Why Choose Wild Talks

Being Wild at work means having the courage to bring the gift of all of who you are to all of what you do. That means showing up whole, creative, free, engaged, connected, and bold.

Wild at Work enlivens organizations through perspective, hilarious stories, interaction, and easily memorable and applicable principals that help leaders, teams, and individuals be more creative, courageous, and collaborative.

Resources About Chris

Speaker Selection Quick Reference

Working with a speaker doesn’t have to be difficult. Chris will help you prepare for a Wildly successful meeting or conference. She will provide you with a title, description, and introduction that is customized to your theme and needs.

Event Materials Quick Reference

Print Bio (Multiple Lengths)  Headshots / Photos

Need anything else? Contact us and we will provide whatever you need to make your event a success.

Speaking Topics: Leadership / Teamwork

Description

Boring meetings? Disengaged teams? Lifeless leadership? Shake it up. The Wild at work approach reminds us that working together doesn’t have to be so complicated.
At the end of the day, leadership and teamwork boil down to engaging a wide range of laughable, but dedicated personalities, calling out their strengths, and working effectively together.

Top Take Aways

  1. Highlight the strengths and skills of each individual in your group.
  2. Strengthen teams and leaders through self-knowledge, compassionate presence, and courageous conversations.
  3. Build high-performing teams that dare to engage, speak up, and care.
  4. Integrate a Wild philosophy into your workplace, where individuals, teams, and the organization itself has the courage to bring the gift of all of who they are to all of what they do.

Sample Titles

  • You have your team, now what? Managing personalities, finding the good in every “dog”
  • The stupid side of the rock: when being right is less important than being a team

Diversity

Description

Your organization may already have diversity and inclusion initiatives for groups around gender, ethnicity, age, and preferences. The best organizations are finding new ways to look past labels and appreciate the individuality and humanity of everyone on their team.
dog teamThe Wild approach to diversity not only helps minimize assumptions, but also helps us recognize and call out the individual talent and originality that helps organizations thrive and grow.

Top Take Aways

  1. Improve communication through understanding and appreciating differences.
  2. Learn to approach diversity with curiosity and humility, leading with your strengths and calling out the strengths of the individuals on your team.
  3. Gain greater awareness of your own impact on others and fresh inspiration about the importance of believing in one another.
  4. Unleash your Wild side (free, authentic, creative, present, bold) at work, encourage it in your team, and see how everyone benefits, including the business.

Sample Titles

  • They all pull sleds, but they’re not all the same: sled dogs, diversity, and fresh perspectives in  working together
  • Navigating the rapids of diversity: staying upright, working together, and leaning downstream

Well-being

Description

Wild well-being means being whole-hearted and present. Through stories, examples, and interaction, Wild programs challenge everyone to show up in all areas of life with courageous authenticity.092_ChrisHeeter_C091808Wild well-being doesn’t always mean feeling comfortable, it means staying present and being willing to tolerate discomfort to gain insights into your true Wild self.

Top Take Aways

  1. Discover a different way to think about well-being—less about “shoulds” and more about doing your best right where you are.
  2. Learn how to re-group and re-ground yourself in the moment.
  3. Envision how your Wild self (free, authentic, creative, whole, daring) can be present in all areas of your life.
  4. Find ways that well-being can be more attainable in daily life.

Sample Titles

  • Pace yourself and don’t snap at your team-mates: sled dog wisdom for joy and well-being in the workplace
  • Beyond the measurements and comparisons: finding the well in well-being.

Bring The Wild Approach to Your Organization

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