Dr Sue Mitchell

Stop the stress and bias through taking control of your mindset

Stop the stress and bias through taking control of your mindset. Navigate Change and Uncertainty with adaptability, confidence and focus.

Dr Sue Mitchell speaks on adaptable leadership to help you thrive through change and uncertainty with high performance and high wellbeing.  She was the Edinburgh Hub Lead for Women in Sustainability and a board member of the Edinburgh Branch of Women in Banking and Finance.  She has regularly created and delivered programs to support women's development including Confidence for Professional Women and "Women in Leadership" facilitated conversations.  She is a former evolutionary ecologist and expedition leader. She is an executive coach and author of “The Authority Guide to Engaging your People”.

Sue gives managers, leaders and teams practical mindset and emotional intelligence tools to
• be more positive, confident and resilient, and less stressed,
• engage people to pull together and raise performance; and
• create diverse high performing teams with high wellbeing.
The outcomes are higher staff retention, productivity and prosperity.

Examples of Talk topics

Adaptable leadership: navigate change and uncertainty with confidence and flexibility.
Embracing Diversity

Talks delivered for Women focused events:
Enhance your Presence
Break your Personal Bias
Take Control of your Career
Nurturing your Network
Credible Leaders - the Power of Trust
Train your Brain to be Confident
The Power of Positive

What people say about Sue's talks

“Sue, thank you, your stories really helped to put Change / our mindset into perspective. A powerful presentation.”

“The stories were brilliant to get me to think about decision making in face of uncertainty in very different situations.”

“I strongly recommend Dr. Sue Mitchell’s talk “Leading through times of uncertainty and change” – the sailing analogy resonated extremely well with the audience of our regional leadership team and the authentic, practical and engaging leadership guidance stuck with them.  More than 8 months later, the topic is more relevant than ever. Hearing our leaders recalling the concepts and messages when faced with current changes and uncertainty is the best evidence that Sue’s inspirational talk had impact and left our leaders with content and experience we can lean on.”

" …it was so inspiring and gave really practical tips. To commit to doing something and come away with an action plan is a huge value add…. It was very tailored to what we wanted for our audience. …Sue was really well prepared, scoped out everything, well-rehearsed and a really easy person to engage with from a planning point of view … "

Delivery Format – in-person or virtual.
An engaging motivational Keynote talk using a story-telling framework to deliver the message supported with PowerPoint slides (but not death by PowerPoint!) and audience participation using Menti.com on their mobile phones.  The PDF results from Menti can be saved and emailed as a resource for delegates to use after the event.  
Masterclasses also involve breakout rooms when online (when technology allows it!), and conversations with your neighbours or around tables at in person events depending on the room/seating format.

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