About the Red Shoe Institute

Helping Teams and Organizations Laugh, Communicate, and Connect.

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Success Through Happiness 

With superior communication, humor, and connections, we help your organization thrive.

The Red Shoe Institute helps organizations thrive by providing the skills to more effectively communicate and connect with one another.

From corporations and businesses, to the military and professional sports teams, our Keynotes and Workshops are a fun and interactive way to energize your people while providing effective techniques that will lead to greater success.

Good communication, a positive mind-set, and a huge dose of humor help each of us achieve our potential. There are just too many grumpy people in the world. With a little tweak, each of us can Laugh, Communicate, and Connect.


About Dr. Margarita Gurri

Meet the amazing woman behind the Red Shoe Institute.

Dr. Margarita Gurri has been inspiring global audiences to laugh, communicate, and connect for over thirty years as an ethics, communications, and conflict-management specialist. Learn why even the toughest audiences melt in her presence.

Meet Dr. Margarita Gurri




Good Friends. Good Books.

A companion to our Keynotes, Workshops, and Consulting, the Red Shoe Institute has published several books to help even more people laugh, communicate, and connect.

The Ethical Speaker

"We all want to do the right thing. The Ethical Speaker offers a super simple solution to figuring our just what that is." George Walter, CSP, CPAE . Purchase now.

Trilogy of Anger

Use the principles of the martial art of Aikido to invite each of us to react to other's anger and negative input productively in a creative and positive way. Purchase now.

Anglican Prayer Beads

We are awed by the power of beautiful beads that bring peace to so many faces. Each of us can add grace and joy to our world. This little book invites even more of those precious resources. Purchase now.

Meet the Team

Connect with the energetic team behind the Red Shoe success.

Bios, resumes and much more. Meet the people who make a Red Shoe Attitude an everyday event.

Meet the Team



Watch and read what our clients say about us.

Nothing says success like a happy client, and fortunately, we have a lot of those! Learn from our clients why a Red Shoe Keynote is right for your organization.

See the Testimonials

Media Center

Photos, bios, resumes and one-sheets for your publications.

Have a Red Shoe event scheduled? Here you will find everything you need for your publications, emails, and newsletters.

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