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

Motivate your audiences to get out of the pit, too

In her fun, interactive, motivating presentations, Carrie shares
practical, fun, easy ways for shifting your audience out of the
alligator pit of too much stress and overwhelm to:
  • Energizing thinking
  • Interacting for true win-win
  • Leading with passion and impact.

Her warm style, inspiring examples, and audience interactions open
doors to deeper relationships, amazing opportunities, and moving
forward in lives and businesses.
Sample Presentation:

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: Shift stress and overwhelm to opportunity
     Secret #2: Stay Out of the Pit: Tap into one’s own and others’ productivity and creativity 
     Secret #3: Move On From the Pit: Inspire others to follow
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!
Keynote – 30-60 min
Keynote & Breakout – 60-90 min 
Half Day

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

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
  • International Coaching Federation

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  • 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

Carrie has been a great speaker for me on several occasions and attendees are always glad they came. 
~Jan Triplett, CEO, Business Success Center

​"Carrie gave a great presentation at the Nonprofit Tech Club. We 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 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 presentation inspired me to start moving. ... Carrie's suggestion to examine the uniqueness, impact, and sustainability I could bring to new areas helps me right now in planning my future. 
~Jim Bryce, Owner, James Y. Bryce, Attorney at Law

"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 how businesses can look for novel opportunities and encourage engagement and innovation in their organizations, "
~Anne Boysen, Founde
r, 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