Discover How to Develop Leaders Who Increase Productivity from the Top Down

Joe Contrera’s Leadership Presentations Inspire Leaders to
Perform at Full Capacity

Are your employees lacking purpose and motivation?  Is there an invisible barrier that’s preventing your organization from reaching its true potential?  If you answered yes to either question, leadership expert Joe Contrera will shed new light on these common problems. In his high-powered presentations, he reveals the secrets to developing leaders who drive growth and achieve the desired results.

As the president and founder of ALIVE @ WORK® LLC, Joe has helped numerous companies to facilitate leadership development and create a culture of authentic leaders that produces:

The leadership presentations below can be customized to address the specific needs and challenges that are facing your organization and your industry.

Joe’s Most Popular Leadership Presentations

The Five Critical Truths of Authentic LeadersThe Five Critical Truths of Authentic Leaders

If you want to increase the level of employee engagement at your company, start by improving the quality of your leaders!  Discover what authentic leaders are, how to develop leaders who are more authentic, and why this will ultimately improve results and performance in your organization.

The Five Critical Truths of Authentic Leaders

Getting Beyond Great! How to Achieve Extraordinary Results!Getting Beyond Great! How to Achieve Extraordinary Results!

If you want to succeed in today’s competitive global economy, just being “good enough” won’t cut it!  In this dynamic presentation, Joe reveals how to get your leaders and employees out of the “average” rut and on the road to superior results.

Getting Beyond Great!

The Leadership Vacuum: Why Some Leaders S***?The Leadership Vacuum: Why Some Leaders S***?

Don’t let your company’s leaders fall victim to the dreaded “leadership vacuum”—when their job begins sucking the life out of them.  Find out why leaders must evolve along with the changing workplace in order to continue achieving the desired results and leading others toward the company’s goals.

The Leadership Vacuum

Closing the Gaps: Increasing the Aliveness Factor in Your OrganizationClosing the Gaps: Increasing the Aliveness Factor in Your Organization

Transform the perceptions and attitudes of your employees to promote more purpose in the workplace.  In Joe’s high-powered presentation, you’ll discover the secrets to increasing organizational aliveness. What’s in it for you? Purposeful employees, satisfied customers and a healthier bottom line!

Closing the Gaps

The Extraordinary Sales Leader: Creating an Extraordinary Sales CultureThe Extraordinary Sales Leader: Creating an Extraordinary Sales Culture

Being successful in today’s highly competitive market requires more than just basic sales knowledge.  In this unique presentation for sales professionals only, Joe digs much deeper to expose the core of successful selling.  You’ll discover that changing the way you and your people sell begins with realigning your thoughts with the results that you truly want…and it works!

The Extraordinary Sales Leader

Facilitating Leadership is the Key to Moving Forward

Joe ContreraWhen you bring Joe in to speak to your organization, don’t just expect a speech that no one will remember the next day.  Instead, expect a dynamic leadership presentation that will jump-start employees and initiate the change that’s needed to make progress.  His expertise with group facilitation—drawn from over 30 years of experience—is what makes the difference.

And when it comes to facilitating leadership development, Joe knows how to make something out of nothing.  As leaders and employees struggle to find their purpose at work, he’ll help them to first define their obstacles and then move forward as a group with new purpose and meaning.


What People Are Saying

Joe is one of the most gifted communicators I have ever met. His ability to find the right words, at the right time, for the right situation is uncanny and serves him well as a speaker, communication advisor, meeting facilitator, and particularly as a leadership coach.

Phil Tarullo, President & CEO
LSI Inc.

Your talk served to set the tone for the rest of the day. I cannot tell you how many positive remarks I received about your presentation. Your ability to personalize your presentation to address the many issues we face was amazing! I truly look forward to hearing you speak again.

Candice T. Krill MS,MBA, RN,
President, American Case Management Association – Illinois

After listening and interacting with you, the team’s attitude has shifted to one of renewed energy and a belief in their own gifts and abilities.

Linda Rose, Associate Director of Mobilization
Willow Creek Community Church

The most value in a one-hour period I’ve experienced in a long time. You really connected!

Peg Malloy

Joe Contrera is a trusted advisor who produces observable results. By working with our Team, he has helped our leaders dramatically improve their ability to influence, collaborate, and lead! I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking to develop their Leaders and their Leadership Teams.

Brad Jensen, CIO and SVP
US Airways Group, Inc.

Joe did an amazing job of presenting to our Sales Leadership Academy. He customized the program so well that our leaders thought he had been with us the entire year, they loved it! Joe knocked it out of the park!

Jill Juran
Professional Development Consultant
Cox Communication

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Partial Client List

Joe Contrera's Clients

  • US Airways
  • Hard Rock Café
  • PetSmart Inc.
  • Cox Communications®
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Kinross Gold Inc.
  • Farmers Insurance
  • American Hospital Association (AHA)
  • YMCA
  • Blood Systems Inc.
  • Omnova Solutions
  • Kiewit Corporation
  • Avella


To bring Joe to speak to your organization or find out more about one of his leadership presentations, contact him directly at (480) 460-7545.