“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.


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

Sellers are frustrated, disconnected, and losing deals they would have won had they been in person. And it has little to do with technology or tools.

Connecting with customers on video requires new skills, ones that have been mastered by actors who shine on screen with ease!

What’s their secret? 

In this groundbreaking keynote Julie Hansen reveals the powerful techniques actors use to appear confident, connect with audiences, and build meaningful relationships virtually in order to drive sales!

Key Takeaways:

  • Setting your stage for maximum connectivity
  • How to make eye contact AND read body language
  • Three key principles of body language on video
  • Leverage gestures and expression to add context and personality
  • Proven methods for increasing customer engagement
  • Feel and appear confident and credible
  • And much more!

Present like a Virtual Sales Pro!

Turning passive audiences into engaging participants

Customers are more passive on video and zooming from meeting to meeting.  How do you make sure that your presentation or demo is remembered – and acted upon -- after you sign off?  

Sellers must build and deliver their presentations with the new realities and demands of our virtual buyers in mind.

In this Keynote, Julie provides proven tactics necessary to create maximum audience attention and engagement, so that you and your solution are remembered when it counts!

Key Takeaways:

  • The power of snack-sized messages for greater attention and retention
  • 7 powerful ways to increase customer interaction virtually
  • Making it easy for your customer to engage
  • Create and maintain connection even when transitioning between content
  • Quickly recover from mishaps, mistakes and technology issues

Collaborate like a Virtual Sales Pro!

Getting to "Yes!" with rules of Improv

In a virtual world, it's critical to be able to quickly adapt to change, read and connect with a variety of players, and move the conversation forward.

In this highly-interactive session your team will get on their feet practicing key improv techniques to help them successfully collaborate with customers, overcome objections and always be moving the sale forward.

Key Takeaways:

  • Quickly read and interpret body language on video
  • How to make your customer look (and feel) good
  • Using the Improv principle of “Yes and” to overcome objections and move the sale forward
  • The number one conversation killer to avoid

Stories that Sell

Strategies for successful virtual 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 deliver it effectively in a virtual 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.