A former social worker and mental health administrator, Rosita Perez uses a guitar, music and outrageous humor to push emotional buttons and get people to move from three-to-get-ready” into “four-to-go.”
She tackles subjects such as: debunking stereotypes; listening to the voice of the wise child within; and bringing passion into the workplace with sessions that are often rated off the charts.
President of Creative Living Programs, Inc. She is expert at changing the pace, speaking from the heart, and revitalizing audiences by using music and humor for something other than entertainment. Her substantive mental health messages linger long after the songs and laughter have ended.
Rosita Perez is the author of The Music is You: A guide to thinking less and feeling more and voted Speaker of the Year by the National Management Association (the largest organization of professional managers in the world.) CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame recipient (less than 3% of NSA’s members are so honored. Other recipients include Dr. Norman Vincent Peal, Ronald Reagan and Art Linkletter.)
Rosita was given NSA’s Cavett Award in 1991. The Cavett Award is presented annually to one member out of 3500 whose accomplishments over the years have reflected outstanding credit, respect, honor and admiration on the Association and the entire profession of speaking.
Among her clients are: The American Hospital Assn., GM, NCR Corp. Users, Dupont, Million Dollar Round Table, Society for Human Resources management, Zurich Australia and Hewlett Packard.
Her programs address: Challenges, Choices and Changes for the corporate market. Health care professionals profit from Nurturance for the Nurturers.
She changed careers at the age of forty and by turning her dreams into realities that far exceeded her wildest fantasies, now shares this with conviction that moves and inspires audiences around the world.
Her philosophy is, “You and I have a choice. Either we lament all the high notes we can’t or won’t hit or we leave those to Pavarotti and get on with the rest of our songs.”