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How to Create REALLY Happy Customers Who LOVE You!

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, March 07, 2012
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As a motivational speaker, I travel a LOT and I remember a very 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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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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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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