DONNA CARDILLO, RN, CSP
The Inspiration Nurse
KEYNOTE VIDEOS
KEYNOTE FEE:

$7,501 - $10,000

Keynote fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
TRAVELS FROM:

New Jersey

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VIRTUAL FEE:

$7,500

"Donna's presentation was the best keynote address our association has ever had. She was uplifting, inspiring, and honest. Her comments were timely and just what we needed. Thank you, Donna!"

Former Executive Director

"Donna was the perfect fit for our ASC Nurse Leadership Conference. Her uplifting and humorous insights struck just the right tone to energize and inspire our attendees and kick off our conference. Donna remained at the conference for the entire day and evening reception, which offered a great opportunity for participants to interact with her one on one."

Senior VP, Executive Consultant

"Donna, you are such a Dynamic Speaker and touched the hearts of many in the room! I fully understand why my colleague insisted we have you as our 1st Annual Case Management Week Guest Speaker! Thanks so much for a great presentation!!!!!!!!"

Supervisor, Care Management

"Donna is an outstanding speaker for nurses. She engages the audience and tells both entertaining, heartfelt, and inspiring stories. She left us with a "toolbox" of tips and techniques for managing stress and refilling our cups!"

Chief Nurse Executive
ABOUT DONNA CARDILLO

Donna Cardillo, MA, RN, CSP, FAAN (Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing) is The Inspiration Nurse. She is a powerhouse of energy, wisdom, humor, and solid content and has been referred to as a positive force of nature who lights a path for others to follow.

Donna travels the world helping individuals to be happy in their lives and careers and to reach their full potential. She does that as a keynote speaker, retreat and seminar leader, columnist, author, and cut-up. Her accomplished career combines over 25 years of clinical, managerial and business experience, not to mention her stint as a professional singer! Donna’s clinical experience includes emergency and psychiatric nursing. She holds a diploma in nursing, a BS in Health Care Management, and an MA in Corporate and Public Communication.  She is the original ‘Dear Donna’ columnist at Nurse.com.

Donna has twice been named Business Woman of the Year in New Jersey and has also received the coveted Athena Award, an international leadership award for women. Donna was designated a Diva in Nursing by the Institute for Nursing in NJ for outstanding achievements and excellence in practice. She has also been named one of 50 Best Women in Business by NJBIZ. Donna appears regularly on television and radio, is frequently quoted in newspapers and magazines and has published numerous articles. Donna has appeared on The Today Show, The Dr. OZ Show and has been featured in the Los Angeles Times on several occasions.

Donna is author of the award-winning book Falling Together: How to Find Balance, Joy, and Meaningful Change When Your Life Seems to Be Falling Apart.  She is also the author of Your First Year as a Nurse: Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional 3rd ed., The ULTIMATE Career Guide for Nurses: Practical Advice for Thriving at Every Stage of Your Career 2nd ed., and A Day Book for Beginning Nurses.

Donna is a founding member and past president of both the New Jersey chapters of both the National Speakers Association (NSA) and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She holds the coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned international recognition for professional speakers. This makes her one of only 10% of all speakers to hold this designation and one of only 25 nurses with this credential. She is one of only 3 nurses in the world to hold both the CSP and FAAN designations. Donna sits on the Advisory Board of the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA).

Donna is a Reiki Master, Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Certified Meditation Teacher, and labyrinth facilitator. When she is at her home base in Sea Girt, NJ, she serves as a local spokesperson for family caregivers.

DONNA CARDILLO PROGRAMS & TOPICS

A Nursing Renaissance™: The Dawn of a New Era

Join The Inspiration Nurse for this transformational program where she shares a roadmap for a bright and hopeful future for nursing. Donna will outline the amazing opportunities before us to create a new paradigm that will empower, enlighten, and elevate the profession to new heights. With her customary humor, animated style, and forward vision, Donna will uplift and energize to illuminate a new path for all to follow. Look out, world, here come the Nurses!

Attendees will learn:

  • Strategies for personal and professional recovery, rebirth, and renewal
  • Mechanisms for honoring the past while leaving behind what no longer serves us
  • Techniques to become profound change agents
  • Empowerment strategies that will transform your practice

Nurse Power!™ Harnessing The Power, The Passion, and The Pride of Nursing

This uplifting program is designed to remind nurses of their own greatness and empower them for future success. It’s guaranteed to make nurses feel good and proud of who they are, what they do, and how they contribute to healthcare. Get ready to be pumped up, turned on, and super-charged with Nurse Power!

