Kathleen Wood

  • Keynote Speaker
  • Business Growth Strategist
  • Entrepreneur and Consultant

Kathleen Wood has spent over 20 years as a corporate and entrepreneurial leader, business owner and business innovator developing highly effective systems designed to accelerate growth, leadership and team alignment and achieve extraordinary results. She is a perfect fit for speaking to teams in; Executive Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Branding, Sales and Management or any other team that wants to be Number 1 in their category! Kathleen works with leaders and organizations to transform their business and catapult it to the apex of their markets and profit from it.

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    Branding, Business Strategy, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Leadership

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    $10,000 - $15,000

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Kathleen Wood has spent over 20 years as a corporate and entrepreneurial leader, business owner and business innovator developing highly effective systems designed to accelerate growth, leadership and team alignment and achieve extraordinary results. She is a perfect fit for speaking to teams in; Executive Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Branding, Sales and Management or any other team that wants to be Number 1 in their category! Kathleen works with leaders and organizations to transform their business and catapult it to the apex of their markets and profit from it.

To book Kathleen Wood, call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.


Our world has a leadership deficit, and now is the time to fill it. B.O.L.D. leaders are entrepreneurs and franchisees trailblazing the future through ground breaking leadership. For over 20 years, Kathleen Wood has been a trusted advisor to hundreds of entrepreneurs and founders.  In her practice, she has been able to identify four key characteristics that separated leaders who had big dreams and leaders who transformed their dreams to reality.

B.O.L.D. has two meanings.  First, it represents the four key characteristics of leadership necessary to build a successful business.  Second, B.O.L.D. leadership is a rallying cry for a new generation of leaders to rise up and boldly lead their businesses with courage and conviction.

Are you ready to declare your independence from outdated leadership philosophies? Are you ready for your leaders to take charge and break through the sea of sameness? Are you ready to do what it takes to stand up and stand out in your marketplace?

This session:

  • Why Crazy Is the New Good!
  • Why B.O.L.D Leadership is a Game-Changer.
  • B.O.L.D.  Leadership in a “Hyperconvergent” Marketplace.
  • The Secret Power of Clarity and Alignment.
  • Putting Your B.O.L.D. Leadership into Action.

B.O.L.D. Leadership is a game changer. Some may call B.O.L.D. leaders crazy and they will be right - crazy enough to change the world.


People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses. Some may say this is new news and others will say this has always been true. According to Gallup’s 2015 engagement survey, only 33% of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs. In 2015, Millennials became the largest generation in the US workforce and yet only 28% are currently ‘engaged’ in the workforce. Otherwise said, almost 70% of the workforce is NOT engaged in the workplace. 

With those levels of engagement, how do you increase productivity?  How do gain operational efficiency?  How do you rally your team to do more with less? In today’s competitive marketplace, team productivity is one area of the business that still has unlimited opportunities for innovation.

If you are tired of the statistics, frustrated by the lack of productivity and looking for a new engine to drive team productivity, this is one keynote essential for connecting people, productivity and profits. High Productivity Teams is not an idea, concept or philosophy it is THE platform for leaders to lead their teams to new levels of productivity and profitability.

Are you ready to build your business with positive and productive team members?  Are you ready to accelerate your team’s success? Are you ready to engage more than 30% of your workforce?  Are you ready to do what it takes to stand up and stand out in your marketplace?

This keynote goes where no other speaker has ever gone:

  • Create powerful teams, at any level of your organization, without traditional “teambuilding” activities.
  • Turn your existing operations team into a dream team of productivity.
  • Learn the six most powerful steps for creating productive teams.
  • Create a sustainable return on your team’s productivity to increase operational excellence and bottom line results.

High Productivity Teams is a game-changer!  The time is now to engage your team to positively achieve greatness for your business today and tomorrow!


How do you compete in a world of nonstop social media bombardment? How do you compete against big corporate budgets with your small business? How, in the sea of sameness, can you differentiate your brand and build your business? If you are growing a business, leading a business, or own a business, increasing your marketshare is all about being the best and forgetting the rest.

This keynote is a catalyst to accelerate your brand and business. It delivers practical and proven techniques for making your brand/business stand out from the competition. One of the most recognized growth strategists, Kathleen Wood will provide groundbreaking methods to develop a plan of attack to ensure your brand and business win!

You will leave this keynote a blueprint to optimize your brand through having:

  • The five must have ingredients to set your brand/business up for success.
  • Identify power connections with your customers.
  • How to be the leading brand, not just the brand.
  • How to build your plan of attack to be OUTstanding.

It’s not all about the big beating the small. It’s about the small growing and out-positioning the big. The time is now for your brand and business to win in the marketplace.

Founders, Visionaries and Unicorns.

Accelerate your success with tools, tips and techniques for visionary leaders, founders and their teams.

The One-Page Business Plan – Your Roadmap to Success.

Learn 4 key secrets and utilize 3 essential tools to create and profit from your Business Plan.

It’s Who You Know – How to build a Multi-Million Dollar Business Network!

Increase your network = increase your net worth! Learn the model to catapult your business and wealth.

Joni Doolin CEO & Founder TDn2K

“Ask a colleague about Kathleen and the words that are quickly used to describe her are smart, dynamic, energetic, creative, tireless, inspirational, generous, amazing, real, talented and very funny. She is all of that and more! I frequently share stories about how Kathleen helped me from the very beginning to shape the vision for our People Report consortium, and to build it into the resource that it is today for the service sector workforce, and the food service industry. Her advice, encouragement, and unfailing belief in our work was a constant that made the difference on many occasions. As the closing keynote speaker for our workforce symposium, Kathleen introduced her book, The Best Shift of Your Life, to a raptly attentive audience who laughed, cried and took furious notes and then gave her a standing ovation! Joni Doolin CEO & Founder TDn2K

CEO & Founder Raising Canes

“Kathleen Wood’s practical systems - truly inspire, motivate and support managers in achieving their success in and out of the restaurant and I have seen her impact in my organization first-hand over the past decade she has worked with us.” Todd Graves CEO & Founder Raising Canes

CEO & President, Interim Healthcare Inc.

“Kathleen was the right catalyst to our team, she focused on our core competencies and aligned our energy to grow the business. She provided tremendous guidance and used effective techniques to challenge executives in how they thought about our business and what the future could look like. Her insights and insistence on delivering exceptional service helped us develop programs that met our customer needs.” CEO & President, Interim Healthcare Inc.
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