Welcome to the Women In Public Speaking Podcast, or WIPS Podcast!

My goal is to inspire and empower women to embrace the role of a public speaker, or continue improving their game so they can make a difference and share their gifts with audiences.

Join me as I interview women from all over the world and share with you their stories and valuable tips!

Episode 001 - Tarnya Coley

In this episode, learn how Tarnya helped out two people with their personal challenges, all because they felt safe and comfortable to share with her.

Learn more about her latest book, Open Doors

And please visit her website too: https://ibelieveican.co.uk/

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Tarnya Coley is an author of OPEN DOORS. It is now available (May 2018). She is an Associate Member of the Professional Speaking Association (PSA), motivational speaker, and the founder of i believe i can. Tarnya resides in the North West of England and has been a lecturer for the past 15 years. Tarnya seeks to inspire, motivate, empower and create awareness to reach your full potential. She loves inspiring others to dream big. She is married to an amazing guy & a mother of two fantastic children. Tarnya loves reading, sleeping and playing Scrabble. Her favourite word is floccinaucinihilipilification. In her spare time she likes to blog as it gives her an outlet for her thoughts and ideas. Also she enjoys sharing her knowledge to others and present helpful information. She is a firm believer in encouraging clients to be the best version of themselves so they can become everything they set out to be. Her desire is to help clients to understand the keys to living a pleasant and fulfilled life. Also exhibiting how they can make those small changes so they can have a better quality of life.  Tarnya says that it is important to believe in yourself, because that is where it all starts.

Episode 002 - Mary Nunaley

In this episode, learn how Mary Nunaley got her audience to "imagine spreasheets" because of a technology fail!

She will be launching her new project's website in August. Here is the link to visit when she is up and running: Simple Science

In the meantime she can be reached by email: marynunaley "at" lavenderdragonteam.com (Just replace "at" by @ 😉 )

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Mary is a Chicago native now living in the Nashville, TN area. She brings a unique background of food, education, homeschooling, and essential oils to her work. After years developing her skills in both the corporate and academic world she launched her own company in 2018. This family business is focused on making science simple and fun for families. Their first program, Simple Science in the Kitchen, will launch August 1, 2018.

Mary enjoys speaking to groups of all sizes and has presented on topics ranging from software and technology to essential oils and homeschooling.

Episode 003 - Keisha Rivers

In this episode, learn why Keisha Rivers thinks that being in your head instead of in the moment gives more unpleasant experiences when speaking in front of a group.

You can find out more about Keisha's work on her website: Karsgroup.com

On Twitter: @karsgroupltd

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Keisha A Rivers is the Chief Outcome Facilitator of The KARS Group LTD, which specializes in assisting clients to fine tune their vision of success, identify their strategic approach, outline action plans and equip their people to put them into action.  She has a wealth of experience facilitating group training sessions, assisting clients with personal and professional strategic development and creating collaborative learning communities focused on growth.  Through her Mindset 2 Mastery offerings, she works with individuals and small groups to be the creator of their success--not a victim of their circumstances.  For additional information, visit www.karsgroup.com.

Episode 004 - Siobhán O'Leary

Learn about this powerful message from Siobhán O'Leary: Know the power of your personal voice and remember many people you are speaking to are as scared as you are.

You can find out more about Siobhán on her Facebook page.

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Siobhán is, what some people call, an emerging writer and a renaissance woman. There are other names one could put on those descriptions such as distracted, unfocused, career-less. But, she has recently chosen: renaissance woman because of her various talents and interests and directions that change with the need most urgent. As for the emerging writer, she has always been present but now, she is peeping above the parapet and expecting arrows and an occasional cheer.  Presently, she can be found on the web only on her FB page. There is more to come!

Episode 005 - Tiffany Ann Beverlin

In this episode, learn why Tiffany Ann Berverlin's first big speech was a learning experience.

You can find out more about Tiffany Ann's work on her website: Dreams Recycled.

