Janice is an accomplished international speaker and regular guest on Sirius XM Radio. In her entertaining and lively presentations, she shares profound epiphanies about living and leading courageously; lessons learned during almost two decades of scary solo adventure travel. From rappelling into the slot canyons of Utah to paragliding high over the mountains of British Columbia, Janice reveals the secret to how anyone can become brave -- even if they're afraid of their own shadow. With a Masters degree in Leadership, she blends science, research, and personal experience into a recipe for individual success. Audiences love her!
"Janice is a talented speaker, humorous, honest and inspiring. Her candid messages were very on point for the audience. She added so much value to our event...She is a great role model for today’s girls, encouraging them to stretch themselves beyond their comfort zones to reach their goals.” — Kathryn Owen, CEO, USA Girl Scouts Overseas, North Atlantic, Pisa, Italy
"You'll want to take notes...Janice is an accomplished executive and a warm and engaging speaker—an all-too-rare combination—who is making a positive difference in the world by sharing her hard-won wisdom with the rest of us.” — Maia Williams, CEO, Biz Creativity Camps, San Miguel deAllende, Mexico; Washington, DC; and, Charlotte, NC
“Janice is a master at story telling! That and her amazing visuals had the room sitting on the edge of their seats in anticipation of what was coming next in her powerful stories of pushing herself to new heights physically and mentally. The leadership lessons she shares are essential and easily transferable for leadership in today’s fast paced and global workplace. Her authenticity and realism is an inspiration to all to get out from behind the desk and take the critical time we need to continue to grow and push ourselves as individuals and leaders. Janice rocks!!!” — Sally Daley, CEO, Hornet’s Nest Council, Charlotte, NC
Janice is based out of Charlotte NC and Victoria BC; both cities are serviced by international airports.
Fees begin at $5,000 for an inspiring 30-minute keynote (longer or shorter duration on request), with special consideration for non-profit orgs with small budgets (Janice knows all about that!). Books can be purchased in bulk at a discount. Inquire about teambuilding, leadership forums and one-on-one consultations. Here are Janice's most popular keynotes.
Leadership Lessons...from the Edge With a grueling, three-day adventure in the slot canyons of Utah as the setting, Janice shares ten important life and leadership lessons that can be applied to everyone’s situation, whether they’re risk takers or not. Entertaining and engaging, this presentation is also a reminder that before we can lead others, we have to learn how to lead ourselves.
How to Become Brave in Life, Love and Leadership The basis for her new book, Janice shares the latest science behind understanding how the human brain and body respond to fear, and what we can do to counteract it. A fascinating and entertaining look at how fear tries to hijack our lives, and how we can fight back...and win.
Four Key Essentials to Life's Journey The life you want won't just knock on your door and say "Here I am!" But setting off in search of a new reality can be daunting. Where to begin? Janice shares four crystal clear and do-able steps for anyone looking to reboot or reinvent their lives.
Clients include: Carolinas Health Care System, Government of Alberta, Girl Scouts Overseas, American University at Rome, Rotary International, Women in Leadership, United Way, Power of the Purse, and more.