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Vicki  Hitzges

Vicki Hitzges

Teambuilding Motivational Speaker, Author & Former Television Host

Biography

Vicki Hitzges had a dream first job working in the Dallas Cowboy’s front office. That job led to a career in television in Dallas where she had the privilege of meeting U.S. Presidents Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, both George Bush and George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. She attributes her ability to talk to audiences today because she had to think fast and speak to everyone from political figures to business moguls to movie star to fashion designers to authors to athletes.  Read More >

Later, as a publicist, she worked to get clients featured in stories on television, in magazine and newspaper articles and on radio programs. One of her clients, motivational guru, Zig Ziglar, thought highly of Hitzges’ creativity. He urged her to speak and decided to personally mentor her. Within three months, she’d spoken around the world.

Due to that rich background, Hitzges tells stories, uses humor, gives practical content and involves her audience. In 2004, she earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation. CSP is the highest earned designation awarded by the National Speakers Association to recognize proven expertise and experience. Fewer than 7% of speakers worldwide have earned this title.

Hitzges’ first book, Attitude Is Everything—Ten Steps to Staying Positive, sold out the day it was released. Her second book, Stuck on Stop—How to Overcome Procrastination, is expected to top the first book’s sales.

She’s spoken across the U.S. and as far away as Qatar, New Zealand, Panama and Thailand. Her powerhouse clients include Microsoft, Allstate, Cisco, Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, New York Life, Chase Bank, Deloitte & Touche and the CIA. Audiences have laughed, learned and cheered as Hitzges’ taught them to think creatively, act positively, connect with others and conquer change. If you’re looking for a fun, exuberant presenter, Vicki Hitzges will be the HIT of your next meeting! Read Less ^

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Baby, Take Off Your Stress: You Can Leave Your Hat On

One man summed it up: "Almost every day at work something happens that makes me disgruntled. Just once I'd like to spend a full eight hours at work gruntled." In this high-energy presentation from Vicki Hitzges, your group will discover why they feel stress, five tried-and-true ways to chill out, plus eight off-beat, “instant” ways to knock out stress. This is a highly interactive talk — terrific keynote or fun breakout.

What Vince Lombardi, Mary Kay & an Old Crank Can Teach You

Learn from the best – a legendary football coach, a business superstar and pick up a tip or two from an old curmudgeon. Your people will learn how to build strong relationships, risk enough to get ahead, boost their self-esteem and get — and keep — a positive attitude. Best of all, they'll laugh as they learn.

Attitude Shmattitude

Do your people need an attitude adjustment? This program will send your attendees back to work with a new outlook!

Old Dogs, New Tricks: Conquer the Challenge of Change

If your organization feels the strain of going through change, you’re not alone! The good news:  Your people CAN change!  This breakout from Vicki Hitzges tells how.

Put Away the Lawnmower, Charlie, Those Are Trees Out There

In a highly interactive presentation, your people will take away several vital skills they can use at work and at home to build relationships that last. This is a fun presentation designed to teach/remind your people how to connect. The skills learned include how to make a positive impression instantly, how to listen, how to encourage people and how to see the best in the worst situations.

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