On Twitter: @Dreamsrecycled

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Tiffany Beverlin was born outside London and came to the U.S. for a promising job at Universal Studios after graduating from Oxford Brookes University (UK). Then she married, and gave up her burgeoning career to stay home and raise three children. During her fifteenth year of marriage—and after a decade out of the work force—Tiffany was forced to recycle her life. She was repeatedly told she was unemployable since she was out of the workforce so long. After a fortuitous dream about problems selling her own engagement ring, she created a company for that purpose. DreamsRecycled.com rose up as the marketplace that specializes in selling goods from one’s divorce. DreamsRecycled.com quickly became a gathering place for the divorce community who became inspired by Tiffany's personal story. Today, the site consists of blogs, secondary divorce services directory and “community zones” to assist the divorce community. Tiffany has appeared on AOL News, FOX News, CBS News and dozens of national publications and radio shows, bestowing hard-hitting advice on divorce. She is also the Author of My Dreams Recycled.

Episode 006 - Divya Parekh

In this episode, learn how Divya Parekh dealt with a technology problem by going with the flow and making it an adventure.

You can find out more about Divya on her website: Divyaparekh.com

On LinkedIn: Divya Parekh

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Divya Parekh is a 4-time #1 International best-selling author, international speaker, business relationship advisor and writing coach muse who has had great success with aspiring authors and speakers. Divya’s books and strategies have been endorsed by the likes of Brian Tracy, Marshall Goldsmith, Kevin Harrington (Shark Tank), James Malinchak (ABC’s Secret Millionaire), Sherry Winn (Two-time Olympian) and many more….  Whether Divya is speaking, advising corporate clients, coaching business owners or helping authors to write their books and get published, she has a message that is essential to bringing success to anyone. That message has five tenets: 1. Servant Leadership 2. Collaboration not Competition 3. Build Relationships that matter 4. Mindfulness works everywhere 5. Knight yourself.

Episode 007 - Michael AnnMarie Sherlock

In this episode, learn why Michael AnnMarie Sherlock thinks that even though she's really comfortable speaking in public, practice is the key to a successful talk.

You can find out more about Micheal on her website: Shock Your Potential

On LinkedIn: Michael Sherlock

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Michael AnnMarie Sherlock Memorable Speaker & Trainer | Author |Sales Coach Michael Sherlock is an executive leader, sales consultant, and author, with over 25 years of experience delivering motivational speeches and training sessions to audiences worldwide.  With a corporate background in leading rapid turnarounds and transforming organizations, Michael brings a record of success and expertise at the highest levels of global business. In 2016, Michael published her first book, Tell Me More, to promote her highly effective approach to employee empowerment, building team skills and confidence, accelerating productivity, and rapidly growing top-line revenue at any company. Today, Ms. Sherlock is the CEO of Sherlock Enterprises, LLC, her Philadelphia-based training organization that provides corporations and business leaders with engaging presentations and actionable strategies on leadership, employee development, customer experience, and sales transformation.  In addition, Michael hosts the Shock Your Potential podcast where she highlights the best in leadership, sales and customer experiences (available via iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and your favorite podcast apps, as well as online at www.shockyourpotentialpodcast.com.

Episode 008 - Madeleine Black

In this episode, learn how Madeleine Black's personal story propelled her in public speaking..

You can find out more about Madeleine, her story and her book on her website: Shock Your Potential

On Twitter: @madblack65

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After many years of keeping quiet, Madeleine Black decided in September 2014, to share her story on The Forgiveness Project’s website and she completely underestimated what the response would be. The sharing of her story also opened many doors for her in ways she never imagined and after that the invitations started to pour in. She has certainly felt the power and healing effects in sharing her story and hopes that her book will help other victims of sexual violence, crime, PTSD, and anyone who has struggled with forgiveness. She wants to spread her message: It’s not what happens to us that is important, but what we do with what happens to us and if we choose to, we can get past anything that happens to us in life.

Episode 009 - Debbra Lupien

In this episode, learn how Debbra Lupien discovered that a speech can just be a conversation.

You can find out more about Debbra's book and what she does over here.

Her website: Akasha Unleashed

Her book: Akasha Unleashed: The Missing Manual to You

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Debbra Lupien, is a best selling author, speaker and Akashic Records expert. She specializes in empowering women by helping them understand their innate genius. You can’t access it if you don’t know about it or understand it. In just 15 minutes she can share the magic that will allow you to tap into your genius and transform your life. And that’s just the beginning.

Episode 010 - Amy Hebdon

In this episode, learn why Amy Hebdon goes by the saying: unless you're a bird, don't wing it!

You can find out more about Amy's business and what she does here.

