You will laugh and learn when Desi does a keynote, workshop, or break-out session for your event! With over 30 years of combined experience as a speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, educator, customer service trainer, and award-winning entertainer, Desi has a passion to work with leaders and their employees to boost morale, stomp out bad attitudes, reduce stress, enhance effective teamwork, and add humor to the workplace. Her audience participation makes her programs memorable and immediately applicable. Her use of clean comedy means you don't have to worry about anyone being offended. She helps participants discover ways to reduce stress and conflict in their professional and private lives. Her workshops assist an organization in bringing together the strength and talents of its team in an informative and entertaining manner.
Desi's favorite topics include:
Surviving Life with Laughter
Leading with Humor & Laughter
Do You Work with the Living Dead? (Attitudes in the Workplace)
Give Me Some Chocolate....I'm Stressed!
Team Building with Humor to Empower Your Team
The Magic of Connecting
Living in 3-D
Blueprint for Success Workshop
The John Maxwell Leadership Game
She is a John Maxwell Team Member and a Nick Vujicic certified speaker. Her work experience ranges from speaking and entertaining in schools, colleges, churches, hospitals, restaurants, corporations, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, to being a guest performer with Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. All of this experience has helped her develop the ability to connect with and add value to people.
Here are what a few people have said:
“Desi created an amazing workshop! From the minute I walked in, there was an air of enthusiasm. Desi uses her abilities as a performer and magician to entertain while getting across her points to the audience. She had excellent materials, visual aids, and guests. Desi is also personable; she listens attentively and responds to questions with insightful answers. There was one interactive game that got the whole audience participating and laughing. I made new friends and learned so much!”
Karen Knotts, Daughter of Legendary “Barney Fife” Don Knotts
“You amazed me with your style, knowledge, and presentation.”
Sharon Stroh, Executive Director Economic Development, Ottumwa, Iowa
"Desi was passionate and full of energy, and the session had great information about dealing with stress." Rhonda.Eakins, Instructor, Indian Hills Community College Faculty In-Service Day
Desi is a dynamic and engaging speaker/trainer who commands the stage!" Steve Kissell