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Meridith Elliott Powell

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Award-winning business strategist & keynote speaker. Helping organizations master uncertainty, achieve growth, & build talent.

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Unleash Your Organization's Potential with Meridith Elliott Powell! As a top-rated keynote speaker and business growth expert, Meridith empowers your team to master uncertainty, achieve remarkable growth, and build exceptional talent. Her proven strategies, backed by real-world success, will inspire and equip your audience to thrive in today's dynamic business landscape. Elevate your organization's performance and secure a competitive advantage with Meridith's transformative keynote. Book now for a game-changing event that will drive lasting success!

Why you should book Meridith Elliott Powell for your next event

  • Gain Game-Changing Strategies: Book Meridith Elliott Powell as your keynote speaker to access cutting-edge business growth strategies that will help your organization thrive in uncertainty and outperform competitors.
  • Industry Recognition: Elevate your event’s credibility by hosting a top-rated keynote speaker, recognized by LinkedIn as a Top 100 Sales Influencer and inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame.
  • Award-Winning Author: Meridith Elliott Powell, a celebrated author of nine books, including “THRIVE,” delivers keynotes packed with valuable insights and practical takeaways for navigating uncertainty.

When you engage Meridith Elliott Powell for your event, you’re securing an invaluable opportunity to empower your organization with the tools and knowledge it needs to excel in unpredictable times. Meridith’s expertise stems from a remarkable journey, rising from an entry-level position to the C-Suite, and thriving across diverse industries, including financial services, healthcare, and finance. Her wealth of experience allows her to connect with audiences at all levels, from executives to frontline employees, inspiring each individual to embrace change and unlock their full potential.

Meridith’s keynotes are a masterclass in actionable strategies that have proven to drive tangible results. As a Certified Speaking Professional and a LinkedIn Top 100 Sales Influencer, she brings a wealth of real-world knowledge and recognition to your event. Her captivating storytelling, backed by her status as an invitation-only author for LinkedIn, captivates audiences worldwide, with over 750,000 learners benefitting from her business growth courses.

By booking Meridith Elliott Powell, you’re inviting an award-winning author of nine books, including “THRIVE: Turning Uncertainty to Competitive Advantage,” to share her game-changing insights with your team. Meridith’s message resonates deeply with organizations seeking to attract more business, retain top talent, and embrace change as an opportunity.

As a Master Certified Business Growth Strategist, Meridith goes beyond generic advice and delivers customized solutions that fit your organization’s unique needs. Her passion for helping leaders master uncertainty, achieve growth, and build talent at every level of their organizations shines through in every keynote she delivers.

So, if you’re looking to equip your team with the tools to thrive in uncertainty and position your organization for lasting success, make the strategic choice and book Meridith Elliott Powell for your next event. With her as your motivational guide, your team will embrace change, find opportunity in adversity, and emerge stronger than ever before.

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THRIVE: Turn Uncertainty To Your Competitive Advantage

These are unprecedented times! A marketplace where disruption is happening on steroids. One where there is more change building outside of your organization than in it. And a relentless pace of uncertainty that can radically impact your ability to grow your organization and keep your team motivated.

The only guarantee you have – is more change is coming. And if you’re not prepared – if you don’t have a plan – then research proves this level of uncertainty will negatively impact your ability to drive innovation, attract top talent and achieve bottom line results.

While uncertainty can seem daunting, the truth is uncertainty has an upside – it always has an upside. In fact, it can be your greatest asset to thrive, grow and turn disruption into opportunity. But you need a plan, you need a strategy, and you need the research that shows the path you exactly how to turn disruption to opportunity.

Join Business Growth Strategist and Award-Winning Author, Meridith Elliott Powell in this high powered keynote where she reveals the research, the stories and the methodology.

This keynote has it all – energy, engagement, and a personal plan of action for every attendee.

