Linda Galindo

Keynote speaker and educator, consultant and author

  • Linda Galindo`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Linda Galindo`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

  • Linda Galindo`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Linda Galindo`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

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Everyone Owns the Result: How Leaders Can Instill Accountability from Top to Bottom

Every time someone in your organization engages in unaccountable behavior, there is a cost. You waste time. You waste money. You move further away from the results you need.  If everyone in your organization isn’t fully accountable, who’s accountable for that? When we ...

Every time someone in your organization engages in unaccountable behavior, there is a cost. You waste time. You waste money. You move further away from the results you need.  If everyone in your organization isn’t fully accountable, who’s accountable for that? When we make agreements with each other to be fully accountable, we are all leaders.

Using the key principles of accountability outlined in The 85% Solution, this presentation shows leaders (and everyone is a leader) how to teach and model personal accountability. You will learn to:

  • Understand what accountability is and the benefits it produces
  • Measure exactly how accountable your organization is
  • Identify unaccountable behaviors in your organization and learn how to STOP them
  • Outline what your accountable organization looks, sounds and feels like
  • Learn the key agreements that people within organizations must make with each other to instill complete accountability from top to bottom

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Every Contact Counts: Accountability for Productive Relationships

Relationships can go haywire in the blink of an eye. Sometimes we can be completely unaware of why or how. In this keynote, Linda Galindo guides the way to build cohesive, rewarding high-quality relationships by understanding that accountability is the key to clarity, ...

Relationships can go haywire in the blink of an eye. Sometimes we can be completely unaware of why or how. In this keynote, Linda Galindo guides the way to build cohesive, rewarding high-quality relationships by understanding that accountability is the key to clarity, productivity and less stress. What you’ll learn:

  • The power of expectations in creating high-quality rewarding professional relationships
  • Improved communication at the executive level
  • A three-step approach to separate personal from professional expectations
  • Skills to hold others accountable

·       How to ensure every contact counts toward realizing the success of your organization

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Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way: Accountability for Superior Results

When the goal is clear, leadership can be an exhilarating experience. When goals are ill defined, leadership can be frustrating and unsatisfying. In this presentation, Linda Galindo demonstrates powerful tools that enable you to transform plans into action. You will learn how ...

When the goal is clear, leadership can be an exhilarating experience. When goals are ill defined, leadership can be frustrating and unsatisfying. In this presentation, Linda Galindo demonstrates powerful tools that enable you to transform plans into action. You will learn how to:

  • Adopt personal responsibility and accountability as the foundation for individual and team success
  • Create personal strategies for improving accountability and internalize the importance of making and keeping agreements
  • Understand organizational roles, and how role clarity powerfully influences others

As an added bonus, each participant learns two useful ways to manage those who seem to have been put on earth solely to thwart group efforts.

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The Change Challenge

Technology. Globalism. Diversity. Complex issues and accelerated change require new ways of thinking and new ways of coping. Linda Galindo introduces and demonstrates four important points about change that executives must understand in this dynamic and hard-hitting ...

Technology. Globalism. Diversity. Complex issues and accelerated change require new ways of thinking and new ways of coping. Linda Galindo introduces and demonstrates four important points about change that executives must understand in this dynamic and hard-hitting presentation. Learn how to use change to your advantage, and to participate in it in a way that reduces stress while it makes you more influential. You will learn:

  • Why who you A.R.E. is central to adapting to change
  • How constraints and restrictions are a gift during times of change

·       The 4 vital points to capture to communicate and get buy-in to the changes you need

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Where Winners Live: Improving Performance and Upping Your Game Through Personal Accountability

Where Winners Live provides insight and tools to create and sustain individual and collective motivation focused on achieving organization goals and living its vision. Participants experience an exploration of their definition of success and learn to contribute to a work ...

Where Winners Live provides insight and tools to create and sustain individual and collective motivation focused on achieving organization goals and living its vision. Participants experience an exploration of their definition of success and learn to contribute to a work environment where everyone knows they are a part of something great. Whether you are an individual contributor, member of a team, manager or leader, Where Winners Live provides access to transformational insight about personal accountability and the practices of those who love their job, grow and develop and consistently achieve their professional goals; living Where Winners Live.

