Meeting Planners

Empowered, Inspired, Energized, Dynamic….The way attendees describe Margaret’s presentations.

If it’s your goal to inspire your audience or organization to new heights – then hiring Margaret to do corporate leadership training, deliver a powerful keynote presentation or a conference breakout session is a must.

We know that meeting planners have a tough job selecting the right keynote speaker and breakout session presenters. Our goal is to make your job as easy as possible.

My Commitment:

Here are the top 7 reasons Margaret Spence is well liked by meeting and event planners, and corporate executives.

1. No Drama – No Diva! – No crazy demands, no diva-like requests. Margaret is a consummate professional who is easy to work with and does everything in her power to make your meeting a success.

2. Engaging – Margaret’s only goal is to engage you in a productive dialog so she understands your goals and helps you shine.

3. Customized – There is no canned speech – every presentation is customized to your topic, theme and audience.

4. Relevant – Margaret’s presentations are on-point, filled with enthusiasm and built around real-world challenges and opportunities for growth.

5. Unique – Your audience will leave with meaningful tools, frameworks, and techniques based on Margaret’s real-world experience working with multinational clients. She’s seen it and she shares both her perspective and her results.

6. High Energy and Inspirational – as a woman in leadership, Margaret brings a compelling message that energizes your audience – she is high energy from start to finish.

7. Reliable – If you book me – I show up! Margaret doesn’t just bounce in and out of your conference, she makes herself available to your audience, there is no rushing out the door.

My Experience:

  • Top-ranked keynote speaker delivering inspirational, dynamic talks on women in leadership, valuing disabled employees and reinventing the talent development pipeline. 
  • Entrepreneur – 17 years as President/CEO of C. Douglas & Associates, Inc.  a national workers compensation and human resources consulting company
  • Author – groundbreaking book From Workers Comp Claimant to Valued Employee and The Injury Management Challenge 
  • Founder of National Return to Work Week – Focusing on helping ill, injured and disabled employees remain in the workforce. 
  • Seven-term member of the SHRM Special Expertise Panel and Contributor to the SHRM Workplace Forecast – Top Workplace Trends 
  • Board member and co-chair of the Workers Compensation Institute’s Return to Work National Emphasis on Disability Management
  • Founder of The Employee to CEO Project – a Mentorship and Career Development Program for women of color
  • Contributor and Thought-leader often quoted in top publications like, Forbes, Time, Crain’s and the Washington Post
  • Voted top 20 Speaker – Society for Human Resource Managment – SHRM Annual Conference 2012, 2013, 2014



  • Who’s Going to Sit in Your Seat? Ending the Leaky Leadership Pipeline

Women in Leadership:

  • “Hello I’m Your Next CEO” -Entrepreneurial Leadership for Women: Think and Act Like a CEO Even If You’re Not

Workers’ Compensation:

  • Changing the Paradigm From Workers’ Comp Claimant to Valued Employee
  • Workers’ Comp 3.0: The Paradigm Shift From Understanding Risk to Defining Strategy


Download a PDF of Margaret’s Keynote Topics to share with your selection committee – or learn more (click here for topic information)

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