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It’s amazing how an uplifting or inspirational story can completely change your day, and sometimes your life. One thought that touches your heart or reminds you of your dreams can inspire steps that would otherwise remain untaken and stir new perspectives on life and possibilities.

On this page, you’ll always find a wealth of inspiring, motivating, and insightful stories– thoughtfully chosen with you and your dreams in mind.

Thank you for being my special guest, as we go on a journey of the mind, to explore this elusive thing we call SUCCESS.

 

The Magic of Communication.

Throughout my career I have noticed that most of what you accomplish in your personal and professional life will be determined by how well you get your message across. Are you proficient at inspiring people to act on your ideas and recommendations? It is not about your level of education, contacts or intelligence. You need…

Making Money with Funny

Effectively using humor in business will build rapport and add impact to any situation. Getting people to laugh is one of the quickest and most effective ways to establish compatibility and to create a warm, responsive atmosphere.   Having a good sense of humor makes you more enjoyable to be around. You might also do…

Tips to Help You Get Better at Presenting Virtually

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom we’re all stuck in our room! Who would have dreamed that we would all be doing so many online presentations? Between sales presentations, video conferences, training seminars, and virtual networking, you have probably seen, the good, the bad, and the ugly of presenting virtually.  Many challenges come up along the way. Here…

Are you ready to create your own paycheck?

Do you like the idea of being your own boss?Do you want to work for yourself?Working as a commissioned sales and marketing professional is one of the few career opportunities that offer you the ability to write your own paycheck and be your own boss. It is not just about personality.There is a common misconception,…

Dealing with change.

As I look back over my life personally and professionally the one thing that was always constant was change. There is the change we choose and change that is thrust upon us! Right now, we can all agree that some form of change has been thrust upon us. How do we respond to our circumstances…

LIGHTS. CAMERA…PROPER ACTION.

Presentation Skills for Video Even before we started social distancing, the business world was becoming increasingly visual.  In our new reality, the video has replaced almost all in-person meetings and is a crucial medium for communicating with customers and remote workforce. So, the question is: how are you adapting to maximize your speaking opportunities? Ready…

How to engage an audience from the Start

Incorporating Humor in Your Next Speech Getting people to care about what you have to say is hard. Effective speakers know that actively involving the audience from beginning to end is key to giving a great presentation. Humor is a powerful tool that can put your audience at ease, establish a connection and help them…

It’s the way we look at things!

These are challenging times for sure. For those of you who know me know it is not easy for me to buy into things. This is real…we must take care of each other any way we can. A phone call, a text, an email…say hello to someone. I have been self-employed for over 30 years…

How to Own the Stage – Strategies to Becoming a Better Speaker

Many years ago, when I was a professional clown (but that’s another story), I remember having a conversation with my clown mentor, Fred Collins. I was about to perform to the largest audience of my young career. I was nervous and I asked Fred for a suggestion on how I could make an impact on this audience.…

Speak Up! Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST Morris County Chamber of Commerce 325 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 101 Florham Park, NJ 07932 Join Us In-Person or Via Webinar – Click here to sign up – https://web.morrischamber.org/events/SpeakUp%20%20Overcome%20Your%20Fear%20of%20Public%20Speaking-2970/details In today’s competitive workplace, public speaking and presentation skills are a critical part of your success.…