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Brace for Impact, Get Ready for Take Off!

Imagine you are Lieutenant Colonel Doolittle who in April, 1942 knew he had B-25s that HAD to take off from an aircraft carrier’s 467 foot runway. It took some doing but he got approval for his plan. Imagine trying to convince your boss that you can get a plane that weighs ...

Imagine you are Lieutenant Colonel Doolittle who in April, 1942 knew he had B-25s that HAD to take off from an aircraft carrier’s 467 foot runway. It took some doing but he got approval for his plan. Imagine trying to convince your boss that you can get a plane that weighs over 35,000 pounds to take off in 467 feet!

That’s the job of many professionals today. It is often no secret that there is too much tonnage to take off. But do they know what the 467 feet equates to in business speak? If leadership knows the professionals in their organization have key programs and initiatives to lift the organization to its potential, are they acting like it? If not great talent can be instrumental in getting everyone ready for take off with leadership support.

It’s doubtful Colonel Doolittle used words like “hope” and “I think maybe…”. He presented and represented the most compelling picture possible to convince and stand on his leadership to create a sense of security and trust as he asked for incredible personal sacrifice and great skill to get the job done.

Objectives:

  1. Learn how mindset means the difference between success and failure communicating and getting support from leadership.
  2. Understand how clarity allows any organization to brace for the impact of effective programs and initiatives.
  3. Apply 3 steps and 2 tools to current challenges that require increased ownership and accountability for success.

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About Keynote Speaker Linda Galindo

About Linda Galindo

Keynote speaker and educator, consultant and author, Linda Galindo teaches audiences how to bring accountability into their organizations to significantly improve performance.

Galindo inspires leaders to empower themselves, and those that follow them, to speak the truth, focus on what matters and be fully accountable for the results they produce.

Consulting

Galindo has a depth of experience in healthcare and government – bringing the principles of accountability to organizations where it is truly needed – at the leadership level. She also consults with clients in a growing variety of verticals including energy, financial, medical devices, transportation, insurance and the arts. Accountability is a message more and more industries and organizations want to embrace.

Books and Articles

The 85% Solution: How Personal Accountability Guarantees Success – No Nonsense, No Excuses is Galindo’s “accountability primer.” The book offers a re-framed approach to accountability – inviting everyone to understand that to be effective as a leader there has to be personal accountability. Leaders shift their internal voice from one of victim to one of total owner, whether results are good or bad, and expect their followers to do the same. Galindo says, “Leaders – and ultimately their followers – internalize ‘it starts with me.’ At that point, an honest conversation about success can begin.”

Galindo is also the author of Way to Grow! Cultivating the Weeds, Daisies and Orchids in Your Organization. Effectively allocating time and coaching to employees can be one of the biggest challenges faced by leaders today. Way to Grow! Will helps leader’s and managers determine who needs time and how much time to allocate.

Galindo has written hundreds of articles on the topic of accountability and posts to her Accountability Blog twice a month.

Speaking and Teaching

Galindo speaks nationally on the topics of accountable leadership and creating the culture change to bring about an accountable organization. She serves as faculty for the Governance Institute (serving boards of directors and C-suite healthcare executives) and the Institute for Management Studies. She speaks to leadership conferences all over the world.

Background

A former journalist and radio news personality, Galindo made the shift to consulting, speaking and writing about accountability over 20 years ago. Galindo noticed that news stories were about people, especially leaders in business and government, who were not accountable.

“I wanted to put the topic of accountability in our national conversation before crises and problems arose,” says Galindo. “I got tired of reporting on situations in which accountability was not present but should have been. Rather than talking about accountability after the fact – often when it was already too late to make an impact – I have made it my life’s work to bring accountability proactively into organizations at the leadership level before-the-fact. The business case to do so is compelling. Real leaders understand The Straight Truth®: ‘Accountability starts with me.’”

Testimonials

“Linda is a superb presenter and educator. I have scheduled many workshops with her in cities all over the world and the depth of her expertise is remarkable. If you want to raise the level of accountability in your organization, get all of your resources aligned and ensure the best possible execution of your strategy, she is an invaluable resource. As a speaker she is dynamic, entertaining and above all authentic. She tells it like it is! She has always been a delight to work with and I’m grateful to have had the opportunity!”

