Tamra Gaines

Tamra Gaines
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A business leader, keynote speaker, author and coach, Tamra Gaines shares learnings from her three-decade career where she focused on the development of people, business and creating experiences.

Through her public speaking events and professional volunteer service with Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Tamra developed a strong desire to educate and motivate others to stretch toward their potential. She captured these lessons in her book The Pillars of Confidence that explores specific actions readers can take to be more confident in their professional and personal lives and become more effective leaders.

Tamra has earned several awards based on her advanced experience and leadership in the hospitality industry and has served on various boards and volunteer committees. In addition to being a Certified Professional Coach; obtaining her certificate of DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) from Cornell University, Tamra is also a Certified Meetings Manager and a certified speaker with the John Maxwell Leadership Team.

Tamra loves to explore new places, meet people and create healthy meals with her husband, Ron. They share their home in Florida with two beagles Mazie and CeCe, and Tamra’s sweet mom, Gloria.

Speaking Topics

How To Be a Confident Leader

Course Overview- based on book Pillars of Confidence
Do you feel in control even during out-of-control situations?

Your Core Values, your Inner Voice and your Outer Brand are the three critical pillars supporting your confidence and enabling you to deploy that confidence through all aspects of your life. Confidence not only makes you "feel" good, but it's also empowering!

Through the results of your own personal assessment, learn specific, laser-focused action you can take to guide you through key life areas and become more confident in your personal and professional growth.

• Personalized Confidence Assessment
• The Benefits of Being a Confident Leader
• Action Plan for Success in Six Key Life Areas

Bias & Leadership

We all have biases. Ignoring certain biases can be detrimental to your organization from staff diversity to member retention to innovation. It’s important for leaders to identify and address their own biases head-on and learn to foster an inclusive environment.

In this session, we will start conversations to address this key issue. In addition, understanding the eight areas of diversity, the Big 8, will create more inclusive hiring, a greater understanding of staff needs and will foster a strong culture.

• Countering Bias in the Workplace
• Understand the Key Areas of Diversity
• How to Foster an Inclusive Climate

15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

John C. Maxwell says to reach your potential, you must be intentional about personal growth.

This training curriculum will help you understand how personal growth really works, and how you can develop yourself to become a more effective and fulfilled individual.

You will learn how to build up your sense of purpose and become more successful in every area of your life.

Come alongside John’s teaching in your growth journey to become the person you are destined to be!

Speaking Topics

  • How To Be a Confident Leader
  • Bias & Leadership
  • 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth