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High Performance Strategies for Serious Success

Keynote Speaker

Lori's shares her message with candor and a reality that delivers lots of laughs. She tells stories with an open and honest heart that connects with her audience quickly. Her love for animals and commitment to a healthy mindset and holistic nutrition are part of her unique mix. Her dynamic and entertaining programs will leave a lasting impression on your attendees. Lori's programs will inspire and motivate your audience to take action to unclutter their lives and create the level success they want in business and in life.

A nationally recognized leader on business women's topics, Lori inspires women and gives them hope for creating outrageous success and living a fun and fulfilling life. From corporate audiences, to associations, women's conferences and wellness events, Lori knows how to connect with your audience and motivate them to take life-changing action. Her programs create lasting impressions.

Lori discusses the "guilt trip topics" and offers a view into a transformational journey to reduce stress, laugh more and enjoy outrageous success. By integrating three ingredients, Lori helps audiences discover how to unclutter their lives, improve their voice, and GET what they want.

Presentation Formats

The Keynote
The keynote is a dynamic and highly motivational program that will inspire and motivate your attendees to take action on what they have just heard, seen and experienced. Lori uses entertaining and thought provoking exercises and a lot of humor to engage the audience and get her message through. Although a keynote address is brief, Lori's high energy is irresistible and her dynamic stage presence will create a memorable experience for your conference or meeting attendees. Keynotes programs run from 60-120 minutes.

The Learn2Balance Experience
This format takes attendees deeper into the message Lori shares. By combining active exercises and an interactive format, attendees will leave with tangible results they can apply when they leave. A very popular option to begin or end your conference, retreat, or meeting with. Attendees enjoy the open forum and getting closer access to Lori and her High Performance Strategies for Success. The Learn2Balance Experience runs 3-4 hours.

The Seminar
This seminar is a 4-8 hour format that is best used for small groups. Popular for small business employee meetings, leadership, sales or management retreats. The seminar facilitates an openness in communication and better understanding of each other for attendees who work together. It is especially beneficial to assist groups with goal setting and getting everyone on board to meet them. This is delivers a high motivating program that build buy-in for the team while incorporating Lori's three magic ingredients for success. Seminars run 4-8 hours.

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Fill out the Speaker Inquiry Form or call us directly at 720-346-4640 to begin the booking process.

Signature Programs

Being the Alpha Female with Care, Compassion and Respect
(Signature Program)

Just because you're dominant, controlling and bitchy doesn't make you an alpha female! Most strong women lead multiple packs; work, home and community. But success doesn't always come from barking out orders and standing your ground. In this fun and lively program Lori sheds light on true alpha behavior and what it takes to lead your pack with care, compassion and respect for you and your pack members.

Your Organization Will Learn:

  • The benefits of building collaboration within the pack
  • Why caring for yourself first is essential to the success of the pack
  • How to be an authentic alpha female (it's not just emulating masculine behavior.)

This keynote is a wonderful way tto add humor, entertainment and straight talk to your event. Your audience will leave empowred, fired up and ready to take action.


ANYTHING is Possible: Once you upgrade your operating system

Are you living by the same principles and beliefs you were taught as a child? Early programming can weight you down and make it feel impossible to reach your dreams. Get the inspiration and tools needed to shift your life and mindset to achieve anything you want to. When you believe—anything is possible.

Your Organization Will Learn:

  • Three words that hold you back from reaching your goals
  • The 3-step process to upgrade your operating system
  • The secret ingredient to having confidence, success and passion

A highly inspirational keynote program for leadership events, corporate programs, sales meetings and women's conferences.


B. A. L. A. N. C. E. — Find out Where it is for ME

Aretha was great at asking for r.e.s.p.e.c.t. But women may find themselves asking for balance–just a little, which can be the difference in leading a healthy, content life.  Women often excel at nurturing everyone else, but are not so good  at finding, or maintaining any sort of balance in life. One of the biggest issues is managing priorities. Is it work, family, soccer practice, or caring for troubled teens and aging parents? Lori gets you laughing, and shows you how to get more satisfaction from your life.

