Think negatively….and those are the exact result you will get! Think positively…..and those are the exact results you will get! Yet we keep falling back into our “failure habits” whenever we get that infamous “no” or possibly “no thank you.” And believe it or not they are BOTH a complete sentence! But boy oh […]
About Eileen Strong
Professional speaker, presentation skills coach, & business mentor.
Wisconsin born & bred...loving & living on The Jersey Shore now. Very proud of my first book "Who Stole My Confidence? 7 Rock Solid Steps to Take Yours Back!"
Adjunct professor at Kean University teaching Marketing & Communications. Immediate past president of the New Jersey National Speakers Association.
Entries by Eileen Strong
Walt Disney was a failure and needed psychological counseling more than once. Thomas Edison failed more times than he succeeded….as did Harlan Sanders (Kentucky Fried Chicken fame). They have been told “no” “we don’t want it”, “go away”, “your’e nuts”, “you are too expensive”, “it won’t work”…..and the list of rejection statements go on and […]
What fun it was wearing Loretta Larouches Cape of confidence! Make an effort to see this dynamic motivational speaker who specializes in STRESS management…with a smirk and a smile! All 5 ft. of here rev’s up so much energy, that each comment is applicable and appropriate to your life! But the fact remains, it […]
“But I don’t want to give a speech!”…or in your mind you will say…..”Oh good grief, I hate doing this….can’t somebody else do this instead of me? How often have you turned down the opportunity to make a presentation, simply because of fear, or the thought of rejection because you simply did not want to […]
Fail to plan….than plan to fail! How many of us are guilty of that activity? I know I certainly am…..but the more I walk my talk, the more productive and profitable I become. And the same is true for you! Have a plan and stick to it! Make it concrete and don’t let it settle […]
I’ve come across another technique to grow your business. Yeah, I know you are thinking, “Oh c’mon Eileen, if I read or hear or see another….well, forget it! Hey I only have 24 hours just like you do, but we have GOT to make those work for our personal and professional life. I know that […]
Y’know it gets harder and harder to seem to enjoy what we are doing on a regular basis. Either it burns us out and we get bored and look for something different. I am finding that more true with so many students that I have met. I don’t know if they are looking for the […]
Rejection and fear of failure can reduce your confidence in a heartbeat. A customer says no to your order, your boss says no to a raise, or a relationship you are in says “no” to going any further. Ouch! You feel “beat up from the feet up tore up from the floor up!” You are […]
For those of you who watched the show, you must have seen the hurt and confusion of these teens. They have been hiding and burying their emotions with food. So many of us do that anyway. Comfort food is called that for a reason! As one of the teens guys was saying, if one plate […]
Your confidence in yourself can change on a daily basis. If someone talked behind your back, and you got word of it….first off you are worried, or scared and then you begin to think it through again and again. Why would someone talk about me that way? Why would they talk about me behind their […]
- The Only Thing You Have To Fear Is Fear Itself!September 5, 2014 - 12:52 pm
Yes that sentence was said by the late, great Franklin D. Roosevelt at his 1st Inaugural speech. And we WERE a country was living in fear. We had high unemployment, we had social and government and international problems that SCARED most of us. Sounds familiar to what is going on today! The play on words […]
- Eileen Strong