Before hitting the speaking scene, Christine was a university admissions officer, corporate trainer and broadcaster. Hey — she even votes. Christine holds a Bachelors Degree in Communication and a Masters Degree in Adult Education. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP).
In 2014, Christine was inducted into the National Speakers Association, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame®, Admission into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism. In 2016, she received an honorary doctorate degree from Central Michigan University.
What makes her unique is the “real” factor. Whether talking about her “hottie engineer” husband, her pet peeves or growing up in an Italian/Irish household, audiences always relate to her experiences, struggles and lessons. She combines a down-to-earth attitude with a colorful artistic streak. Comments such as “I feel like I’ve known her forever,” “we must take her back to our workplace” and “it felt as if Christine was speaking directly to me,” are a testament to her effectiveness and style.
Christine is the author of The Good Stuff: Quips & Tips on Life, Love, Work and Happiness, which was named motivational book of the year by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. She has also been featured as a creativity expert in HOW Designs at Work magazine. Her learning resources also include: Get What You Want With What You’ve Got DVD, The Fun Factor DVD, The Good Stuff CD Audio Book and Why Can’t Everybody Just Get Along CD.
- Extreme Humor Makeover
Get ready to bring more fun into your work day, as expert speaker and motivator Christine Cashen brings you this fast-paced, entertaining program. You’ll discover the keys to having more fun, improving productivity and morale, while at the same time lowering stress and improving job satisfaction! This program is ideal for an opening keynote to energize the audience or the perfect closing keynote to end your conference with a bang!
- Why Can't Everybody Just Get Along?
With her incredibly humorous and relatable style, Christine gives you the tools to identify, understand and approach conflict creatively. Your audience will discover the secrets to defuse anyone in any situation, blow off steam before you boil over, and bring peace to all across the land. Christine’s conflict and teamwork program is a wonderful interactive break-out session, sure to help your group identify, understand and approach conflict creatively.
- Stop Global Whining!
The fact is: we are all forced to do more with less – fewer staff, declining resources, and 40 hours of stuff to do in a 24-hour day. This can really wear us down! What to do? You can waste energy complaining, but how productive is that!? Be part of the solution! Christine will share the secret to getting what you want with what you’ve got, and she’ll show you that you have what it takes right now to make a difference in your workplace and your life. This is the perfect program to kick-start any event!