Connie Merritt

Connie Merritt

A seasoned professional with over 25 years experience of speaking nationally with leading companies, organizations and associations in consumer sales industries and the healthcare industry, Connie Merritt, RN, BSN, PHN, is a compelling storyteller and award-winning author with an established reputation of connecting with audiences to help move them to action. A 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.

She utilizes these understandings to unlock her audiences to maximize their potential. 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 tales.

In her latest book released from McGraw-Hill, Too Busy For Your Own Good, Connie helps people and organizations make vital adjustments to manage change and maintain focus in a world demanding multiple decisions and responses to lists of requests. Busyness – when unmanaged – can destroy our balance in life…our health, relationships, finances, and career. It scrambles our priorities and all too often in the wrong order, leading us into stress and a cluttering of our lives.

Her programs draw upon her vast experiences from working with people, researching trends, authoring solutions and operating a business. She delivers timely programs for organizations and individuals to learn the best practice skills and strategies to thrive now and continue to excel managing tasks and relationships.

Connie has an outstanding reputation and she is retained by leading companies and organizations nationwide every year to speak to thousands upon thousands. She is an established information agent to leaders – and their teams – as she understands what they are facing as they press forward.

PROGRAM TOPICS

General Business: High Ground Professional Series

Conquering Raiders of the Lost Spark: Your Spark Determines Your Success
Essential Skills to Refuel Your Fire & Advance You, Your Team & Organization in order to Reach Professional Goals

Dealing with Difficult People & Sticky Situations
Essential Skills for Managing Who’s Pushing Your Buttons & Challenging Dilemmas

Quitting is Not an Option:
Pressing Forward and Bouncing Back in Challenging Times

The Power of Your Communications –What Messages Are You Sending?
Improve Your Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications to Reach Professional Goals

Crazy Busy – Inspiring Busy, Tiring Busy and Beyond Busy – We all do it!
Essential Skills for Time Management to Reach Professional & Personal Goals

Managing Stress Under Pressure
How to Maintain Focus, Calm & Professional Communications in Any Situation

Stress Management: Stress Breakthroughs for Today’s Fast-Paced World
Essential Skills to Manage Stress – Vital Solutions from a Critical Care /Trauma Nurse

Stress Breakthroughs for Today’s Busy Professional
How to Manage Stress in a Fast-Paced World – Vital Solutions from a Critical Care/Trauma Nurse

Healhcare Professionals: The Future of Healthcare Series

The Future of Healthcare is at our Doorstep Today — Change is Here to Stay!
How to Successfully Mine the Gems from Change & Chaos

The Future of Healthcare – Rx for Tweeters, Googlers & Kaboomers
Understand the Trends & Master the Changes Rocking Your World

The Future of Healthcare – Managing Change & Moving Forward
How to Advance – Yourself, Teams and Organizations – in our Diverse, Multi-Generational, Hi-Tech, Mobile World

The Future of Healthcare – How to Manage the Stress Associated with Daily Demands
Successfully Manage Stress Under Pressure — even in the Midst of Change

The Future of Healthcare – How to Maintain Balance in a World Rocking with Changes

The Future of Healthcare – How to Overcome Chaos & Control Busyness – even in the Midst of Change

Nurses – Essential Skills for Nurses Series

Managing Stress Under Pressure – for Today’s Nurse:
How to Maintain Focus, Calm & Professional Communications in Any Situation

Conquering Raiders of the Lost Spark – for Today’s Nurse:
Managing Daily Demands, Drama & Deadlines – even in the Midst of Change

Crazy Busy – Inspiring Busy, Tiring Busy and Beyond Busy – We all do it!
Taking Care of Busyness to Reach Professional & Personal Goals in the World of Nursing

Balancing Life and Work in the Dynamic World of Nursing
How to Maintain Balance for Greater Devotion to the People & Activities That Matter Most

Dealing with Difficult People & Sticky Situations in the World of Nursing
Smart Moves for Managing Who’s Pushing Your Buttons & Challenging Dilemmas

The Power of Nurse Communications –What Messages Are You Sending?
Improve Your Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications to Reach Professional & Personal Goals

Nurse Leaders – Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders Series

Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders: Managing a Diverse, Multi-Generational Workforce
A Game Plan for Connecting – and Empowering – Tweeters, Googlers & Kaboomers

Essential Skills for Nurse Leaders: How to Make an Effective Presentation
You Can Do It! – Preparing & Presenting With Clarity & Confidence

 

CONNIE MERRITT BOOKS

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Full Biography

Full Biography

Relevant and timely, Connie Merritt, RN, PHN, is a nurse, speaker, business professional and award-winning author, with a new book just released from McGraw-Hill: Too Busy For Your Own Good –which is particularly timely in these “do more with less” economic times.

Connie has a reputation for delivering breakthrough information to get that spark for life – including timely research gathered from top leaders in medicine, business and brain-response studies.

Her body of work draws upon her life experiences as a registered nurse, business owner, speaker, author, researcher, rehabilitation equestrienne, wife, recuperating overachiever and recovering Superwoman.

With Connie’s step-by-step tactical teachings, that are well-seasoned with energy and humor, she has a gift for providing critical content and connecting with her audiences by spinning unforgettable tales, in a compelling manner – helping people and organizations to take action which reap benefits now and into the future.

Connie helps people and organizations make vital adjustments in their personal lives and careers to manage the multiple decisions and requests being placed in all areas of life – especially during these “do more with less” times. Busyness – when unmanaged – can destroy our balance in life…our health, relationships, finances, and career. It scrambles our priorities and all too often in the wrong order, leading us into stress and a cluttering of our lives.

EDUCATION
• B.S. Nursing, California State University, Long Beach
• Registered Nurse, State of California
• Public Health Nursing Certificate, State of California
• Post graduate work in Business & Psychology, U.C. Irvine
• Graduate, Graphics, Internet and Technical Certification
• Graduate, Dale Carnegie Course in Advanced Selling
• California Real Estate License & Graduate Realtors Institute
• Licensed Private Pilot, Federal Aviation Administration
• Certified SCUBA Diver, Cal Tech Oceanographic Studies

PUBLICATIONS
• Too Busy for Your Own Good – Get More Done in Less Time with Even More Energy
• Finding Love (Again!) – The Dating Survival Manual for Women Over Thirty
• The Taming Guidebook Series – Dealing with Difficult People, Men & Women at Work, Handling Stress, Desk Yoga
• Contributor to Chocolate for a Woman’s Soul
• Contributor to God’s Vitamin ‘C’ for the Spirit of Women
• Articles in Cosmopolitain, Men’s Health & Real Women Magazines

MEDIA
Her messages have struck a chord with audiences and media throughout Americia catching the attention of national and regional media including USA Today, Fox Business, FIRST for Women magazine, Advance for Nurses, MORE Magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, Ladies Home Journal, Work & Family Life, Lifetime TV as well as local and nationally syndicated radio and television programs throughout the nation.