Leader, Founder, CEO
Coach, Trainer, Advocate
Jean Krisle is an innovative and courageous leader and a powerful speaker with a track record of success.
A leader of leaders, Jean understands the critical role of attitude in leadership and success.
"True leadership requires courage. Period." - Jean Krisle
Once referred to as "the person we want involved when a positive attitude is needed", Jean has been a motivational leader in both the for-profit and non-profit space and a keynote speaker for more than two decades, affecting tens of thousands of individuals wanting to think bigger, make a difference, and yes, stand out. We all want to be noticed, to contribute, to receive confirmation that our efforts are valued.
A seasoned leader, decision maker, fundraiser, and courageous influencer, Jean works with companies, organizations, and leaders. She wants to help you develop and strengthen the three critical attributes she believes every leader needs to be effective and successful: courage, hope, and resiliency.
She wants you to think bigger so you will be able to stand out and make a difference. Her goal is to help you visualize possibility, guide change, and excelerate achievement. Yes, excelerate, not accelerate. [Excelerate: to succeed quickly and beyond expectation (Urban Dictionary)]
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A thought leader in the ever-changing addiction, treatment, and recovery space, Jean survived multiple for-profit executive level positions to start the nationally acclaimed 501c3 nonprofit organization 10,000 Beds, Inc. (10000Beds.org).
As the Founder of 10,000 Beds, Jean led the way in awarding more than $20,000,000 in 10,000 Beds treatment scholarships in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 through a unique partnership strategy with vetted treatment programs nationwide.
Jean's expertise in high-risk behaviors and how they affect personal performance, corporate climate, and employee retention, is an added bonus to her ability to inspire courage, hope and resiliency, along with helping you to see potential, think big, and make a difference.
Jean's message is delivered through the voice of experience, with humorous anecdotes, compassionate gratitude, expert knowledge, & her uncanny ability for audience connection. She always offers a call to action, providing her audience with a solid take-away to implement immediately.
"You may be great, but you can always be better! Tell me how - just one thing - that you are going to change to make yourself even better than you are today!" - Jean Krisle
An expert panelist, National Speakers Association member, influencer in the world of recovery, and soon-to-be published author, Jean has been featured in Cosmopolitan, ABC, Forbes.com, Speakers Magazine, and more.
Recognized nationally for her unparalleled efforts to provide addiction treatment scholarships to those without resources, Jean inspires courage, plain and simple. She is an example of what endless energy and creative vision CAN accomplish in spite of seemingly insurmountable challenges.
Jean's passion for making a difference has taken her not only across the country, but also across the world, where she has been privileged to provide inspiration for a wide range of audiences.