Her website: Paid Search Magic

Twitter: @amyppc

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Amy Hebdon is the founder of Paid Search Magic, and has been managing Paid Search since 2004.

Episode 011 - Shelly O'Donovan

In this episode, learn why Shelly O'Donovan thinks it is important to choose your words wisely and pronounce them well. Her story will surprise you!

You can find out more about Shelly's business and what she does here.

Her website: Illuminate the message

Twitter: @ShellyOdonovan

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Shelly is the principal and lead trainer with Illuminate the Message. She has led vaccine advocacy for GSK, worked as a healthcare lobbyist for the University of Pennsylvania, and served as a staffer in both the New Jersey General Assembly and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She has been focused on cultivating authentic influence her entire career, and decoding what makes people tick. After discovering the science behind it she has refocused her career to uncover those secrets for you!

Episode 012 - Ellen Finkelstein

In this episode, Ellen Finkelstein mentions that when you can't learn enough about the audience before your talk, try getting more feedback from them during the talk.

You can find out more about Ellen's business and what she does here.

Her website: EllenFinkelstein.com

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Ellen Finkelstein is an expert on using PowerPoint and presentation skills to communicate clearly and powerfully, both live and via webinar.  She is a PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional, a Microsoft award), one of only 14 in the United States. At www.ellenfinkelstein.com she offers presentation training and tips. At www.ChangetheWorldMarketing.com, she provides training in online marketing.  Ellen Finkelstein has written 11 books for McGraw-Hill and Wiley and 9 e-books during her 20-year career as an author, ranging from 20 pages to 1200+ pages, on PowerPoint, Internet marketing, and other computer-related topics. She presents regularly for Training Magazine Network, PresentationXpert, Outstanding Presentations Workshop and her own company.   Ellen has created and delivered hundreds of webinars and is passionate about the value of webinars for reaching the world and earning a living. She now coaches and trains others to get their message out to the world through writing and speaking.!

Episode 013 - Kerry Heaps

In this episode, Kerry Heaps learn why it's important to be aware of spelling and pronounciation differences when you speak internationally.

You can find out more about Kerry's business and what she does here.

Her website: KerrysStudio.com

Her Media Exposure website: Pitch Like a Bitch Media

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A veteran Entrepreneur of 14 years, Kerry Heaps is the Publisher of Pageant Platform Magazine and the Host of Pageant Platform Podcast. She is the Founder of Kerry’s Studio, a full-service Pageant training company that offers training to women ages 16+ all over the world.  Her passion is to help women succeed in Pageantry build a successful platform and use it to build a successful career or business after exiting pageantry.  She is the former Owner of Strictly Marketing Magazine and host of Strictly Marketing Talk Radio.  “I started my business with the intent of staying in the image industry, but as we all find out, Entrepreneurship is never a straight line.”  I found I had a knack for connecting people, so I ventured into the event planning and marketing arena for Entrepreneurs.  My passion for fashion and beauty took a backseat for many years.  Only working with a few select clients, however, in 2016, a life changing event prompted me to focus on my passion for the industry.  I now support women all over the world that are looking to find their voice during and after Pageantry.  No woman should feel alone on their journey, and I created a platform to help them build their brand and build their exposure in a beneficial way.”  She is also the Founder of Pitch like a Bitch Media, an online resource to gain more media exposure and the Author of Pitch like a Bitch, Top 10 tips to pitch like a Pro (May 2018) and the Create your own Media series for Podcasting, Publishing and Publicity.  Kerry has an extensive background in Sales, Networking, Recruiting, and Training. She is a former Model who specialized in Trade Show and Print work, and an experienced judge on the beauty pageant circuit.    Kerry has interviewed celebrities such as Co-Host of Shark Tank, Barbara Corcoran, Authors Larry Winget, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Former Miss West Virginia and QVC Talk Show host, Kim Parrish and many more successful business entrepreneurs.  She is a sought-after guest for many media outlets.

Episode 014 - Katya McEwen

In this episode, learn why Katya McEwen thinks people relate better to imperfection and to just be YOU as a public speaker.

You can find out more about Katya's business and what she does here.

