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Jan
2020

The Case for Kindness

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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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. 

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Mar
2019

How to Create REALLY Happy Customers Who LOVE You!

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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As a motivational speaker, I travel a LOT and I still have a vivid memory of an intriguing experience I had several years ago at the DCA airport.  I picked a rental car from the National Car Rental lot and pulled up to the checkout kiosk.  And when the young man turned around to take my information, something REALLY interesting happened.  Now, before I tell you want happened, I need you to know that I was in what I call, a “neutral” emotional state.  I wasn’t particularly happy, certainly not sad – just kind of neutral. 

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Mar
2019

Motivational Speaker Sees Dead People

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, March 06, 2019
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They ALMOST got me – those left-brained engineers. And while I laugh my boonda off about it now, it turned out to be one of the GREATEST lessons in my life about how to create the outcomes that you want. 

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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

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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Sep
2011

How to be Happy...or at Least Happier

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, September 15, 2011
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Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, "Whoa! Who IS that scary looking person?"  

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May
2011

Leaping for Joy

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, May 24, 2011
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All I said was, "I want to take a picture of you loving this beautiful beach." That's all I said. And I watched as he ran into the water with all his clothes on and leapt around like a 4 year old. John Scalzi, my fabulous playmate, my funny Weather Muffin and above all, my greatest teacher.  

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May
2011

Seek & Ye Shall Find - But only if you want it reeeeeeeally badly

By Linda Larsen - Monday, May 23, 2011
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I am going to make the following bold assertion: If there is anything in this lifetime that you want, you absolutely positively can get it. IF you want it badly enough. 

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