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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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Jan
2019

But I Don't WANT to Rub Elbows

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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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." 

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Jan
2019

The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth

By Linda Larsen - Friday, January 18, 2019
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I believe that most people are truthful, most of the time. I assume, as I am sure you do, that when someone tells you something, you can trust that they are telling you the truth. It would be way too much work to assume otherwise. If you had to stop and analyze the veracity of every technician, salesperson, friend, relative, boss and co-worker each time they spoke to you, you'd be exhausted by nine a.m.! 

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Jan
2019

Erroneous Assumptions - the Stuff of High Drama

By Linda Larsen - Friday, January 11, 2019
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Have you ever known, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that something happened a certain way, only to find out later that it didn't actually happen that way at all? Does the following story sound familiar?  

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Mar
2018

How Your Rules Could Be Causing A Problem

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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As a motivational speaker who talks a lot about what makes people happy and successful, it is CRYSTAL clear to me exactly what needs to happen in order for the world to run smoothly: 

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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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May
2011

The Frown, The Smirk and The Snort - Part II

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, May 19, 2011
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So in my previous post, we learned what you should NEVER do when someone says something you absolutely know is incorrect. Today, let's look at some things you can do when facing this situation: 

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