Her website: KatyaMcEwen.com

Her Facebook page: Katya McEwen Coach

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Three years ago, Katya and her husband Jeff settled into small town life. After moonlighting her Online Business for about 18 months, Katya was able to QUIT her very successful career in the corporare world to focus on her PURPOSE DRIVEN business. As Sales+Visibility Coach/Consultant, Katya loves to work with women (mostly entrepreneurs, & those in transition), helping them to Start+Grow PROFITABLE Location Independent Business, without risking their current jobs or businesses, so they can IMPACT others through their UNIQUE gifts and DESIGN lifestyles of their DREAMS.  She also manages an online skin care business for men and women and mentors emerging entrepreneurs around the world – building herself a life of FREEDOM by impacting her clients and her TEAM. She loves shoes, jewelry, and her husband – his last birthday present was a yellow Corvette!

Episode 015 - Jan Moore

In this episode, learn about when Jan Moore discovered she's pretty gung ho when it comes to public speaking, and what she learned about it.

You can find out more about Jan's business and what she does here.

Her website: The Success Alchemist

Her Facebook page: Unstoppable You Academy

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Jan Moore - The Success Alchemist, is an Intuitive Success Coach and Trainer who combines personal empowerment and spiritual development with practical business and marketing strategies to create unstoppable success in life and business. As a certified life and executive coach, she helps heart-centered change makers, entrepreneurs and executives reach their highest potential by clearing the limiting beliefs that sabotage their success, building their unshakable self-confidence, teaching the universal laws of manifestation, and applying powerful business building strategies to create the big vision for their life.

Episode 016 - Janice Fingler

In this episode, learn how Janice Fingler nailed her talk even if she was the last speaker of a long day of technical presentations!

You can find out more about Janice's business and what she does here.

Her LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janicefingler/

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Janice Fingler has spent most of her adult life in tents – as a professional geoscientist and project manager looking for metals in remote areas. There’s uncertainty in looking for these "needles in haystacks", and a discovery of “needles” is not guaranteed. Yet in today’s world - the supporting investors, communities, indigenous peoples, workforce and the public - are seeking more certainty. To nurture trust in this context, leaders need to be more adaptive and more attentive in all directions, including within their organizations.  And that takes more effective communication. Janice helps those leaders in the science, engineering and academic fields to better focus their time and efforts on next steps in this challenging environment - by providing decision support to their project leaders - with SentiraPro.  SentiraPro is a unique coaching and training process that nurtures a mid-level decision maker’s capacity to proactively notice, assess and communicate the risk landscape of a project in the face of uncertainty. So that more effective and efficient values-based decisions and actions can be made throughout organizations. So that stakeholder commitments are reliably met.

Episode 017 - Pradeepa Narayanaswamy

In this episode, learn how Pradeepa Narayanaswamy waited until the very last minute before her talk to share her own personal story... and her raving reviews!

You can find out more about Pradeepa's business and what she does here.

Her web site: Lives Transformed

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My specialty is coaching women and couples going through infertility, families going through the adoption process and families that have just adopted a child.  Partnering with me during your fertility journey can help provide you with a self-care plan to support you in taking control of your fertility journey.    Having walked this path, we will work together to identify what is most important to you to calm the roller coaster of emotions to help your fertility journey SUCK LESS!  Please visit my site for additional information and to schedule a call today.

Episode 018 - Vicky Knee

In this episode, Vicky Knee shares that being a bit of a technophobe, she always has a Plan B when she speaks and technology is involved.

You can find out more about Vicky's business and what she does here.

Her Facebook page: Vicky Knee Productions

Her LinkedIn profile: Vicky Knee

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Vicky Knee is a personal coach, working with small business owners and people who want to achieve more but need an ally to help them figure this all out. Also offering training and online services, Vicky serves her clients where they're at and offers help custom-styled to fit the specific needs she sees. You can find out more about Vicky on her website: www.vickyknee.com. You can also connect with her on social media.

Episode 019 - Doreen Hamilton

In this episode, Doreen Hamilton tells us why she wlaked away from her first speaking/training engagement because of fear.

You can find out more about Doreen's business and what she does here.

Her web site: Essential Speaking

Her LinkedIn profile: Dr Doreen Hamilton

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Doreen Hamilton, Ph.D., is a Psychologist, Founder of Essential Speaking, and Training Director of Speaking Circles® International. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety caused by the fear of speaking. In addition to her authentic communication workshops, private coaching, and online courses, she is author of Essential Speaking: The 7-Step Guide to Finding Your Real Voice.

