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Gayle Cotton is a National Emmy Award Winner, Bestselling Author, and a distinguished Keynote Speaker. An and internationally recognized authority on cross-cultural communication and cultural diversity, she travels worldwide educating, entertaining, and inspiring audiences with her fresh and unique approach to public speaking. One of the most requested motivational public speakers, she is in high demand for conferences and events around the world. Shehas presented to the United Nations, global leaders and governments, and more than 50 Fortune 500 companies. She is a top-rated speaker and executive business coach for Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), World Presidents' Organization (WPO), Chief Executives Organization (CEO), and Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO). Her vast experience living and working around the world has made her a ‘first choice’ request for audiences everywhere!

Gayle is President of Circles Of Excellence for Corporate Education, an executive business coach, and author of the bestselling book 'SAY Anything to Anyone, Anywhere! 5 Keys to Successful Cross-Cultural Communication'. She has been featured on BBC News, NBC News, Good Morning America, PM Magazine, Pacific Report, and PBS More. She has the distinction of being the first American accepted in the 'European Association of Marketing and Sales Experts' and is a Certified Expert in the 'Executive Foundation for International Communication'.

Contact Gayle if you need motivational speakers or customized public speaking on the topics of Cross-Cultural Communication, Cultural Diversity, Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication,Leadership, Presentation Skills, Sales Negotiations, Stress Management, Teambuilding, or Time Management. Rated as one of the best public speakers, she gives new meaning to the concept of creativity and productivity and is on the leading edge of business communication.

Contact Gayle for events and conferences if you need a keynote speaker, motivational speakers or public speakers on cross-cultural communication or cultural diversity. With lots of humor, she will share her rapport secrets on how to avoid those embarrassing cultural ‘faux pas’!

Contact Gayle if you are looking for a female keynote speaker. Her personal story ‘3 Strikes! Awareness Is the First Step…’ highlights her experiences as a business woman working globally. As a bonus, Gayle will be happy to offer her services as a business coach after her public speaking.

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The Executive Foundation for International Communication 
European Association of Marketing and Sales Experts

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President, Circles of Excellence, Inc.
International Keynote Speaker and Trainer

Gayle Cotton
National Emmy Award Winner, Gayle Cotton, delivers Professional Speaker Presentations & Keynotes for any topic from the Circles Of Excellence Corporate or Custom Training Programs

Gayle has been a TV guest on Good Morning America, PM Magazine, PM Northwest, Pacific Report and more.



As a keynote speaker, Gayle Cotton has exceeded all expectations for public speakers and motivational speakers. She’s a renowned executive business coach, and an international authority on cultural diversity, cross cultural communication, and public speaking. Contact Gayle to speak at your event or conference on the topics of Cross-Cultural Communication, Cultural Diversity, Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Leadership, Presentation Skills, Sales Negotiations, Stress Management, Teambuilding, or Time Management!