Interviews with the educational leaders, the movers, and shakers in the speaking world and in educational circles are so valuable for the insights they provide. They talk about best practices for building success, creating higher levels of trust and connection, and building communities of people who love what they do and stay with their organizations. While they offer different perspectives from their experiences as leaders, they also share common ideas that are so vital for aspiring speakers and leaders to know and understand.
2 Talk Smart interview with professional speaker, Lisa Koenecke
As an experienced and energetic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) professional speaker and facilitator, Lisa specializes in counteracting unconscious bias and LGBTQ+ inclusion in business.
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2 Talk Smart Interview with professional speaker, CSP, and CPAE Hall of Fame speaker, Mike Domritz
Mike’s thoughtful, caring, and high energy approach combined with his incredible talent as a speaker enables him to connect with audiences of all ages in honest, unique conversations that are always built on creating positive behavioral transformation for each individual and the community as a whole.
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2 Talk Smart interview with professional speaker, and author, Eliz Greene
Heart attack survivor, job stress researcher, female motivational and business speaker. She not only finds the chemical reaction in the body caused by stress fascinating, but stress is also her favorite topic to speak about, write about, or discuss in line at the grocery store.
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2 Talk Smart Interview with Patty Hendrickson, CSP
Leadership Speaker, Patty Hendrickson gets her audiences
interacting from start to finish. With inspirational stories and purposeful audience interaction Patty engages audiences to both hear and feel the relevant content.
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2 Talk Smart Interview with Cheri Neal, professional speaker, life coach, and author
Full-time Public Servant, Cheri Neal, is also a certified life coach, and has degrees in psychology, human behavior, and management. She thrives helping others create their optimal life and by facing her own fears by sky-diving, pit crewing for hot air balloons and becoming a professional speaker, rising to the position of Award winning Past-President of the National Speakers Association, Wisconsin Chapter.
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2 Talk Smart interview with business owner and president of the National Speaker Association, Kansas City Chapter, Jack Mackey
Jack Mackey is an expert in customer experience management, team member engagement and leading for growth.
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2 Talk Smart interview with Tina Hallis, Ph.D
Tina Hallis, the owner of The Positive Edge, has a mission of
bringing positivity to the workplace to help improve the quality of people’s work lives and the quality of company cultures. Research shows it’s a win-win; that a positive workplace produces happier, more resilient, and productive employees and more successful organizations.
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2 Talk Smart interview with Blane McCann, Ph.D
Dr. Blane McCann is a lifelong educator with 33 years of experience as a school administrator, including 17 as a superintendent. He coaches principals, superintendents, and school board members and works with state associations and agencies supporting schools and districts.
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