Category Archives: Business Communications

Don’t Wait Till Thanksgiving

Funny Thanksgiving Turkey

Don’t wait till Thanksgiving to thank people. Do it now and always. So I want to say thank you to my bold brave clients, who are willing to put themselves out there and speak. Thank you for taking the word … Continue reading

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The More You Know, the Better the Flow

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Picture it: your audience is sitting in front of you. They are potential clients or customers. Here’s the way I see it. If there are five or fewer adults in your audience, they will remain adults, exhibiting the sophisticated behavior … Continue reading

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How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

Speaker with Note Cards

Ya know how when you go to a wedding, and speaker after speaker comes to the front, extolling the virtues of the bride and groom? And it’s just lovely, except the part at the beginning, when they pull out three … Continue reading

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Get Rid of Your “Um’s”

Public Speaker Image (Smart Meetings)

Have you ever heard a speaker who punctuated each sentence with “um?” Did you ever get distracted by the excessive use of “like?” Have you ever found yourself counting the “ya knows?” When someone asks, “What do you do?” is … Continue reading

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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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