As a speaker, author, and coach, Janet Bailey has helped thousands of people become more effective at work and in their personal lives. Janet’s seminars throughout the country earn top ratings from clients, who praise her energy, humor, and immediately useful content.
Her columns and articles on health, communication, and career success have appeared in Chief Executive, Glamour, Health, Robb Report, Reader’s Digest, and other leading publications. As a corporate communicator, Janet has written marketing collateral for a variety of companies and nonprofits. Her entertaining history of San Francisco, The Great San Francisco Trivia & Fact Book, was an Amazon top-25 bestseller.
A West Coast native, Janet gained early experience in both communication and entrepreneurship at the age of eight, when she published a weekly neighborhood newspaper and sold it door-to-door for a nickel a copy. With a few more years and a degree in journalism and psychology from Stanford University under her belt, she moved to Manhattan. She worked at national magazines, a major performing arts organization, and a communications consulting firm before starting her speaking, coaching, and writing business and returning to her California roots.
For many years, she has researched keys to professional and personal effectiveness, interviewing leading thinkers such as Warren Bennis, Dan Ariely, Daniel Goleman, Joan Borysenko, and Jon Kabat-Zinn. She brings passion to the page and the platform, sharing her accessible and practical solutions to career and personal challenges in her workshops, articles, and keynotes.
Janet is a member of the National Speakers Association and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.