10 01, 2018

Are You in the 8% Club?

Are You in the 8% Club?  Are you one of the 40-45% of Americans who starts the New Year with resolutions? January is the optimum month to move forward with new goals, develop positive habits and make significant changes, right? Here's a more revealing question, would you like to be

16 11, 2017

From a Need to an Entrepreneurial Empire

From a Need to an Entrepreneurial Empire What does Zumba Fitness, shaving and baby products have in common? Inc. Magazine's iCONICLA event in September featured motivational entrepreneurs' stories of success that grew of need, desire and convenience. Michael Dubin took the mundane nuance of leaving home to go out to

15 06, 2017

The Heat is on for Uber CEO

The Heat is on for Uber CEO Can an abrasive personality become smooth and likable? Yes, though the difference between success and failure is the desire to want to make changes and do the work. Reports of Uber's CEO, Travis Kalanick's brash behavior with Uber employees and drivers has been

13 06, 2017

How Much is Poor Communication Costing Your Business?

If you think superior communication is a soft skill, think again. According to "The Cost of Poor Communications” report a survey of 400 companies, with 100,000 employees, each stated an average loss per company of $62.4 million each year. Those results focused on internal communication between employees, not clients or customers. LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner is a CEO who gets the value of communication. His philosophy is broken down into three functions:

8 03, 2017

Judy’s Professional Speaking Advice

Judy Jernudd, Keynote Speaker - Signature Speech: Think Bigger and Bolder Judy's Professional Speaking Advice: PRO-TIP 1:  An audience will forgive a speaker for almost anything except making them feel uncomfortable. Anxiety translates to nervousness and suggests the speaker isn't ready for Prime Time. Preparation will help the tension...yours and

22 11, 2016

Avoid Turkey Table Talk Blunders

Okay, let's face it, not all families enjoy getting together to celebrate the holidays. If you are fortunate to be invited to a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends, relax. Try these "Top Talking Tips" to avoid quitting the family gatherings "cold turkey. "

29 09, 2016

Is Fall the New “New Year?”

Yes, the fourth quarter is waiting in the wings to take flight. Ah, but not so fast. What if the fall season, official last week, marks a new beginning? A new you with a new look and a new mindset?

2 03, 2016

What Drives YOU?

Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, said, "Love and work are the cornerstone of our humanness." When you think about Dr. Freud's wisdom, he described our life's purpose and passion...