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Jan Zaragoza is the author of MEETINGS OVER EASY—How to Have Better, Shorter, More Productive Meetings. and Coaching Skills Guidebook. She is president of High-Performance Training Solutions, a performance improvement firm specializing in the areas of business communications and supervisory and management development.

A respected and valued instructor, Jan brings over 20 years of business and hands-on management experience to the training programs she designs and conducts. She’s an expert in motivation, retention, and teaching leaders how to help their employees flourish, thus boosting performance, productivity, customer relations, and the bottom line.

A dynamic speaker with an acute ability to wrap fun, anecdotes, and exercises around powerful concepts and principles, Jan delivers engaging presentations rich in easy-to-implement, practical actions.

Her years of speaking and conducting workshops for a variety of businesses and industries have also led to the writing of numerous articles on the skills needed in today’s workplace, and she publishes an electronic newsletter on performance topics.

Her client list includes PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), San Diego County Water Authority, Watkins Wellness, Allianz Asset Management, City of Berkeley, CareFusion, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Otsuka Pharmaceutical, City of Encinitas, Mitchell International, Ericsson, Smith & Nephew, Sharp Healthcare, Baxter BioScience, Jenny Craig, Viejas Casino, Zenith Insurance, Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Kyocera, Solar Turbines, and IQinVision.

Jan plays a leadership role in the training and speaking community through her participation in the National Speakers Association (NSA), the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Association for Talent Development (ATD).