Libby Gill

Brand Strategist & Business Coach; Former Senior VP, Universal Studios and VP Sony Pictures

Fee Range?: $12,500 - $15,000
Traveling From: California

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After nearly twenty years in senior leadership roles at media giants Universal,Sony and Turner Broadcasting, as well as the PR/branding brain behind thelaunch of the Dr. Phil Show, Libby is now CEO of business coaching and brandstrategy firm Libby » Read Full Bio

After nearly twenty years in senior leadership roles at media giants Universal,Sony and Turner Broadcasting, as well as the PR/branding brain behind thelaunch of the Dr. Phil Show, Libby is now CEO of business coaching and brandstrategy firm Libby Gill & Company. A sought-after international speaker, Libbyis one of a handful of female speakers with C-level experience, top-notch contentand dynamic delivery.

Her clients have included Nike, Warner Bros, Disney, Oracle, PayPal, Kellogg, Avery Dennison, CA Technologies, Microsoft, and many more. A frequent mediaguest, Libby has shared her success strategies on the Today Show, CNN, NPR,Oprah & Friends Radio Network, MSNBC, CBS Early Show, and in TimeMagazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, OMagazine, Good Housekeeping, Self and numerous media outlets.

With a focus on helping individuals and organizations “capture the mindshare” -that is, the heads and hearts - of their customers, colleagues and communities,Libby delivers keynote addresses, custom training programs and coaching forcompanies desiring to create a culture of risk-taking, innovation and boldleadership. Her proven “Clarify, Simplify & Execute” process inspires people tomaximize their “Leadership DNA,” build high-passion/high-performance teams;and increase employee engagement through authentic brands.

Deciding she would answer the call of entrepreneurship, Libby left the corporateworld and founded Libby Gill & Company in November 2000. As she wasreinventing her professional life, Libby’s personal life also underwent a majortransition. She chronicled her journey of overcoming the self-perceived limitationsleft behind by a family legacy of alcoholism, divorce, mental illness and suicide inher bestselling book TRAVELING HOPEFULLY: How to Lose YourFamily Baggage and Jumpstart Your Life (St. Martin’s Press).

Libby’s bestseller YOU UNSTUCK: Mastering the New Rules of Risk-taking inWork and Life was the recipient of an Independent Publishers Award. Business leaders including CEO Tony Hsieh and Dr. Ken Blanchard have endorsed her book.

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IGNITING BOLD LEADERSHIP - Inspiring Purpose and Driving Performance
Ideal for all levels, customizable for all audiences. With an emphasis on linking beliefs to behaviors, Libby connects the dots between personal accountability and organizational success. As the former Senior Vice President of communications and public relations for Universal, and Vice President for Sony and Turner Broadcasting, Libby shares powerful leadership strategies and hard-won Hollywood secrets to help established and emerging leaders inspire purpose and ignite performance. Libby's signature style includes relevant company-specific customization and a dynamic interactive approach that gets audiences thinking, talking, and - most important - taking action on new ideas the very next day.
LIFT AS YOU CLIMB - Creating the Hope-Driven Culture
Ideal for women's organizations, companies dealing with culture change, or customizable for all audiences. How can you help workers struggling with constant change? What gets your group re-focused and re-committed to your company's vision? How do you get employees to discover a sense of radical purpose that unlocks passion and productivity? Give them the greatest gift of all: hope. Hope, derived from the Old English word hopian which means, to leap forward with expectation, is the jet fuel for the journey of work and life. It is the difference between people who give up when they encounter the least bit of resistance and those who rise to every challenge, no matter how seemingly insurmountable. 3 In her dynamic keynote, Libby shares the scientific data on hope theory as well as her own research and insights on the impact of hope on the workplace.
YOU UNSTUCK - Accelerating Your Professional Path
Ideal for high-potentials, women's groups or customizable for all levels/audiences. Sooner or later, every individual and organization gets stuck. It is just part of the human condition. But you do not have to make stuck your normal state! Author of the award-winning You Unstuck: Mastering the New Rules of Risk-taking in Work and Life, Libby guides you to change your beliefs so you can change your behaviors. By discovering the powerful link between emotion and action, you will understand why we often get in the way
YOU DO YOU - The Art and Craft of Personal Branding
Ideal for Millennials and their managers, high-potential employees, and emerging leaders Okay, so you're not Apple, Coke, or Zappos. You're a professional, but you still need to define and manage your authentic brand - that is, your reputation and image - in a way that positions you for success. Learn how to communicate your one-of-a-kind brand with clarity and conviction so you can make powerful connections with your internal stakeholders and external customers. Libby helps you "capture the mindshare" - that is, the heads and hearts of your clients - to inspire and influence. In this presentation drawing on Libby's career in communication, publicity, and promotion - as well as her book Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow - you'll learn to align your personal brand with your company's brand to drive both individual and corporate success.


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  • Women In Business


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