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How Is Your Day Going So Far…and are you ready to bring it into balance?

How Is Your Day Going So Far…and are you ready to bring it into balance?

“I arise in the morning torn between the desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” –... »

As Women We S.H.I.F.T.

As Women We S.H.I.F.T.

As women, we do more before 6 a.m. than most people do all day. We are nurturers, family planners and the budgeters of our household. Yet a ... »

What Keeps You Going When the Passion Is Absent?

What Keeps You Going When the Passion Is Absent?

Purpose and passion––that’s how most people respond when you ask them why they got into this business. I understand. Those were at the top o... »

A Speaker’s Nightmare

A Speaker’s Nightmare

Have you heard people say that you should never leave the house without making an effort to look good, because you never know who you may bu... »

Packing and Travel Tips to Become  a True Road Warrior

Packing and Travel Tips to Become a True Road Warrior

I don’t have time to do fancy folding or play Jenga with my luggage. I travel a lot and most of the time I am not in a hotel long enough to ... »

Stop The Glorification of ‘Busy’

Stop The Glorification of ‘Busy’

I often hear from my fellow speakers how ‘busy’ they are and how little time they have. Of course, they are busy. They are doing... »

Marry-Me-Blog-Post

Will You Marry Me? 5 Tips for Fully Engaging Your Clients

Remember the old elementary school rhyme, “First comes love, then comes marriage…”? It was so embarrassing to be caught “loving” someo... »

4-H's

Serve Your Clients Better Using Your 4 H’s: Heart, Head, Hands and Habits

It’s not about you!” That was the first sentence of Rick Warren’s book, The Purpose Driven Life, which has since become one of the best-sell... »

Be-You

Be More YOU

I bombed. I thought I would never make it as a professional speaker. Heck, I didn’t think I ever wanted to get in the front of a room ... »

Cringe-Worthy-Behaviors

10 Cringe-Worthy Speaker Behaviors

We always hear about “best practices on the podium,” and what we should do as platform professionals; but what about the stuff that seems to... »

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