Motivational Keynote Speaker, Change & Leadership Expert and Best-Selling Author
Travels from: Missouri
Topics: Motivation/Inspiration, Change, Resilience and Adversity, Leadership, Communication, Peak Performance/Success, Women’s Issues
I help organizations and leaders conquer change, boost resilience and build a Momentum Mindset® to accelerate their success no matter what is thrown at them.
Kim Becking is an engaging, high-energy, fun and impactful motivational keynote speaker, change and leadership expert, executive coach and award-winning author who helps organizations and leaders conquer change, boost resilience and build a Momentum Mindset® to accelerate success no matter what.
Kim knows a thing or two about change and challenges through her own experiences in business and life. As an attorney, serial entrepreneur running two successful businesses for over two decades, communications strategist and “recovering” political consultant, Kim has conquered the ever-changing tough worlds of business, government, and politics. She’s also conquered breast cancer and other life challenges.
Kim provides practical tools and strategies to effectively manage change and deal with difficult people, tough conversations, and hard issues. After hearing Kim, audiences leave ready to take her relatable lessons and practical solutions and put them into immediate action.
Kim’s expertise on resilience and thriving in the midst of change has been featured in national media such as People, SELF, The New York Times, USA Today, Good Morning America and Lifetime Television.
Kim resides in Columbia, Missouri with her blended family of five and travels throughout the United States and internationally for conferences, conventions and events.
Powerful Insights. Practical Solutions. Proven Results.
Kim’s keynote programs on conquering change and boosting resilience help organizations build resilient people and teams to amplify productivity, enhance performance, accelerate results and boost the bottom line.
Kim’s Programs on Change and Resilience Help YOU:
• Become More Flexible and Adaptable
• Inspire Bold Action
• Boost Performance and Productivity and Reduce Stress
• Improve and Enhance Relationships and Build Stronger Teams
• Lead with More Impact and Influence
• Create a Momentum Mindset to Accelerate Success No Matter What
NOTE: Kim knows that no two audiences are the same. That’s why she creates highly customized content for you. Kim doesn’t do cookie cutter programs. She does her homework and research (she may as well put those researching skills that she learned as a lawyer to use). She learns your language. She talks to your people. She learns about your challenges and what your people need to hear. And then she incorporates those things into her highly customized program just for YOU.
Building a Momentum Mindset®: How to Bounce Higher and Accelerate Your Success No Matter What
Business is tougher, more competitive and more unpredictable than ever. Doing more with less. Disruption, constant innovation, distractions and overwhelm are the new norm. Change, uncertainty and disruption are guaranteed. But growth and progress are not. How you deal with this ever-changing high stress world is completely up to you. You have a choice. Your people have a choice. Your organization has a choice. To stay stuck or to develop a Momentum Mindset® so that you can move forward and grow with grit.
In this engaging and interactive keynote, Kim shows you how to build a “Momentum Mindset®” – one where you push past limited thinking, get unstuck and use the adversity in your life as the fuel needed to propel you forward – faster, further and stronger than ever before – ready to lead with more impact and influence and accelerate your success – no matter what work or life throws at you. Kim shares her own stories of resilience in life and business with healthy doses of vulnerability, humor and motivation.
Leave this program equipped with the tools you need to transform your mindset, conquer change and challenges and create the everyday resilience required in this ever-changing complex world to reach your goals and create the best version of YOU that you can be. A YOU where you are thriving and creating momentum for massive success no matter what.
You will leave learning:
● How to maintain a positive attitude, maximize your energy, create more focus, and become more present, productive, engaged and connected
● How to find the confidence to realize that failures are really not failures at all – but really lessons and growth in disguise
● How to “Let Go” of what may be holding you back or keeping you stuck
● How to enhance your ability to adapt to change, deal with the unexpected and develop greater flexibility as a leader when adversity hits
• Key techniques and simple mindset shifts you can use to reduce stress, burnout and overwhelm and boost your resilience
• How to inspire and build resilient teams and organizations to amplify productivity, enhance performance, accelerate results and boost the bottom line
Master Your Disasters: How to Overcome Adversity and Boost Resilience
Challenges, unexpected changes and uncertainty are guarantees in life. Doing more with less. An unpredictable economy. Sluggish sales. Health challenges. Relationship struggles. Dealing with tough issues at home and at work. We live in an ever-changing, dynamic and stressful world – one where adversity will always live and life will inevitably knock you down.
The ability to find the lesson, grit up, get back up and create momentum to keep moving forward during the tough times is what will separate you from those who get stuck. In this inspiring, interactive and impactful session, Kim shares her own stories of resilience in life and business with healthy doses of vulnerability, humor and motivation. You will learn how Resilience Boosters can help you create a “Momentum Mindset” where you push past limited thinking and use the adversity in your life as the fuel needed to propel you forward – faster, further and stronger than ever before.
Leave this program equipped with the tools you need to create everyday resilience, master your disasters and conquer change.
You will leave learning how to:
● Enhance your ability to adapt to change, deal with the unexpected and develop greater flexibility when adversity hits
● Handle stress and perform better under pressure
● Inspire and build resilient teams and organizations to amplify productivity, enhance performance, accelerate results and boost the bottom line
(NOTE: This program can be tailored to focus on personal resilience, team resilience, organizational resilience and/or developing resilient leaders.)
