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Jan 11, 2023

As an entrepreneur, it is essential to hone your communication skills, particularly when it comes to coaching and consulting. To create meaningful conversations that help with lead generation and sales conversion, you need to build confidence in yourself as a leader, push past fears, and communicate clearly. 

In this episode, Laurie Schloff, a Public Speaker and Leadership Communication expert for coaches, shares her journey of helping corporate professionals use speaking as a tool for success. She talks about two very important skill sets that every entrepreneur should have and the five elements of effective speaking and communication. Get to know how she has helped people achieve results through her expertise in communication coaching. To learn more about these key skills, tune in!

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Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:

[02:16] How Laurie got into coaching, public speaking, and Leadership communication?

[06:49] The explosion of coaching and consulting business.

[07:53] How Laurie learned to focus on a niche and package herself effectively?

[15:37] The five elements of effective speaking and communication.

[33:49] How Laurie got her first clients? How exploding of the coaching industry helped her?


About Laurie Schloff - 

Laurie Schloff is a Public Speaker, Leadership Communication expert, and trainer of Coaches. She is a lifelong corporate communication coach to professionals who uses speaking as a tool for success and results. She specializes in developing valuable programs for the financial and biotech fields.

Her specialty is designing customized, practical, results-oriented, and entertaining programs for individuals and groups. Shes the author of Smart Speaking, He and She Talk, and Twenty Twinkling Stars, a fundraiser for National Students Against Violence Everywhere. Her passion is seeing her clients become confident, comfortable, and influential presenters. 

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About the Host:

Ann Carden is a highly sought-after Expert Business Growth Consultant, Marketing Strategist, three-time published Author, and a #1 Bestselling Author, and Professional Speaker for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  

With more than forty-one years of business experience and coaching and consulting hundreds of coaches, entrepreneur’s and owners in more than forty different industries to more success, Ann knows what it takes to succeed in all areas of business.

After spending thirteen years in corporate business management, Ann started her journey as an entrepreneur building businesses for herself for twenty-nine years. Her first business started out of financial hardship and Ann was able to propel that business into the international market (before the internet.)

After selling that business, she went on to start and build five more businesses to succeed. She has sold those businesses and today has a passion for helping small business owners and entrepreneurs build their success.

She has been featured on the affiliates of ABC, NBC, CW, and FOX, among many other media outlets. Her articles have been published on Small Business Trendsetters and Business Innovators Magazine, and she has been a featured guest on multiple podcast shows such as; “Business Innovators Radio” podcast which can be heard at:

She was also chosen as one of the top coaches in the world by Six-Figure Coach Magazine.

Through the years Ann has educated thousands of professionals through speaking, workshops, seminars, and online platforms as a Speaker.


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