Speaking & Presentations
Speaking & Presentations
RELATABLE. PERSONAL. WELL RESEARCHED.
Paula Davis-Laack is widely recognized as a uniquely talented speaker who shares her visionary work in burnout prevention and building resilient teams, leaders and cultures to audiences around the world. Whether you’re trying to inspire a ballroom filled with thousands or a boardroom of 10, Paula will deliver actionable strategies that are grounded in research, humor and her own experience burning out as a lawyer.
She is only one of three lawyers in the world to have graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s applied positive psychology program and been asked to join the Penn faculty teaching and training resilience skills to thousands of drill sergeants and soldiers around the world. She has lots of stories to share!
Paula has delivered workshops and keynotes across industries as varied as manufacturing, education, healthcare, law, tech and the military, so she can speak the language of your audience.
If you are interested in learning more, we’d love to speak with you!
3 REASONS TO BOOK PAULA:
She’s Relatable. Paula has an authenticity and conviction on stage that connects with people’s hearts and inspires growth and change.
She will craft her message to impact the specific challenges facing your audience.
Research-Based Tools & Tips. Paula uses her STRONG ® (STress Resilience ON the Go) and TNT’s (Tiny Noticeable Things) to empower audiences with tools they can use immediately.
“I wanted to take a moment to say that your talk at APIC was very effective and impactful. I must say I am pretty cynical about such talks, and my former boss was also very cynical but she could clearly see as you went through your own [burnout] scenario how she perfectly displayed all the symptoms you described and it helped her accept her new role and mourn less her old one.
It helped her realize what tools she would need as she deploys as the head of infection prevention at a new organization. You also had taken the time to find out what we do professionally and your examples were relevant. So thank you for having the respect for your audience to care enough to customize your talk and share your experiences.”
Director Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology at UC San Diego Health
PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE:
HERE’S WHAT THEY HAD TO SAY:
“The buzz is still in the air from Paula’s discussion and the tips she shared with us on how to prevent burnout!”
Rebecca Dobrzynski, | Global Organization & Talent Development Leader, GE Healthcare
“Paula is in the top 5 best speakers we’ve heard in her 19 years of the organization. We look forward to bringing her back! “
Renee Brooks | Vice President – Programs, Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance
“Paula addressed the importance of resilience in reducing turnover, appealed to our caregiver’s sense of professionalism and professional effort, supported our efforts to make compassion an expectation – not just a nice-to-have – and highlighted the important warning signs of burnout: exhaustion, cynicism and loss of self efficacy. She was a pleasure to work with, was responsive to our needs and put in the extra effort to customize our content, and the connected with our teams and our mission.”
Dr. Marc Rothman | Former Chief Medical Officer, Kindred Healthcare
“Engaging, effective speaker and a passionate educator.”
Eric Ziarek | Wellness Program Manager, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
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