Key Takeaways:

  • Quantitative Research – learn what more than 800 of your fellow CEOS think, feel and are doing in the face of uncertainty. This keynote starts with the powerful benchmark study that gives you insights into how today’s leaders are dealing with and solving today’s toughest challenges.
  • Qualitative Research – we follow-up with the commanding stories of 9 companies that have stood the test of time by thriving in business for more than 250 years. You’ll hear their overwhelming obstacles, their ingenious strategies for success, and the proven methodology they used to thrive through every crisis.
  • The PROVEN Methodology – then we share the code, the secret, the plan, exactly the path you need to follow to put you in the driver’s seat and in control in the face of uncertainty.
  • You’ll Gain The Secrets to staying highly flexibly and highly focused to strike the delicate balance of progress and seizing opportunity.
  • Your Personal Plan of action for thriving in uncertainty.
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Ownership, Engagement, Results!

Employee engagement trumps customer engagement – every single time! Turning attrition to attraction begins with understanding this point. The relationship you build with your team members is more important, and will impact growth, more than the relationship you build with your customers.

In today’s marketplace, there is so little you can control, and the one thing you need to succeed – a strong team – is getting harder and harder to create. It’s time for a new approach, a new perspective and a new set of strategies to redefine how you lead.

In these highly shifting, constantly changing economic times the organization with the best talent is the team guaranteed to masterfully navigate change, exceed customer expectations, and leave the competition in the dust.

The fastest path to profitability and business growth is through the quality of and the engagement level of your team. In this powerful keynote, Business Growth Strategist, Meridith Elliott Powell, shares the leadership development strategies you need to hire top talent in the most challenging times, build culture in a virtual world, and create loyalty and ignite passion in a time where turnover is the norm.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn why engaging today’s employees is different, and gain the leadership development strategies to understand what employees want, and how to easily, and effectively, deliver time and time again.

  • Proven strategies to get the best and the brightest to beat a path to your door even in the toughest environments.
  • Innovative strategies to creating culture in a virtual world, and the secrets to getting employees to want to come back to the office.
  • Powerful tactics to build a team that is as passionate and committed as you are about the growth of your business.
  • Your personal plan of action to turn attrition into attraction.

Keynote by speaker Meridith Elliott Powell

Dominate, Differentiate, Deliver

Uncertainty changes everything –customers, competition, and decision-makers. It’s time to update your approach to sales – from how you get through the door – to how you get the deal to close.

It’s challenging out there – a challenge to get above the white noise. A challenge to get to the decision-makers. A challenge to stand out from the competition. And a challenge to stay motivated.


Because sales have gone through a major disruption. If you’re still using traditional techniques, then you’re making sales so much harder than it has to be. To succeed, you need to evolve.

You need to transform how you attract clients – build your reputation – engage with the marketplace – and get results. Join us for this high-energy, highly interactive, and high-powered keynote where business growth strategist and keynote speaker Meridith Elliott Powell shares the innovative techniques you need to dominate, differentiate and deliver!

Key Takeaways:

  • Deep understanding of how your marketplace has changed – the shifts in the marketplace, alignment of sales and marketing, client buying behavior, and competitive landscape.

  • Innovative techniques that get the doors to open and put you in front of decision-makers.
  • Powerful ideas you need to shorten that sales cycle and increase your close ratio.
  • Cutting-edge strategies to build your reputation and credibility with clients.
  • Proven strategies to prominently position you in the marketplace making it easier for clients to choose you over the competition.
  • Your personal strategy to Dominate, Differentiate, and Deliver.

Keynote by speaker Meridith Elliott Powell

Strategies To Succeed No Matter What This Economy Does

Do you feel like the uncertainty of today’s economy holding you back from achieving success? Are you ready to unleash your potential with proven strategies to dominate your market and outperform your competition?

It’s time to take control and unleash your full potential. Discover how you can rise above the chaos and thrive, no matter what the economy does!

Introducing a game-changing program by motivational speaker Meridith Elliott Powell that will equip you with the business growth strategies and leadership development skills you need to dominate your market, build a team that thrives in change, and design a strategy that gets results – all while leaving your competition in the dust.