Episode 020 - Ann Evanston

In this episode, learn how Ann Evanston managed to keep her talk valuable after being told her time had been cut down form 20 to... 5 minutes!.

You can find out more about Ann's business and what she does here.

Her Facebook page: WarriorPreneur

Her LinkedIn profile: Ann Evanston

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Whether you are a woman wanting the confidence to be seen in your work, or to get the promotion, or you’re a woman who aspires to be valued in your relationships or to grow your own business… Ann M. Evanston, MA has the system that delivers results. Her focus is on YOUR success through building influence, personal power and self-worth. She has been featured on The Huffington Post, Spark and Hustle with Tory Johnson, and Showcasing Women, and has spoken on stages globally. About.com named her one of the “Top 6” leadership consultants. She is a published author of: “The Influence Factor: The Journey to Discovering your Influential Voice,” and “Unscripted: How Women Thrive” on Amazon.

Episode 021 - Mary Shores

In this episode, learn how Mary Shores' brother signed her up to give a full day workshop even though she had never done training before. She did have great results. 🙂

To learn more about Mary and connect with her:

Her web site: Mary Shores.com

Her LinkedIn profile: Mary Shores

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Mary’s roller coaster life began with being abandoned at a young age and tragically losing her first child. But Mary was able to overcome life’s hurdles and turn tragedy to triumph by building an 8 figure business empire at age 24. Mary is not a life coach; she’s a businesswoman who discovered a road map of how to get in control of your life. She truly walks her talk by generating pragmatic solutions for people who are freaking out.

Episode 022 - Jennifer Gardner

In this episode, learn how Jennifer Gardner manages to speak in public despite having to deal with PTSD episodes at times.

To learn more about Jennifer and connect with her:

Her web site: Massagology

Her Facebook page: Massagology, LLC

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Jennifer Whitacre Gardner, LMT, is an Expert Myofascial Release and CranioSacral Therapist, and an Empowerment Strategist.  Her strongest archetype is the Student/Teacher, and because of this, she has a ridiculously long list of subjects she's studied and certifications she holds.  That list includes (and is not limited to): Certified Aromatherapist, Certified Instructor for the Body Language Institute; Certified Therapeutic Touch Practitioner, Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner, Somatic Experiencing, and Shamanism.  Jennifer works either in person or virtually with clients.

Episode 023 - Kathy Gruver

In this episode, learn how Kathy Gruver handled being in a 400-seat venue with only 3 people! Oh, she did manage to get more and that is a very funny story. 😉

To learn more about Kathy and connect with her:

Her web site: KathyGruver.com

Her LinkedIn profile: Kathy Gruver

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Kathy Gruver, PhD has graced stages on four continents (including TEDx), three cruise ships and a handful of islands. Her combination of humor, performance background, real life experience and formal education makes her a well-rounded, in-demand speaker. She hosts the TV show based on her first book, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet and has earned her PhD in Natural Health. Dr. Gruver is the twelve-time award-winning author of seven books including, Conquer Your Stress, Workplace Wellness, Conquer your Stress at Work, and Journey of Healing. She has studied mind/body medicine at the famed Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard, and has been featured as an expert in numerous publications including Glamour, Fitness, Time, WebMD, Prevention, Huffington Post and Dr. Oz’s The Good Life, and has appeared on over 250 radio & TV shows including Lifetime, NPR, CBS Radio and SkyNews London. In 2015 she had the privilege of creating a stress reduction program for the US Military and worked to help stop the underground sex trade in her community. For fun and stress relief Gruver does hip hop and flying trapeze.

Episode 024 - Frances Robbins

In this episode, learn how Frances Robbins discovered her audience's real pain points to make them realize they needed to listen to her message.

To learn more about Frances and connect with her:

Her web site: Precision Mental Performance

Her LinkedIn profile: Frances Robbins

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I own one LLC and one S-Corp. After serving in the United States military for 10 years, I decided to take control of my own life and start my own business. I am the owner of Precision Mental Performance, an online therapy service. And the Co-Founder, Co-Owner of Orient Staffing Solutions. I have an info-graphic I will send to your email address with details.

Episode 025 - Sue Dumais

In this episode, learn about Sue Dumais' system that creates structure and flexibility in her message when delivering talks.