Punch in the Gut Moments: How to Get Up, Grit Up and Conquer Change
Unexpected changes. Punch in the gut moments. “Stuff” hitting the fan. Life, both personally and professionally = constant change, with crazy and unpredictable ups and the downs. How you deal with this ever-changing high stress world is completely up to you. Change is certain. But growth and progress are not. Do you learn, grow, evolve and stretch or do you stay stuck when unexpected change and challenges knock the wind out of you? In this authentic, inspiring, high energy session, Kim will share her own punch-in-the-gut moments and how to unlock the keys to conquer change and roll with these gut punches in life. Six Keys to ROCK Your Change will be unveiled, providing you the tools you need to get up, grit up and rock any change that is thrown your way.
You will leave learning how to:
● Conquer change, boost performance and productivity and reduce the stress associated with change
● Create an organization of Change Catalysts instead of Change Resisters by focusing on the 3 C’s of Change: Communication, Connection and Collaboration
● Inspire and lead your team through change, helping them embrace change, become solution seekers, innovate faster and create more sustainable success while increasing morale, engagement and productivity.
Resign as General Manager of the Universe: Five Keys to Finding Balance, Reducing Stress and Avoiding Burnout In the Midst of the Chaos
In this fast-paced, constantly changing, high stress world, life is anything but balanced. It’s more like a colossal collision between the thousands of things pulling at your time – the demands of work, home and everything in between – leading to overwhelm, stress and burnout. In this interactive, energetic, laugh out loud program, Kim will share her own raw, inspiring and humorous lessons learned about “balancing” the chaos of life through the demands of being a wife, mother, cancer and life thriver, serial entrepreneur, passionate volunteer as well as the dozens of other hats she wears. You will learn the Five Keys To “Resigning As General Manager of the Universe” and leave with practical, immediately actionable strategies to reduce stress, overwhelm and burnout; boost your resilience; take control of your health and your life; and create a life where you are thriving and creating momentum for massive success.
You will leave knowing:
● Key techniques and simple mindset shifts you can use to reduce stress, burnout and overwhelm and boost your resilience
● How to put yourself first, set boundaries, say NO without guilt, prioritize, and delegate more effectively
● Proven strategies to maintain a positive attitude, maximize your energy, create more focus, and become more present, productive, engaged and connected
Lead From Where You Are: How to Impact, Influence and Create Momentum to Get Results
Titles don’t define a leader, actions do. You have the ability through your action and your attitude to lead right from where you are, regardless of your title, role or position. In this interactive session, Kim will outline strategies to Lead From Where You Are and discuss those qualities that create an epic leader.
You will leave learning:
● The importance of connecting, communicating and collaborating with others
● Why having massive, epic failures are critical to success
● How to become a champion of change, instead of a resister to change
● That attitude and positivity is what will determine your success as a leader
● To recognize that leadership is about something bigger than you as the leader – it’s bigger than you – it’s about teamwork.
Inspiring, engaging, authentic, down to earth, relatable, interactive, laugh-out-loud funny, highly entertaining with a rare ability to connect at a deeper level with audiences and provide MOMENTUM for accelerated results. That is Kim Becking.
“Kim hit a HOME RUN. Months later, I still hear people talking about the impact of her program!” -Karen Taylor, Central Bank of Boone County
“Kim is one of the best speakers we’ve ever had. She’s fantastic, so great to work with, and our members love her, which is why we keep asking her back year after year.” -Erin Hervey, Missouri REALTORS®
“You ABSOLUTELY knocked it out of the park! I have heard nothing but positive things from the rest of my Roche teammates and from our customers about the event. Your message resonated so well with our audience, and I think that was evidenced by the people that came to see you in the booth on Tuesday morning and the fact that our customers stayed after the event to speak with you. Everything from the planning to the actual event to after the event – we couldn’t have asked for a better partner!” -Steve Chen, Roche Diagnostics
“Kim’s presentation was amazing. I am so glad I hired her. She has the gift of connection and authenticity. The audience absolutely loved her and described her as awesome, energetic, inspirational, enthusiastic, positive, motivational, uplifting, fun, entertaining, encouraging, empowering, very engaging, authentic, upbeat, and funny. If you want a rock star to wow your audiences like she wowed ours, I would highly recommend Kim.” -Joan McCourt, St. Luke’s Hospital
“What a dynamic, fun and energizing time we had with Kim. She’s a passionate and captivating storyteller who shares real-world lessons and leaves her audiences with practical, actionable solutions to create momentum in their life no matter what is thrown at them. We are still talking about her program and implementing her strategies months after she presented. She’s a true rock star!” -Robyn Ridgway, University of Missouri
“The WOW factor! Kim ranks among the very best speakers I’ve ever encountered during my 25+ years in securing speakers for Covenant HealthCare. She was an electrifying speaker who had our audience on the edge of their seats from the moment she walked on stage. Her presentation was more than a one-hour keynote–it was a thrilling, inspiring, laugh out loud experience that was spot on for our audience.” -Barbara Hoffman, Covenant HealthCare
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