Ugh….I’ve got to speak…and I really, really don’t want to!! I mean seriously, I don’t want to! First off, it is a natural apprehension. Even a professional speaker can be a little on edge. If you have ever read interviews of established actors….they always mention how apprensive they are…”how many butterflies” they have in their […]
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
Confidence can be fleeting! It can be dampened by a comment, action or the presence of someone. As the author of “Who Stole My Confidence? – 7 Rock Solid Steps to Take Yours Back!”, I feel quite knowledgable on the topic. Having worked with hundred of clients over the past several years….I am amazed, how […]
I am amazed at how many people continue to state all the shining attributes about themselves! (Mistake #1) Yes it does feel temporarily good, as you reread your material and go over the statistics that you have so proudly listed. But seriously this information, should only be considered as a “seal the deal” bit of […]
Next Sunday, March 19th….you will be able to watch Secret Millionaire. No wait….you MUST watch Secret Millionaire next Sunday. The incredible and dynamic James Malinchak will be sharing his wisdom and his wealth to those in need. Not only will it move you, but you might even get to learn a little about James himself. […]
You have heard of the 80/20 rule? It is true with everything in life….especially when you make a presentation. Even one that you have prepared for! Vil Pareto in the 1880’s is credited with this statistic that 80% will like and 20% will dislike….no matter what! And this statistic can be applied to almost anything […]
Have you heard “the only thing you have to fear, is fear itself?” Well lets break this apart. This acronym stands for F.alse E.xpectations A.ppearing R.eal. And that is what happens when we are not sure of our own level of confidence or self doubt… when it comes to a presentation. Taking control of the […]
Well today is Ground Hogs day and supposedly it has been determined that we will not be having a longer winter. Really doesn’t matter since we have already had our fair share of winter already here on the Jersey Shore. Personally I am celebrating this day since it is my son’s 23rd birthday. And it […]
The power of YOUR words. Seriously think about it. What you can say can have such lasting impact in your professional and personal life. The power of just a few words can make or break a persons relationship with you directly. When you were young….you probably heard “sticks and stone can break my bones but […]
Whatever stage in life you might be at, your confidence can be challenged at anytime. Whether you are in negotiations for a job, promotion or a pay raise, you will probably question yourself. Possibly you will have second thoughts while it is taking place, or more so, you will question yourself after the event is […]
Yes, it is the season to celebrate so many things. The fun of family, celebrations, gift giving, laughter and memories. It is your choice of how you to choose to celebrate it. Many of you have a double celebration as does my husband. His birthday is December 23rd, and he has dubbed it “48 hours […]
- 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