A seasoned professional with over 25 years experience of speaking nationally with leading companies, organizations and associations in the consumer sales, service and healthcare industries, Connie Merritt, BSN, RN, PHN, is a compelling storyteller and award-winning author with an established reputation of connecting with audiences in a humorous and energetic manner to help move them to action.
A business owner and registered nurse with a passion for research, writing and communicating to professionals, Connie understands people, processes and the dynamic influences of today’s diverse, hi-tech, multi-generational, mobile world – at our doorstep, today.
Connie has a gift for providing essential content with step-by-step tactical teachings to help people breakthrough to “next” – while motivating them by spinning unforgettable teachable moments.
In her latest book released from McGraw-Hill, Too Busy For Your Own Good, she has helped millions of people and organizations make vital adjustments to manage change and maintain focus in a world demanding multiple decisions and responses to lists of requests – especially during these opportunistic and changing times.
These are her central points in a series of presentations – tailored individually and specifically to general business, healthcare and women industries – that provide breakthroughs with practical tools to build and strengthen quality characteristics – and skills in Stress and Success Management, Leadership, Team Building, Communications, Time Management, Increased Productivity, and Balanced Living for Greater Accomplishment.
Her work and expertise have been regularly featured in USA TODAY, FOX Business, FOX News, CNN, Entrepreneur , ADVANCE for Nurses, Nurse.com as well as national news outlets including ABC, NBC, and CBS.
A registered nurse with a passion for research, writing and speaking to healthcare professionals, Connie understands the world of healthcare, the people, processes and dynamic influences at our doorstep, today. She is an established healthcare information agent to leaders – and their teams – as she understands what they are facing as they press forward in the dynamic healthcare industry where it is estimated that the sheer volume of knowledge doubles every three years. Fully vetted by the healthcare industry, she is recognized as a dynamic speaker having “the credentials,” as well as “an insider perspective” – with the all important “one of us” voices. Her programs draw upon her vast experiences as a registered nurse, trend researcher, author and business professional. She delivers timely programs for organizations and individuals to learn the best practice skills and strategies to thrive now and continue to excel in managing tasks and relationships.
“We’ve hired over 100 speakers since the organization was founded, and your speech was one of the best I’ve heard…thought-provoking, packed with information, and entertaining.”
“Your presentation was entertaining, challenging, and academic, all wrapped into one.”
“Many of the attendees tell me that they’ve been able to take with them things they truly feel they can use, both in their personal and professional lives.”
“You were our highest rated speaker this year.”