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Feb
2013

Fun Twist on the Bucket List

By Linda Larsen - Monday, February 25, 2013
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I recently read a blog post by funny motivational speaker Tim Richardson about his Bucket List and it made me stop and think. While I don't have an actual bucket list, I did create something that I love a LOT that I would like to share with you.  

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Feb
2013

A STELLAR Margarita Recipe for National Margarita Day

By Linda Larsen - Friday, February 22, 2013
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When motivational speakers finish an event, many have been known to enjoy a good margarita. And I must say - I love a really good margarita.  So when a friend of mine who used to work at a VERY famous hotel in NYC made one of these for me, I was certainly happy to do a taste test.  After one sip, my eyes rolled back into my head, my lips started twisting and I burst into an aria.  So when I say this margarita is PHENOMENALLY GREAT - I do NOT exaggerate.    

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Feb
2013

Don't Just Stand There - PRODUCE Something!

By Linda Larsen - Friday, February 22, 2013
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One of the cool things about being in the funny motivational speaking business, is that I get to know some really wonderful funny motivational speakers. What you may not know is that most funny motivational speakers also deliver some fabulous bottom line information. Here's a PERFECT example: 

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Feb
2013

You're Talking a Hole in My Head

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, February 21, 2013
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Let's face it. I'm a humorous motivational speaker by profession. I talk for a living. And it turns out I may have selected the exact right profession for someone like me - a woman. 

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Feb
2013

You Want Me To Do WHAT?

By Linda Larsen - Friday, February 15, 2013
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I believe that the quality of our lives is in direct proportion to the quality of how we talk to ourselves and others.  And part of my job as a motivational speaker is to help people recognize when something they are saying isn't very effective, and give them a better way of saying it.  And here's one you've probably either heard - or said yourself: 

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Feb
2013

Love the One You're With

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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People who have actually died and then come back to life report an experience, or feeling or sense that they were confronted with two questions as they made their transition. They were: 

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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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