SANDRA WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT CREATING, COMMUNICATING, LIVING, LEARNING, AND EVEN THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT THINKING
POPULAR KEYNOTE TOPICS
Sandra’s keynotes typically range from 30 to 90 minutes in length.
Each keynote is customized to the unique needs and goals of your audience.
Keynotes can also be paired with breakout sessions or a workshop
to take a more deep dive into particular topics and strategies.
We have no shortage of brilliance on this planet, just a reluctance to offer it and a resistance to accepting it. Whether a manager, an educator, an entrepreneur, a scientist, a parent, a student, or a creative artist, Sandra will change the way you think about creating, managing, learning, living, and even the way you think about thinking!
MASTERFUL LEADERSHIP — THE ART OF LEVERAGING BRILLIANCE
Discover the sheer genius lying dormant in your team. Inspire the creativity, motivation, commitment and dedication that your organization needs to thrive as you rise to meet the future. Ignite the creative input of every member of your team. Turn good work into great work by empowering every member of your team to share their unique genius as part of a community that is fully vested in a shared vision.
INSTANT RESILIENCE — HOW TO INSTANTLY PIVOT, INNOVATE, AND EXCEED EXPECTATIONS IN TIMES OF CHANGE AND UNCERTAINTY
Change, challenge, and uncertainty have become our new normal, but it is important to recognize the possibilities for innovation and invention that can emerge from chaos. Obstacles and challenges are the springboard for invention and creation, and evolutionary magic happens when we embrace the idea that everything, even crisis and unwanted change, is happening for us, not to us. When we let go of resistance and blocking we learn to be a conscious creator even in the most challenging times.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE UNUSUAL, BELIEVE IN THE UNLIKELY, AND ACCOMPLISH THE IMPOSSIBLE
Did you realize that creativity and innovation are acts of faith? Learn to develop an innate belief in the infinite possibilities that live within your imagination. Discover how to take action without fear of failure or rejection and bring the creations of your wildest dreams to fruition.
THE ART OF UNCONDITIONAL COMMITMENT
The single mother of four girls, three of which were adoption miracles, Sandra drew on her own life experience to teach and inspire parents of children adopted from foster care to cope with extremely challenging behaviors and stay committed,even through the darkest times. On her journey Sandra discovered the 10 qualities of unconditional commitment, that help to empower and strengthen any relationship.
“In knowing and working with Sandra Cavanaugh for over ten years, I simply cannot fully articulate the depth and breadth of her creative talents. But I can say that, whether in keynotes, seminars, workshops, or residencies, I am always amazed at her ability to fully engage each and every person, inspiring and empowering them to reach their fullest potential.”
Charlene K. Quade, Attorney
C K Quade Law, PLLC
POPULAR WORKSHOP TOPICS
In this highly interactive and fast paced workshop, Sandra will give you the tools to consciously play in the field of infinite possibilities. And as our world evolves and adapts, it needs your ideas, your stories, your innovations, your crazy perspectives, your wisdom, your insights, and your unique, creative genius.
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
(AKA: AN IMPROVISATIONAL LIFE)
All the world is indeed a stage and you are in a gigantic 24/7 improvisation on the great stage of life! Utilizing tools, concepts and strategies of improvisation and acting to help us be more productive, proactive, compassionate, and innovative in all aspects of our daily life, including the workplace, the classroom, and at home.
THE ART OF CREATIVE COLLABORATION
Learn how to use improvisation techniques, status interactions, and listening techniques to immediately improve your ability to collaborate, negotiate, and advocate in any environment. Life, work, and relationships are not a zero sum game. Understand the profound difference between collaboration and compromise and how to have everyone, always win. “This is like a 3-hour graduate course in human behavior.”
WHAT WOULD MACGYVER DO? (STRATEGIES FOR THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX, USING WHAT YOU HAVE INSIDE THE BOX)
No matter what the limitations of the situation – learn to problem solve like MacGyver! Trade frustration, fear and stagnation for creativity, innovation and invention. Learn to solve seemingly insurmountable limitations by repurposing and reimagining the resources you already have. Turn obstacles into opportunities and limitations into inspiration and turn the resources you already have into the solutions you need.
CREATING ON PURPOSE
Join Sandra at the intersection of Creative Imagination, Personal Responsibility, and Inspired Action. Bring your passions and purpose into focus, develop a personal mission statement, and establish a daily practice that will support you as you turn your creative dreams and visions into practical reality. This workshop is a deep dive for each participant to discover what you are doing on the planet at this remarkable time. What are you here to be, do and share?
“As an event organizer, I couldn’t have asked for a more knowledgeable, interactive, and empowering speaker than Sandra Cavanaugh. It was truly an honor to have her level of expertise at our event!”
Director, Rock That Awesome