Anna Maravelas

Slash Your Stress; Cut Your Conflict!


Anna Maravelas

The Self-Defeating Habits of Otherwise-Brilliant People ®

Powerful Keynotes
and Seminars

"The best source on workplace irritability and tension."
Matt Villano, "The New York Times"

About Anna Maravelas:

Anna Maravelas presents the insider’s guide for reducing workplace conflict, tension and mistrust -- a growing concern for 88% of Americans!

Learn how to manage the daily blitz of frustration and disagreement without resorting to emotional idiocy!

Anna’s presentations are full of insight, laughter and surprise, and reveal her techniques for:

* Creating the attitudes and skills that are necessary for employee and client satisfaction
* Eliminating the root cause of destructive, costly conflicts
* Dismantling invisible walls that destroy profit and relationships
* Managing irritability in customers and colleagues
* Being hard on the problem but soft on the people
* Replacing turf wars with climates of appreciation and achievement
* Lowering your risk for heart disease and depression

Anna’s groundbreaking work has been featured in the Harvard Management Update, Healthcare Risk Management, The American Management Association Journal, Training Magazine and Continental Air.

Anna is internationally recognized for her ability to transform negative cultures into climates of respect, fiscal responsibility and pride. She has delivered hundreds of seminars and keynotes in the US and abroad. Discover why her keynotes and seminars are consistently cited as “Best of the conference!”

You can't afford workplace irritability! Internal climates set the pattern for client-employee interactions and 60% of customers take their business elsewhere if they encounter rude behavior from an employee!

Motivational Speaking

Anna Maravelas is an internationally recognized expert, author, keynote speaker and business radio guest. She addresses the number one emerging issue--resolving mistrust and avoiding the common errors that cause costly power struggles and destroy employee satisfaction.

She speaks on the best selling topic, “Self-Defeating Habits of Otherwise-Brilliant People” across the US and England for corporate, nonprofit and government agencies.

By creating an atmosphere full of humor, insight and surprise Anna typically receives the most citations for ‘best of the conference.’ Attendees leave with memorable anecdotes and retainable skills.


Anna Maravelas is internationally recognized for her ability to transform negative cultures into climates of respect, fiscal responsibility and pride. She has delivered hundreds of keynotes and seminars and her work is consistently cited as best of the conference.

Her work airs on business radio and print including the Harvard Management Update, The American Management Association Journal, Training Magazine, Continental Air and Healthcare Risk Management. Career Press will release her book, How to Reduce Workplace Conflict and Stress, in the July of 2005.

For 20 years her company, TheraRising, has restored trust and resolved workplace conflict in more than 120 companies—between executive teams, work groups and departments.

Anna addresses the #1 emerging issue—workplace incivility, tension and loss of trust—which 88% of Americans rank as a top concern!

What they say about Anna

"Attending her seminar was the best money we’ve ever spent."
Paul Jennings, Quality Assurance, Rolls-Royce, UK

"Witty, brilliant, engaging!"
Terry Weight, Shell Oil, Netherlands

"I’ve kept the materials in my top drawer of my desk for seven years."
Graham Holden, CEO, Marshalls, UK

"Anna received the highest rating ever given by this group of CEOs"
Jim Andrel,
The Executive Committee

"Employees rave about Anna’s presentations!"
Wendy Madsen, Director
Ryan Companies US, Inc.


Partial list of clients

* 3M
* Abbott Northwestern Hospital
* American Express
* American Red Cross
* Blue Cross, Blue Shield
* Bremer Bank
* British Deming Association
* Briggs and Morgan Law Firm
* Brookdale Dodge
* Carlson School of Management
* Carl Zeiss, IMT
* Clean Water Action Alliance
* Corporate Assessment and Training Center


* Ecolab
* eBenX
* General Mills
* Head Start
* Hennepin County Medical Center
* Hennepin County Judicial
* Hilton Hotel
* Honeywell
* Institute for Executive Development
* James J. Hill Business Library
* Land O Lakes
* Land Rover, UK
* Leonard, Street and Deinard Law Firm
* National Association of Housing Officials
* National Association of Wildlife Planners
* Printing Industry of Minnesota
* Prudential Insurance
* Oak Park Heights Maximum Security Prison
* Phillips Electronics, UK
* Polaris


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