Are You Having an Out-of-Money Experience?

If so, the truth is you need to go on a diet. A money diet. Now I realize that four-letter word can make the best of us run toward the nearest mall to stock up, just like starting a diet can send you on a Farewell to Food tour. But here’s why you must. Only…

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Are You Easy? Here’s Why You Must Be!

Being easy isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, do you make it hard for people to work with you? Do your colleagues and clients have to jump through hoops? Are you hard to get hold of? Do you give all necessary information upfront; in a clear and direct way? Most individuals are overwhelmed, overworked,…

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Fired up Over Facebook!

What do a magazine editor, an emergency room doctor, and a career Marine sergeant have in common? They were all fired within the last 30 days for Facebook postings. As a motivational speaker who teaches the power of speaking your truth I was compelled to learn more.  Were these professionals speaking their truth?  How can…

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Tribute to Administrative Professionals Everywhere!

What does the crème filling of an Oreo cookie have in common with Administrative Professionals? Everything! Without that crème, there’s no magic center that holds it all together. You’re left with two chocolate disks that sit there waiting for something special to happen, and admin professionals are that special ingredient. Unfortunately, too often administrative professionals…

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How to Make Fast Yes/No Decisions at Work

In today’s new normal of fewer resources – less staff, less time, and constantly changing priorities, many of us are afraid to say no.  I get it. It’s natural to fear that if you say no, you’ll suffer consequences – poor performance reviews, your supervisor or coworkers won’t like you, or complaints that you are…

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Are you Afraid Like This Motivational Speaker?

I’m at a Dude Ranch deep in the heart of Texas with some gal pals a few weeks ago when Cowboy Larry says “Come here Little Lady. (It’s all perspective!)  Do you want to stand on a horse?” What?! Why would anyone over the age of 10 want to do that?  Let alone 29 (Ha!).…

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How Messy Are Your Relationships? This Motivational Speaker Wants to Know!

Let’s face it.  Love is messy.  RELATIONSHIPS are messy. And success in life, no matter how you define success, requires a strong foundation of relationships – both professional and personal.  Your relationships with coworkers, supervisors, customers, your significant other, friends, children, parents, siblings….. all roll up to the quality of your life and the “results”…

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