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Feb
2013

What's Sex Got To Do With It?

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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The good news is that as a funny motivational speaker, I get to have fun with the differences between men and women. And while this one is loaded with generalities, there is a lot of truth in the information, and benefits to be enjoyed by employing some of the ideas.  

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Feb
2013

Want A Raise? Here's How to Increase Your Odds!

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 06, 2013
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Many women think it's impolite to talk about money. AND, women are usually underpaid. Coincidence? I think not.

And - men are FOUR times more likely to negotiate first salary offers which results in $500,000 more in their paychecks by age 60! 

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Feb
2013

Make 'Em See Red

By Linda Larsen - Sunday, February 03, 2013
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It's not only motivational speakers who understand the value in paying attention to the tiniest of details when marketing themselves to their customers.  Anyone in business today is aware of it.  Even in professional sports, the difference between winning and losing, or coming in first rather than second, can be the result of the application of some extremely small idea or strategy. 

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Feb
2013

A Second Chance at a Good First Impression

By Linda Larsen - Saturday, February 02, 2013
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As a motivational speaker I fly to a lot of places around the country and I experience some great, and some not-so-great service from the airlines. But what happened this week on a US Airways flight was actually quite impressive. 

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Mar
2012

New Job Title: Professional Encourager

By Linda Larsen - Monday, March 05, 2012
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I was a cheerleader in high school and college and I LOVED it!  I LOVED cheering my team on with all the energy and enthusiasm I could bring. I just KNEW that on some level, those guys performed BETTER because of my encouragement and support.   

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Feb
2012

How to Live With – or Live WITHOUT – Your Cellular Phone

By Linda Larsen - Monday, February 20, 2012
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Oh my gosh!  Read this post if you have EVER walked out without your cell phone.  Talk about withdrawal and panic! Christine Cashen has CLEARLY walked in MY shoes!  I LOVE her suggestions on how to overcome, as she calls it, “iAddiction”.  This is DEFINITELY some of The Good Stuff! 

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Feb
2012

How to Turn Off the Noise and Wake Up Refreshed!

By Linda Larsen - Monday, February 20, 2012
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I KNOW this happens to me – does it happen to you?  You wake up EXHAUSTED because you worked frantically all night long – in your SLEEP?  Read what Tami Evans says about this.  See if you can relate – and then heed her suggestion about how to turn it off! 

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Feb
2012

The Funny Side of Marriage - Kelly Swanson

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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Oh funny, funny, FUNNY!!! Click HERE, watch the hilarious Kelly Swanson talk about marriage and prepare to laugh your proverbial butt off!!! 

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Dec
2011

I Photoshopped My Face - And I Like It

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, December 15, 2011
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In my job as a motivational speaker, here's what I SAY that I believe: That we, as women, do not need to apologize for wanting to look our best! Hey - I've been nipped, tucked, lifted, plucked, enhanced, veneered, colored, sheered, whitened, brighted, lightened, tightened, plumped up,exfoliated, peeled and repeeled! And I'm not just OKAY with that - I'm DELIGHTED with it! So when I read the latest BRILLIANT blog post by my friend, Tami Evans,about how she shaves her peach-fuzzy "stache," and saw how unabashedly and unapologetically she was willing to share that info with us, I thought, "Sing it, sister!" 

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Oct
2011

Do You Have a Love / Hate Relationship with Facebook?

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Has this ever happened to you? You "pop" onto Facebook to check a few things, and then 30 minutes later you find that you have been sucked into a vortex and arestaring,transfixed,at videos of cats paying the piano. You look up at the clock and go, "Shoot! (or some other expletive) I'm supposed to be at the dentist in 3 minutes!"  

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