Funny Motivational Speaker Linda Larsen presents...

Linda's Positively Speaking Blog

Rants & Raves by Funny Motivational Speaker Linda Larsen

Jan
2020

The Case for Kindness

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Featured Image

As a motivational speaker focusing on communication, my early work was with trial lawyers. I helped them communicate more effectively in the high stakes environment of the courtroom. So when I saw a report on a recent trial, it made me stop and think. 

Read More


Nov
2019

Customer Service Communication Mastery

By Linda Larsen - Friday, November 29, 2019
Featured Image

It was one of those travel days that didn't start out particularly well. Facing very little sleep, and three flights to get to the middle of the country for my next speaking engagement, I left my house before the sun came up. When I finally got to the airport, I was running late and desperately trying to find a parking spot… that wasn’t in the adjacent town. 

Read More


Feb
2019

Beware of the Idiot Drivers

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Featured Image

You know what I don't like? Bad drivers. Those crazy people who create a swath of mayhem and frustration everywhere they go.  And wouldn't you know, I was the victim of one this morning on my way to Church. (And I know, I know. Motivational speakers are NO ONE'S victims.) 

Read More


Jan
2019

But I Don't WANT to Rub Elbows

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Featured Image

I got the opportunity recently to practice a technique that is very effective in dealing with, as I have laughingly called them, "People who don't behave." 

Read More




Like this blog? Share it!



Recent Posts

Archive

Categories

Tag Cloud

chronic back pain passion costumes Shakespeare, thank-you notes learning shakespeare tension bucket list public speaking horror stories motivation southern accent Dr. Brene Brown, The Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto best bed for bad back panic attacks the business of motivational speaker reframing effective communication acting getting to yes Dr. Phil depression how to have high self-esteem aging success Asolo State Theater fear of trump presidency customer service training positive attitude laughter parenting habits funny video compassion how to become a motivational speaker how to listen goal setting customer service secrets joy dr. john gottman managing stress appreciation change proactive people good night's sleep marriage humor handling fear cheerleading losing weight mattress recommendation motivational speaker Brad Montgomery mans search for meaning advertising linda larsen Delta relationship building goal achievement personality types negative thinking high self-esteem finding humor gratitude bad drivers power of a smile PhotoShop trust in relationships positive perspective self confidence how to deal with negative people cell phone addiction speak up motivational speaker on customer service back relief gripers personal achievement gift ideas complainers happiness at work husbands who don't listen magic act motivational speaker Linda Larsen changing habits Lenscrafters political anxiety clinical depression flying eyebrows happy customers beauty Kay Frances motivational speaker success self-image happiness truth personal responsibility motivational speaker on communication Hamilton mental illness selling happiness iPhone4S criticism fact checking listening skills election 2016 gender communication humorous motivational speaker facebook activity holiday stress achievements marshmallow test dental practice strategies bottom line improvement Gary Marachek actors truth in politics Politifact contempt remodel stress Tim Richardson changing behaviors successful dental practices multi-tasking expectations confidence understanding latex mattress review American Idol customer service Lin-Manuel Miranda what you name the thing Viktor Frankl conflict management controlling your emotional state raising happy children attitudes Kelly Swanson communication skills defensiveness stonewalling Donald Trump healthcare Hillary Clinton bipolar disorder achieving success time management Noah Racey's Pulse communication zig ziglar airline pilots communication model how to get what you want motivational speakers funny motivational speaker stressful elections self talk encouragement Conrad Hall building rapport Changing perspectives patient service vision boards whiners nonverbal communication listening stress management dental practice Meryl Runion feeling good liking overcoming adversity divorce statistics personal growth difficult people personal development speaking nightmares lying in politics how to strengthen relationships raving fans coping with anxiety attitude National Car Rental building character brain chemistry difficult patients funny motivational speakers funny motivational speaker Linda Larsen friendships motivational speaker sleep how to happy Broadway anxiety unhappy employees