One of the original fitness instructors, marathon runner & Kauai backpacking guide in the 70s, today…she is a recovering aerobics instructor & fairy God mother to many! Bonnie deftly involves and guides her audiences using stories (theirs and her own) and activities that leave them with the gifts of appreciation and gratitude. Sound like fun? IT IS! One audience member described her presentation as a blow-the-doors-off, knock-the-chairs-over, rattle-the-walls one –woman show.
She calls it “Bonnie Dean UNPLUGGED”, because there is NO PowerPoint, nothing fancy, just Bonnie, her suitcase of props & prizes, her trademark pair of sparkling tennis shoes, and your people having the time of their lives …while digesting a solid message! That’s Bonnie Dean in motion, helping people re-discover themselves.
There are likely some people in the corporate arena who haven’t learned something from Bonnie, but there are probably few who haven’t had a terrific time in the process! Her extensive knowledge of value-based communication skills, team building through creativity and fun, her interactive teaching style and her understated sense of humor create a stimulating learning environment for industry professionals and layman alike!
“Bonnie has a knack for conveying the human side of communication”, says Shirley Salter of Boeing North America. People walk out the door feeling good about WHO THEY ARE!” Her gift is taking common sense tools and creating uncommon results by putting the focus on the audience and letting them shine!” Her programs have been heard from South Africa to Canada, Australia to France… and all the places in between.
Bonnie takes organizations and people to deeper levels of commitment, accountability, caring, connection & community. While your people are laughing along they’re learning valuable life skills about how to better get along with others, communicating, appreciation and gleaning the most from the times of our lives.
Heard most recently in South Africa on ‘Cape Town Talk’ and on Café 104.3 in Bellingham, WA, Bonnie is a frequent quest on KTLA TV’s Making IT - morning show doing motivational minutes. Known internationally as ‘The Motion Coach’ for getting people up and off their assets… Bonnie helps take black and white affairs and turns them into Technicolor extravaganzas!
Bonnie is the contributing author of three books: Magnetic Leadership, Give Stress A Rest and Rising to the Top.
If there is only one thing to say about Bonnie's programs, they are customized. The common denominator (along with fun) is results. Bonnie will get the job done. Her programs are consistently successful for creating positive change in customer service, team performance, sales and leadership. As an international speaker, Bonnie has worked with CEO's to front line warriors, from home-based businesses to the United States Air Force.
I can say that a great deal of the positive feedback we heard after the meeting was because or you. You certainly earned yourself a roomful of fans (especially me!) Hopefully we will have a chance to work with you again In the near future.
In the meantime, If anyone asks me to refer a professional speaker, I will respond with that Zen-like mantra of "BoogedySHOES!"
Your enthusiasm and professionalism was very refreshing. In addition, I appreciated that you tailored your presentation to meet the needs or our organization. We needed a boost at the start of the conference and you were able to get all the juices flowing.
I hope we have the opportunity to work together again in the future. It you ever need a reference please feel free to use our association."
Thanks to your flexibility with the last minute changes due to the snowstorm. I am particularly appreciative of the time you spent to fully understand The Pampered Chef and the concerns of our sales force. Your efforts showed a commitment to your audience and the results were right on the mark!"
Your presentation gets team members to start thinking as one cohesive division instead of the fragmented units that often plight the business world. I can sincerely say there is an upbeat attitude circulating in out service centers.
Your enthusiasm is contagious and refreshing and I wish you well as you continue to inspire others.
It was a pleasure to have you speak. and I hope our paths will cross again."