To talk to strangers or not to talk to strangers, that is the question? For the most part, unless my gut is telling me to slowly back away, my answer is a resounding yes! The results of these interactions can impact you for a moment, for a lifetime or somewhere … Continue reading To talk to strangers or not to talk to strangers, that is the question.
I have decided to own something that I’m good at. I’m good at making conversation. Probably because I actually like people and I really enjoy a good conversation – in fact I crave it. The Hub would joke with me that I could go into a public restroom and come … Continue reading The Art of Conversation
It’s always a beautiful end to my year, the annual conference for my professional speaking association (CAPS). This year I was not on stage and I did not have a big volunteer role, mostly I was there to learn, share, grow and belong – the four words that encapsulate our … Continue reading Ay Caramba
From Plastic Surgeons to Police Sergeants, from Nanaimo to Nashville, from fancy-schmancy corporate events like IBM in Las Vegas to quaint old movie theater events in small town North Dakota – I was blessed with another great year of sharing my message from the stage in all its various forms. … Continue reading 2018 Year in Review
Here are some typical testimonials from Steph’s 2018 programs and if you feel the urge to read more you can check out past year’s testimonials here! “Our conference LOVED Stephanie! It’s not easy to keep people in the room during the final session on the final day of a … Continue reading 2018 Audience Feedback
It started off as a business meeting but it was to be in an unusual setting, you see Frances worked from a home office and her home was on a private island. Toad’s Landing as it was affectionately called was a nearby piece of paradise. Measuring out at just over … Continue reading A Grateful Heart
Today’s going to be fast but important. You want to have a better relationship with… anyone? It’s really simple, make people feel good about themselves! Coming from a place of being genuine, real, truthful … Continue reading Better Relationships…
On the first of the month I sent an email to Jeanne, letting her know I would be speaking in her town on the 23rd if she wanted to connect. On the 24th I had not received a response, the event came and went and I did not see Jeanne. … Continue reading Do you give people the Benefit of the Doubt?
I visited a friend. It wasn’t a normal visit and in fact it wasn’t even a normal friendship. We played on the same sports team, we had mutual friends, we had been in the same business. All was good. And then we went and did a business deal together and … Continue reading Do Today
August is Leave Your Legacy month. I don’t know how it came about or what the history of it is but I like it! Not to get depressing but we ain’t gonna be around forever. We may have decades, years, months – who knows? Using a month as a cue … Continue reading Leave your Legacy!