Joy Baldridge, CPC, CSP, is a renown self-management expert who helps the best companies in the world become even better at increasing revenue and productivity while decreasing stress and frustration. She began her speaking and training career at birth. She was born into a family of driven entrepreneurs and dynamic educators. Her parents founded the Baldridge Learning Center in 1956. Her first official speaking engagement was at the White House, at the age of 19. She got there by cold calling the president.
In 1992, Joy founded Baldridge Seminars International, a professional development organization that focuses on management, leadership, sales, communication and priority management skill development. In her seminar and keynote presentations Joy shares innovative ways to adapt to change while increasing revenue, productivity and profitability. Her keynote presentations and seminars are highly entertaining, extremely informative and completely customized. They are known for producing immediate, positive, and tangible results.
Joy is the author of The Fast-Forward MBA in Selling, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. This book provides an abundance of what she calls "Golden Nuggets" of information: Useful real-world tips, case studies and strategies designed specifically to help create self-managed business professionals. Joy has appeared as an expert in many publications including: Time Out New York, B to B Media Business, Working Mother, SUCCEED, American Health, SELF, Parents and Selling Power. She has been a guest on many radio programs, and was the host of a talk show on Cablevision where she interviewed CEO's of fortune 500 companies and asked how they were able to make it to the top.
Joy speaks, trains and consults with a wide range of corporate talent both domestically and globally. Her clientele consists of 200+ corporations, publishing/media organizations, associations and government agencies including American Express, 3M, GE Capital Corporation, Time Inc., Toshiba America, Inc., United States Surgical Corporation, Time/Warner, Energizer, National Geographic, GQ, Vanity Fair, Oprah, Newsweek, Architectural Digest, Rolling Stone, UBS, Citigroup Private Bank, Coldwell Banker, JP Morgan, PepsiCo, Club Med, IBM, Xerox, Basement Systems, The American Bar Association, United States Tennis Association, Bigelow Tea, American Society of Interior Designers, National Kitchen and Bath Association, The American Management Association and Magazine Publishers of America.