Carolyn Strauss

  • Carolyn is a published author of 4 books including “The Code: a Man’s Rules for Living Life, Having Fun, and Getting Dressed”.
  • Her client list includes multiple retail industry giants and other Fortune 500 clients, including Macy’s, Nordstrom, JC Penney, Toyota, Hanover Construction and Primedia Inc. She has presented to over 100 CEO leadership groups and is one of the top-rated Vistage International Speakers.
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Carolyn Strauss, CSP

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International Speaker and NSA Certified Speaking Professional

If you are looking for high energy, high content and sales, and business experience, Carolyn Strauss is the speaker for your event. Carolyn Strauss is one of only 800 Certified Speaking Professionals in the world. She is a sales and persuasion expert who spent 18 years on-camera on The Home Shopping Network where she personally sold over $160 Million of her clothing line, the Carolyn Strauss Collection, even selling $1 Million in one day.

In addition to thousands of appearances on HSN, Carolyn has appeared on PBS, CNN, ABC, NBC, Food Network, and Lifetime Television Network. She also hosted her own radio show, The Perfect Image with Carolyn Strauss. She is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild.

Prior to her time on television and radio, Carolyn was a fashion show commentator, an internationally-recognized fashion and image expert, and a successful plus-size model for over 20 years with the Ford Modeling Agency in New York City.

Carolyn Strauss is a powerful, compelling, effervescent, and entertaining presenter who speaks with audiences – not at them. Her programs are based on over 28 years of research and experience as a successful businesswoman in the marketplace. For over twenty years, Carolyn has passionately shared her strategies and business methods with audiences worldwide, teaching people how to set their minds to not get in the way of outcomes they desire.

Years of Speaking Experience
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$7,500 – $12,000


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United States, Canada, Netherlands, Australia, United Kingdom, Greece

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"Best they've ever heard"
"Carolyn's presentation stirred a great deal of conversation after our meeting, and forced some members to really examine the box they live in. This is one of those presentations that some members will think is the best Vistage presentation that they have ever heard."

-Vistage Chair
"One of the best"
"Carolyn is by far one of the most enjoyable and valuable Sales speakers I have encountered!"

-Vice President
Dupuy Storage LLC
"Carolyn, you were outstanding! The program got some of the highest evaluation numbers we've seen, and I'm happy to recommend you to other groups to speak! Your gender information was accessible , your delivery was funny and the value you brought to the group was exceptional.”

-Program Director
Mile Hi Church
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