Escape the Alligator Pit of too many demands and frustrations!
Become a more ​​effective, fulfilled, and happy leader!

.Your audiences want out of the pit, too

Carrie's presentations help them wrangle those alligators!

Carrie shares practical, fun, easy ways for shifting yourself and others
out of the alligator pit of too much stress, demands and expectations
to an Energizing Mindset. Audience learn to change to energizing
thinking, interact for true win-win, and lead with passion and impact.

Carrie has a warm, friendly style for her leadership and motivational
presentations with inspiring examples and lots of interaction.  This 
opens up the door for deeper relationships, amazing opportunities,
and ​helps attendees move forward in their lives and businesses.

Everyone leaves energized and working in sync toward their own best
self and the organization's highest-priority goals. See below or  Events 
for a list of some of the organizations where she's presented. 
The 3 Secrets for Getting Out of the Alligator Pit – And Moving On!

Running a business can be truly overwhelming. There are a multitude of frustrations, expectations, and personalities that can leave you feeling like you are in a proverbial alligator pit of too little time and way too much stress snapping at you. And it’s not your fault! We are often so stuck in the pit, we can’t see a way out.

But there is a way out! By consciously shifting to an energizing mindset through proven techniques, you can get out, stay out and move on from the dreaded pit! ​This presentation provides three secrets to dramatically increase engagement, improve productivity, and drive growth in your organization.

     Secret #1: Get Out of the Pit: Significantly Raise Your Energy and Decrease Stress Quickly and Effectively
     Secret #2: Stay Out of the Pit: Easily Shift the Other Person’s Energy to Match Yours for True Win-Win Outcomes.
     Secret #3: Move On From the Pit: Inspire Others to Follow You by Turbo-Charging Your ‘Whys”
Use these secrets to increase your organization's success, but just as importantly, increase your own and others’ happiness, fulfillment, and peace of mind. Join us for this interactive session and let’s GET OUT OF THE PIT AND MOVE ON!
An interactive, practical, motivational presentation where the audience walks away with practical tools to increase their core energy and leadership skills.
Keynote – 30-60 min
Keynote & Breakout – 60-90 min 
Half Day
Samplings of Carrie's  presentations

  • WorldFutures 2015
  • WorldFutures 2014-2013 Master Courses
  • Morgan Stanley’s Investing with Impact Conference
  • RISE Conference
  • BiG AUSTIN’S Latin America Regional Project
  • Women in Technology Multi-Regional Project
  • Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  • Product Camp
  • University of Texas’ SAGE Program
  • ​Business Success Center


​​Let's talk about how Carrie can transform your group. Please give us a call at
(512) 740-9089 or set up an appointment below.

"Carrie gave a great presentation at the Nonprofit Tech Club. We really appreciated her time and are much better informed about changing our thoughts in positive, win-win ways."
~Carolyn Appleton, Organizer, Nonprofit Tech Club

"Carrie delivered a jolt of energy to the audience with her enthusiastic delivery of stories about how to shift our thoughts to the positive, connect with each other, and move forward in our businesses. The presentation was followed by an interactive exercise that got everyone involved. I highly recommend Carrie for those looking for excellent speakers to inspire and entertain their audiences."
~Shannon Brooke Mantrom, Executive Director at Leap to Success​

"Carrie Vanston's hour long seminar inspired me to start moving. I've been stuck for a couple of years, as areas I've worked in for a long time have shifted prompting me to explore additional fields. Carrie's suggestion to examine the uniqueness, impact, and sustainability I could bring to new areas helps me right now in planning my future. She is known for insight, especially in the areas of leadership and innovation, and brings this experience to dynamically elicit creative ideas with the people she counsels."
~Jim Bryce, Owner, James Y. Bryce, Attorney at Law

"I have had the pleasure of working with Carrie Vanston over the course of several years. Carrie gave a great presentation at the World Affairs Council about the importance of creating and growing business cultures that encourage engagement and innovation. The audience was inspired with examples and ideas to bring back to their offices for their own development. I recommend Carrie to other organizations looking to create and grow strong, connected organizations."
~Ben Ramirez III, Executive Director, World Affairs Council

"Carrie delivered an enlightening presentation at the Central Texas Chapter of World Future Society. She shared with us her company's years of research on how businesses can look for novel opportunities and encourage engagement and innovation in their organizations, "
~Anne Boysen, Founder, After the Millennials; Vice President, Central Texas Chapter of World Future Society

"I went to a presentation by Carrie and learned a lot about engagement, collaboration and innovation
in organizations. It was excellent. I highly recommend Carrie as a presenter about these topics!"
~Richard Atkinson, Advisor to Entrepreneurs, Access Creative Power

Carrie Vanston Leadership Presentation Demo Video

  • Lake Travis Chamber Ambassadors
  • Women's Chamber of Texas
  • Central Texas World Future Society
  • West Point Society
  • World Affairs Council
  • Technology Forecasting for Valuation Conference
  • International Multicultural Festival
  • Six Square: Austin's Black Cultural District;
  • ​Launch Pad
  • Nonprofit Technology Network
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