Participants will learn:

  • What they already have going for them
  • How nurses have already changed the face of healthcare
  • How to be a nursing advocate
  • Techniques for assertive behavior/communication
  • Strategies for elevating the profession to new heights

Regaining Joy and Balance to Move Forward

How Nurses/Healthcare Staff Can Refresh, Regroup, and Re-energize

Times have been tough and nurses/healthcare professionals are just emerging from one of their greatest challenges ever. Having recently celebrated the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, it’s only fitting that we ask ourselves: What would Florence do? Join Donna as she channels Flo for an inspirational and practical program to lift you up and get you back on track.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Cultivate resilience
  • Create a mindfulness practice
  • Restore wellbeing
  • Empower themselves for future success

Staying Joyfully Engaged at Every Stage of Your Career

Florence Nightingale said, “Nursing should not be a sacrifice, but one of the highest delights of life.” Staying fully engaged and happy through the continuum of your career is vital to your success, your effectiveness as a healthcare professional, and even your health. Spend a fun, energetic, and practical session with The Inspiration Nurse as we explore ways to pump up the volume in your career…and your life!

Attendees will learn strategies to:

  • Stay engaged and energized at every stage of their career
  • Be a catalyst for positive change
  • Maximize multi-generational teams
  • Enhance recruitment and retention
  • Promote collegiality each other, their profession, and their workplace.

Passionate Leadership: Soaring to New Heights

Today’s leaders are challenged like never before. At the same time, they are in a unique position to have a greater impact on the future of their industry. So how can you stay inspired and continue to grow and evolve as a leader when chaos reigns, morale is low and change is a constant? Spend a high-content, high-fun hour (or longer) with The Inspiration Nurse and get primed, pumped-up and supercharged for the coming decade!

Participants will learn how to:

  • Identify and avoid the perils and pitfalls of being an experienced leader
  • Become stronger by softening yourself
  • Create physical and emotional accessibility
  • Stay relevant and inspired year after year
  • Self-management strategies to support your success

The Heart of Nursing: How to Stay Connected to Yourself, Your Patients, and Your Profession

This powerful and energizing program reminds nurses of their core values, vision, and purpose. By returning to basics, taking care of ourselves, and enhancing our professional practice, attendees will be reinvigorated to maximize their personal and professional potential while ramping up their positive engagement with patients, each other, their profession, and their workplace.

Participants will learn:

  • How to be a catalyst for positive change
  • Powerful yet simple patient connection tools
  • Techniques for extreme self-care
  • Empowerment strategies that work
  • Professional development with purpose

The Power of Resilience

Challenge, change, and chaos has become the order of the day in our personal and professional lives. So how can you meet them head on and bounce back better and stronger rather than being overwhelmed? Donna will show you how to foster strategies to respond positively to change, adversity and stress while developing a sense of mastery, confidence, and personal power. Learn to turn challenges that threaten to knock us to the ground into the building blocks we need to become more successful, more joyful, and ultimately, more alive.

Attendees will learn to:

  • Build personal power and confidence
  • Embrace change
  • Approach life with a positive perspective ​
  • Develop habits to nurture and nourish self

The Power of Transformation

This transformational program confronts the inevitability of change in our lives and careers, understanding why we resist change, strategies to embrace change and stay relevant, and how in the end, change will help us to create a vibrant future for ourselves and our profession. Without change, there is no growth and if you’re not growing you’re stagnating!

Participants will learn:

  • How to overcome their fear of change
  • Specific ways to build ‘change stamina’
  • How to maintain inner calm in the midst of outer chaos
  • Strategies for personal and career transformation
  • The importance of avoiding obsolescence

Request Availability for Donna Cardillo

DONNA CARDILLO BOOKS
DONNA CARDILLO, RN, CSP
The Inspiration Nurse
TRAVELS FROM:

New Jersey
KEYNOTE FEE:

$7,501 - $10,000

Keynote fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
VIRTUAL FEE:

$7,500
KEYNOTE VIDEOS
"Donna's presentation was the best keynote address our association has ever had. She was uplifting, inspiring, and honest. Her comments were timely and just what we needed. Thank you, Donna!"
Former Executive Director

Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association, Inc.

"Donna was the perfect fit for our ASC Nurse Leadership Conference. Her uplifting and humorous insights struck just the right tone to energize and inspire our attendees and kick off our conference. Donna remained at the conference for the entire day and evening reception, which offered a great opportunity for participants to interact with her one on one."
Senior VP, Executive Consultant

Progressive Surgical Solutions

"Donna, you are such a Dynamic Speaker and touched the hearts of many in the room! I fully understand why my colleague insisted we have you as our 1st Annual Case Management Week Guest Speaker! Thanks so much for a great presentation!!!!!!!!"
Supervisor, Care Management

Piedmont HEALTHCARE

"Donna is an outstanding speaker for nurses. She engages the audience and tells both entertaining, heartfelt, and inspiring stories. She left us with a "toolbox" of tips and techniques for managing stress and refilling our cups!"
Chief Nurse Executive

Deaconess Health System

ABOUT DONNA CARDILLO

Donna Cardillo, MA, RN, CSP, FAAN (Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing) is The Inspiration Nurse. She is a powerhouse of energy, wisdom, humor, and solid content and has been referred to as a positive force of nature who lights a path for others to follow.