Your Organization Will Learn:

  • Easy process to define and prioritize daily roles
  • The secrets to navigating insanity and putting yourself on the list
  • 7 ingredients to shift from overwhelmed to calm without food, alcohol or screaming

This keynote is a best served for events where balance, laughter and inspiration are required. Perfect for conferences and meetings for women, health professionals and corporate audiences.


Three Keys to Heart-Centered Leadership

You have the choice as a leader to come from ego (the place that pushes, judges, is competitive and gets you in trouble) or to be an authentic, fully present, listen to your heart and trust your gut regardless of the situation. Authentic female leadership requires that you integrate your special gifts as a woman to be effective. In this entertaining and thought provoking workshop Lori will share three keys to heart centered leadership.

Your Organization Will Learn:

  • Secrets to reduce your level of stress
  • Techniques to eliminate distractions so you're more "present," at work and home
  • How to lead confidently and powerfully from your heart, not your head

This keynote is a a great fit for leadership, management and team conferences and meetings.


All speeches are customized for the audience and event.

Partial Client List

  • Accenture
  • American Dental Association
  • Ball Aerospace Corporation
  • CenturyLink
  • Citrus Valley Health Partners
  • Colorado Real Estate Women
  • Covidien
  • Craig Hospital
  • CSG Systems
  • KeyBank
  • KMGH- Channel 7 News
  • McGraw Hill Companies
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Oracle
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • Soroptomists
  • The McGraw Hill Companies
  • Women's Vision Foundation
  • Zonta International


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"We invited Lori to speak for our Women of Key Event and it was so empowering. She left the women empowered and grateful and they felt they could achieve almost anything.

The tips she gives will definitely help the women or young people in your organization. I had people come up to me and tell me at the end that they were going to buy Lori’s books to share with their family. If you are looking for someone to jump start and empower your team to get them going towards their goal then I highly recommend that you hire Lori Hanson. She is amazing!"

Debbie Trujillo
VP, Community Relations Director

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Lori giving Keynote on Reducing Stress

"The feedback has been incredibly positive. Thank you for reminding us to “balance. It was one of our best events!"

Buffy Ransom, VP, Oracle Software Support
Oracle Women's Leadership

"We were touched by your stories, challenged by your message and inspired to take action and create more balance in our lives.

Your balancing exercise provided a concrete method of putting your message into practice. Your talk was rich with wisdom to improve our lives. The seeds you planted will change us for the better and help us to realize our full potential."

Kathleen Haile, National President
CenturyLink Women

"Lori told stories that the women in the audience could absolutely relate to. They were many AHA moments that allowed the women to take ownership of their next steps. I highly recommend Lori to speak to your group to get them Citrus Valley Health Partnersthinking about “ANYTHING is possible."

Christine Daspro
Vice President, Membership and Programs
Women's Vision Foundation

“Lori’s approach to finding “Balance” was different. Her focus was to start from the inside out. Taking care of your personal well being so that you have all cylinders firing when you try to manage the multitude of demands on your time. What she said made perfect sense, starting with what you put into your body for fuel. It is something we have all heard, but Lori clearly illustrated how that is what connects the dots in finding Balance. Her enthusiasm and real life testimonial inspired the audience to take action in their own lives.”

Alison A. Medbery
Director of Business Management
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

“Lori was a very engaging speaker and our women gained a lot from her stories and philosophies. Lori’s stories were both interesting and inspiring. As the coordinator of the event, I particularly appreciated Lori’s professionalism and attention to detail. She spent extra time tailoring the presentation to our audience and working with me in advance on logistics to ensure a seamless delivery.”

AccentureLeslie D. Pham,
Manager, eLearning

Citrus Valley Health Partners"If you can book Lori for your women's or community event it will be the BEST decision you make."

Dawn Cooper, RN, BSN,
Director Program Dev.,
Citrus Valley Health Partners

"Thank you so much for coming to CH2M HILL to present a seminar on stress and life balance. Many folks commented that they were able to apply your tips immediately to help manage stress in their lives! We look forward to having you back for presentations in the future."

Shayla Glendenning
Injury Prevention Specialist
CH2M HILL, Englewood, CO

“Lori Hanson is a dynamic speaker who shares her humor and compassion with her audiences. Her personal experiences and authentic approach quickly engage and captivate those she meets.”

Suzanne Broski
SVP Human Resources
CSG Systems

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