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Are you struggling with trying to motivate and inspire your team, employees, clients, or even yourself? Encouraging an unmotivated individual is a challenge and regardless of the reward, nothing seems to work. Based on years of experience working with challenging populations - jail inmates, the homeless, people living with developmental disabilities, Dr.Susan Neustrom teaches you how to motivate and inspire even the most unmotivated by sharing five new ideas for awakening, igniting, and maintaining self-motivation for long term success. MORE >Susan Neustrom, Ed.D. Life,Leadership, Career Coach, Speaker, Educator, and author of “The Comfort Zone Illusion-Leaving your comfort zone is not so hard after all.”
'Where Moms Become Best Moms'
Invite Tracie to speak to your mom's group! In this seriously funny and heart-warming mom'o'logue, Tracie shares her real-life journey of embarking on her Best Mom Quest in pursuit of the Best Mom. After turning from glamourous actress to a struggling stay-at-home mom on the block, Tracie decided she wanted to rise above and become the best mom for her family. She's excited to share all she's learned on her journey, so every mom can achieve Best Mom Success! MORE >Learn:
-The true meaning of Best Mom
-5 Habits of the Best Mom
-How to avoid the dreaded 'Beast'Mom
-Mommy’s Magic Words
-Plus, so much more!!
Great for all kinds of mom events!
Cherise Nicole speaks from a Chapter in her book "You Can Soar" on Courage Being The Master of Fear. Sometimes life's blows damage people's confidence and leave them with a broken or bruised wing? How can one soar when they've been broken on the inside? Cherise will motivate people to move out of their comfort zone and extinguish the excuses and lies that cripple people from moving forward in life. She motivates listeners to action! MORE >
Are you ready for change? Whether change is planned or unplanned, more than likely you need to step outside your comfort zone and do something different. However, leaving your comfort zone is frightening and fear can stifle growth, halt progress, and negatively impact behavior giving the feeling of being stuck. MORE >From her book, The Comfort Zone Illusion and with over 25 years of experience leading personal, professional, and organizational change, Dr. Susan Neustrom presents five breakthrough strategies to move through the stages of discomfort, transform fear to energy, and experience many Ah-ha moments that propel you into action.
Susan Neustrom, Ed.D., Life, Leadership, Career Coach, Speaker, Educator, and author of “The Comfort Zone Illusion-Leaving your comfort zone is not so hard after all.”
Emotions are a form of intelligence that is 80K times faster than the “higher thinking” rational brain. Learning to understand and manage our emotions means that we can utilize this form of intelligence to make better decisions, and manage our work and relationships so that we are happier, healthier, and more productive. Learn scientifically proven ways to manage your emotions and how to better understand their power and purpose. MORE >
Avoid the 3 Common Mistakes Professional Women Make that Keep Them Stuck in the Status Quo (and Away From the Life They Crave) MORE >During this 3-hour workshop you'll discover:
• The 7 keys to bring your True Calling into vivid focus;
• A powerful method to create time for your True Calling, EVEN with a hectic schedule;
• An easy-to-follow, 3-STEP SYSTEM to sustain long-term success and live the life you were always meant to have.
You have a unique purpose on this planet. Are you using your gifts to the fullest?
We all have those awesome thoughts dripping with possibility, we get a smile on our face and consider how nice it would be then, out of nowhere comes "BUT". The whole show stops when the "BUT" gets in the way. The thinking then turns to all the reasons why we "CAN'T" realize the vision that we were given. We must not let what we can't do get in the way of what we can do. For me this has made all the difference. There was a time in my life when it seemed that failure was following me around however, that was not the case, you see; I was following failure around. I was being mis-informed by mis-informed people. This realization has made all the difference in my life. MORE >Association
I spent a lot of time in bad company;
I thought it was with friends, but they were robbing me;
By choice so many times I let them, steal my day;
I was robbing them too, in exactly the same way;
As I’ve grown older with the passage of time;
And the ladder of success, I started to climb;
And oh how I wanted my friends to go;
In the midst of their comfort, to life they said no;
I started reading books, I found myself inside the zone;
Anything worthwhile is never accomplished alone;
This statement spoke volumes and resonated in my head;
For in order to lead, you must first be led;
With the law of association at the forefront of my mind,
My past associations, I had to leave them all behind;
To seek out those that shared my desire;
For achievement in life that was several levels higher;
For life is lived on levels and arrived at in stages;
A simple fact that I learned, cause I kept turning pages;
As I write these words, to the past that I look;
My very first mentor was in the form of a book;
His name is David Schwartz and doctor is his gig;
He spoke to me through the pages of, The Magic of Thinking Big.
Goal Setting is SO important to achieving success. And EVERYONE wants to succeed - in their personal, financial, social, relationship, health & fitness, and recreational life. I will dissect the actions needed to set achievable goals effortlessly. By sharing insights & proven techniques I will enlighten you, and ready you, to put a goal setting action plan in place. MORE >
Diane Moca, Television Reporter / Motivational Speaker / Entrepreneur / Working Mother, Working Mom Warrior
As a result of interviewing dozens of working moms for my Working Mom Warrior YouTube channel, I now have a greater understanding of the motivation that can enrich women’s lives every day. I am creating a community of working moms who share and prop each other up, instead of competing. I am offering their insights and the lessons of my own transformation to groups who would benefit by hearing specific details showcasing how anyone can mold their life to feel invigorated and successful on a daily basis. MORE >My presentation begins with the emotional journey that allowed me to develop my Goal Awareness and Achievement Formula. I explain how drastically life changed when there were so many demands on my time that I felt out of control and in a constant state of frenzy. After having two kids, working as a journalist and developing my own real estate business, I began to feel frustrated and overwhelmed every day. I was having chest pains and yelling at my kids and husband all the time. I realized I had to change my way of thinking or risk continued erosion of my physical and mental health.
I began listening to dozens of audiobooks on productivity, passion and joy. I followed the guidance and insights of these authors. Through overcoming denial, becoming aware of what was really wrong, ending the cycle of blaming others, taking on personal accountability for my situation, putting in the hard work of changing my attitudes and habits, and maintaining patience throughout the process, I drastically improved my life.
I'm now accomplishing more than ever in pursuits that are meaningful, and I have control over my schedule to be able to spend quality time with my family. I am on a mission to help others do the same.
Many professionals feel we are pulled in too many directions and don't know how to meet the high standards of our bosses, our family, our friends and ourselves. I have discovered some of the secrets for making it all work through books, courses, coaches and interviews with successful professionals. I’ve spent more than a decade of my life studying how to do it all – taking in hundreds of articles about raising happy and healthy kids, about striving for career aspirations and running a successful business, about keeping a marriage fresh and lively yet deeply meaningful and long-lasting. At this point in life I have turned my study to the real-life heroes living their dreams and discovered what they went through to manage everything -- career, kids, spouse, home, health, fitness, style, finances, spirituality, growth, and purpose.
For years, my vision for my life was to HAVE IT ALL -- manage kids, spouse and work successfully. But the harder I tried to accomplish that, the less fulfilled, happy and healthy I felt because I was unaware that I was neglecting a critical component in life that didn't seem important but was eating away at my sanity. By sharing my story and what I did to turn my life around, your group will learn the four main categories and six key areas in life that we must all nurture, and audience members will engage in an interactive session to help each person discover which component they need to fix and the steps to bring their life into balance.
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