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“Oh no,” says your limbic brain, “This is all new, so it must be dangerous! I must keep you safe – stay away!” This is what my mind was screaming as I learned how to facilitate my 6-week telecourse on … Continue reading

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Be Curious. Never Assume.

Curiosity is respectful. Assuming is not. I learned this from a wonderful therapist long ago, and it was my lesson this week. When you don’t bother to find out about people who think differently from you, you can assume things … Continue reading

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Cubs Win! Women Win!

“C’mon Chapman – be a hero!” I found myself talking to the pitcher under my breath in my sister’s living room, watching the large screen. Then, double play, and it was over. Cubs win! Cubs win! I thought of my … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Your “Stuff”

I moved apartments last week. Stressful. Moving. Right up there on the Holmes-Rahe stress scale, along with death and divorce. But I found it a very cleansing experience, with a major insight about speaking to grow your business. When you … Continue reading

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Your Speech Coach Says: Always The Student

In your marketing speech, you “lead with the need” of your audience. You point out the pain, need or problem they are facing – for which your product or service is the solution. And then you tell them your solution. … Continue reading

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Bless Your Holiday Stress, Revisited

Here it comes again –the season of giving AND receiving. You know how you’ll be “receiving” some family and friend obligations you never receive except during this season? Once you CHOOSE to receive, you now get to choose your attitude and behavior. … Continue reading

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Your Job: Be the Nicest Person in the Room

It pays to be nice. As a professional speaker, for over 30 years, I have found this to be true. Don’t believe the hype, even when people tell you that you’re fabulous at what you do. Years ago, I experienced … Continue reading

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Your Speech Coach Says, “Play to Your Strengths”

Loved watching every moment of the NBA Finals—tweeting with millions of others as I watched!  I looked for a connection between those fast-paced, close-scoring games, and coaching you to present yourself and your business with confidence.  I found 3 points … Continue reading

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Will You Beat the Odds?

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  If it is true, as I write in my book, “Opportunity and intention are what football is all about,” where does “beating the odds” come into play?  Last week was week 2 of the NFL season, and I heard … Continue reading

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Enjoy The Day!

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MimiSpeaks is on vacation this week, enjoying the three day weekend and gearing up for some great football this week! I wonder what lessons we will learn in Week 1? Have a great day and a terrific rest of your … Continue reading

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