WHAT PROBLEMS DO WE SOLVE?
Culture transformations don’t happen overnight.
It takes months, sometimes even years, of hard work. Change can be intimidating, and the roots of culture run deep. To create lasting culture change in your organization, you need to be able to inspire your team to want to help change it. And that’s exactly what our expert speakers do.
Inspirational & Practical Advice
Associations, Providers, Boards
OUR PRESENTATION STRATEGY
Sample Presentation Topics
Our presentations focus on growing positive work cultures by exploring a range of related topics. All topics can be customized and adapted to fit a keynote, breakout session or workshop.
Reigniting passion and purpose in exhausted team members to keep doing this important work
Tired to Inspired
Caring for each other to build a culture of caring for all to enjoy
Courage to Care
In this unique and powerful presentation, you’ll discover why having the courage to care requires more than just showing up every day. It requires us to first and foremost care deeply, not just for our residents, but for one another. It takes great courage to do the right thing and is necessary to help us transform aging services to what we want it to become. Through loving and connecting with one another, we will build relationships with all those around us. You will learn how building up our field’s reputation is necessary to attract and retain staff whose hearts are motivated by love and with enthusiasm. You’ll hear stories of a caring and compassionate nurse who learned the importance of how caring extends beyond our patients. When everyone in your organization has the courage to care, despite what happens around them, you create a beautiful environment for everyone. The change starts with you!
Investing in culture to put an end to expensive and frustrating outcomes
The Culture Cure
Think culture and values are just fluff? Think again! During this interactive session, you’ll learn how both provide measurable business results and are grounded in extensive research. Believe it or not, culture is a measurable entity. Yup, you read that right! Culture is as measurable as your census, turnover, and clinical outcomes. And it impacts all of those too! Don’t have current values or think yours need a refresh? Don’t fret! We’ll cover that too. It’s a crash course on all things culture that you won’t be believe you’ve lived this long without!
Avoiding burnout and adopting a values-driven way of living for the ultimate in fulfillment and joy
Leading and Living with Soul
Turns out, that gift is your personal values. Who you are, what you hold dear, what upsets you, and what underlies your decisions as a leader and as a unique individual, are all connected to your personal values. But the missed opportunity is, most people never take the time to learn what those precious and powerful intrinsic things are! In this session you will have the opportunity to do an introspective reflection on your very own personal values by completing an online Personal Values Assessment. I will then share with you practical strategies you can implement immediately to apply these values in your daily routines, allowing you to use your values as a driving force and a personal true north star.
Following the session, you will be able to seek out the things in life that are aligned to the values you have uncovered and this my friend, is a real game changer. Soon you will use what you learn to unleash a life and career that you love, one that makes you feel healthy, fulfilled and balanced.
OUR EXPERT SPEAKERS
Meet your speakers
Degree – Masters of Health Administration
University of Scranton
Degree – Bachelor of Science, Gerontology
Denise Boudreau-Scott has over 20 years of in-the-trenches experience working in acute care, senior living, and long-term care. During this time, she worked as part of many unmotivated teams and poor healthcare cultures. This ultimately fueled her desire to build better cultures in healthcare and senior living organizations by giving inspiring keynote presentations and speeches.
Denise is a national keynote speaker and founder of Drive, a culture consultancy firm that optimizes progress and profits for healthcare and senior living organizations. (Turns out, great mashed potatoes don’t really drive financials—who knew?)
Drive’s proprietary 4-step “culture process” specializes in finding profitability hiding in plain sight, by focusing on culture—which is also hiding in plain sight. Imagine… the strongest driver of your business financials actually has nothing to do with business.
Denise became nicknamed “The Queen of Culture” when others started to notice that she had a bit of a vigorous addiction to it: not only did she found her culture consultancy, Drive, but she also founded the non-profit New Jersey Alliance for Culture Change (as one does) in between chairing the Marketing Committee for the National Long Term Care Administrators’ Board (NAB) and lecturing at Cornell, her alma mater, where she received her Master’s in—ready for it?—Health Administration after completing a Bachelor of Science in Gerontology from the University of Scranton.
Denise has dedicated her life to being both an excellent microwaver as well as a leader in the healthcare and senior living field—we won’t even mention the boards she serves on. In her spare time, she is proudly known as “The Servant of the Mutant Chihuahua,” as she’s the owner of a 26-pound Chihuahua named JJ, as well as the mother of twin boys (who are not, as of yet, mutants… but give it time).
She lives on the Jersey Shore, her superpower is finding the positive in any situation, and she’ll fight anyone for an In-N-Out Burger. Denise has also visited every state in the U.S., in case you needed one more reason to hate her.
Arleen Smith is a Leadership and Engagement Consultant with Drive. As a Registered Nurse with over 25 years’ experience in the healthcare field, Arleen has served in various leadership positions within the pharmaceutical industry. She’s also served on leadership councils focused on inspiring others to achieve personal growth and develop their skills as leaders. Along with this experience, Arleen brings ten years of diverse hospital and traveling nurse experience in medical-surgical, critical care, oncology, emergency room, and trauma.
Arleen is trained as a 3-star coach in LEAN methodology and is a Six Sigma Green Belt. Her area of expertise is achievement of each individual’s highest potential through leadership, coaching, and performance management.
She lives down the Jersey Shore (no one in Jersey says “on” the shore!) with her husband Greg and three teenagers. When she’s not walking her dog on the beach, she’s inspiring everyone she encounters with her positive outlook!
What our clients have to say about Drive:
“In the time that Drive has been working with the Tockwotton team, we have already seen positive improvement in our culture and measurable results. Specifically, a 33% decrease in turnover, which is impacting resident and staff engagement. Things that once seemed too difficult to tackle on our own, are less intimidating knowing the Drive team is there to coach and guide us throughout the entire journey.”
“At CLC, we are always looking for innovative ways to improve our culture and believe strongly that to be the best we can be, it’s important to constantly challenge ourselves. We found the cultural values assessment data to be deeper than just measuring engagement. This experience has shone a light on the “what” and the “why” of our culture, and the “how” has also become much clearer.”
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