Don’t let the economy dictate your success – take charge now! Book Meridith for an unforgettable live presentation, virtual keynote, live streaming event, or webinar and transform your organization into a powerhouse that thrives in any economy.

Key Takeaways:

  • Master the business growth strategies essential for market domination.

  • Build a resilient team that flourishes in the face of change.
  • Uncover the secrets to designing a high-impact strategy that delivers results.
  • Rise above the white noise and stand out in your industry.
  • Leave your competition trailing far behind!

Keynote by speaker Meridith Elliott Powell

Who Comes Next? Leadership Succession Made Easy

In today’s marketplace, your competitive advantage comes down to the level of talent you attract, retain and develop – period! To compete, you need to build your leadership bench. Learn the secrets to attracting top talent. And develop a culture of succession, a deep pool of leaders that ensures the viability and sustainability of your organization. One that is committed to getting results.

It’s tough out there – a perfect storm. The great resignation combined with more than 75 million baby-boomers reaching retirement age – the war for talent is on. You need to be prepared. Attracting, retaining and developing talent today – it is different. You need a new approach, a new perspective, and a new plan.

In this innovative, high-energy program, Business Growth Strategist and leadership expert, Meridith Elliott Powell, shares the proven strategies you need to build your leadership bench, and design a succession plan that ensures the long-term growth of your organization.

In this session, Meridith reveals what it takes to build a strong talent pipeline, develop your future leaders, and create a succession plan that gives you a clear competitive advantage.

Best of all, she’ll break it down, she’ll make it easy, and you will leave with a clear plan of action that you can easily execute.

Key Takeaways:

  • Cutting-edge research on how attracting talent today has shifted.

  • Secrets to what today’s employees are really looking for and how to deliver.
  • Proven methodology for building your leadership bench.
  • Powerful techniques to build long, loyal and highly engaged leaders.
  • Secrets to aligning your succession plan to your strategic objectives.
  • Innovative strategies to get you out of the “urgent” phase, and into a culture of continuous leadership development.
  • A customized succession plan ready for immediate implementation.

Keynote by speaker Meridith Elliott Powell

Confidence, Hustle, Drive

Uncertainty changes everything!  The marketplace – customers – competition – your team. To grow and compete – you need a new perspective and a new strategy for how you lead and how you position your organization for growth.

In this powerful program, you will learn the new tools for success in a highly shifting, constantly changing marketplace. Keynote speaker and business growth stratgiest, Meridith Elliott Powell, will share the business growth strategies you need to dominate your market. Build a team that thrives in change. Design a strategy that gets results.

You’ll learn the secrets to defy marketplace gravity and grow no matter the challenge or obstacles this market puts in your way. In this session, Meridith will share the innovative leadership development and sales strategies you need to navigate change and succeed no matter what this economy does.

Key Takeaways:

  • Well-researched and deep understanding of how the marketplace is shifting.

  • The impact those shifts are having on customers, employees, competition.
  • Proven business growth strategies you need to dominate your market.
  • Innovative techniques to build a team that thrives in change.
  • Secrets to designing a cutting-edge strategy that gets results.
  • Your personal plan of action to get above the white noise and stand out from your competition.

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You are a ROCK STAR! You took our event to a whole new level. Your innovative message, your energy – amazing!

Linda Newsom-McCurdy

Virginia Society of cpas

Meredith. I’ve invested an enormous amount of money in training during COVID. And, I learned more in your 60-minute session than anything else I’ve tried in the past 3 months. I’m so grateful. Thank you for sharing your strategies, ideas, and experience.

Andy Thomson

Product Manager at Inuit

HE BEST presentation I’ve heard in MONTHS! Loved listening to your insights – you totally shifted my paradigm. I’m so excited to follow you and learn more!

Carolyn Chivetta

Director of business development at Anvil analytics + insights

Thank you for the outstanding sessions. Your leadership and sales strategies are really helping our company advance to the next level and more modern times.

Gary Shorman

CEO, Eagle Communications
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