When Anese Shows Up, People Do Too

Create personal and professional teams that thrive

Anese is at home most when she is leading workshops, private or executive retreats, presenting as a keynote speaker, or helping companies craft their culture at internal experiential sessions. IEP and “Showing Up” is all about how you are in the moment, how you are in your life, and optimizing your authentic self. There is no better way to see that then to see Anese at a live event … and there is no better way to feel it, than to experience it yourself.


Areas of expertise:
  • Optimizing Presence, Influence, & Impact
  • Managing Your Own IEP in the Face of Change, Chaos, and/or Negativity
  • Showing Up (well) for Yourself, Your Family, Your Team, and Your Mission
  • Team Cohesion, Collaboration, & Communication
  • Being Responsible for the Energy You Bring to the Table
  • Co-Designing & Optimizing Relationships
  • Optimizing Presence & Impact in Sales, Marketing, and Healthcare
Current talks & workshops:
  • Showing up for Leadership: Your Presence is Your Impact
  • Contagious Culture: Showing Up for Leadership
  • Sheep Happens: Crafting Your Experience to Make Your Results, A LeaderSheep Talk
  • The Leader You Will Be: An Invitation
  • #ProjectImpeccable: Are You Your Word? Showing Up for YOU
  • IEP Leadership Immersion: Our 1/2-day to 2-day IEP Fundamentals course
  • Interested? Please contact us for more information on any of these talks.
Inc. Women's Summit

Clients, conferences, & upcoming events

Digital Mastermind
Emerging Women Conference
Hubspot Inbound
Joie de Vivre
McDonalds Employee Development Conference
National Association of Women Business Owners
Inc. Small Giants Summit

  • California State Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Digital Mastermind
  • Education Equals Partnership
  • Emerging Women
  • Freeman Corporation
  • Hubspot InBound
  • The Sam Bernstein Law Firm
  • Ensign Services
  • Sacramento Sheriff’s Department
  • The Culture Conference
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Vistaprint
  • ACSA
  • ICF
  • IDEO
  • ISAE
  • Inc Women’s Summit
  • Inflection
  • Joie de Vivre
  • Logitech
  • McDonald’s Employee Development Conference
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • CDC
  • Vivayic
  • Brandman University
  • Symposia SF
  • OptiMize
  • University of Michigan
  • PCAR
  • Red Mountain Retreat
  • Small Giants Organization
  • Stanford D-School
  • State of Wisconsin
  • Tru University at Stanford Business school
  • YGO Parent Leadership Conference
  • Sound Community Services
  • Zingerman’s Community of Businesses
  • SAI Iowa
  • Reflektive
  • Government Sector
  • Healthcare Private Practice
  • Domaine Carneros

“Anese Cavanaugh captivated a group of 40 managers and line level employees at my company with her talk about the infectious nature of energy in an organization. Her talk was so popular that months later my fellow executives are still talking about it and using her examples as a means of motivating their fellow employees…She’s any company’s secret weapon for achieving profound, permanent results from the inside out…”

— Chip Conley, Founder, Joie de Vivre Hotels+

My experience with Anese and IEP has been outstanding. I’ve attended her IEP Live! workshops with my team and every time we come back with renewed awareness of our relationships with ourselves and each other. It’s been the reason the cohesiveness of our team has been so strong — resulting in no turnover for four years and a designation on the 2017 Forbes 25 Small Giants Best Small Businesses in America. Humbling!

At imageOne, half of our Team Members are located throughout the United States. When the opportunity arises to send an individual to one of her workshops near to their location, it’s a no brainer. And, the feedback from the team is always positive x10. We utilize Yammer as our internal communication and the posts are always thoughtful, inspiring, and heartfelt following a Team Member’s attendance at one of Anese’s workshops.

— Rob Dube, President, imageOne

“Anese was the perfect speaker to open up our event. She energized the room, got us thinking differently, and received great feedback from our audience. I love the fact that she got an otherwise tech-oriented crowd out of the weeds and into a level of thinking that we don’t normally embrace. We often get so focused on the tactics and technology of our business that we don’t take the time to develop ourselves as leaders. Anese helped us remember that and gave us tools to become better leaders.”

— Michael Reynolds, President/CEO, SpinWeb

“We can’t change the world unless we change ourselves, but that’s much easier said than done. Anese’s workshop helped us accomplish more self-change in four hours than most of us are able to do in four years! We host a lot of workshops for our students here at University of Michigan, but this one might be the best yet.” 

— Jeff Sorensen, Co-founder of optiMize and Director for Social Innovation at University of Michigan College of LSA


Live at the the Inc.'s Women's Conference

Inbound 2016


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