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Marian York is a leading corporate communications specialist who teaches the "science of words."

Marian York is a leading corporate communications specialist who teaches the "science of words": how to communicate more accurately and respectfully to prevent costly miscommunication and time-consuming misunderstandings. With over twenty years of experience with proactive language, she addresses such issues as leadership, performance, corporate team building, change management and professional development. Her programs are appropriate for all levels of management and leadership development. Her unique style combines humor (clean) with wit and wisdom and the take-a-ways from her programs have immediate impact.

A motivational keynote speaker, seminar leader, author and popular media guest, she founded the WORDpower Institute NW in 1991 in response to a growing demand for more effective interpersonal communication skills. She is the author of the "WORDpower for Success and Change" audio programs, "The Loving Dictionary" and numerous articles available at

Marian has studied communication from the perspectives of human behavior, psychology, journalism, religion, neuroscience, quantum physics, medical science and non-violent communication. Her lifetime of study has developed into unique and relevant applications that meet the diverse needs professionals face every day.

The quality of the connection and the results that she achieves with each and every one of her clients has won her their consistent respect and loyalty. Fearless in the face of questions, her candor and courage have marked her as a true teacher. To View Marian's Video Demo Click On:

Marian's diverse business background includes accounting, merchandising, sales and ten years as a professional spokeswoman for numerous Fortune 500 companies. Working across all industries, from management and sales to health care and education, Marian customizes each presentation to her clients' needs.

Her Topics Include:

  • You Win Or Lose With The Words You Choose

  • The Power of Associating! Build Dynamic Associations One Conversation At a Time

  • Confident Women Leading by Example!

  • Accelerating Change With WORDpower !

  • The Secret of Empathetic Listening: Hearing What Your Client "Really" Wants

  • Appreciation - Power Not Platitudes!

Her clients include: Starbucks, The Hilton Corporation, Executive Women International, Nestle' USA, the Departments of the Army and the Navy, BOEING, National Association of Professional Mortgage Women, Specialty Coffee Association of America, Avery Dennison, REMOX Real Estate, Healthcare and Convention Exhibitors Association, University of Washington, Washington Society for Association Executives, Automotive Service Association, Seattle Management Association, COSTCO and SAFECO.


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