Motivate Your Group

Motivational Speeches, Keynotes, and Leadership Training


Hire Allison to jumpstart your event, your organization, and your life. 

Motivate Your Group with inspirational stories of Authentic Power, Speaking Up, and Leading with the Joy Advantage (Turning Adversity into Advantage).


Topics include but are not limited to the following: 


  • Personal and Professional Growth
  • Leveraging Diversity
  • Public Speaking and Cooperative Communication
  • Change Management / Appreciative Inquiry
  • Strategic Planning

Suggested Titles 


IMPACT Begins with "I" - The Role You Play in Making Your Impact


Let the Leader in You RISE


The 4 Corners of Success: Clarity, Confidence, Connection, and Credibility


The ABCs of Powerful Communication


The Courage to Speak Up and the Courage to Listen


The Joy Advantage 


Additional topics, titles, and customization are available upon request.


Please provide Allison with  key details about your group, your event, interests, and needs.



Allison Francis Barksdale is CEO of RISE LEADERSHIP, LLC. 

Allison  is a Speaker, Coach and Trainer as well as a daughter, sister, mother, and trusted friend.  

Allison is grateful for the lessons she has learned from life and the many roles she has played. 

Being authentic, willing to Speak Up, and believing in the good are core values to which she attributes her success, earning her the title, The Speak Up Guru.


To learn more about Allison's journey, her passions and experience. 

Click to see her profile on LinkedIn,  the Women's Speaker Bureau and Speakerhub.


Speak Up and Lead! You may RISE higher than you ever aspired.

Allison, CEO

Motivational Speeches and Leadership Training

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