Emmy-Winning Journalist & Host
Emmy Award winner Leeza Gibbons is one of the most well‐known pop‐culture icons on the air. In addition to her impressive background in the field of entertainment and news media, Gibbons is an instrumental advocate for healthcare, wellness, and caregiving. She is also a wife, mother, winner of The Celebrity Apprentice Season 7 against Geraldo Rivera, EMMY award winner and a New York Times bestselling author. Read More >
Leadership to Change
There are some lessons at the halfway point that come through when you are up at bat. That's the way Leeza describes her insights into many of her winning formulas for success. There are some strategies she's employed along the way that have consistently scored hits and she'll share them, along with the number one quality successful people must have! Leeza brings her experience as a talk show host, best-selling author, social entrepreneur, and red carpet survivor to men and women who want to hold their head high as they claim the prize.
Leeza's mother and grandmother both died of Alzheimer's disease so she knows the cruel reality of watching someone disappear. She felt helpless and hopeless, too, but ultimately will share what she learned through her mother's illness: how to really show up for life. Leeza brings her hands-on experience as a caregiver as well as her expertise as the author of the caregiver guide, Take Your Oxygen First: Caring for Yourself while Caring for Someone You Love with Memory Loss.
We hear it all the time; in order to grow you must face your fears, but how? Leeza breaks it down in a few easy steps. By giving examples from her own life of leaving her job in television, fearing failure and thinking she would never work again, she shares how she found more success and happiness than she ever thought possible.
Leeza credits family caregivers as being the most heroic I people in the universe and says, "The husbands, wives, sons, daughters and friends who show up everyday for someone they love are proof that we can care more deeply with more heart and energy than seems humanly possible.” When she created her nonprofit, Leeza's Care Connection, to support and sustain caregivers her admiration grew even stronger and now she has become one of the leading voices of advocacy for their cause. She talks about Breathe, Believe, Receive as one of the guiding principles at The Care Connection, and how urgent is it for caregivers to "Take their oxygen first.”
Leeza says the way you see the world, is your world. ln this presentation, Leeza shares how success doesn't depend on your intelligence, your skillset or even your preparation, but rather how you see problems. Successful people see them as opportunities, not stress, and most of the time this determines who is victorious, who is successful and who will win. Funny, warm and inspirational, Leeza is an engaging motivational speaker.
Leeza talks about her southern values and how they helped her build a decades-long career in the entertainment business as one of the industries most well-loved celebrities. From her days behind the anchor desk on Entertainment Tonight to her talk show and her win on Celebrity Apprentice, she used her trademark kindness to get ahead in a business where cutthroat cruelty reigns. From being "a recovering redneck" to red carpet ready, Leeza's witty insights are packed with take-home value.
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"The amazing gift Leeza Gibbons brings to an event is her uncanny ability to be both a 'star' and 'your new best friend.' She never lost the aura of being special… and yet the entire audience related to her as if they had known her their entire lives. She is equally able to engage and impress."