Donna travels the world helping individuals to be happy in their lives and careers and to reach their full potential. She does that as a keynote speaker, retreat and seminar leader, columnist, author, and cut-up. Her accomplished career combines over 25 years of clinical, managerial and business experience, not to mention her stint as a professional singer! Donna’s clinical experience includes emergency and psychiatric nursing. She holds a diploma in nursing, a BS in Health Care Management, and an MA in Corporate and Public Communication.  She is the original ‘Dear Donna’ columnist at Nurse.com.

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Donna has twice been named Business Woman of the Year in New Jersey and has also received the coveted Athena Award, an international leadership award for women. Donna was designated a Diva in Nursing by the Institute for Nursing in NJ for outstanding achievements and excellence in practice. She has also been named one of 50 Best Women in Business by NJBIZ. Donna appears regularly on television and radio, is frequently quoted in newspapers and magazines and has published numerous articles. Donna has appeared on The Today Show, The Dr. OZ Show and has been featured in the Los Angeles Times on several occasions.

Donna is author of the award-winning book Falling Together: How to Find Balance, Joy, and Meaningful Change When Your Life Seems to Be Falling Apart.  She is also the author of Your First Year as a Nurse: Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional 3rd ed., The ULTIMATE Career Guide for Nurses: Practical Advice for Thriving at Every Stage of Your Career 2nd ed., and A Day Book for Beginning Nurses.

Donna is a founding member and past president of both the New Jersey chapters of both the National Speakers Association (NSA) and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She holds the coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned international recognition for professional speakers. This makes her one of only 10% of all speakers to hold this designation and one of only 25 nurses with this credential. She is one of only 3 nurses in the world to hold both the CSP and FAAN designations. Donna sits on the Advisory Board of the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA).

Donna is a Reiki Master, Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Certified Meditation Teacher, and labyrinth facilitator. When she is at her home base in Sea Girt, NJ, she serves as a local spokesperson for family caregivers.

DONNA CARDILLO PROGRAMS & TOPICS
A Nursing Renaissance™: The Dawn of a New Era
Join The Inspiration Nurse for this transformational program where she shares a roadmap for a bright and hopeful future for nursing. Donna will outline the amazing opportunities before us to create a new paradigm that will empower, enlighten, and elevate the profession to new heights. With her customary humor, animated style, and forward vision, Donna will uplift and energize to illuminate a new path for all to follow. Look out, world, here come the Nurses!
Nurse Power!™ Harnessing The Power, The Passion, and The Pride of Nursing
This uplifting program is designed to remind nurses of their own greatness and empower them for future success. It’s guaranteed to make nurses feel good and proud of who they are, what they do, and how they contribute to healthcare. Get ready to be pumped up, turned on, and super-charged with Nurse Power!
Regaining Joy and Balance to Move Forward
Times have been tough and nurses/healthcare professionals are just emerging from one of their greatest challenges ever. Having recently celebrated the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, it’s only fitting that we ask ourselves: What would Florence do? Join Donna as she channels Flo for an inspirational and practical program to lift you up and get you back on track.
Staying Joyfully Engaged at Every Stage of Your Career
Florence Nightingale said, “Nursing should not be a sacrifice, but one of the highest delights of life.” Staying fully engaged and happy through the continuum of your career is vital to your success, your effectiveness as a healthcare professional, and even your health. Spend a fun, energetic, and practical session with The Inspiration Nurse as we explore ways to pump up the volume in your career…and your life!
Passionate Leadership: Soaring to New Heights

Today’s leaders are challenged like never before. At the same time, they are in a unique position to have a greater impact on the future of their industry. So how can you stay inspired and continue to grow and evolve as a leader when chaos reigns, morale is low and change is a constant? Spend a high-content, high-fun hour (or longer) with The Inspiration Nurse and get primed, pumped-up and supercharged for the coming decade!

The Heart of Nursing: How to Stay Connected to Yourself, Your Patients, and Your Profession

This powerful and energizing program reminds nurses of their core values, vision, and purpose. By returning to basics, taking care of ourselves, and enhancing our professional practice, attendees will be reinvigorated to maximize their personal and professional potential while ramping up their positive engagement with patients, each other, their profession, and their workplace.

The Power of Resilience

Challenge, change, and chaos has become the order of the day in our personal and professional lives. So how can you meet them head on and bounce back better and stronger rather than being overwhelmed? Donna will show you how to foster strategies to respond positively to change, adversity and stress while developing a sense of mastery, confidence, and personal power. Learn to turn challenges that threaten to knock us to the ground into the building blocks we need to become more successful, more joyful, and ultimately, more alive.

The Power of Transformation

This transformational program confronts the inevitability of change in our lives and careers, understanding why we resist change, strategies to embrace change and stay relevant, and how in the end, change will help us to create a vibrant future for ourselves and our profession. Without change, there is no growth and if you’re not growing you’re stagnating!

Request Availability for Donna Cardillo

DONNA CARDILLO BOOKS