KEYNOTE 2: Unlocking the Power of Influence


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#2 keynote

Unlocking the Power of Influence

Bridging the chasm between communication and connection

Explore the mindset of today’s most influential leaders and uncover the four keys to effectively redirecting others towards actions that align with your goals. This engaging keynote shows attendees how to develop their influencer status and gain a competitive edge by emulating some of the world’s most highly respected leaders to elevate impact and create a legacy of connection.

Executive Summary

The ability to impact and influence others is crucial for success. Whether you’re a job hunter, consultant, salesperson or business owner, capturing the attention and support of others is the currency of achievement. This keynote explores the mindset behind today’s leading influencers and reveals the four keys to effectively and ethically redirect someone’s thinking towards actions that align with your goals.

This engaging and thought-provoking keynote dives deep into the behavioral levels of impact and influence. Dr. Debra illustrates a pathway for attendees to develop their influencer status strategically. Participants gain valuable insights from top business schools’ teachings and technology programs to gain a competitive edge in today’s fast changing business environment.

Learning Points/Objectives

  1. Gain insight into the mindset of influential leaders and the keys to their success.
  2. Discover strategies for redirecting someone’s thinking ethically and persuasively.
  3. Learn the four keys to influencing others and applying them in daily interactions.

Attendee Take-Aways

  1. Deeper appreciation of the relationship between communication and connection in all aspects of persuasion.
  2. Practical strategies for ethically redirecting someone’s thinking towards desired actions.
  3. Inspiration and motivation to elevate their own influence and impact on others.

Style for Attendee Engagement

Dr. Debra’s style is energetic, humorous and dynamic.  She ensures that her presentations are not just inspiring but also practical. She provides actionable takeaways that empower attendees to implement what they’ve learned and truly make a difference in their own mediation practices.

Dr. Debra Dupree is a renowned Dispute Resolution Master and International Keynote Speaker, celebrated for her expertise in workplace interventions. Her impactful TEDx talk, “We’re Talking but Are We Really Communicating?” at TEDx Taft Avenue in July 2023, and the keynote address at SCMA’s Employment Mediation Institute at Loyola Law School, titled “Why Aren’t They Listening? Redirecting the Disputant’s Mindset,” garnered enthusiastic acclaim and showcased her prowess as a dynamic and engaging speaker.

Having worked with CEOs and executive forums, Dr. Dupree’s coaching style has consistently delivered rich programs and valuable insights. Attendees praise her unique approach, eloquent delivery, and the practical takeaways she provides. Testimonials from industry professionals commend her ability to connect with people, drive sustainable results, and cut through the complexities of workplace conflicts.

Notably, her presentation at the Southeast Organizational & Leadership Summit on WORK CLIMATE STUDIES was hailed for its polished and professional delivery. Attendees expressed their desire for her return, emphasizing her outstanding knowledge, engaging presentation style, and positive impact on workplace practices.

With a track record of leaving a lasting impression, Dr. Debra Dupree stands as a trusted resource, known for her exceptional ability to address workplace conflicts effectively and bring about positive change.

Dr. Debra Dupree

Debra recently spoke with two of my CEO peer groups in Riverside & Temecula. This is the 3rd time over the past 10 years that Debra has worked with my Forum Groups. She always connects with each executive in a unique way and provides a very rich program of services and take-a- ways that they can use in their business.

"Thank you! You were amazing! Your visuals were great and you had everything so well organized. Your speech was lively and interesting! It was clear why you're in demand worldwide . It's really important to be able to resolve conflict and you share your passion brilliantly! We were very impressed!"

Learn How Others Have Been Inspired!

Ty Bourdony

Primary Mediation Trainer Director
Mediation Center of Central Florida


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