Funny Motivational Speaker Linda Larsen presents...

Linda's Positively Speaking Blog

Rants & Raves by Funny Motivational Speaker Linda Larsen

Mar
2019

Motivational Speaker Sees Dead People

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Featured Image

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. 

Read More


Feb
2019

Find the Funny - and I'm Not Kidding

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Featured Image

I said to my husband, as he was preparing to leave for the grocery store, "While you're there would you please get a half gallon of Edy's vanilla bean ice cream - no sugar added, half the fat." 

Read More


Jan
2019

But I Don't WANT to Rub Elbows

By Linda Larsen - Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Featured Image

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." 

Read More


Jan
2019

The Case for Kindness

By Linda Larsen - Friday, January 25, 2019
Featured Image

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. 

Read More


Jan
2019

Erroneous Assumptions - the Stuff of High Drama

By Linda Larsen - Friday, January 11, 2019
Featured Image

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?  

Read More


Dec
2018

For 2019 - Your WORD on Steroids!

By Linda Larsen - Monday, December 31, 2018
Featured Image

It's true. There's tremendous value in choosing a word that you want to define your upcoming year. A word that will act as a guiding principle for all your actions, choices and intentions. But after January 1, after you have selected your word, how do you make that word actually show up for you? How do you remember to consciously apply that word to your life each and every day? 

Read More


Mar
2018

How Your Rules Could Be Causing A Problem

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Featured Image

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: 

Read More


Sep
2011

How to be Happy...or at Least Happier

By Linda Larsen - Thursday, September 15, 2011
Featured Image

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, "Whoa! Who IS that scary looking person?"  

Read More




Like this blog? Share it!



Recent Posts

Archive

Categories

Tag Cloud

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