As a part of its continuing Speakers Series, First Church Congregational will host Lisa Ryan, best-selling author and speaker, who will speak to an open audience at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, regarding Appreciation Strategies: How to Harness the Power of Gratitude in Business and in Life. First Church Congregational is on the Square in Downtown Painesville.
Lisa Ryan brings real world insight, a high content message, and immediately actionable ideas to her fun, funny and engaging programs. Focusing on workplace culture, employee engagement, and gratitude strategies (“Grategies”) for personal and professional transformation, Lisa’s down-to-earth approach and willingness to share best practices have proven to be a winning formula for her national and international audiences. Her high-energy and enthusiastic programs, sense of humor, and passion for sharing research, anecdotes and stories are ideally suited for conferences, leadership retreats, and professional development workshops.
As Chief Appreciation Strategist at Grategy, Lisa Ryan brings more than twenty years of sales, marketing and training experience to her clients and audiences. With experience in industries as diverse as executive recruiting, welding and healthcare, she easily identifies with leaders at all levels of the organization. She helps organizations keep their top talent and best customers from becoming someone else’s by instilling principles that build stronger emotional connections between the organization and its employees and clients. An added benefit is that her approach is transferable to personal relationships and situations as well.
Ryan is a best-selling author of eight books and costars in two films. Her articles appear in numerous publications and she is quoted in the Wall Street Journal, ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox. She holds an MBA and is President of the Ohio National Speakers Association.
First Church Congregational is located at 22 Liberty St. in Painesville.