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Jun
2014

Motivational Speaker Shares Her Happy Place With You!

By Linda Larsen - Sunday, June 08, 2014
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As a motivational speaker on dealing with stress and change, I'm always on the lookout for the latest information that will help people manage the "stuff" that bogs them down. And there is a technique that I have used for years that is not only extremely effective, but is also free, fast and fantastic! And - get this - it's backed by science! 

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Apr
2014

Are You Having Fun Yet?

By Linda Larsen - Monday, April 07, 2014
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His exact words were, "I don't go to work every day. I go to fun." 

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Mar
2014

Want to be a Motivational Speaker? Go HERE First

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, March 20, 2014
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"Oh, you're a motivational speaker? That must be so much fun!" 

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Jan
2014

Success Secrets of 12 Dynamic Women Motivational Speakers

By Linda Larsen - Saturday, January 11, 2014
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12 diverse and successful women motivational speakers share their secrets to making it in the professional speaking industry. Really, really, REALLY good advice! Thank you Kelly Swanson for putting this one together! 

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Jan
2014

Depression, Anxiety and the Funny Motivational Speaker

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, January 08, 2014
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Motivational speakers are supposed to be extremely positive, upbeat and "unstoppable." They are supposed to be the very picture of happiness and success.  They are supposed to tell you how you can do anything - if you just put your mind to it. 

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Jan
2014

Feeling Crappy? Put on a Wacky Hat

By Linda Larsen - Monday, January 06, 2014
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Okay - so I am a motivational speaker NOW - but I used to be a professional actress, performing on stages in lots of plays where the characters were VERY colorful and the costumes were straight from periods of long ago.  I remember rehearsing for weeks learning all the nuances of my character, but it wasn't until we started rehearsing in costumes - that the magic really began to happen.  I remember playing the role of Celia in As You Like It and what happened when I first put on the costume. From the moment I put them on, there was something about that dress, and that lovely little hair piece that made me FEEL like the character. I moved differently, I started THINKING differently, and I actually FELT different.   

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Dec
2013

'Tis The Season to Get Exactly What You Want

By Linda Larsen - Friday, December 13, 2013
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I remember an episode of the Dr. Phil show that has stuck with me for a long, long time.  It had to do with effective communication. And since my work as a motivational speaker is all about the quality of our communication (with ourselves and others), I kept this one in my brain pan for easy access. 

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Dec
2013

Gripers Complainers & Whiners, Oh My!

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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Have you ever found yourself around a negative person whose only goal in life, it seemed, was to make you and everyone around you miserable? If so, you are absolutely not alone. 

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Oct
2013

How to Become a Wildly Successful Motivational Speaker

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
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I frequently have people say to me, "I think I'd make a good motivational speaker. How do I go about it?" And since I get this question a LOT, I thought I'd just put all the answers down in a blogpost and then I can direct people here when they are looking for answers. Here you go.  

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Sep
2013

What Kind of an Animal Are You Anyway?

By Linda Larsen - Friday, September 06, 2013
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Leave it to a funny motivational speaker to see what others had looked at many times and never seen  - myself included.  

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