Sherene McHenry

The People IQ Expert, Dr. Sherene McHenry delivers high energy, high touch, high impact presentations that enhance organizations, change lives and are talked about for years to come.

Expert on

  • Leadership
  • Burnout
  • Mental Health
  • Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Women in Business

Fee Range

$7,500–$12,500

Travels from

MO, US

Are you looking for a high energy, high touch, high impact presentation that will enhance your organization, change lives, and be talked about for years to come? Would you like to boost engagement, well-being and profitability? Is it time for your leaders, team and organization to achieve even greater success?

Moving your audience from Frustration, Miscommunication, Stress, Burnout, Disengagement, Turnover

To Engaged, Effective, Energized, Resilient, High Performance, Psychological Safety

With decades of experience as a motivational keynote speaker and a PhD in Counselor Education, Sherene is a go-to resource for entertaining, high content programs that provide practical, immediately implementable skills. Sherene’s powerful blend of stories, humor and content equips organizations to boost their leadership, engagement and profitability, and enhances audience member’s well-being, relationships, and success.

From conference keynotes and breakout sessions to corporate events to virtual presentations, Sherene McHenry has a presentation guaranteed to wow your audience.

Sherene’s Goals for Your Event:

1. To create an experience, generate excitement and provide information that gets talked about for years to come.

2. To make you look like a rock star for finding her.

3. To be the BEST and EASIEST speaker you ever hire.

What Makes Sherene The People IQ Expert?

Sherene deeply understands people and empowers individuals and organizations around the globe to bring out the best in themselves and others. In addition to earning a PhD in Counselor Education, Sherene has authored multiple books, engaged in research and spent a lifetime observing what does and doesn’t work when it comes to people, relationships and leadership.

Sherene saves audiences the time, money and work it takes to gain such knowledge by simplifying and sharing the essential, real-world information they need to obtain the results they want. Businesses boost engagement, productivity and profitability, and individuals enjoy happier, healthier relationships and greater success in and out of the workplace.

 

AVOID COSTLY LEADERSHIP MISTAKES

Secrets to Successfully Navigate the 5 Types of People

Tailored specifically to your event and goals, Avoid Costly Leadership Mistakes is relevant for every member of your leadership team from the newest manager to the C-Suite. Full of real-world examples, immediately implementable strategies and Sherene’s engaging blend of practical content shared with heart and humor, this presentation is guaranteed to create a buzz and become part of your event’s vocabulary.

Do the people you lead ever confuse you? Have you ever wanted to scream, “Why don’t people just do their job?” Are you ready to boost engagement and lessen frustration, stress and burnout? You’re not alone! While it would be wonderful if everyone showed up, got along and did their job, it’s not a given. According to the Gallup Poll only 32% of employees are actively engaged and committed to their work and workplace, 51% are passively disengaged and 17% are actively disengaged and trying to cause problems. 

With a PhD in Counselor Education and decades of firsthand experience and research, Sherene shares her insights into increasing engagement, creating psychologically safe workplaces and ensuring that high performers aren’t burned out.

Attendees will discover:

  • High-impact strategies for working with High Flyers, Steady Gliders, Lackers, Slackers and Hackers.
  • Ways to hold individuals accountable for tasks and behaviors.
  • How to halt disruptive behaviors before they destroy morale.
  • Strategies for protecting high performers from burning out.

    Format: 
    45-90 minute keynote, 45-90 minute breakout, 1/2 day workshop

    This program is perfect for:

    • Senior management
    • Leaders and managers
    • HR professionals
    • Organizations struggling with toxic employees
    • Organizations struggling with high turnover
    • Associations

    “Sherene flawlessly delivered a keynote and breakout session for our conference and kept our leaders engaged, entertained, and inspired with relevant information, humorous anecdotes and practical tips for application. I highly recommend Sherene if you want a no fuss, well-prepared, passionate, and engaging speaker for your next event.”  Vanessa Davis, Manager of Training and Development, Freidman Real Estate

    *Based on Sherene’s book Navigate: Understanding the Five Types of People 

    Leadership Management Burnout Audience Activity Educational / Informative Inspirational / Life-changing Humorous / Funny

LESS STRESS! GREATER SUCCESS!

Actions and Attitudes that Prevent Burnout

Tailored to meet your objectives and goals, this energizing, humorous and engaging presentation is designed to set the tone of your event and is ideal for kicking off your conference or company meeting.

In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing world and workplace, individuals are becoming increasingly frazzled, frustrated and fearful. Workloads are increasing. Burnout is rising. Tempers are flaring. What if you had simple strategies you could use to enhance your mood and boost your energy in less than one minute? What if you were proactive instead of reactive when dealing with difficult people?

Whether you’re zapped, burned out or thinking of tapping out, this fast-paced, fun and interactive presentation provides the tools you need to be energized, engaged and motivated. Engaging in proactive attitudes and behaviors empowers you to operate from a position of strength and guide those you lead and serve to do the same.

Attendees will discover:

  • Proactive attitudes and behaviors
  • Strategies that immediately restore and renew energy and passion.
  • Tactics for mitigating Drainers, Takers, Gators and Players.

