Speaking

Are you looking for an engaging speaker to give an inspiring keynote or an interactive workshop?

By bringing in Darcy Luoma Coaching and Consulting, your team will:

  • Learn new skills that can be used immediately
  • Practice real-life application of important concepts
  • Build rapport and mutual understanding

Our team will work with you to assess your needs and create an offer that’s customized to your company’s unique learning agenda. Contact us today!

Keynote

Do you need a dynamic and engaging speaker to motivate and connect with your audience?

 

Darcy Luoma has proven experience as a speaker on a national stage in front of groups both large and small. A member of the National Speakers Association, she has been helping organizations create high-performing people and teams for more than 20 years. Darcy and her team will work with you to tailor the message to your audience, providing new skills and food for thought.

This could be a fit for you if you want to …

  • Fill the room with a sense of excitement and renewed motivation
  • Spark an aha moment for your audience
  • Have participants leave with takeaways that they can act on immediately

We offer keynote options in each of our core training areas. These are designed to be entertaining, but also to provide participants with tangible skills they can walk away with, ready to make a difference both at work and at home.

Keynote topics include:

  • Developing Leaders
  • Improving Communication
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Building Teams
  • Creating a Coaching Culture
  • Thoughtfully Fit®

All keynotes are customizable to your unique goals and budget. Contact us today to find out more! 

Masterclass

Is your team struggling with communication issues or managing conflict?

Every team has people problems, whether that’s:

  • Finding it hard to say no
  • Feeling overwhelmed with too many todos
  • Struggling to accept differences in communication styles
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • Reacting poorly when blindsided

Overcome your people problems thoughtfully through our custom-designed masterclasses. Informative, interactive, and entertaining, our masterclasses will help you inspire your teams, develop your leaders and have better conversations.

We deliver masterclasses on dozens of topics that have been developed, tested, and perfected by our team. These are always adjusted and customized to your audience, industry and goals.

You can see some example masterclasses below. To find out more about how these masterclasses can benefit your team, book a call with us today!

Strength Masterclass

Thoughtfully Fit Strength: Choose Your Day. Achieve Your Results.
Do you ever look at your calendar and wonder: How on earth did that get on here? If so, you’re not alone! It’s easy to say “yes” to everyone else and lose track of what you need to be working on. This engaging masterclass will help you identify what’s most important, so you can consciously choose where to spend your time to achieve the greatest results. 

What if your day reflected your values, boundaries, and priorities? In this masterclass, you’ll learn strategies to spend less time feeling overwhelmed, spinning your wheels, or simply moving from meeting to meeting. Leave with three concrete steps you can apply immediately to better manage your time to meet your goals.

The objectives for this session are for the participants to:

  • Learn three steps to schedule your day more intentionally
  • Identify habits that get in the way of achieving what you want each day
  • Implement strategies to improve your calendar management to be more aligned with your organization’s goals and objectives

Audience

  • Employees who are feeling “busy” but not productive and want to be more intentional about aligning their calendar with their goals
  • Managers who want their reports to spend more time directly on their goals and achieving success in their position
  • Leaders who want to be more effective by consciously taking control of their calendar
  • Teams who want to take more ownership of their tasks and be less reactive

 

Stillness Masterclass

Thoughtfully Fit Stillness: Close Your Tabs And Give Your Mind a Break

You know those days where your mind is racing, and you can’t focus on anything? We all experience them! It’s normal to fret about things or stew on one thought obsessively. While you can’t magic all your to-dos away, you can change how you think about them! But first, you’ll need to quiet your mind so you can notice your thoughts. This masterclass will give you the tools to do exactly that.

You’ll learn to recognize when your thoughts are spiraling, put your devices down and give your mind the Stillness it needs. Leave with concrete ways to quiet your mind, so you can minimize burnout and increase productivity.

The objectives for this session are for the participants to:

  • Recognize two ways your thoughts can spiral out of the zone
  • Learn concrete ways you can quiet your mind
  • Develop a practice to get back “in the zone” so you can focus on what you do best

Audience

  • Employees who are feeling swamped
  • Managers who’ve been unintentionally piling on
  • Leaders or managers that need to take a breath
  • Teams struggling with burnout

Agility Masterclass

Thoughtfully Fit Agility: Think on Your Feet When Things Get Tough

Jeez, don’t you wish you could give that annoying colleague a piece of your mind? Of course you do – it’s human to think that way! Even the highest-performing teams experience conflict. 

