Speaking Opportunities

Charm, Motivate, & Entertain Attendees at Your Next Event!

Authentic, Charismatic, & Down to Earth

I love to talk, and am happy to speak, teach, and entertain for you!

I believe that you truly CAN live out the Life of Your Dreams — ( no matter how far-fetched it may seem) if you take the time to Slow Down and plan.

In 2008 I made a New Year’s Resolution to use my crockpot slow cooker every day for a year and write about it online. This simple idea started with absolutely no-money down, and by the end of the year I had a book deal with a New York publisher, multiple television appearances, and a brand new career I could do at home, in my fuzzy slippers, while caring for my three children.

I absolutely DO believe I’m living out the life of my dreams.

Let’s get to work and plan out yours.

Steph on Home and Family
I am available for speaking on the following topics:
  • Slowing Down in a Fast-Paced World
  • Slowing Our Kids Down in Modern Society
  • Mindset + Action + Consistency Success Formula
  • Simplified Time Management for Busy People
  • Why SMART Goals are Stupid
  • Making and Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Audience members always leave with life-changing insights and practical tools along with tips to live their own best life and follow their own master plan — even if their dreams & goals seem a bit far-fetched!

Steph on screen at a conference

I have a background in child psychology and development and before having children of my own, I ran preschool centers for disadvantaged youth. One was housed within a homeless shelter. 

I am the host of the Slow Living podcast and my first book spent 6 weeks on the New York Times best sellers list. In 2012 Cision voted my (no money down) website the #3 food blog in the US.

I live in the SF Bay Area and can travel to you, or zoom in. I am happy to work with you to curate a topic specific to your group’s needs.

For further information and media credit, please see the wikipedia page.

Steph cooking on GMA
Steph cooking on Rachael Ray
Steph on GMA with hosts

What People are Saying

“…the most inspirational content came from a session led by Jessica Fisher and Stephanie O’Dea about burnout, self-care, and striving for balance.”  – Rockin’ Mama

“Stephanie delivers equal parts of information and inspiration with her trademark candor and humor, and provides audiences with takeaway learning that can they can use right away.”
— Jenny Lauck, VP Influencer Services, BlogHer

“Conference organizers know the way to fill seats is by offering a compelling speaker lineup. Then, PRAY the speakers deliver as promised! Stephanie O’Dea was everything we had hoped for. Her session delivered solid gold advice and insights, while her warm demeanor and crisp delivery were a bonus. Our campers were enthralled.” — Pattie Londre, fearless Leader, Camp Blogaway Bootcamp for Food and Recipe Writers

“Stephanie was a delight to work with from the get-go. She was professional, upbeat and brought a wealth of information to our Third Annual Lifestyle Bloggers Conference. We will definitely look to her for future speaking opportunities with our organization.” — Ana Lydia Ochoa-Monaco, Founder and
Co-Manager, Latina Lifestyle Bloggers Collective

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