Deborah's Latest Keynote:

NEGOTIATING AT WORK: Small Wins to Big Gains

What's the tipping point that gets women and high-potential leaders to the top? Deborah shares a new strategy of "negotiating well" to ensure daily small wins that add up to big gains for everyone including the organization. Small wins to big gains is a game-changer for individuals' careers, for inspiring others, and for adding value to the organization by laying the path for a more diversified pool of leaders to the top. Audiences walk away with:

  • An in-depth understanding of your hidden barriers 
  • Concrete strategies that become habitual
  • Prescriptive tools to ensure the accelerated path continues

Audiences: Senior executives and leaders in organizations looking to diversify the profile of leadership at the top, executive and high potential women and leaders ready to take the next step into senior leadership, and leaders at all levels looking to more effectively advocate for their own success.

Categories:  Negotiation, Business, Culture, Change, Diversity, Talent, Women’s Leadership

Engagements:  United Nations, Thomson Reuters, Time Warner, Deloitte, Deutschebank, United Airlines, Encore Capital, Leading Women Executives, Harvard University, INSEAD, Columbia University, Simmons College, SHRM, and many more.

Download Deborah's summary here.

For more, including Deborah's availability, contact Carolyn Monaco at and 617.879.9799 (Boston).




✓Foremost authority on Gender, Leadership, and Negotiation

✓Advisor to executive teams and organizations

✓Author of numerous critically-acclaimed books

✓In-demand speaker, moderator, and workshop facilitator


"Debbie creates a high energy atmosphere with her use of examples and thought-provoking questions.  She engages the audience in powerful manner, challenging each member past their comfort zone into the highest level of learning."

—Mary Kate Phillips, VP/GM, ITW Security & Brand Identity Group

"Debbie has a unique gift in her ability to read the audience, resonate with the collective chemistry, and adapt her style to reach a level of engagement that was inspiring. She weaved in relevant stories, and interacted with the audience in a personal manner that brought out honesty, candor and emotion from all. We were all better after having experienced Deborah Kolb."

—Amy Anuk, SVP/Bus. Development, Encore Capital Group