Grace Daly, America’s Retail Development Coach™, is a 3x international best-selling, award winning author, inspirational speaker and certified coach. Grace's keynotes on leadership, service and inspiration impacts her audiences to take positive action, harnessing their innate strengths and talents. Grace's audiences include: The First Step, Women’s Unlimited, InterFace Retail& Restaurant Facility & Construction Exchanges, Chick-Fil-A, Verizon Wireless, Chipotle, Forum. Her engaging interviews include leaders from Aeropostale, Aerosoles, Apple, Applebees, Bebe, The Body Shop, Charming Shoppes, Chick-Fil-A, Chipotle, Citibank, Crate&Barrel, Del Taco, Gap, Hofman Hospitality Group, IKEA, JCrew, Jos A Bank, PacSun, Pandora Jewelry, Ralph Lauren, Saks 5th Avenue, Target, TGIF, Verizon Wireless and Whataburger. Grace’s signature keynote: Rediscover and Share Your Gift Within™ encourages empowerment and creativity to boldly pursue the life of your dreams. Through her life experiences, she shows her audiences how to overcome challenge and utilize that same energy to propel them to career and business growth. Grace’s coaching expertise is regularly sought by business colleagues through her column in the leading industry trade magazines: Retail Facility Business® and Restaurant Facility Business®. She is also the founder and host of ShopTalk Evolution, an internet radio talk show and iTunes podcast for the retail & restaurant development industry that focuses on leadership and inspiration.
Grace Daly International, Inc. was founded in 2008. Grace is the author of The Seven Success Keys for the Retail Facilities Professional and Everyday Inspiration. She co-authored the bestsellers: Win, 35 Winning Strategies from Today's Leading Entrepreneurs; The Only Business Book You'll Ever Need co-authored with legendary business leader Brian Tracy and The Success Secret co-authored with Chicken Soup for the Soul founder Jack Canfield. Her latest books include: Inspiring Leadership in Retail& Restaurant Development.
With more than 25 years in the retail industry, Grace is an advocate for the advancement of the retail and restaurant development industry. She also teaches a writing class and partners with diverse organizations to empower groups seeking her advice on business, life balance, and at times, just the necessary "shot of inspiration" when faced with challenges. Grace holds a degree in Advertising & Media Communications from F.I.T., is a Dale Carnegie HIP & GA certified graduate and received her coaching certification from Certified Coaches Federation™. Grace is the recipient of various awards, including the Editor’s Choice Awards for her published works. She has been inducted into the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™ and is a member of the American Society of Journalist and Authors. Grace is an honored recipient to 2012/2013 NAPW Professional Women of the Year.
Grace is dedicated to paying it forward to her community and working with those who courageously pursue the life of their dreams. Get Ready, Get Inspired!™
Specialites Include: Inspiring keynotes, Lunch N Crunch workshops, Team Building Activities, Panel Discussions & Round Table Moderating, Master Interviewer, Business & Career coaching, Fostering partnerships & building high performance teams