Funny Motivational Speaker Linda Larsen presents...

Linda's Positively Speaking Blog

Rants & Raves by Funny Motivational Speaker Linda Larsen

Nov
2018

How to Turn a Difficult, Idiot Patient Into Your Greatest Raving Fan

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Featured Image

“Stand here, bite down on the mouth piece and take a step forward,” the dental assistant said as she put me in the zippy 3D panoramic x-ray machine.  It was clear she wasn’t thrilled to be doing this since I was being seen on an emergency basis right at closing time and this was making her stay late.  I did as she asked. 

Read More


Oct
2018

The Most CRITICALLY IMPORTANT JOB for Patient/Customer Service Providers

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Featured Image

I’m a high maintenance dental patient. That’s right - a motivational speaker who is a high maintenance dental patient. It’s almost an oxymoron. But it’s true. I just think about going to the dentist and my left eye starts twitching. And what makes this really fascinating is that I am also the (self-proclaimed) World’s Most Experienced Dental Patient. Name a procedure and I’ve probably had it done - more than once. So you’d think I’d be over it by now. Yeah, right. I’m not. 

Read More


Jul
2018

How to Give Your Patients What they REALLY Want!

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Featured Image

"Happy energy,” the director responded when I asked why he selected me as one of the actors for the newest Coors Beer national commercial.  He had auditioned over one thousand actors for the ten very small (3 second) principle on-camera roles, one of which I had gotten.    

Read More




Like this blog? Share it!



Recent Posts

Archive

Categories

Tag Cloud

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