Caroline Berglund

Caroline Berglund

Calgary, Alberta
Leadership - Team Development Subject Matter and Presentation Skills Expert
Caroline Berglund is a creative writer, speaker, and artist with over 25 years of experience in leadership and team building. She customizes her approach to coaching leaders, emphasizing individual growth. Caroline is also a dynamic public speaker, addressing topics like Psychological Safety and Purpose-Driven Living. Her multifaceted talents and passion for leadership make her a sought-after executive coach and workshop facilitator.
  • Communications
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employee Management
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Academia
  • Board Meetings & Strategic Advisory
  • Conference
  • Consultant & Coach
  • Corporate Audience
  • Corporations & Businesses
  • Department Meeting
  • Education & Teachers


Caroline Berglund is intensely creative and curious.  She’s a writer, speaker, storyteller, painter, road map maker, novice calligrapher, lover of 4am’er, mother, partner and philosopher. She’s a questioner, fascinated by what makes leaders tick.  A challenger, philanthropist, and curriculum designer, deeply interested in all aspects of communication.

Caroline Berglund has worked in the leadership space for over twenty-five years and is known for her engaging and custom approach to conducting leadership and team building workshops. Clients say Caroline sparkles when she works. Leadership is a passion of Caroline’s, and she is fond of acknowledging Da Vinci, Aristotle and Socrates as her ultimate inspirational leadership teachers.

Caroline Berglund is sought after as an executive coach for her non-traditional approach to coaching.  She customizes her approach for every coachee and applies the philosophy when coaching leaders that ‘you cannot lead en-masse but must lead to the individual’ to her coaching style.  Her coachees say she is firm but fair and nurtures an environment based on trust, psychological safety and fun.

Speaking engagements is another arena that Caroline Berglund participates in successfully.  Some of her most popular talks include topics on: Psychological Safety; Living a Purpose Driven Life; Special Needs; Everyone has a Story; The Making of a Great Leader, Got Existential Angst? So does Caroline and likely her favourite:  365 Must-Know Talks of All Time.




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Everyone has a story and it should guide how we live

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Pithy Musings

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Caroline Berglund Topic Presentations

psychological safety

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In the quest to foster a thriving, cohesive community, Aristotle’s timeless wisdom rings true: “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” This profound notion encapsulates the essence of developing psychological safety within organizations and personal lives. Join Caroline Berglund on an enlightening journey as she uncovers the absolute critical need for building and nurturing this essential foundation.

    Psychological safety refers to the environment in which individuals feel comfortable expressing their thoughts, ideas, and concerns without fear of judgment or reprisal. It’s a concept that transcends Aristotle’s observation by emphasizing that when individuals are free to be themselves and share their unique perspectives, the collective becomes far more potent and innovative.

    Within an organization, psychological safety lays the groundwork for open communication, constructive collaboration, and the free exchange of ideas. It empowers employees to take calculated risks, enabling them to contribute their best and most innovative work. In personal lives, psychological safety nurtures strong, authentic relationships, fosters empathy, and encourages personal growth.

    As Caroline Berglund explores the concept, she delves into practical strategies for developing psychological safety. These may include active listening, empathy cultivation, constructive feedback, and fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusion. By fostering psychological safety, we not only enhance the well-being and effectiveness of individuals but also unlock the full potential of the collective. Aristotle’s ancient wisdom finds new relevance in the modern world, reminding us that the whole is indeed greater than the sum of its parts when psychological safety is a foundational principle.

how to create memorable talks

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Welcome to an exciting journey into the art of creating memorable talks! We’ve all endured those painful presentations that seemed like a punishment, with their low energy, lack of engagement, and utter boredom. In this short video series, we’re about to transform the way you approach talks and presentations.

    But let’s be clear, this isn’t just about improving your presentation skills; it’s a course designed to push you out of your comfort zone, boost your confidence, and elevate your human relations. It’s not merely about giving better talks; it’s about adopting a new way of life. When we conquer fear and develop confidence, we change the way we interact with the world, opening up new opportunities.

    You won’t need to fall into the YouTube rabbit hole because I’ve done the heavy lifting for you. I’ve dedicated decades to living and researching this very topic, and my journey of discovery continues even today. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned speaker, this course will equip you with valuable insights and practical tools to elevate your talks to a whole new level.

    In this key note, you’ll learn the essence of storytelling, creating emotional connections, and sparking curiosity in your audience. Story, emotion, and curiosity are the keys to leaving a lasting impact and taking your communication skills to extraordinary heights.

everyone has a story

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • “Everyone has a story, everyone.” This powerful assertion lies at the heart of Caroline’s keynote presentation, where she unravels the profound connection between personal and professional success. Join her as she reveals the secret sauce that binds these two seemingly distinct realms.

    Caroline Berglund’s keynote is a journey of empowerment and enlightenment, reminding us that our individual stories are not just unique, but invaluable. She illustrates how the personal narratives we carry, with all their triumphs and challenges, deeply influence our professional journeys. By acknowledging and embracing these stories, we tap into a wellspring of motivation and authenticity that propels us toward unparalleled success.

    Through her engaging storytelling and insightful guidance, Caroline Berglund demonstrates that our experiences, no matter how diverse, are a source of strength and resilience. They inform our decision-making, creativity, and problem-solving skills, setting the stage for professional excellence. By recognizing and leveraging these stories, we not only unlock our full potential but also cultivate a profound sense of purpose and fulfillment in both personal and professional spheres.

    Caroline’s keynote is a transformative experience that equips her audience with the tools to harness the power of their own stories. It’s a reminder that no matter where we come from or where we’re headed, our stories are the fuel that can ignite the fires of personal and professional success.


