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Marion Grobb Finkelstein        

A veteran communicator helping you connect with clients, colleagues, bosses and employees. Improve productivity by improving your communications. Bett

Increase workplace productivity, morale and your confidence, by mastering your communication skills and connecting with others.

You can spend 30 years gaining marketing and communication experience ... or you can hire Marion Grobb Finkelstein to share hers. She's a "COMMUNICATION CATALYST" ans will give you the skills to get communication moving in your organization. With humor and unforgettable personal stories, Marion will help you connect with employees, bosses and clients by empowering you to improve your communications.

Marion lives in the Ottawa area (Canada) and is also a resident of Cape Coral, Florida (USA). She has presented in Europe, United States and throughout Canada. She balances her solid academic credentials with impressive hands-on, practical application. A former Director Communications and Promotion for international airports in Canada and the United States, for national museums and federal departments, Marion "edu-tains" with her highly interactive workshops and keynotes. She offers a variety of communications-related subjects, all of which are content-rich and well researched, interactive, lively and move people to action, Her presentations are full of tried and true tips you can put to us e immediately.

Marion's most requested programs include:

  • ABCs of Presentations

  • Your Body Talks ... Do You Know What It's Saying?

  • Public Speaking for Chickens

  • Communicate to Connect ... with Employees

  • Communicate to Connect ... with Bosses
  • Communicate to Connect ... with Clients
  • Communicate to Connect ... with Colleagues

  • Facing the Chicken Within (Changing Fear into Force)

  • How To Raise Your Profile in the Workplace

Meet Marion

Marion's education qualifications include an Honours Bachelor of Administration degree specializing in Marketing (Brock University), as well as Marketing Research and Media Communications college certificates. Marion is also True ColorsTM and Personality DimensionsTM certified. A national member of Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) and Global Speakers Federation, Marion is an award-winning Toastmaster. She has orchestrated national marketing campaigns, successfully managed controversial media issues, branded and raised the profile of organizations, and produced and hosted award-winning cablevision shows.

In 2006, Marion was awarded the "Leadership in Service Innovation" from the Assocation of Professional Executives of the Publish Service of Canada (APEX) for her communications role as a member of OPERATION TIM HORTONS, a group responsible for establishing the first-ever Time Hortons outlet in the Kandahar Airfield for the Canadian Forces and allied forces in Afghanistan.

Marion's Clients

Marion works with healthly organizations that know the importance of communications and the difference it makes to their productivity, morale and workplace, and want to hone their ability to connect with others. If that describes YOUR workplace, Marion can help. Marion's client list includes small and large public, private and non- profit sector organizations and associations, such as:

  • Algonquin College
  • Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Canadian Museum Association
  • Canadian Payroll Association
  • Carleton University
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Group Works Leadership Institute
  • Health Canada
  • Hopewell Eating Disorders Support Centre
  • Human Resources Professionals Association
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals
  • International Development Research Council
  • National Capital Commission
  • Osgoode Home Care Support
  • Performance Management Consultants
  • Project Management Institute
  • Project Management Association of Canada
  • Public Sector Information Professionals
  • Rosanne Lalande & Associates
  • SISIP Financial Services
  • Temas Management
  • Tiree Visioneering
  • United Way
  • Wild Rose Foundation of Alberta
  • Women Moving Forward
  • Women's Business Network

What clients are saying about Marion Grobb Finkelstein:

"The thing that distinguishes Marion from other presenters is her genuine energy and obvious commitment to making an impact... our employees are still talking about what they learned and applying key principles in their day-to- day communications... well worth the investment ... excellent session and one which I highly recommend!" Vice-President, Tiree Workplace Visioneering (Ottawa, ON)

"I enthusiastically look forward to working with you again." President, Las Vegas Convention Speakers Bureau (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)

"It's my pleasure to recommend Marion Grobb Finkelstein as a speaker and presenter to anyone wanting the simplicity of working with a consummate professional." Professional Development Director, Project Management Institute, Ottawa Valley Outaouais Chapter (Ottawa, ON)

"I couldn't wait to get back to work to tell (my colleagues) how motivating and inspiring you are ... They were very impressed; so am I." Participant, Canadian Payroll Association, National Payroll Week (Moncton, NB)

"Her (Marion's) efforts have made a difference to our Division and I, most certainly, would hire her again." Chief, Health Canada (Ottawa, ON)

"To anyone wanting a presenter who is knowledgeable, engaging and a dream to work with, I highly recommend Marion Grobb Finkelstein. She delivers."

Associate Director, Communications, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Ontario/Alberta/New Brunswick)

"Ms. Finkelstein was impressive. Her mastery of the subject was superior to anything that I have seen on this subject in 30 years in the public and 15 years in the private sectors." President, Diefenbunker Museum (Carp, ON)

"You were superb! I must congratulate you on being an excellent speaker -- energetic, knowledgeable and relevant. We all benefited from your session." Conference Developer, Insight Information, Advanced Professional Administrators' Forum (Ottawa, ON)

"Marion makes us look good. Her talent shines to such an extent that we ask her back again and again. She is an incredibly talented emcee and speaker. I strongly recommend her." Regional Director, Canadian Diabetes Association (Ottawa, ON)

Author: Marion is a contributing author to the following:

  • "The Power of the Platform: Speakers on Success" (Featuring Marion, Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Tana Goertz, and 17 other prominent speakers)

  • "Expert Women Who Speak, Speak Out!"

  • "Facing the Chicken Within" booklet

Let Marion Simplify Your Life

With Marion Grobb Finkelstein, you get worry-free, professional and reliable service, thought-provoking and content-rich presentations tailored to meet your needs and those of your conference delegates or your work team. You deserve to benefit from tried-and-true communication tactics and strategies ... from a person who's used them. Get Marion Grobb Finkelstein. Get results.

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