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Speaking

Marion Gellatly is a highly respected speaker and trainer who has an uncommon ability to entertain and inspire her audiences to reach for new levels of professionalism and personal confidence.

Marion brings value, learning, and sensitivity to every event, large or small. She offers conference break-out sessions, company workshops, full-day seminars, and women's group events.

In addition to the programs listed below, you can work with Marion on your personal style by signing up for her Virtual Style School or ask her to customize a program for your organization.

Marion offers the following program for companies:

The Power of Your Presence: Strategies for Leadership and Professional Success

Has someone ever caught your eye as soon as he or she walked into the room? Have you ever heard someone say, "I trusted her the minute I met her?" This is the wow factor and is often called executive presence - a blend of competencies, skills, energy and image that send all the right signals and play a big role in assumptions about a person's capabilities. What's more, it makes up 26 percent of what it takes to get promoted.

If you are seeking career advancement, identifying your assets and how to leverage them can make the difference between advancing in your career, being tapped for leadership positions, successfully developing business, or staying right where you are. When you develop your presence, others take you more seriously, see you as capable, trust you more, and are more likely to consider you for promotion and increases in pay.

 

Learn how to develop your winning executive presence
and sway perception in your favor as THE leadership choice

 

In this powerful program you will:
  • Learn the 3 domains of "executive presence" and why they are so important to your success
  • Discover 5 keys to increasing your credibility, authenticity, confidence, promotability and income
  • Uncover common blind spots that cause you not to be taken seriously and keep you missing out on opportunities
  • Find out how to transform the biggest drain on your energy, power and influence
  • Learn the simple steps to create your "executive presence" right away

This highly effective workshop has helped employees at such Fortune 500 companies as Fidelity National Title Agency, Principal Funds, AIG-Sun America, Genentech and smaller companies and organizations such as People to People Student Ambassador Programs, Meeting Planners International, and IAFE.

 

Look Like You Mean Business: Six Keys to Professional Style

Within moments of meeting you, a prospect will decide whether they are going to like you or not like you and trust you or not trust you.  Isn't it time you evaluated one of the most important elements of your business, your image? Our image coach will help you explore what your visual appearance is saying, so you're able to feel heard and be seen for your professional contributions. Stand out, get noticed, and get acknowledged; and dressing smart for the workplace could be your ticket. There's a wide range of professional dress in the workplace, but the six keys to Professional Style that Marion will share applies to all of them. Get noticed for all the right reasons and be dressed to attract your ideal client or receive your next promotion.

 

The Fine Art of Business Entertaining

Business meals are not for eating!  And, business entertaining is critical to developing long-term relationships.  At this fun and informative "hands-on" program, you'll learn that sharing a meal with a client is about establishing and maintaining rapport.  You'll learn what's expected of the host, napkin etiquette, the difference in American and Continental dining styles, paying the bill and much more.You'll also learn what it takes to feel comfortable at cocktail parties and how to maneuver hors d'oeurves, a wine glass, and deliver a handshake all at the same time.

 

Currently, Marion offers the following programs for women's events:

You are Woman -- Let Your Image Roar!

Most women can use an extra boost of confidence for a competitive edge in business and in their personal lives. Let Marion share her tips and tools to craft a personal image that will get you what you desire. Much more than just discussing appearance, this workshop includes constructive critique of your behavior, communication style, treatment of others, and etiquette skills. Learn what the "entire package" of image is all about!

 

Put the 'Wow' Back in Your Wardrobe

During the main shopping seasons, the stores are filled with choices you may be tempted to embrace. But, do you know which ones really define and express your essence? If you've never learned how to define your style and want to develop it, let Marion guide you. Learn how to:
  • Distinguish different style expressions using the current trends
  • Identify 5 pieces of clothing or accessories that can define your style
  • Mix elements of different styles to come up with your unique look
  • Get inspiration from different style icons by comparing and contrasting
  • Develop a shopping list of things to purchase to define your style more clearly.

Marion shares her advice and strategies to avoid a closet of style confusion and wasteful spending.

All of our workshops can be customized to your needs and target audience.
Call 831-625-2000 now for a consultation or complete the form on this page.



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