Robyn Stratton-Berkessel

Robyn Stratton-Berkessel

Positivity Strategist

As a positivity strategist, Robyn designs and facilitates positive, strength-based change for individuals, communities and organizations. She helps executives and teams create cultures of ownership, inclusion and collaboration. With 25 years experience, she has a range of frameworks, methods and tools, including Appreciative Inquiry, World Café, and Open Space

Ideal Client

Robyn’s ideal client has a leadership mindset and is purpose-driven. They are committed to transforming themselves and their organizations. They are innovative, curious, and active learners. They are drawn to achieve their vision in alignment with their values. They are informed about strategic organizational alignment and believe in including the voices of employees and other stakeholders in visioning and implementing a future direction. They are willing to invest in themselves and in others to develop leadership capability across the organization. Robyn helps this kind of leader or potential leader achieve their vision and their greatness.


Robyn is a prolific content creator and loves to share her learnings. She’s an author, a speaker, a podcast host, an app developer, a designer, a facilitator, coach and continuous learner.

  • Her book, published by John Wiley & Sons, reached #4 in Amazon “Must Read Positive Business” list
  • Her podcast achieved #1 in iTunes “New and Noteworthy” section
  • Her iPad app reached #2 in iTunes “Business” section
  • Her TEDx talk was a featured TEDx talk
  • Training courses: Positive Change.Training
  • Website: Positivity
  • Contact: or 732 939 8239
  • Social Media – LinkedIn, Twitter, Google +

Her background includes “Big 4” management consulting, financial and professional services, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, retail, education, local government agencies and not-for-profits.

For the last 3 years, Robyn has enjoyed her role as an Adjunct Professor, teaching Advanced Applications of Appreciative Inquiry online in the Graduate MBA Program at Champlain College in Vermont.

Originally from Australia, Robyn fell in love with an American, decided to check him out, and they married in 2000. Early in 2017, they moved from New York area to Bradenton with their cat, Neo, and they are all loving it.