Mary Anne Gale’s direct and actionable approach to navigating corporate politics was some of the best advice I have ever been given. Using her approach to relationship building and seeking out career advocates has helped me advance in my career at a faster pace than my peers.


– Justin McDowell
  Enterprise Architect – Sun Chemical Corporation

Workshops on Career Management, Inspirational Leadership, Workplace Diversity, Building Business Relationships and more.

Mary Anne Gale is a sought-after speaker and has developed a series of workshops that can conducted at your business, corporate retreat, industry conference or convention. Her programs are completely customized according to your needs and audience, and have received critical acclaim domestically and internationally from blue-chip companies like Procter & Gamble, Bank of America, Abbott Laboratories, Moen Fixtures, accounting and consulting giant KPMG, banking-giant HSBC, Hill-Rom, colleges and universities and more.

The workshops are can be any length, and generally fall into three categories: two-hour sessions, half-day workshops or all-day events. Because each workshop is tailored to your situation, you can pick and choose the various engaging topics you would like to focus on. These include:

Managing your Career: the key elements to moving ahead. Learn the communications skills necessary to make sure you are strategically aligned with your boss, and even more importantly, your boss’ boss. Discover what matters, what doesn’t, and how to get career-proving assignments that increase your visibility and generate tangible results. This can be delivered as a 45-minute keynote, a 2-hour workshop, a half-day seminar or an all-day event.

Inspirational and Ethical Leadership: what it takes to lead effectively today. In this fast-paced workshop, you’ll learn the best strategies for leading your team and getting buy-in at the top. Drawing on her experience as P & G’s first female plant manager, Mary Anne will cover what techniques are paramount in achieving success, and what you should never do from a professional, personal and ethical standpoint. This workshop can be delivered as a keynote address, 2-hour workshop, half-day or full-day event, and includes plenty of real life situations.

Workplace Diversity: How to Achieve it and What to Avoid. In this engaging workshop, Mary Anne shows you what it takes to develop a powerful and diverse team. She will walk you through the opportunities and pitfalls in developing cross-cultural and cross-gender teams that learn to respect and understand the acceptable corporate culture and ethnic cultures in America, Asia and Europe. The Workplace Diversity sessions are generally done in a 2-hour or half-day environment, but can be extended or shortened as needed.

Building Better Business Relationships: Best Practices. In this practical workshop, Mary Anne covers the key ingredients in developing lasting and effective relationships with your boss, senior management, your peers, colleagues and junior executives. Learn why it’s important to communicate in writing, and how to interact with your boss in a constructive and meaningful way. This workshop includes a wealth of information, along with several role-playing examples. The Building Better Business Relationships workshop can be delivered in a 2-hour, half-day or full-day format.

Combination Workshops. You can pick and choose from any of the above topics to create your own 2-hour, half-day or full-day seminar. Using this hybrid approach, you could start with an opening keynote address, followed by a session on relationship-building, a career management segment and end with an inspiration leadership module. When you work with Mary Anne, you can collectively decide what topics and talking points would benefit your objectives and engage the audience the most.

Cost: Workshops are designed to be inspirational, engaging and cost effective. The price for the workshops vary, depending on length and distance, but are very affordable for companies, universities and non-profits alike. Please contact Mary Anne for a workshop quote by calling her directly or filling out the short form.

About Mary Anne Gale. An engaging and energetic speaker, Mary Anne draws on her top-level experience to provide workshops and seminars that are highly motivating and productive. Mary Anne broke the proverbial “glass ceiling” as P & G’s first female Plant Manager. She created a manufacturing work process called Integrated Work Systems that provided technicians with the tools to operate and maintain their equipment as the Director of Product Supply Human Resources. She was promoted to Vice President of Global Manufacturing and subsequently became the Vice President of Product Supplies for Asia, where she lived and worked for several years. Mary Anne brings a keen sense of how to move projects forward, motivate your colleagues, suppliers and senior management to deliver the best results for your company, customers and brand.

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