Jo Miller

Jo Miller delivers more than 70 presentations each year to audiences of up to 1,200 women.

Her audiences span the globe, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East.

Speaking Topics

You already have a personal brand. But is it a leadership brand? This hands-on, interactive session addresses the key question: How can I reinvent how others perceive me as a leader? Claim a unique and distinctive leadership niche by connecting the dots from your leadership strengths to work you love to do—that is also a valuable asset to your organization. Craft a leadership brand statement that stands for something bigger than you can accomplish alone—and makes everyone around you sit up, pay attention, and see the leader in you.

Format: Keynote or workshop

You don’t need a title to be a leader or to accomplish amazing things. Your leadership presence—how others experience you as a leader—is being shaped in every interaction you have. Discover five key shifts in mindset and behavior that will help you lift your head up, shift your focus, and rebalance your approach in favor of more leading, and less doing. Leave with a practical plan to “get your shift together” and become the powerhouse leader you were meant to be.

Format: Keynote, workshop, or webinar

Is there a closed door between you and your next career breakthrough? Kick it down with the backing of influential sponsors. In this session, you’ll get clear on the difference between mentors and sponsors. Understand what sponsorship is, why you’re underestimating its value, and why you can’t ask for it—but you can up your chances to earn it. Learn what sponsors expect from you along with six steps for attracting a sponsor’s advocacy.

Format: Workshop or webinar

Have you ever felt like the best-kept secret in your organization? No matter how urgent, important, or never-ending your workload is, you can’t afford to spend all your working hours with your head down, working hard, or you’ll silence your voice, submerge your influence, and miss out on career opportunities. In this session, discover 10 “stealth-promotion” tactics for making your leadership brand, value, and accomplishments visible—in a style that’s authentically your own.

Format: Workshop or webinar

Harvard Business Review has reported that high-potential women are over-mentored and under-sponsored relative to their male peers. In this session, find out what research tells us about the career-accelerating power of sponsorship. Understand and discuss the differences between mentorship and sponsorship, how to be an effective sponsor, and how to build a culture of sponsorship in your organization.

Format: Executive briefing

Stretch assignments are a proven way to propel a career to new heights. Knowing that women are less likely than men to receive these opportunities, Be Leaderly surveyed 1,500 U.S. professionals, examining the question: Do men and women assess their “readiness to stretch” differently? Hear and discuss insights from the research report, and how leaders can create cultures where stretch assignments are offered equitably. 

Format: Executive briefing

Jo Miller has delivered leadership keynotes, workshops, and webinars to more than 300 organizations.

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