Gail Golden is a leadership speaker who has presented lectures and workshops on a wide variety of topics to business executives from coast to coast and internationally. A sample of the companies and organizations who has invited her to speak include Boeing, HSBC, The Society of Women Engineers, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northern Trust, The Executives’ Club of Chicago, and many others.

See Gail’s speaking prospectus here

Her presentations have included topics like:

  • High Impact Leadership Skills for Mid-Career Women
  • Delegating Authority
  • Managing Experts for Peak Performance
  • The Third Dimension of Leadership Intelligence
  • Women as Allies, Women as Enemies
  • Power, Presence, and Persona
  • Building a Dynamite Board of Directors
  • Building the Innovation Muscle
  • The Art of Negotiation

Watch this overview of her book Curating Your Life: Ending the Struggle for Work-Life Balance:


Watch Gail Golden’s APA speech on Agile:


Check out Gail Golden’s APA speech “Yes, And” on using the fundamentals of comedic improv to help improve communication:

Gail collaborates closely with the leaders of the organization or business to design presentations that are memorable and impactful.

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After many years of experience speaking before live audiences, large and small, Gail has swiftly adapted her style to communicate virtually with energy, impact, and humor.

Here is part of a digital presentation titled “Leadership in a Time of Uncertainty”:

These podcasts also provide a few examples:

The Grown Up Millennial


Get Your Glow Back

Success in Sight

The Dream Catcher

Modern Wisdom


Gail employs a variety of creative approaches to communicate complex ideas with humor and simplicity, including in this award winning short for the APA:



“An outstanding workshop. Gail did a nice job of telling the story of an interesting (and very relevant for me) engagement, dissecting what worked best and why, and drawing out key lessons learned—all done in an engaging and interactive way.”

Workshop participant, Professional Conference

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