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Articles & Media

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room: the circus of on-demand culture

Calgary Herald

In a world where technology races faster than the latest TikTok trend, we’ve grown accustomed to having everything we want at the click of a button. We’ve wholeheartedly embraced this on-demand culture, much like we do when we indulge in Netflix, effortlessly hitting the play and pause buttons...


People Development Magazine

In our fast-paced and interconnected world, having strong communication skills is like having a secret superpower. The key to those communication skills is psychological safety. Whether in the workplace, at home or out with friends, the ability to convey thoughts, ideas, and emotions is...

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365 Must-Know Talks of All Time
365 Must-Know Talks of All Time
Berglund gives practical insights and guidance for building confidence with public speaking, tips for enhancing presentation skills and extensive analysis of the world's best speeches in history.
How to book Caroline Berglund for an event?

Caroline Berglund keynote speaker is an expert presenter and has a wide range of experience speaking to a wide variety of audiences and organizations. Caroline Berglund delivers keynotes, workshops & training sessions. They may also host or emcee events. Hire Caroline Berglund from Calgary, Alberta for your event to inspire the audience to take action and make change in their work and their lives. Your workplace will benefit from our keynote speaker and their keynote talks and speeches will shift the mindsets or behaviours for the audience members in Canada. 

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Are you looking to hire Caroline Berglund for your event? Caroline Berglund Calgary, Alberta is a dynamic and engaging speaker that offers audiences researched content paired with expertise and a dynamic speaking ability. Caroline Berglund is also a Canadian corporate consultant and coach and facilitates workshops and training sessions for a corporate audience. Caroline Berglund is an expert keynote presenter and speaks on wide variety of topics. Hiring a great speaker for your event is important and working with a thought leader like Caroline Berglund from Speakers Canada’s roster will engage audiences into the content of the presentation to bring awareness and a fresh perspective for their approach to their work and their lives. Book Caroline Berglund to educate, motivate and activate the audience through an interactive and entertaining presentation at corporate meetings and gatherings.

Known as a popular key note speaker in Canada, Caroline Berglund creates life changing experiences for the participants with practical insights and strategic advice they can implement right after the session. Working with a one our leading expert speaker like Caroline Berglund from Calgary, Alberta offers organizations a fresh perspective to assist the people of the organization. No matter if it is a government, association, or business crowd, Caroline Berglund is a perfect speaker for your event. Through unique practical insights for trending topics and years experience speaking to different organizations, Caroline Berglund focuses on changing individuals to make better decisions at work and their lives. No matter if you are holding an in person or virtual event, having an influential speaker such as Caroline Berglund will engage, motivate, and activate the audience to make a change in their lives and inspire action for results to meet organizational goals. Your workforce will benefit from Caroline Berglund’s presentations and speeches, with measurable results set to shift the people of the organization and core direction of the company. Book Caroline Berglund speaker for your annual general meeting, conference, summit, or convention in Canada.

How much does it cost to hire Caroline Berglund for a keynote presentation or virtual event?

Caroline Berglund is an expert professional key note speaker with a lot of experience speaking and delivering engaging talks to organizations and audiences in Canada. Each of Speaker Bureau Canada’s talent have different ways to assess their fees, and Caroline Berglund speaker fee ranges depending on the size of the audience, event format (in person or virtual), event location, and if the organization booking them is a non profit, association, government department/government agency or business/corporation. The speakers we work with are flexible with their fees, and it is important for us to learn more about your event before we approach them, as it is our role to work for you, and to help you find a speaker within budget. 

Please contact Speakers Bureau of Canada and provide us with your event details so that we can contact Caroline Berglund to check availability or confirm the pricing and associated costs to hire a great speaker like Caroline Berglund for your event. As Caroline Berglund's agent and as a Canadian top speaker bureau and talent agency for speakers, we are able to propose each event opportunity from each host organization’s behalf to try to help you get in touch with Caroline Berglund and confirm them for your in person or online meeting/event. We can also provide and advise on the booking process and potentially negotiate their fee. Speakers Canada is a client focused speaker agency, and we work for you in finding good speakers for your team meetings and booking processes.

Caroline Berglund Disclaimer
Speakers Bureau Canada assists companies and event planning teams seeking to hire talent like Caroline Berglund for speaking engagements, virtual meetings, conference appearances, training sessions and workshops facilitations. Our Canadian speakers bureau does not claim to exclusively represent Caroline Berglund, however they are represented by Speakers Canada, and we work with them closely for their Canadian speaking opportunities and bookings. As Canada’s top speaker bureau, we represent Canadian motivational keynote speakers and professional guest speakers that will be available on your upcoming events date and location that are withing the budget. Our talented bureau speaker booking agency can help find business speakers or celebrity speakers that aligns with each organization, audience, event theme and the topic themes you hope for the speaker to address in their presentation. 

When SBC receives a request to book Caroline Berglund we provide you with their speaker fees, travel costs and check their schedules. We work closely with the host organization’s event planning team and the speaker to handle the logistics and to relay or negotiate associated costs. Our talented team members then will work with our talent directly or their agent/manager/assistant to confirm the Canadian speaker fee and travel expenses, so that event planning teams can receive an official quote for the speaker appearing at the event. Speaker fees and travel costs vary per speaker and our role is to contact Caroline Berglund about your event, after we have connected with the event organizers to learn all the event details and/or conference program. Each booking request is unique since session durations and audience sizes can vary which may affect the speaker’s fees. If you are looking to hire Caroline Berglund, we recommend filling out the booking request form so a booking agent from Speakers Bureau Canada can get in touch with our talent to help you coordinate with your team to engage the speaker for a successful event.

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