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Marilyn Sherman      

Success Strategist in Times of Challenge and Change; Conflict Resolution Expert

Marilyn Sherman is dedicated to training people to let go of obstacles and live and work with courage, commitment, and confidence. For the last 22 years, she has motivated audiences all over the country, and internationally with topics about hope, inspiration, and practical tools to implement immediately. With clients in government, corporations, and hospitality, Marilyn is known for giving people success strategies to overcome obstacles, have a more positive mindset and reduce conflict in the workplace. Her live presentations and her accompanying motivational books have been described as ‘life-changing’.

She is a graduate of Washington State University and is currently an Artist in Residence for High Point University. Her first job in corporate America was with a finance company who saw her management potential early on and put her into an 18-month accelerated management program. She eventually became a training officer for that company writing and delivering their leadership training. Marilyn worked for a seminar company before starting her own speaking and training company. Clients that have been inspired by her keynotes include Coca- Cola, McDonald’s, the F.D.I.C., the US Post Office, and every kind of association from Candle companies to Bar Association Executives, to SHRM.

She is the author of 4 motivational books including Is There A Hole In Your Bucket List? (2017).

Marilyn is a Certified Speaking Professional TM, the highest earned designation in the speaking profession with only 12% of speakers worldwide holding this designation.

She loves living and working in Las Vegas with her French Husband, Yves. She serves on the board of a non-profit after-school program for homeless and underprivileged youth called The Village of Hope and is very involved with Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada.

Speech Topics

Communicating For Results; From Conflict to Cooperation

This high content program helps people have the tools to reduce unnecessary conflict in the workplace. With specific tactics and verbiage to handle difficult people, this program has been effective in helping people with work-related issues as well as personal communication issues. Most people do not like conflict or confrontation but with these strategies, it gets easier to handle both. Finally, a fun look at how to deal with difficult people with practical application immediately following the workshop!

Why Settle for the Balcony? How to get a Front-Row Seat in Life!

We all know that too many people settle for mediocrity in life. But, have you ever considered how settling for mediaocrity might effect your organization and your results? Everybody deserves a front-row seat in life and that's where amazing things happen. Through moving stories and a lifetime of trial and error - and more importantly trial and success, I will arm your group with the strategies and actionable information it takes to increase employee engagement, improve morale, and inspire attendees to own the overall success of your organization.

Whose Comfort Zone Are You In?

My passion in life is to end workplace stagnation! In this motivational keynote I will equip your audience with tools necessary to get out of a comfort zone and achieve greater results. I inspire attendees to develop and act on their own vision, and to make it congruent with their values, as well as the values of your organization. A simple change in perspective can often lead to a huge positive change in life. Effecting this kind of change is my mission and I welcome the opportunity to share this with your group. Nothing great happens when stuck in a comfort zone and I want to help your people get out of theirs!

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