others.” Juana Burgohy-Brown, MPH, RD, LD/N North Miami, FL

“I learned so much from Jean’s talk. She offered concrete information and practical and relevant examples. Her speaking styles both commands the room and connects and engages with the audience.” Diane Longstreet PhD Professor and Owner of Academy of Health Achievement

A Partial List of Prior Engagements

  • Allsup, Inc.
  • Society for Women Engineers
  • St Louis Coaches ICF Chapter
  • Barnes Hospital
  • Compass Group North America – Webinar Series
  • Clinical Nutrition Managers Annual Conference (04/2014)
  • Covidien Women’s Leadership Seminar
  • Healthcare Business Women’s Association Global Conference
  • Intern Commencements St Louis University
  • Beta Gamma Sigma International Society
  • Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Executive Women and Attorney Seminars
  • Women in Leadership at John Cook School of Business St Louis University
  • Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Alliance  WLMA
  • GO Network Outplacement Services
  • National Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE): 2005, 2008, 2012
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual State Conferences: New  York, Florida, Alabama, Missouri, Michigan, Massachusetts

The Next Step

Let’s talk about how I can educate, inspire and motivate your group at your upcoming event. Contact me today.