Combat tests you. Being a beat cop tests you. Life tests you. Three brothers and being the only girl…tests you. Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour has been tested her whole life. A gutsy trailblazer, her resume is an impressive collection of “firsts” including America’s first Black woman combat pilot. She served two tours of duty in Iraq as a Marine. She was also a diversity liaison officer to the Pentagon for Headquarters Marine Corps. After her military service, FlyGirl revved up her career in the private sector as an entrepreneur, consultant to business, and author of Zero to Breakthrough, The 7-Step, Battle-Tested Method for Accomplishing Goals that Matter. As a speaker, FlyGirl unleashes hard-hitting advice and amazing anecdotes from her adventures on the battlefield and in business. She helps individuals and organizations Get Gutsy and build a sustainable inner force and conviction, that results in accomplishing significant goals.
Most Requested Presentations:
(Vernice will always customize her keynote for your organization!)
You HAVE Permission to Engage Employee engagement, customer engagement, team engagement, personal engagement. No matter what area an organization is strategically trying to improve, individuals have to be engaged and execute in order for the plan forward! The key is giving the permission to engage from the inside out. Once that happens, your organization will be CLEARED HOT! There’s no secret…a solid flight plan is the key. Give your attendees a fast paced message that will show how them how to:
- Harness the power of a ‘Breakthrough Mentality’ mindset
- Lead through mentorship
- Leverage functional and individual diversity as a strategic advantage
- Create breakthroughs for their teams with five simple steps
One need only hear Captain Armour speak to understand why she is so sought after by CNN and shows such as Tavis Smiley and Oprah … This history making, mission-focused woman represents the ‘total package’.”Paula Miller-Lester, Publisher, Minorities and Women in Business
Who Needs A Runway?! Take Off From Where You Are!!!
The bottom line is that we have to move into action from where we are! Unfortunately, many people become paralyzed in the preparation phase. Decide what you want, put your stake in the ground and execute! Vernice calls this making a commitment to the commitment. Give your organization the boost they need to come together as a team, understand how their objectives support the overall strategy and accomplish the mission achieving the desired results! Give your attendees an invigorating perspective that reveals how to:
- Infuse passion in your life professionally and personally!
- Recognize and utilize the skills and talents of everyone around you
- Lead a Zero to Breakthrough™ life with a ‘Breakthrough Mentality’ as the foundation
- Unleash your full potential no matter where you are personally starting from
I’ve shared stage with hundreds of great speakers over the past 20 years, and they all better take notice because Vernice Armour is a force, a powerhouse, and I highly recommend her to you. She will change your life!”Les Brown, International Motivational Speaker
Zero To Breakthrough™
A Breakthrough Mentality Creates A Breakthrough Life! Put passion back in your life and design the path to your dreams with a ‘Breakthrough Mentality.’ Be inspired by Vernice’s personal story of setbacks, challenges, adventure, success and triumph. Vernice takes you on an amazing journey through her life experiences and, most importantly, the lessons learned. Unleash the personal leadership power needed to take your life to the next level! Attendees will discover:
- How Passion, Purpose & Positive Steps create breakthrough results and shape your destiny
- The Tangibility of Possibility
- Delay is not Denial and to Retreat does not mean Defeat
- How to ignite your spark and make YOUR dreams a reality!
(Great for Employee Resource Groups, Women, Minorities and Students)
I was so inspired, I hit the ground running with several ideas that I have been planning for months now…”M. Mack Jones, Bank of America
Driving Diversity Deep into the DNA of Your Organization
One Mission, One Goal, One Team Vernice reveals, as a former Diversity Officer for Headquarters Marine Corps and liaison to the Pentagon, what it took to help a 200,000 personnel organization get back on track! When you bring people together, you will have differences and similarities that result in tension and complexities…THIS IS NORMAL! How you MANAGE diversity is the key! The leader will discover how to:
- Know your people and harness the power, skills and talents of the team
- Unleash the full potential of diversity to impact the bottom line
- Effectively tap into the power of the Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
- Teach everyone to be an ambassador for diversity
- Create a culture that values and respects all team members: One Mission, One Goal, One Team!
(Great for senior and middle management, Diversity Councils and Employee Resource Groups)
There’s no shortage of achievements. You’re awesome girl… You’re awesome!” Oprah