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Kristel  Bauer

Kristel Bauer

Corporate Wellness Expert; TEDx Speaker; Host of Top 1% Podcast "Live Greatly”; Forbes 2021 Top 10 Influencer; Contributing Writer for Entrepreneur


Kristel Bauer is a corporate wellness expert, popular keynote and TEDx speaker, and the host of top-rated podcast, “Live Greatly,” a show frequently ranked in the top 1% for self-improvement. Kristel is an Integrative Medicine Fellow & Physician Assistant with clinical experience in Integrative Psychiatry, giving her a unique perspective into optimizing mental well-being and attaining a mindset for more happiness and success in the workplace and beyond. Kristel decided to leave clinical practice in 2019 when she founded her wellness platform “Live Greatly” to share her message around well-being and success on a larger scale. With a mission to support companies and individuals on their journeys for more happiness, success, and well-being, Kristel taps into her unique background in healthcare, business, and media, to provide invaluable insights into high power habits, leadership development, mental well-being, peak performance, resilience, sales, success, wellness at work, and a modern approach to work/life balance. Read More >

Kristel is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur and she is an influencer in the business and wellness space having been recognized as a Top 10 Social Media Influencer of 2021 in Forbes. A popular speaker on a variety of topics, Kristel has presented to groups at APMP, Bank of America, Commercial Metals Company, General Mills, Northwestern University, Santander Bank and many more. She has been featured in Forbes, Forest & Bluff Magazine, Authority Magazine & Podcast Magazine, has contributed to CEOWORLD Magazine & Real Leaders Magazine, and has appeared on ABC 7 Chicago, WGN Daytime Chicago, Fox 4’s WDAF-TV’s Great Day KC and Ticker News. Kristel lives in the Chicago area with her husband and their 2 children. She can be booked for speaking engagements worldwide. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

TEDx: Redefining Work/Life Balance in a COVID-19 World

Work-Life Integration: Thriving Personally & Professionally

Corporate Wellness and Self-Care

Speech Topics

3 Pillars to Success for Sales Teams, Companies & Group Leaders Using a Unique Blend of Authenticity, Psychology & Science

In this Keynote, Kristel shares invaluable insights from her experience in Integrative Psychiatry, business and the media space to put your company and team ahead of the curve. You will discover 3 pillars that support optimal leadership and successful sales teams. You will walk away with strategies to utilize your unique strengths, boost confidence, get into an empowering mindset, successfully build connection, effectively communicate and more. Kristel will share the keys as to how she went from being a novice podcaster with a minimal network to being featured in Forbes, having live TV appearances, and having celebrities, top CEOs and Olympians as guests on her show. Kristel receives pitches on a regular basis and she will share personal stories and a look into what works and what doesn’t when it comes to communicating in a way that results in success and an optimal outcome.

Turn Hearing the Word "No" in Business & Sales Into Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

Kristel has heard the word no a lot in her career. When she left clinical practice as a medical practitioner in 2019 to enter into the media space, she was entering into the unknown. As she built her platforms, she heard “no” in different forms and fashions quite often. She realized early on that in order to be successful she needed to embrace this word, to make friends with it and use it as feedback and motivation to fuel her forward toward her goals. In this keynote, you and your team will gain a life changing perspective shift to drive you and your company towards success and prosperity. Kristel will share stories from her career where a no turned into career changing yes and a look into how that happened. You will learn how to overcome the fear of rejection, discover the keys to embracing a growth mindset and uncover the importance of getting creative. You will discover how to build resiliency and self-confidence, why patience & persistence are so important as well as the secret sauce that can be a game changer in business and sales.

Wellness at Work: Strategies for Establishing a Healthy & Vibrant Company Culture

In this keynote, Kristel will share tips and strategies to create a work environment where employees can thrive. You will learn how to enhance communication skills using active listening, body language and tips to create a community where employees feel valued. You will discover how to enhance emotional intelligence and empathy while supporting a growth mindset. You will discover stress management practices such as mindfulness, incorporating self-care into the workday and lifestyle tips for optimal health and wellbeing.

How to Increase Emotional Intelligence & Empathy For Optimal Communication, Connection & Leadership

Emotional Intelligence and empathy are keys for having happy employees, customers and teams that feel valued. They are necessary skills for optimizing communication and having successful leadership and management teams with optimal problem solving and success. Research has shown that organizations promoting emotional intelligence have higher employee engagement & productivity. This translates to a positive correlation between emotional intelligence & sales revenue and customer loyalty, resulting in increased profitability. In this keynote Kristel will share tangible ways to improve you and your team’s emotional intelligence & empathy to create a strong sense of community, connection and well-being within your company culture.

Redefine Work-Life Balance & Thrive Personally & Professionally

Learn how to thrive personally and professionally whether working remotely or in the office. Discover tools to improve well-being and boost productivity, allowing you to thoroughly enjoy your work and home life.

Self-Care Practices To Transform the Way You Work & Live For a Healthier & Happier You

“I don’t have time” is a frequent struggle holding you back from feeling your best. Discover approachable ways to support optimal mental and physical health while also boosting your performance!

Own 3 Powerful Words to Get Into a Mindset for Success

Learn how to let go of limiting beliefs, reclaim your power, and step into a leadership position.

Eat to Optimize Your Mood & Health to Uncover More Happiness & Vitality

What you eat is significantly impacting your mental and physical well-being. Learn about the gut-brain connection and how to eat to optimize your mood and boost energy and vitality!

Reframing Your Internal Story for More Happiness & Fulfillment at Work & In Life

We all have experienced that inner critic holding us back. That voice telling us that we aren't good enough, that we will fail, that we should give up. This keynote will help you build awareness about your internal dialogue and self-talk, identifying where it is holding you back. You will then discover tools to build a growth mindset so that your internal voice can become an ally helping you move in the direction of personal & professional development, fulfillment and success.

Books & Media


Live Greatly Podcast