Voted one of the top 15 business growth experts to watch by Currency Fair, a top sales expert to follow by LinkedIn and one of the Top 41 motivational speakers -- Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. With a background in corporate leadership and sales, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare and finance. Meridith worked her way up from entry-level to earn her position in the C-Suite. She is a master dertified strategist, executive coach and certified speaking professional, a designation held by less than 12% of professional speakers. In addition, Meridith is an invitation-only author for LinkedIn, having published more than six courses on their prestigious education networks. She has a cutting-edge message, rooted in real-life examples and real-world knowledge. She is the author of five books, including Winning In The Trust & Value Economy (a finalist in the USA Best Book Awards) “Own It: Redefining Responsibility – Stories of Power, Freedom & Purpose (named Top 50 Sales Book for 2018) about how to build cultures the inspire ownership at every level to create profits at every turn. And her latest “Cut Through The Excuses – Send Sales Through The Roof” written with Connie Podesta, this book is the ultimate guide to selling successfully in the age of uncertainty. Meridith is regularly featured in publications such as Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., Investment News and American Banker among others. High energy and highly interactive, Meridith’s helps leaders and business owners learn the new rules of success today, and the strategies they need to thrive in uncertainty. In her highly engaging keynote-speaking sessions, Meridith shows her audiences how to attract more business, retain top talent and leap into positions to win in this new economy. No walking on coals, no breaking boards, just real-life strategies you can put into place first thing Monday morning.