To learn more about Sue and connect with her:

Her web site: Heart Led Living

Her Facebook group: Heart Yes

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Sue Dumais is a Global Impact Visionary Leader answering the call to heal the world. She is a best-selling author, an international speaker, a divine leader of light leaders, a sacred guide, a gifted intuitive healer, a miracle weaver and a global voice of HOPE and inspiration for the “Heart YES Movement.”  Sue blends her intuitive gifts, soul mind body approach and her authentic storytelling to provide a transformational experience like no other. Sue has been known to belly dance on stage bringing audiences to their feet with tears in their eyes and joy in their hearts.  She has been trained and mentored by Les Brown, one of the top 5 speakers in the world, and she has spoken in front of audiences 10,000 strong with unshakeable confidence.  Sue has been honoured to share the stage with Dr Christiane Northrup, Dr Denis Waitely, Marianne Williamson and Les Brown. She truly owns her power on stage and has been teaching, speaking and training for more than 20 years.

Episode 026 - Leona Johnson

In this episode, Leona Johnson shares a great tip to overcome embarassement when the audience is not reacting the way you thought: feel the crowd, adapt and refocus.

To learn more about Sue and connect with her:

Her Facebook page: All Manners Matter

Her LinkedIn profile: Leona Dent Johnson

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Leona Johnson -Certified Etiquette Expert, Image and Branding Consultant, Relationship/Dating and Communicator Coach, Author & Speaker. She is the founder and CEO of "Allmannersmatter llc " located in Atlanta Georgia.  Her program offers basic through advanced levels of Etiquette for integral development of both businesses and individuals alike. Allmannersmatter showcases modern fun and engaging courses for all ages. Understanding Communication as it relates to your Relationships, Personal or Business is  very important and her role to coach you through it is very rewarding when your needs are met .Leona is the CoAuthor of : Poised Polished Professional. The Expects guide for executive Presence. Leona’s mission is to enhance one's holistic growth and develop ways for you to understand the importance of Etiquette, Civility and Communication . Leona’s Coaching gives her the ability to meet the needs of the clients and the commitment to work on their Goals.

Episode 027 - Laura Gmeinder

In this episode, Laura Gmeinder talks about how it is important to keep fine tuning your preparation process ti stay on top of your game as a thought leader.

To learn more about Laura and connect with her:

Her web site: Laura Gmeinder

Her LinkedIn profile: Laura Gmeinder PHR

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You could give Laura Gmeinder pronounced: JUH-meyen-der many titles:  Curious Coach, Leadership Champion, Workplace Strategist, Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Business Consultant, Visibility Vixen or Dream Chaser but her favorite is: Passion Igniter. Laura inspires her clients to discover and exploit their inner passion en route to greater teamwork and productivity. She thrives on the “WHY,” knowing that if people reflect and examine their inner selves—individual and team goals, aspirations and ambitions—their true desires will be revealed. And it’s that very authenticity that leads to personal growth, achievement and success. One leader at a time.

Episode 028 - Jessie Sutherland

In this episode, Jessie Sutherland shares her experience about how finding your message when your talk is based on a personal story can make you so uncomfortable and vulnerable.

To learn more about Jessie and connect with her:

Her web site: Intercultural Strategies

Her LinkedIn profile: Jessie Sutherland

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Jessie Sutherland, M.A in Dispute Resolution, International Speaker and Trainer, she is the Director of Intercultural Strategies and the founder and innovator of the award winning Finding Home™ neighbourhood dialogue and capacity building program. She is also the author of the best selling book Worldview Skills: Transforming Conflict from the Inside Out.   Jessie is currently working as the consultant for UNESCO’s Mohatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development on an intercultural education project to foster global citizenship and meaningful action to address our most pressing social problems.

Episode 029 - Lovelda Vincenzi

In this episode, we talk about a less known side of public speaking with Lovelda Vincenzi: being a professional moderator and MC, where you control almost NOTHING about your content!

To learn more about Lovelda and connect with her:

Her Twitter handle: @LoveldaVincenzi

Her Facebook page: WorldClassFemaleSpeakers

Listen to "029-WIPS Podcast-Lovelda Vincezi" on Spreaker.

Global Moderator and MC injecting energy into events around the globe. Reliable, Energetic, Engaging and Flexible in all situations Lovelda effortlessly handles the front of the house, regardless of what's happening backstage - she's an event organisers' secret weapon.