• Leadership IQ being equal, it is believed emotional intelligence – how we manage ourselves, our emotions and the emotions of others – accounts for 85 – 90% of what separates the most outstanding leaders from their peers.

  • A survey of 350 executives across 14 industries, 68% confirmed their companies experienced unanticipated problems in their change process. – International Consortium of Executive Development Research.

  • 25 of every 27 customers who have a bad experience fail to report it because they don’t believe anything will change.

  • Effective coaching is a key method for increasing productivity and profitability in an organization. Recent studies have shown that 85% of the workforce wants holistic coaching so that they can continually improve and grow.

  • First, people don’t grow and change much unless they’re in a supportive environment where people know what they want to do and encourage them to do it.

  • It costs 10 times more to gain a new customer than it does to keep an existing customer.

  • Personally, I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill

  • The number one fear in the world is public speaking. “You” vs. “I” messages are powerful tools for capturing your audience’s attention.

  • The key to keeping customers satisfied and loyal is to value and train employees while making them an integral part of corporate success.

  • "High performing organizations are constantly focusing on improving their capabilities through learning systems, building knowledge capital and transformational learning throughout the organization.” - Ken Blanchard

  • 85% of business leaders agree that traditional differentiators alone are no longer a sustainable business strategy.

  • Learn something every day. Never stop learning.

  • No one of us is as smart as all of us – when teams function well, miracles happen.

  • Employee loyalty builds customer loyalty, which builds brand loyalty. It’s as simple - and as difficult - as that.

  • 50 – 70% of how employees perceive their organization can be traced back to the actions of one person – the leader.

  • Companies Don’t Solve Problems.
    People Do.

  • If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow rice. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people. – Chinese Proverb

  • 78% of consumers say their most satisfying experience occurred because of a capable and competent customer service representative.

  • It is estimated that 80% of mergers and acquisitions that occur today fail to meet initial expectations.

  • Change is constant. To implement change you must listen, engage, and empower individuals in the change process.

  • The key to building a culture based on Trust and Personal Responsibility is getting all employees to be committed to the organization’s Vision and the Values That Build Trust.

  • The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • People are the core strategic asset. To be successful, a company must listen, involve, encourage, nurture, support, empower, and reward all its constituencies.

  • The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. Vince Lombardi

  • Corporations can work five times harder and spend five times more money to gain new customers, or they can keep the ones they have.

  • The brighter you are, the more you have to learn.

  • 70% of organizational changes fail and these failures can be traced to ineffective leadership.

  • Leadership is being the best you can be, and helping others be the best they can be.

Speaking Engagements

“Dianne Durkin, President and Founder of Loyalty Factor, is a charismatic and dynamic speaker on a broad range of topics. In her presentations, Dianne provides "how to" techniques for addressing numerous situations in which productivity and profitability can be improved.

Some of the more popular keynote presentations that Dianne delivers in her powerful & motivational style include:

Dianne also offers full and half-day workshops on the above topics, plus:

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