Format:
45-90 minute keynote, 45-90 minute breakout

This program is perfect for:

  • Leaders and managers
  • HR professionals
  • Organizations struggling with burnout, absenteeism and turnover
  • Organizations desiring to boost employee well-being
  • Associations

“Incredibly inspiring, funny and comforting! Sherene helped “fill my tank” and taught me to take care of myself. Her presentation is life changing.”  Loreto Echevarria, Clinical Manager, Bayada Home Health

*Based on Sherene’s book Pick: Choose To Create A Life You Love

Leadership Management Mental Health Women in Business Burnout Audience Activity Educational / Informative Inspirational / Life-changing Humorous / Funny

GOT EMPLOYEE PROBLEMS? GET RESULTS!

How to Effectively Address Concerns and Lead Crucial Conversations

Relevant to every member of your team and level of leadership, this highly interactive  presentation is tailored to your event and objectives. Discover a framework you can immediately use to address concerns, navigate excuses and eliminate problem behaviors.

Would you rather have dentistry without Novocain than engage in a crucial conversation? Do you ever find yourself walking on eggshells or letting things build up only to blow up? Do you wish you knew what to say and how to best handle difficult situations? Help is here!

While conflict and workplace issues are inevitable, they don’t need to be barriers to success. Highly effective individuals and leaders skillfully navigate conflict and problems as they arise and create high performance teams and relationships by engaging in tough conversations, holding individuals accountable and disagreeing productively.

With a PhD in Counselor Education and over 30 years teaching others to address problems, hold individuals accountable and navigating the inevitable excuses that accompany bad behavior, Sherene shares her insights and best strategies for addressing and resolving problems respectfully.

Attendees will discover:

  • Why conflict is a necessary part of high-performance teams.
  • How to recognize problems and effectively intervene before they escalate
  • Strategies for navigating excuses.
  • One action to take when behavior changes don’t occur or last.

Format:
60-90 minute keynote, 60-90 minute breakout, 1/2 day workshop

This program is perfect for:

  • Senior management
  • Leaders and managers
  • HR professionals
  • Organizations struggling with disengagement and toxic employees
  • Organizations struggling with high turnover
  • Associations

“Lots of speakers tell you the importance of conflict resolutions skills. Sherene is the speaker who taught me how to actually do conflict resolution. If you have any interaction, any sphere of influence, any work environment, there is great value to what Sherene shares.” Roy Moore, Certified Salesforce Admin and Developer, TradeKing

Leadership Management Conflict Resolution Audience Activity Educational / Informative Inspirational / Life-changing Humorous / Funny

CREATING PSYCHOLOGICALLY SAFE WORKPLACES

Eradicate Toxic Behaviors and Lessen Employee Stress

Relevant to every member of your team and level of leadership, this interactive keynote presentation is specifically tailored to your event and objectives. Discover a framework you can immediately use to address problems, navigate excuses and ensure problem behaviors don’t keep causing problems.

During these unprecedented times, many individuals feel fearful, overwhelmed, anxious, angry, uncertain and/or depressed. Toxic behaviors, stress and mental health issues are rising rapidly. While organizations can’t change what is going on in the world, highly successful ones create healthy environments where individuals, creativity, and productivity flourish. In this dynamic, straightforward and practical presentation, participants will be inspired and equipped to increase wellness, retention, productivity and morale.

With a PhD in Counselor Education and decades of training others to create healthy relationships and environments, Sherene shares her insights and best strategies for addressing toxic behaviors, navigating excuses, handling repeat offenses, and creating psychologically safe workplaces.

Attendees will discover:

  • Key signs that an individual is struggling.
  • Strategies for leading honest and compassionate conversations.
  • The hidden costs of toxic individuals, work environments and stressed employees.

Format:
60-90 minute keynote, 60-90 minute breakout, 1/2 day workshop

This program is perfect for:

  • Senior management
  • Leaders and managers
  • HR professionals
  • Organizations struggling with toxic employees
  • Organizations struggling with high turnover
  • Organizations struggling with burnout
  • Associations

“What a wealth of knowledge and sharing of life experiences! The way Sherene involves everyone makes it feel like she’s a trusted family member or mentor you turned to for guidance and advice. Her ability to share, teach and bring information in at all levels makes her a speaker you’ll always remember! If you want or need truly “top-notch” leadership training – contact Sherene!” Mika Wyatt, Business Manager, Texas A&M Agricultural Research

Leadership Management Mental Health Burnout Audience Activity Educational / Informative Inspirational / Life-changing Humorous / Funny

VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

Are you looking for a high energy, high touch, high impact virtual presentation that will enhance your organization, change your attendees lives and be talked about for years to come?

Look no further. Wherever you are, whatever your organization needs, Sherene can help. Each of her presentations can easily be tailored to your remote audience. 

Don’t see what you need? Sherene will work with you to create a new or customized program suited to your industry. 

“Thank you so much for sharing your energy with us today, you made it reach out through our screens and touch our hearts!” Ericka Hargis, Education & Events Coordinator, Multifamily NW

Leadership Management Conflict Resolution Mental Health Burnout Audience Activity Educational / Informative Humorous / Funny