Julie Jansen – motivational speaker, coach, trainer, business consultant and meeting facilitator – works with leaders, managers, senior contributors, lawyers, creative professionals and entrepreneurs in developing the competencies, skills and techniques needed to thrive in today’s chaotic business world.
Prior to starting her own business in 1999, Julie worked in a variety of industries including broadcasting, outplacement, consulting, training and recruiting for Post News Week, Drake Beam Morin, Manchester Partners and Provant. Her high-profile client base includes GE, Time Inc., Pitney Bowes, Merrill Lynch, KPMG, New York Road Runners and DHL.
Julie has identified eleven qualities that she considers fundamental to business and career success. These “Eleven Keys” are the basis for her coaching and dynamic,
no-nonsense presentations on leadership and management, communication, executive presence and professionalism, influencing, networking, career management, sales and time management.
Julie has been quoted in numerous publications including Fortune, Forbes, American Way, the Boston Globe, the New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Essence, WSJ.com and Fitness. She has been interviewed on the Today Show, ABC World News Now, MSNBC, NPR, CNN Financial News and many other television and radio stations across the United States.
Her first book, I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work (Penguin Books; 2003) is in a 12th printing and published in the U.K., Germany, Austria and Romania. You Want Me to Work With Who? Eleven Keys to a Stress-Free, Satisfying and Successful Work Life…No Matter Who You Work With was released by Penguin Books in 2006. Julie is also the author of a Workplace Coach Booklet series on Networking, Enhancing Your Image, Delegation, Managing Your Career, Time Management and Getting Organized.
Julie earned a B.A. in Mass Communications from the University of Hartford. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and the Connecticut Press Club. She sits on the Advisory Board of Baruch College’s Computer Center for the Visually Impaired and volunteers for the Connecticut Women’s Business Development Center and a half-dozen unemployment support groups. Julie is also a regular contributor to Yahoo! Hot Jobs, Cancer and Careers.org and JobDig.com.