Staff Development and Training

This leadership training is perfect for your company if you want increased employee engagement and decreased stress in the workplace. It’s for you if you want people within all the various levels of your organization to embrace change more quickly and have the tools to proactively move forward with those changes.

Audacious Joy for Leadership Development can be organized into a variety of formats with one sure to fit your needs, including a full day training, a half day, or it can be delivered as an ongoing series determined by your needs. Anne Louise can come on site or provide another location so that the distractions of the workday are not present during the training.


Here is what you will learn:

  • How to embrace self responsibility and reap the benefits of taking charge of your life and work.
  • How to create a company culture of positive feedback which helps everyone from management to line staff engage at a higher level.
  • How to use assertive, empathic communication skills to achieve.particular business goals, while keeping relationships healthy.
  • How to reframe your thoughts every time something challenging presents itself, whether it’s a difficult customer or a cranky co-worker.
  • How to use various tools to engage more while at the same time reducing stress.

Anne-Louise Sterry offers a variety of dynamic presentations about the importance of Audacious Joy in the workplace or inside any organization.

Studies show that employees at all levels of the company make better business decisions when they are joyful and feeling empowered.


Choosing a new story

Or as Aunt Lena Sez, “You Gotta Make Your Own Gravy”. Anne-Louise Sterry knows how to capture her audience. As she speaks to your company, the themes of living kindness, embracing personal responsibility, and the power of changing your story are woven throughout her presentation.

You have more power to influence yourself and those around you than you think! Or, as her alter ego Aunt Lena would say, “It’s all about da stories youse are telling yerself!” Anne-Louise brings a background in psychology and the most current brain research to inspire your group into action by actually helping to rewire the brain. They will leave genuinely moved to make immediate and enduring positive changes benefiting themselves, their families, and their co-workers. 



Rewiring the brain for Audacious Joy

Would your business benefit from more employee engagement resulting in a more creative and highly motivated staff? Would teams with less absenteeism, reduced stress, and communication that works improve morale? And what about better employee retention? Yes, of course!

All of these things would help your organization. Internationally-known motivational speaker, humorist, and presentation coach, Anne-Louise Sterry uses the most current brain research, the persona of her alter ego Aunt Lena, and her own inimitable style to move your employees and managers to make immediate and enduring positive changes benefiting themselves and the company. She is able to share these tools in an entertaining way that will have you and your employees astonished at the change they bring. Caution: Audacious joy is contagious!



Hire Anne-Louise and you get two for the price of one! Anne-Louise and her alter-ego Aunt Lena is a fabulous MC. She can keep a tightly scheduled program on schedule and keep the transitions smooth and interesting while injecting the right level of humor. She has a way of keeping the stage warm and inviting while presenting performers/speakers. She covers beautifully glitches that can occur in events and turns potential negatives into positives. Anne-Louise is a pleasure to work with and I would work with her again in a heart-beat!
— Steven Lerud Owner/Operator Lakeview Recording Saratoga Springs, UT
If given the opportunity to have Anne Louise Sterry come share with your group, take it! She will enlighten your listeners and joyfully bond the group with happiness.
— Barbara Burgess Immediate Past President New Jersey State Chapter, P.E.O. Sisterhood.

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