Deb Palmer George

Deb Palmer George

Speaker | Facilitator | Coach
Deb Palmer George’s mission is to guide individuals and organizations to thriving. She does this by combining over 25 years of executive experience in HR/OD, strategic planning and sales with advanced training in emotional intelligence, appreciative inquiry, conflict transformation, and organization development.



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Workshop and Keynote Topics

Appreciative Inquiry

A positive approach to leadership and change can be the most powerful and practical way to achieve breakthrough results.

The Peaceful Professional

Applying yoga principles in business and life (other balance topics include What We Really Mean by Work Life Balance and Everyday Mindfulness)

Conversational Intelligence®

Harness the power of conversations to build relationships and results. (AKA, How Words Make Your World or The Art and Science of Conversations in Business and Life)

Curious Leadership

The positive impact or powerful questions to engage the best in others.

Authentic Leadership

(other leadership topics include, Mindfulness in Leadership, Performance Conversations that Matter, and Demystifying Employee Engagement)

Create Your Finest Hour

Keynote or workshop that applies the human factors that saved the Apollo 13 mission to achieving breakthrough results here on earth.


Customized team-building or group development experiences such as culture building, activating strengths, transforming conflict, the yoga of teams, considering the voice of our customer, and leadership development clinics)


It seems impossible to put into words how amazing it is to work with Deb Palmer George, it is no less than life changing.

Sarah Dukes

Team Lead, Talent Acquisition at Hyland

I recommend Deb's work without reservation, and enthusiastically endorse her skills. To have Deb Palmer George on your team is simply to have the best of the best.

Noah E. Spiegel

Managing Director, Nashville Children's Theatre

Her intuitive leadership and knowledge of the strategic planning process and her well honed skills at facilitating the process is the best I have experienced during my 40+ years in business management.

Jean Schmidt

ENA, Inc.

Her ability to put everyone at ease and guide us through a day of education and reflection was top-notch.

Victoria McCarthy

Associate Professor, Austin Peay State University

Her positive energy infuses individuals and groups with hope and motivation.

Kim Phillips

Owner, Lucid Marketing

From The Blog

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To help or to hurt. What is the intention of feedback?

“I’m just being brutally honest…” More and more, I hear the adjective “brutal” used to describe someone’s approach to giving […]

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How planning can inspire a phenomenal life

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so you can do something about it now.”   This decades-old quote […]

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A book, a breakthrough, and now a blog

Last year I began an email series on hope. These messages contained specific information on how to practice the 3 […]