Corina Walsh

Corina Walsh

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Leadership, Productivity, Employee Engagement and Emotional Intelligence Expert
Corina Walsh is an author, speaker, and certified coach who helps companies to improve leadership, team effectiveness and build engaging workplace cultures. Corina Walsh has the ability to use thought-provoking stories and actionable insight to help audiences shift their thinking to become empowered and engaging leaders.
  • Change Management
  • Communications
  • Employee Management
  • Leadership
  • Personal Growth
  • Teamwork
  • Business Management
  • Career Development
  • Conference
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Inspirational
  • Staff Appreciation & Employee Recognition


Corina Walsh is the President of Shift People Development and the author of The Engaged Employee Blueprint. Corina’s superpower is her ability to take complex leadership and management principles and make them easy to learn and master – empowering companies to shift performance and progress. Corina helps companies and organizations build positive, productive workplace cultures.

The kind of workplace where employees can’t wait to come to work every day. She does this through targeted employee engagement strategies, leadership and management development programs, team workshops, and strategic facilitation to open up lines of communication and get ideas flowing. Her mission is to help people, teams, and businesses work smarter, improving productivity while working safely, and fostering engagement throughout the entire organization.

After a successful career in both the private and public sectors, Corina Walsh ventured out into the world of entrepreneurship. Thanks to her extensive experience, she is able to view the organizational challenges that companies face from all viewpoints – those of the employees, managers, and owners. Corina Walsh empowers companies to challenge the status quo and transform their organizations into amazing places to work.

Today, as a certified coach Corina Walsh works with professionals, teams, and businesses every day to improve leadership, communication, and engagement. As an expert in emotional intelligence, Corina Walsh delivers keynotes, presentations, and interviews on how we can all leverage our emotions to be better leaders. When managers and employees attend her interactive keynotes and sessions, they leave with the practical tools they need to transform their workplaces and make culture their competitive advantage.

Corina Walsh holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Memorial University and a Master of Education in Lifelong Learning from Mount Saint Vincent University. Corina is the Newfoundland Chair of GroYourBiz, a business mastermind for women entrepreneurs.

She also co-founded the Strong Women Society, an online platform where members share resources to help each other improve their lives, careers, and businesses. Corina Walsh was a Top 50 Leader Under 40 for 2015, is a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, and is a featured blogger for the Huffington Post. She is also the author of The Employee Engagement Blueprint.



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Corina Walsh Topic Presentations

the engaged employee blueprint - how to build a workplace culture where employees thrive

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  • Engaging employee is an enormous challenge for companies and their leaders, costing employers hundreds of billions of dollars annually in lost productivity and crippling innovation. Often CEOs and business owners are aware of the problem yet can’t seem to increase the engagement levels of their employees. Corina Walsh understands firsthand the impact that employee (dis)engagement can have on both the employee and the company.

    In this passion-fuelled keynote, Corina will share stories and strategies from companies that are known for their outstanding workplace culture. She will also discuss some of the common pitfalls that companies fall into in their effort to create a ‘fun’ place to work for their employees. Finally, She will take the audience through her 6-step framework from her book, The Engaged Employee Blueprint, to show companies how they can engineer their own workplace culture. Attendees will understand how to accelerate employee engagement and create a workplace where their employees can’t wait to come to work every day!

leading from the inside - how leaders can get their eq advantage

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  • What if the secret to effectively leading others lies in your ability to harness the power of your emotions? In this engaging keynote, leaders learn how to enhance leadership effectiveness by improving key emotional intelligence (EQ) skills and by learning about the impact that different leadership styles have on employee performance.

harnessing emotional intelligence to build a safer workplace

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  • When compliance driven safety isn’t working, companies need to know how to engage employees. Safety managers and leaders learn how to leverage emotional intelligence to foster meaningful connections to safety and move employees from an attitude of compliance to commitment.

dancing with elephants - navigate difficult conversations with ease

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Difficult conversations are inevitable yet often avoided due to uncertainty or a lack of confidence as to how to even begin the conversation. During this engaging, humorous session, participants will shift their mindset and learn how to address the “elephant in the room” to handle difficult conversations with ease.

hereq advantage

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  • For women who aspire to a leadership role or are already in one, they will benefit from learning how to leverage emotional intelligence to unlock their leadership advantage and foster greater resilience. Rather than focusing on what women don’t know about leadership, Corina will reveal the leadership superpower that women already have!

Corina Walsh travels from St. John’s , Newfoundland and Labrador & delivers customized and tailored keynote speeches, presentations, workshops and training sessions. on the topics enlisted below. These services are designed for a variety of audiences, industries, and event types and event formats.


At the Chamber of Commerce, we’re all about networking. We were delighted to have Corina speaking as a keynote for our breakfast event… everyone left upbeat with some great takeaways on little steps that can transform how they work and relate with others. Looking forward to having her back again soon!

Margo Murphy

CBA Chamber of Commerce

Corina’s energy and skill combination was the perfect fit for our group session on stress management. She is very relatable, personable, and a very good listener as well as a speaker. Her knowledge delivery and content were well received and each individual was left feeling empowered by their new perspective on how to manage their daily work/life stresses and struggles. Corina was a breath of well needed fresh air and I would highly recommend her for any life enhancing speaking engagement!

Nicole Bruce

Start-up Advisor

It was my pleasure to listen to Mrs. Corina Walsh talk about emotional intelligence. In particular I came away with some great knowledge regarding leadership and strategies in today’s ever changing work environment. Corina is passionate in what she does and a great speaker. I was challenged to take it to the next level.

Jeffrey G. Chorney

OHS Supervisor
Strathcona County

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The Engaged Employee Blueprint: How to Build a Workplace Culture Where Employees Thrive
The Engaged Employee Blueprint: How to Build a Workplace Culture Where Employees Thrive
Corina created a 6-step framework published in her book, The Engaged Employee Blueprint, to show companies how they can engineer their own amazing workplace culture. Readers will learn how to accelerate employee engagement and create a workplace where their employees can't wait to come to work...
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Known as a popular key note speaker in Canada, Corina Walsh 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 Corina Walsh from St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador offers organizations a fresh perspective to assist the people of the organization. No matter if it is a government, association, or business crowd, Corina Walsh is a perfect speaker for your event. Through unique practical insights for trending topics and years experience speaking to different organizations, Corina Walsh 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 Corina Walsh 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 Corina Walsh’s presentations and speeches, with measurable results set to shift the people of the organization and core direction of the company. Book Corina Walsh speaker for your annual general meeting, conference, summit, or convention in Canada.

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