In this engaging masterclass, you’ll learn how the four toxins that may be lingering in your organization can create regret, tension, or animosity within teams. Most importantly, you’ll leave with a strategy on how to clean up the mess before it gets in the way of what you do best. 

The objectives for this session are for the participants to:

  • Recognize the four toxins that can infect every organization
  • Learn four strategies you can use when toxic conflict pops up
  • Create a deeper understanding of your own personal approach to conflict
  • Understand that every team experiences conflict, and why that’s a good thing

Audience

  • Employees who tip-toe around conflict avoid the tough conversations for fear of the repercussions
  • Managers who want to address team toxins in order to be high-performing
  • Leaders who want to handle conflict better in the moment
  • Teams who want to remove the toxic sludge from their relationships

Balance Masterclass

Thoughtfully Fit Balance: Communicate with Confidence

Ever had a conversation that makes you cringe when you replay it in your head afterward? If so, you’re in good company! It’s not easy to listen actively to the other person and get your needs met simultaneously. By taking this masterclass, you’ll discover how to find the right blend of courage, compassion, and curiosity, regardless of who you’re talking with.

You’ll learn to find the middle ground between niceness and bluntness so that you can handle future conversations with confidence. Leave with a strategy to communicate with confidence no matter the topic.

The objectives for this session are for the participants to:

  • Learn the three C’s of Balanced communication: courage, compassion, and curiosity
  • Identify when one of the three C’s needs to be turned up in your conversation
  • Practice a strategy to make a clear request and find out what the other person is thinking

Audience

  • Employees who want to be more confident in their communication
  • Managers who want to find the win-win solution to align their needs with their employee’s needs
  • Leaders who want to deliver tough messages with compassion to find the win-win resolution
  • Teams who want to start communicating more effectively with each other

Flexibility Masterclass

Thoughtfully Fit Flexibility: Stretch to Accept Others as They Are

Don’t other people’s weird habits drive you crazy sometimes? In an increasingly polarized world, you’re bound to work with people you disagree with – sometimes strongly. It’s not always easy to let go and accept others as they are. This masterclass will show you how you can work together with people who have a completely different style than you do instead of wasting energy trying to change them.

You’ll learn how to distinguish between what you can and can’t change, so you can focus on what you control and let go of the rest. Leave with a strategy to increase your influence with others who are different from you. 

The objectives for this session are for the participants to:

  • Learn the benefits of accepting someone just as they are
  • Recognize the circles of control, influence, and concern and how to increase your influence by focusing on what you control
  • Practice having “elephant conversations” and how to find a way to move forward by embracing differences

Audience

  • Employees who are trying to change their colleagues and feeling frustrated it isn’t working
  • Managers dealing with disagreements and talking in circles
  • Leaders who want to lead others effectively who have different styles and personalities
  • Teams that have a lot of differences and are dealing with complaints or arguments about things they can’t change

Endurance Masterclass

Thoughtfully Fit Endurance: Overcome Obstacles to Get Results

Why is this new task so darn hard? And who has the time to pursue ambitious new work projects anyway, when things are always so hectic? By embracing a growth mindset, you can maximize your odds of success – even when outside your comfort zone. 

In this masterclass, you’ll learn how to dive into a new project, quell your inner critic, flip the script, and embrace the learning that comes through failure. Leave with three strategies to overcome obstacles, so you can get the results you’re looking for.

The objectives for this session are for the participants to:

  • Identify the difference between a fixed and growth mindset
  • Learn three strategies to overcome obstacles
  • Explore the idea of giving yourself permission to fail fabulously
  • Understand how to flip the script when limiting beliefs are holding you back
  • Recognize the value of the first step

Audience

  • Employees who are stuck because a big work project is too overwhelming
  • Managers being asked to do new things or be more innovative
  • Leaders feeling stuck
  • Teams hesitating to take chances or step out of the comfort zone