FranklinCovey Best-Selling Author, Speaker & Thought Leader


Victoria Roos Olsson

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Victoria Roos Olsson is a senior leadership consultant at FranklinCovey. She is an expert in leadership development and has trained, developed, and coached managers around the world for the past 20 years. She has also led learning and development divisions for large corporations in Europe and the Middle East, including Jumeirah and Hilton.


Victoria is an experienced keynote speaker who engages her audience, whether 20 or 2,000 people are in the room. She is an expert facilitator of several FranklinCovey offerings, and served on the development team for The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® and The 4 Essential Roles of Leadership® work sessions. She effortlessly combines enthusiasm with focus and drive, helping leadership teams achieve their desired results.


Victoria is a native Swede and has a bachelor’s degree in economics and hotel management from the renowned Hotelschool The Hague in the Netherlands.

Victoria is passionate about holistic leadership and draws on her expertise as
a certified yoga instructor and running coach. An additional passion project is the podcast Roos&Shine that she hosts with her sister, with listeners in over 70 countries. Victoria leads an international life with her husband and two daughters. 

Victoria Roos Olsson

Best-Selling Author

Watch Victoria as she walks you through the developmental challenges managers face on a daily basis and how to overcome.

Victoria Roos Olsson is a Senior Leadership Consultant for FranklinCovey and has coached leaders for more than twenty years.


Featured Videos

Victoria Roos Olsson Live

The Power of a Great Manager

Leading Your Team Through Turbulent Times

“If you are the leader of other leaders, your biggest job is really leadership development. If you do that right, it will have the biggest impact on your business results.”


Books by Victoria

Everyone Deserves a Great Manager

A practical must-read, FranklinCovey’s Everyone Deserves a Great Manager is the essential guide for the millions of people all over the world making the challenging and rewarding leap to manager. Based on nearly a decade of research on what makes managers successful—and includes new ways of thinking, tips and techniques—this volume has been field-tested with hundreds of thousands of managers all over the world.

Organized under four main roles every manager is expected to fill, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager focuses on how to lead yourself, people, teams, and change. Readers can start anywhere and go everywhere with this guide—depending on their current problem or time constraint. They can pick up a helpful tip in ten minutes or glean an entire skillset with deeper reading. The goal is for the busy manager to know what to do and how to do it without interrupting their regular workflow.


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Newest Articles

Managing The Emotional Aspects Of Organizational Change

What CEOs can do to move their teams to better performance, even during unpleasant changes like layoffs, restructuring and increased competition. When my family and I moved to the U.S. from Sweden, I drew the culture-shock curve for my daughters on the flight over.



The Thrive Questionnaire

The leadership consultant, keynote speaker and author opens up about dealing with stress, balancing her extroverted and introverted sides, and the moment that inspired her to slow down.



Six Practices To Help You Be A Better Manager

Are you a first-level leader? Do you manage a team of individual contributors who don’t have direct reports of their own?  

Then you know some of the challenges of making the leap to management.



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