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Unleash the power of inclusion and drive transformative change with Julia Geisman, a visionary organizational strategist and the driving force behind CareerAgility. With three decades dedicated to unraveling the intricacies of the human aspect within organizations, Julia is a catalyst for true innovation and agility.
For 15 years, Julia has passionately dismantled workplace inequities, elevating the voices of under-recognized individuals and aligning organizations with the tenets of true inclusion. As an accomplished speaker, master storyteller, and advocate, she champions under-recognized individuals, helping them find their voices and own their power. Julia is a frequent podcast guest, delivering engaging and insightful discussions to the listeners. Her impactful presence has been featured at events including Women In Tech Conference, Global Entrepreneurship Week, ATD, DevOps Conference, and more.
Julia's strategic prowess extends beyond the stage. She has served as an organizational strategist, driving profound change in diverse environments. Her insights resonate in boardrooms, ERGs, and international conferences. Julia's wisdom also illuminates the pages of the Boston Business Journal, Lioness Magazine, and Biz Women.
In Her Own Words
"Agility isn't a concept—it's the lifeblood of thriving organizations. Inclusion and agility go hand in hand, creating environments where innovation flourishes."
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Unlock new perspectives with Julia's dynamic approach to speaking. Her thought-provoking narratives and actionable insights inspire audiences to step out of their comfort zones and embrace fresh viewpoints, fostering unparalleled organizational agility.
"Stepping out of their comfort zones" is a great alternative that conveys the idea of embracing change and growth in a more approachable and less threatening manner.
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My mission is to paint a compelling picture of existing inequities that provoke companies and individuals to take the necessary actions to build and sustain an internal culture and society that is fair and equitable.
I see the world through the lens of inclusion based on the belief that Inclusion and the ability to change are essential parts of life -- permeating every aspect and fundamental for successful careers and organizations.
My presentations, speeches, coaching, workshops, and webinars are geared to heighten people’s awareness and to inspire them to take action so they can have a life that is richer, more successful and rewarding.
Unconscious Bias and Behavioral Expectations
Using different communication styles as the vehicle, this speech takes the audience on a humorous journey exploring differences associated with masculine and feminine communication styles. While the words may sound the same, their interpretation is significantly different. These disparities make or break teams, leaders, relationships, sales, and marketing strategies.
Transforming Diverse Perspectives into Opportunities
Fundamental to developing an inclusive work environment or successful conversation is acknowledging and accepting differences. Most people limit diversity to race, ethnicity, religious, physical and mental capabilities, age, gender, or sexual orientation or preference. This session focuses on ways to embrace differences and conflicts that may arise as healthy parts of life, using them as steppingstones to expand insights, understanding, problem-solving solutions, and awareness of oneself and others.
Building an Inclusive Mindset: Increase engagement, innovation, team, and communication success
This session discusses how an inclusive mindset is fundamental to an equitable and safe workplace, successful teams, increased sales, and dynamic leadership. This program is action-oriented by providing practical tools and approaches.
How to Conduct Successive Inclusive Virtual Meetings
Learn the elements that transform virtual meetings into a dynamic online inclusive conversation that leads to increased participant engagement, greater efficiency, clearer expectations, creative problem-solving, and innovative solutions.
Think You Suffer From Imposter Syndrome? Think again
We all experience attacks of imposter syndrome and the fear of being discovered as a fraud. It’s a common ailment especially for women. The session takes an innovative approach to treating this malady by transforming it from a negative experience into a neutral one that can be a confidence builder.
Drilling Holes Through the Glass Ceiling: A systemic approach to its final annihilation
This session does a deep dive into the three primary factors that keep the glass ceiling firmly in place. Participants leave the session with specific actions to chip away at these factors until the glass ceiling is shattered once and for all.
Building Your CareerCapital: Use your career to live the life you want
When we think about taking care of ourselves, it is usually focused on our physical or mental health. But what about our career health? Few of us think about our career as an investment portfolio that secures our financial future so we can create the life we want to live. Attendees gain a set of practical tools to grow and expand their career opportunities, increase their confidence, manage the barriers to their success, and build a robust network.
Salary Negotiation is More Than a Paycheck
This session examines the components of salary negotiation, defines the difference between salary and compensation, expands participants’ understanding of what is involved in the negotiation process, and learn techniques required for negotiating a compensation package that aligns with their skills and experiences.
When You Exclude, You Lose: The hidden costs of excluding
This session exposes how a mindset of exclusion affects all aspects of business and life. The thought-provoking program examines the principles and tips for developing inclusive thinking applicable to all situations.
Measuring DEI and HR is More Than Head Count
This program discusses the intersection of HR and DEI initiatives, the differences between engagement surveys and perception-based assessments, and provides a methodology to measure employee perception.
"Really great session with important insight and actionable learnings. Thanks so much!"
"Julia is a fun, high energy speaker."
"Informative, insightful and at times hilarious! I loved the worksheets and the conversation that it sparked."
"It stretched my thinking in how I see myself and the reasons why."
"Really made me think about myself. I feel I have really actionable work I can do to improve myself in many ways (career, confidence, etc.)."
"Great presentation and pointed activities to reinforce the session's message and encourage women!!!! Loved it!!"
"Julia’s workshops not only provide engaging discussions and the tools that you can use, but also actions you can take in areas where you may feel that you have opportunity to grow."
"Very engaging, super interactive and relatable with many examples and opportunities to ask questions."