* Stop Talking, Start Connecting- How to Listen Better & Improve Relationships
In this signature talk, we explore the critical importance of effective communication in achieving success in both our personal and professional lives.
We all know that clear and effective communication is essential to building strong relationships, yet so often we find ourselves struggling to truly connect with others. The reality is that the vast majority of our difficulties in communication stem from misunderstandings and miscommunication.
Through this talk, you will learn the 7 key ways to listen better, which will help you improve your communication skills and build stronger, more meaningful relationships with others. We will explore the different types of listening and the specific skills required for each, including active listening, empathetic listening, reflective listening, and more.
You will learn how to recognize and overcome common barriers to effective communication, such as distractions, assumptions, and prejudices. And you will discover practical strategies for enhancing your ability to understand and connect with others, including tips for asking better questions, providing feedback, and building rapport.
The talk will be interactive and it will provide hands-on tools and techniques that you can use to immediately improve your ability to listen better, connect more effectively, and build stronger, more meaningful relationships with others. You will walk away with a greater understanding of how to effectively communicate and the confidence and knowledge of how to apply these skills in both your personal and professional life.
* Process Leads to Progress- How to Do Less to Be More-
In this signature talk, we explore the challenges and pitfalls of our fast-paced, over-scheduled lives and how it can prevent us from achieving our goals and living our best lives.
Many of us are constantly rushing through life, worrying about the future, reacting to the present, juggling multiple responsibilities, and judging ourselves and others. But what if there was a better way to approach our lives? How would it feel to be able to pause more, trust more, respond more, focus more, and understand more?
In this talk, we dive into a process that can help us achieve this outcome, by embracing the possibility of "Doing Less to Be More". We'll explore how to simplify our lives and focus on the things that matter most. You will learn to prioritize and eliminate distractions, identify and overcome limiting beliefs, and develop practical strategies for achieving your goals and living a more meaningful life.
We will also discuss the importance of self-awareness and how it can help you identify and overcome limiting beliefs, and how to develop a process to cultivate mindfulness and live in the present.
This talk will be interactive, and it will provide hands-on tools and techniques that you can use to immediately improve your ability to simplify your life, prioritize and focus on what matter most, and achieve more with less effort. You will walk away with a greater understanding of how to live a more meaningful and fulfilled life.
* Joy & Uncertainty Working in Harmony- Simple Steps to Create Calm-
In this signature talk, we explore the challenges of living and working in an uncertain world. With all the ups and downs of the past few years, it's easy to get caught up in the chaos of the outside world and lose sight of what truly matters.
Do you find yourself constantly "busy" focusing on the outside world and neglecting your inner world? Are you feeling uncertain, stressed, and overwhelmed?
The great news is that there is a simple formula for achieving a sense of calm and harmony in your life, even in the face of uncertainty. This talk will teach you how to bring joy and uncertainty into harmony, by showing you simple steps to create a sense of calm in your life and business.
We will explore the importance of self-awareness and how it can help you identify and overcome limiting beliefs, and how to develop a process to cultivate mindfulness and live in the present. You will learn how to prioritize and eliminate distractions, how to set boundaries, and how to develop simple yet effective strategies to manage stress and uncertainty.
This talk will be interactive, and it will provide hands-on tools and techniques that you can use to immediately improve your ability to create calm in your chaos. You will walk away with a greater understanding of how to live a more meaningful and fulfilled life, even in the face of uncertainty.
"Nina is a fantastic speaker and I learned some great skills on communicating that I plan to use both in my personal and professional life- Nina Rocks!" -MPI Participant in Destination Communication Breakout Session
"Great teaching style. First communication lesson I’ve walked away feeling confident, rather than crushed. Thank you!" -MPI Participant in Destination Communication Breakout Session
"Nina is engaging, interesting, and fun. It’s a pleasure to be in the audience when a topic is intelligently conveyed in a playful manner. Not only does Nina execute this flawlessly she has the unique gift of making everyone feel smart and important. Loved!" -MPI Participant in Destination Communication Breakout Session
"I had the pleasure of attending Nina's presentation "Stop Talking, Start Connecting". Nina impressed me from the moment I walked in the door. She greeted me at the door, introduced herself and asked me about myself. The connection happened immediately and made us all feel comfortable about participating in the program. You could tell she truly cared about each and every one of us. Her presentation was interactive and when we left we all had something to take away with us. She's an excellent speaker and presenter. I would highly recommend her to any organization wanting to improve, grow or just build a stronger team!" -Barbara Flynn MSHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP People First, Inc.
"Love listening to you speak, the story was great and the way you delivered it was awesome too. Thanks for the reminder that it's all about how we look at things. -Silvana Cuadrado
"Listening to you is like spending a day at the farm--- the birds singing, the wind blowing through the trees, and yes, delicious fruits." -Alex McCrae
"Thank you for sharing such wonderful and helpful tips how to "dazzle" when speaking publicly! You certainly DAZZLED today!!"
- Sheri Wilcox- Moms Creating Financial Freedom
“My greatest take away is that I can walk away from this ‘success seminar’ with clarity. I can do this as I lean in completely and allow the spirit of awareness to open my eyes to my purpose, my passion and my vision. And I can own this!!” - Gail D.
“For TEN years I have had post-it notes all around my house that say, ‘what is it my heart longs to do’. After just the very 1st session of this workshop I had 150% clarity and peace of what that is!! And….I have now replaced all those post-it notes with 3x5 cards that say what it is my heart longs to do, my purpose for being on this planet.“ - Mary Jac R.