Steven Daniel

The Institute for Management Studies

“Linda hit it out of the ballpark! Following the conference, I heard comments like, ‘This was one of the best conferences I have ever attended.’ ‘Linda helped me to think about my road blocks a new way.’ ‘I am so grateful you brought Linda here.’ Frankly, I can’t share enough superlatives about the impact that Linda’s message had for our conference attendees. She is sophisticated, easy to relate to, funny, smart, spot-on, and much more.

Laurel Cannon Alder

Change Leader Conference Coordinator

“Linda Galindo is engaging, funny and totally willing to punch you in the face if she needs to get your attention and open your mind. She is very bright and has an uncanny way of using that intellect of modeling her theories in a very common sense, down to earth way.”

Farley Sowards

Director of Orthopedics, Physician Group of Utah

“Linda is dynamic, engaging and has excellent rapport that spans the c-level suite to the shop floor. I would encourage anyone looking for an organizational change expert to consider Linda. The concept [of Accountability] is simple but a trusted advisor is vital to putting the principles in practice.”

Reno Samuel

Senior Director, Global Marketing at SAP

“Every time I get a chance to listen to Linda, I’m revved up and ready to take on the world. I take away lessons that impact my work immediately and help me think about my personal and professional long-term success. Linda is your best bet for Accountability!”

Jessica Kennedy

Associate Publisher at Gallup

“I am pleased to recommend Linda Galindo as a speaker on Accountability. Linda recently provided a customized presentation to the world-wide leaders in our organization at a venue in Athens, Greece. Her keynote was interactive, engaging, informative, and thought-provoking. Although the process of instilling a culture of accountability is a long one, our leaders left Linda’s session feeling motivated to start the journey!”

Amy Wesley

SABIS Executive Director

“I write to thank you for being our guest speaker at our director’s meeting – I was taken by your presentation. We know how your presentation hit the core of our organization, ‘accountability’ regardless of how the crowd accepted and heard your message.

Simply stated, “Thank you!” for recognizing that accountability is not for all, cannot be mandated but only demonstrated.”

 

SABIS Acting Director of ISC-Al Ain

“I live the lessons every day and share them with those I mentor. No surprise, that they too have had wonderful success.”

Doris

Senior VP, Workers Compensation and Risk

“Linda is an entertaining and energetic speaker. Her topic and concepts around accountability are relatable, timely and important. Not only does she present topics we all need to hear but she does it with flair, style and humor. I will remember the examples she gave in her speech for years to come. She will surely change your life in a days time, just as she has changed mine. No one rocks accountability like Linda!”

Lea Guillory

Coach, Lea Lily Coaching

“I have seen Linda Galindo multiple times give her keynote speech on Accountability, and she has never disappointed. Her use of humor, and the straight truth have a huge impact on her message. If you want your employees to be more accountable, then I would recommend Linda to deliver her Accountability Experience message to your organization.”

Chuck Bushnell

 

“Several years ago I attended a workshop that Linda led for an information technology department. The audience had employees, managers, and vice presidents. As Linda began she noticed that some of the people in the room were checking their devices (It happened to be the VP and the Assistant VP). Without calling attention to them specifically she gracefully noted that our employer was paying for her to present and paying for us to attend. We were accountable for our attention to her and each other. She set clear expectations. As an employee in that group I was impressed. The devices were turned off, attention was fixed, and Linda proceeded to present. The quality of her content, the energy of her presentation, and her challenges to and engagement of the audience makes that presentation memorable to this day. Her message of accountability as MY responsibility made quite an impression on me. It’s my job to be accountable for my performance, clearly manage expectations, and expect the same from my colleagues. She provided me with the tools for me to use when I experience lack of accountability. What I learned from her made me a better leader and a better follower and teammate.”

Harold Strawbridge

 

“When Linda Galindo begins to speak you think, “wow, I wish my boss was hearing this, I wish my spouse was hearing, …” And then you settle in and realize YOU are the only one you can change. Adopting the mindset Linda shares gives you the narrative, the courage, the “know how”, to make a difference in your life and your world!”

Janet Buchanan

 

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