Speaking

Julie Austin
Inventing the Future

Julie Austin is an award-winning writer, inventor, and multiple business owner. Her patented product, swiggies, wrist water bottles, have been a NASDAQ product of the year semi finalist and are currently sold in 24 countries. Julie and her products have appeared on The Today Show, HGTV, The Queen Latifa Show, Lifetime, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX News, and the Wall Street Journal, along with dozens of TV shows, magazines and radio shows around the world. She’s a “go-to” media expert in the fields of innovation & creativity.

Her new book “The Money Garden: How to Plant the Seeds for a Lifetime of Income” is currently available on Amazon.

Julie comes from a background in the TV & film industry and had had jobs as diverse as commercial actor and TV host to TV/film distributor/writer, so she knows the creative, as well as the business side, and customizes most of her speeches for the audience she’s speaking to.

She will deliver a dynamic, inspiring, and entertaining speech that is also full of useful tips for anyone looking to create their best life. Corporations will benefit from her knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurial thinking to expand their markets and grow sales. She’s an underdog who’s bootstrapped her way to success from nothing and loves to inspire others to do the same.

 

KEYNOTES, BREAKOUTS, HALF DAY SEMINARS, BOOTCAMPS:

 

“How to Beat Your Competition Through Innovation”

Using the Techniques of Inventors and Innovators

 

KEYNOTE SPEECH FOR: Small Business Owners, Franchise Owners, Women Entrepreneurs, Retailers

 

All innovation starts with great ideas. You may be number one now, but if you’re not innovating, your competition is, and they will knock you out of the lead. To stay ahead you need to constantly reinvent and have new ideas ready to go. Julie knows a thing or two about innovation. She’s an inventor/innovator that turned $5.00 and a lump of clay into an international, NASDAQ winning product.

Julie is frequently featured in publications like The Wall Street Journal, Inventor’s Digest, CBS Money Watch, Newsday and the International Business Times as an innovation expert.

Your attendees will learn:

* How and why you need to generate new ideas

* How to become number one in your market and stay there

* Why you need to incorporate “play” into your office space

* How to encourage your employees to want to innovate Your employees will be excited about creating, and will come back with hands-on knowledge they can use to solve problems, create new products & services, and learn new ways of doing business that will boost your company’s bottom line.

 

“If They Care About Your Story, They’ll Care About Your Brand”

How to Use Storytelling to Brand Your Business

 

KEYNOTE SPEECH FOR: Large Corporations, Small Business Owners, Non Profits, Retailers

 

People are bombarded with messages all day long. But studies have shown that the ones they remember are the ones that have a good story behind them. In fact, people are 20 times more likely to remember your company or product if it has a good story. The trick is to find what’s compelling about your company or product, and weave the features and benefits into the narrative.

As the gatekeeper for an international Academy Award winning production company, Julie dishes the insider secrets on how to construct a great story. She’s worked in the development of over 1,000 scripts and heard numerous pitches requesting funding from $50,000 to 5 million dollars.

Your attendees will learn:

* How to get people to fall in love with your brand

* Why people need heroes and where you can find them

* How to get people to think of your product first

 

“Necessity is the Mother of Invention”

The New Breed of Women Inventors

 

KEYNOTE SPEECH FOR: Women Small Business Owners, Women Inventors, Women’s Events, Women’s Colleges

 

Less than 10% of patent holders in the world are women, and Julie Austin wants to change that. Julie is an inventor and has learned the whole process from start to finish on her own, with no mentors, no financial backing and no experience. She started with $5.00 and a ball of clay that she turned into a prototype. Her product, swiggies, wrist water bottles, is now an international success.

Attendees will learn:

* The history of women inventors

* Why women are actually better suited to be inventors

* Why women inventors have had such an uphill climb

* How women can compete with men in the inventing field

This speech is tailored to women’s groups, and chronicles the long journey women have had from getting patents in their own name to running multi-million dollar businesses that compete with men in the invention world. It will have women audiences inspired and encouraged to invent their own products.

 

“It’s Never Too Late to Accomplish a Dream”

Having a Sense of Purpose is the Key to Longevity

 

KEYNOTE SPEECH FOR: Seniors, Women’s Events, Entrepreneurs, Over 50 Job Seekers

 

Remember that dream you had back when you were a kid? You know, that dream in the back of your mind that you always wanted to accomplish but never got around to it? You were always too busy, too tired, too afraid. The responsibilities of daily life took over and you slowly forgot about it. You put that dream away and now you feel like it’s just too late.

Well, that’s what Grandma Moses thought too as she picked up a paint brush at the age of 76! And she’s not the only one.

Julie’s keynote speech, “It’s Never Too Late to Accomplish a Dream” has wowed audiences like the International Positive Aging Conference and the Arizona Creativity Conference. She was also the closing keynote for the senior games in CA.

The most exciting compliment came from a set of 90 year old twins who said they had been inspired to write their life story after Julie’s speech.

Here’s what your audience will learn:

* Why you need to be challenged to keep you motivated

* Why having a sense of purpose is the key to longevity

* How you can have a stronger brain/immune system connection

* Why the older brain is more resilient and adaptable

 

“What Great Leaders Know About Storytelling”
How to Draw People in With Your Message
KEYNOTE SPEECH FOR: Non-profits, executives, education, women’s events, public relations
People are 20 times more likely to remember facts if they are woven around a compelling story. Great leaders know this. They also know you have to tell those stories with true passion that comes from the heart. Great leaders know that if you want to get people to give you money, vote for you, green light your projects, or buy your products, you have to have a good story behind it.
As the gate keep for an international Academy Award winning production company, Julie dishes the insider secrets on how to construct a great story. She’s worked in the development of over 1,000 scripts and heard numerous pitches, requesting funding from $50,000 to 5 million dollars.
Your attendees will learn:
* How to get people to rally around your cause
* Why people need heroes and where you can find them
* How to get people to remember and repeat your stories

Julie comes from a background in the TV & film industry and had had jobs as diverse as commercial actor and TV host to TV/film distributor/writer, so she knows the creative, as well as the business side, and customizes most of her speeches for the audience she’s speaking to.

She will deliver a dynamic, inspiring, and entertaining speech that is also full of useful tips for anyone looking to create their best life. Corporations will benefit from her knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurial thinking to expand their markets and grow sales. She’s an underdog who’s bootstrapped her way to success from nothing and loves to inspire others to do the same.