“The Most Engaging, Specific, and Entertaining Speaker I've ever had the pleasure of seeing.”

Chris Sabbe | SVP Business Development, LenderLive

Critical Visionary Content and Actionable Steps for Virtual Sales Success

In a make or break transitional time for sellers, keynote speaker Julie Hansen delivers critical visionary content and actionable steps for virtual sales success. A professional actor, Julie will keep even your most seasoned pros engaged as she uses humor and improv to create a memorable event that inspires action.

The following top programs are available as Keynotes and/or Breakout Sessions.

VIRTUAL Keynotes

Breakout Sessions

In-Person Keynotes

Julie Hansen, voted a Top 50 Keynote Speaker in 2020 by Top Sales World

Top 50 Keynote Speakers 2020

OWN the Virtual Stage!

Connect more, sell more, make more on video

Virtual sales calls and meetings are a fact of life. But the bar has been raised. Many sellers are losing business by making avoidable mistakes on video that damage their credibility and send prospects to the competition.

Connecting with customers in virtual meetings requires new skills. Skills that actors and on-camera professionals use to make customers feel like they are sitting across from them in person!

New Skills for a New Medium 

In this groundbreaking keynote Julie Hansen sales teams learn how to develop their "virtual presence" to connect with audiences, and build meaningful relationships and drive sales!

Key Takeaways:

  • What Virtual Presence is.
  • How to make everyone on your call feel like you're talking just to them
  • How to leverage the power of direct eye contact
  • Surprisingly simple methods for increasing customer engagement
  • How to convey virtual credibility
  • And much more!

New Communication Skills for a Changing Environment

Improve Connection and collaboration in any medium!

Never before have there been so many different channels to connect with others inside and outside of our workplace. Face-to-face, virtual, and hybrid communications all have their own unique set of challenges.

Being able to adapt to each channel and communicate clearly and confidently within them is a vital skill if we want to continue connecting, collaborating, and growing personally and professionally.

Key Takeaways:

  • Improv's best ideas for quickly adapting to change
  • Intention: The key to successful communication in any environment
  • 7 acting secrets for connecting and collaborating in virtual and hybrid meetings
  • How to improve engagement and attention with any audience, anywhere!

Elevate your Virtual Executive Presence

iNfluence and inspire your virtual audience

The ability to inspire, influence and empower others is a vital skill – whether communicating face-to-face or remotely. However, traditional in-person behaviors commonly associated with executive presence are not conveyed the same way virtually. Because of this, competent leaders and sales professionals are unknowingly creating  miscommunication, misunderstandings, and demotivated teams or customers.  

In this one-of-a-kind session Julie Hansen shares the critical virtual skills necessary to influence, and inspire others inside and outside their organization. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Why "traditional" Executive Presence does not translate on screen 
  • 5 Elements of Virtual Executive Presence
  • How to quickly build trust in a virtual communications
  • 7 Virtual Credibility-Crushers
  •  Empathy: Making any size audience feel seen and heard 

Stories that Sell

Strategies for successful storytelling

Leverage the power of storytelling in sales with proven tips from the movies, television and Ted Talks.

In this captivating program, Julie Hansen draws on storytelling essentials to reveal the secret to crafting a purposeful story that hooks your prospect, adds value to the sales conversation and moves the sale forward. As well as how to adapt your delivery for a virtual or live environment!

Key Takeaways:

  • Select a compelling story for maximum impact
  • The 5 types of sales stories every seller should have ready
  • Build a story based on proven models
  • Create a movie-style opening that “hooks” your audience
  • Deliver a story with authenticity and confidence

What Audiences Are Saying


"Entertaining, engaging and so different than other traditional keynotes. She had 600 people on their feet; not an easy task!"

Sally Whitchurch

/ Sales Training & Development Manager, Valpak


“Very useful, practical and engaging. I loved the way you hosted it, challenged us and made it constructive. We all spoke positively of it post the session. Thank you for your expertise and great education technique. Time well spent!”

David Jordine

/ Client Partner, LivePerson Software


“Improv principals from Julie helped our customer facing team practice active listening, and turn our customer experiences from tactical to strategic. We are already seeing the pay off with our customers.”

Hannah Datz

/ VP North America SAP CX


“The best part of the Improv session was that it took an important skill set and allowed all of us to have some fun with it while practicing becoming more succinct. You could feel the energy in the room.

John Chiavelli

/ Head of Customer Solution Directors, CX Presales, SAP


"What a phenomenal presentation you gave yesterday! I was scribbling down notes the entire time and have a bunch of improvements I can make immediately. I've heard many speakers over the years, but honestly, you've got to be one of the most engaging, specific, and entertaining I've ever had the pleasure of seeing."

Chris Sabbe

/ SVP Business Development, LenderLive


"My organization hired Julie to keynote our December sales excellence workshop. She NAILED it. Our audience of sales leaders and experts were blown away by her message, her style and energy, and her humor. She had everyone thinking differently about how they presented their offerings by the end of the program. It was a great decision to have her speak at this program."

Fred Diamond

/ Executive Dir., Institute for Excellence in Sales


"We observed “Light Bulbs” going off in our franchisee’s heads and the best aspect of the session was the owners discussing how they cannot wait to return home and begin implementing these techniques. The ultimate compliment was given when one of our Area Directors had Julie fly out and teach the class to his entire territory."

Kyle Gjersee

/ SVP, Fitness Together Franchise Group


"Our sales environment is dynamic and Julie brought some creative and innovative ideas so we can meet these changes in our marketplace. Our team was engaged and came away with some unique tools to continue to improve our sales process."

John Utvich

/ North American Sales Manager, TerumoBCT


"Julie’s presentation was spot on. The audience was engaged and eagerly participated in the role-playing and sharing of ideas. I highly recommend Julie for your next sales meeting."

Julie Whalen

/ Sr. Loan Officer, Guild Mortgage

Contact Julie to Discuss Your Event

Your needs and goals are unique so let’s talk about how we can help you achieve them. Start a dialogue with Julie about your upcoming event.