After a lifetime in the arts, including acting with Second City, Samantha has helped tens of thousands of highly creative and easily distracted business professionals get out of overwhelm, get organized and be more productive, as well as helping non-creatives to unlock their creative potential to achieve mastery in their work.

Bio

Originally from Chicago, Samantha Bennett is a writer, speaker, actor, teacher and creativity/productivity specialist. She is the author of the bestselling, “Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day” (New World Library) which Seth Godin called, “An instant classic, essential reading.” Her latest book is, “Start Right Where You Are: How Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference for Overwhelmed Procrastinators, Frustrated Overachievers and Recovering Perfectionists” by New World Library.

She is also the creator of The Organized Artist Company, dedicated to helping creative people get unstuck, focus and move forward on their goals.

Expert On

  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Personal Branding
  • Productivity
  • Employee Engagement
  • Team Collaboration

Travels From Carpinteria, CA

Price Range $5,000 – $7,500

Works In USA

Languages English

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Sam is insightful, funny and memorable. We have had her speak several times because our audiences – creatives and executives alike – just love her.

Jackie Laine  Northwestern University Entertainment Alliance

She was one of the best speakers, if not the best, that our group has had in over 35 years! Everyone thought her presentation was perfect and some members have said that she was one of the best speakers, if not the best, that our group has had in over 35 years. Samantha made her talk about our members and how she can help them, not herself. Many members are asking about her returning next year.

Dana Silecchio  Women’s Information Network of Simi Valley

Sam Bennett is the kind of insightful, articulate thinker who can make sense of the roadblocks we all face each day.

Clate Mask, CEO  Infusionsoft

Unleashing the Artist Within: How To Increase Engagement, and Retain Top Talent by Promoting Creative Thought

In today’s competitive environment, many employees feel overwhelmed by work, and discontent with repetitive tasks. The result is a disengaged workforce, and high turnover rates which cost organizations plenty. How can we make employees feel less like machines and more like creative artists who enthusiastically embrace the repetition, rejection and revision inherent in their work?

In this fun and interactive presentation, Samantha explains the three easy ways to encourage involvement and enthusiasm on a team, as well as simple but effective strategies that end the feeling of overwhelm and eliminate procrastination.

Avoiding Squirrel Syndrome: How to Increase Productivity by Stimulating the Creative Mind

In today’s competitive economy, procrastination, overwhelm and distraction can have serious consequences to productivity and the bottom line. How can organizations stay focused on what matters, eliminate shiny object syndrome and get projects done on time?

In this insightful talk, Samantha looks at the link between productivity and our natural creative rhythms, explaining simple but powerful strategies to help people tap into their creative instincts so that they remain focused, engaged and effective.

Beyond Personal Branding: Leverage Your Personality to be a Charismatic Leader

Mistake #1: People create a brand, and then they try to become it, but it doesn’t feel natural. The remedy requires going that extra step – so business professionals get past a fake persona, and instead learning how to tap into the parts of themselves that are truthful and highly magnetic.

In this fun and interactive presentation, Samantha shows the audience how to tap into the power of their personality and their unique quirks to become irresistible, more productive, and to communicate in a way that compels others to follow their lead.