Sarah McVanel is passionate about guiding people to discover their own greatness and recognize the greatness in others. Her curated, customized talks explore why recognizing greatness is a fundamental key to improving morale, increasing top talent retention, and generating a positive corporate culture — all of which lead to sustained business success and a stronger bottom line.
McVanel is the founder of Greatness Magnified; bestselling author of several books, including Forever Recognize Others’ Greatness and Flip Side of Failing; and host of the podcast, Greatness Together. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of organizational development, training, and communications and is a Certified Senior Organizational Development Professional (CSODP), Professional Certified Coach (PCC), and Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL).
With clients including Resorts of Ontario, Horizon Utilities, Compass Group, and the Spark Women’s Leadership Conference, McVanel’s talks are perfect for everyone from teams struggling with low engagement to organizations experiencing high turnover. Through the power of recognition, she equips audiences with the tools needed to decrease burnout and increase employee retention, innovation, and customer satisfaction. McVanel is one of 700 Certified Speaking Professionals (CSP) worldwide.
Whatever the challenges we face, McVanel shows audiences that when we practice recognition in all areas of life, it turns even the most difficult challenges and greatest tensions into opportunities to connect, commit, heal, and belong.