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Recently I had a client who came to me for help because she was not feeling heard, and didn’t know what was standing in her way. After listening to her briefly, it became evident to me that the problem was with her voice. It surprised me that no one had shared this with her previously. […]

Want to Speak Like a Pro? Attractiveness is being comfortable and confident in your own skin. Whenever I speak, the number one question I get asked often when I speak: Mary Jane, how’d you get so comfortable speaking before thousands of people? What makes you love the speaking profession so much?  How’d you get to […]

Do You Respond Negatively? A couple days ago I was on the inside lane of a four-lane street headed into town – two lanes in each direction, with lots of stops and starts. The traffic was heavy and the cars were travelling fairly close together. Without notice, the young woman driving in the car ahead […]

  Are you primed for influence? How you are primed makes a difference. What do John Kennedy, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, and Ronald Reagan all have in common besides the fact that all are remembered as powerful leaders? Answer: All were leaders whose words rocked the world, inspired millions, and helped change the course […]

Do You Know What People Want? Do you know what people want? It pays to know. It’s so simple, it more often than not gets completely overlooked. My son could see what Michelle, a little girl in his third-grade class, wanted on her birthday. He understood at an early age what people want. Regardless of […]

How Present Are You? First, let’s define what it means to be “present.” To be present simply means to be consciously in the “now,” not focused on the past or the future. It means being free from judgment, aware of and able to calmly acknowledge and accept what you hear, see, smell, taste or feel […]

  Do You Focus on an Alternate Reality? Just exactly what is an “alternate reality?”  It’s a reality that’s quite different than what you might initially assume.  For example, have you ever gotten upset with someone who didn’t respond to your phone calls and seemed to be ignoring you, only to discover an alternate reality […]