Category Archives: Business Communications

Nervous to Speak? Ask a Friend

Nervous Speaker

“A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.” —William Arthur Ward (1921-1994) Author, Educator, Motivational Speaker … Continue reading

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Your Speech Coach Says, “Lead With Their Need”

Nervous In Front of a Crowd

When you call potential clients, do you know their pain? The only way you can get someone to trust your solution for their pain is to motivate them with your words—about their needs. What happens to them if they don’t … Continue reading

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A Business of One’s Own

eWomen Dinner at Palm Restaurant Dallas

Last night, I attended my regular meeting of women business owners (NAWBO) in the South Bay. I find whenever women gather together to be a very healing process. We introduced each other in an interview fashion. One of the questions … Continue reading

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Audiences Going for the Goal

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In the past few days, I have spoken to over 300 women in two different audiences.  They were both annual Women’s Conferences in two parts of the country:  Palm Springs and Chicago.  Yes, the weather is quite different, but the … Continue reading

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How Men and Women Communicate – See Mimi In Action!

See one of Mimi’s many hilarious Moments about how men and women communicate!

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Raise Your Personal Debt Ceiling? No Way!

Since the NFL CBA is not done yet, I feel like I’m in a state of suspended animation. In fact, that’s how a lot of us feel about our businesses in this economy. Our profits are getting better – not … Continue reading

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Football and Business: Do You Need A Rookie Symposium?

Finding connections in football and business really is so easy!  Today marks day 112 of the NFL lockout.  Yet, the Rookie Symposium happened last week.  Respected coaches and experienced veteran players gave the rookie players valuable MENTORING: advice, inspiration, warnings, … Continue reading

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Leadership Icons: Mother Theresa and – Lady Gaga?

When it comes to leadership icons, most people would not put Mother Theresa and Lady Gaga in the same category.  But there was a great article in my new favorite magazine, The Economist, by Schumpeter, which quotes two recent publications … Continue reading

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Negotiating Tips – Ladies, Take A Hint From The Men And Don’t Settle

Here are some great negotiating tips: Ladies, take a lesson from the NFL. Don’t settle for what you don’t want. Day 86 of the NFL lockout, and no sign of settlement. Guys are hanging out, practicing unofficially, or seeking attention … Continue reading

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Stress and Time Management – Don’t Change The Rules!!!

Stress and time management often go hand in hand. In this global workplace, we’re supposed to embrace diversity. My audiences of leaders say there’s more stress at HOME –some of you go to work to RELAX! It’s not just the … Continue reading

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