Survivor, a self-made entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, human rights supporter and an in-demand motivational speaker
Liza Pavlakos: Biography highlights
Liza Pavlakos is a successful entrepreneur and a powerful speaker who has inspired over 100,000 audiences across six continents. Founder of Positive Breakthroughs, she is a qualified psychotherapist and transformational executive coach empowering others to succeed in the face of adversity.
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About Liza Pavlakos
Her life story is a narrative of grit and gravitas, a tale of one woman’s journey of overcoming the impossible adversities and triumphing against all odds, inspiring others to thrive.
Liza is best known as an inspirational force for leadership, team building, and performance. Her heartfelt keynotes have led Liza to be recognised as Top 10 Female Speakers in the World for 2020. She has also been recognized as a thought leader in empowerment on CNN and other media outlets around the world.
Winner of the Super Achievement Award from The Women’s World Leadership Congress and People Choice of Excellence Award from the HR Congress and Asia HRD Summit, she has motivated countless teams from Fortune 500 companies, including The Coco-Cola Company, Marriott International, AON Insurance company, among many others.
When the challenges are insurmountable, the goals audacious, and the competition intense, Liza gives individuals and organisations the tools they need to push through to beyond survival and thrive in the face of challenges.
Watch Liza in action
The Coca-Cola Company
Liza’s representation is insightful, actionable and authentic.
Liza is a powerful storyteller. She inspires change
Liza was ranked the highest rated keynote speaker for the entire event.
Liza is an outstanding speaker. Her story inspires us to change for the betterment of our families, our teams and our clients.
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Liza is a phenomenal speaker. Her keynote is actionable and life-changing. She inspires transformation.
Liza is an authentic speaker. She makes her audience see their future with possibilities.
Liza is an inspiring woman who loves to share her vision and inspire for all of us to become better version of ourselves. Her speeches on mind reprogramming brought a new dimension to my life, hence I really recommend her so that she can change and inspire many more lives. An inspiration to all. More power to her.
Liza is humble and compassionate. She’s vulnerable yet compassionate. Professional yet humble. She has confidence in her content and believes that each person is a gift and must be treasured. That is what makes her number 1.
Liza Pavlakos is the most enthusiastic, charismatic, integrity-filled person I know. Liza has gone above and beyond travelling the world to share her amazing life story, and miraculous journeys. She
has gained worldwide acclaim by telling so many that you are the best just keep believing in yourself.
She will make us all move toward the enlightenment she brings to the stage and world.
Liza is an authentic and business savvy keynote speaker & coach. She puts her whole heart into her work and genuinely cares for the people she works with, which is why she is such an effective life coach. Her experience enables her to not only walk the journey with her clients with true compassion, it also
enables her to guide them through difficult and challenging pastures with the wisdom that it entails. If you’re looking for a coach that is genuinely invested in helping you to get to the next level and beyond, I highly recommend Liza’s services. Thank you, Liza, for being a constant force of nature and inspiration!
Liza's speaking topics
Becoming by Overcoming
In this keynote presentation, Liza imparts her knowledge on thriving in the most challenging environments by mastering adversity and embracing the idea of possibilities and hidden opportunities.
Through her soulful storytelling, Liza shares how to thrive in the most agonising circumstances by pushing past mental and physical barriers and exploring your natural inner strength. Liza shows her audiences how conviction, mixed with determination, perseverance, and an incredible amount of hard work, leads to success.
Liza will inspire your audience to leave a legacy of kindness, which has the power to change the world.
Embracing Life, Embracing Change.
With her unique life story and incredible storytelling, Liza takes her audience on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. Her keynotes inspire audiences to adapt and thrive in uncertain times; and discover their latent potential by harnessing self-love. She talks about viewing obstacles as opportunities, and pushing through beyond survival by embracing life and harnessing change.
What's Your Narrative
In this keynote presentation, Liza shares her ideas on how to stand in your power in the most challenging times of your life, sharing her journey of what our human spirit is truly capable of by “controlling the controllable“.
Her talk aims to lend inspiration to anyone facing a challenge, while imparting useful insight on how to discover the psychological power of your story. Learn how to overcome even the most daunting impediments by taking action while adapting in uncertain situations.