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About Gayle Cotton, Keynote Speaker


President, Circles Of Excellence Inc.
Keynote Speaker and Executive Business Coach

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Emmy Award Winner, Gayle Cotton, offers keynote presentations and public speaking for any topic from the Circles Of Excellence Training Programs

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. She has 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!

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.

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 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.

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’!

Gayle has business bases in Dallas, TX and Geneva, Switzerland.

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Professional Associations

Certified Expert

The Executive Foundation for International Communication

European Association of Marketing and Sales Experts

Professional Speaker

Global Speakers Federation

National Speakers' Association (NSA)

National Speakers' Association of North Texas (NSA/NT)

Women’s Speaker Association

Faculty Resource

Young Presidents' Organization (YPO)

Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)

World Presidents' Organization (WPO)

Chief Executives' Organization (CEO)


International Society For Performance Improvement (ISPI)

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)

Dallas ASTD

Circles Of Excellence provides their services globally from locations in the US and Europe.


As a keynote speaker, Gayle Cotton exceeds 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 Cross-Cultural Communication, Cultural Diversity, Effective Leadership, Presentation Skills, Quality Customer Service, Sales Negotiations, or Teambuilding!