Tap Your Vitality; A Universal Truth

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I started my business, Laurie Burton Training, over thirty years ago. It was and is still based on these words from a letter written by choreographer Martha Graham to her friend and fellow choreographer, Agnes de Mille. “There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because […]

Communicating During Quarantine

couple sipping a milkshake through their masks

IT’S JUNE 1st, 2020 and most of us have been in quarantine or semi-isolation for going on three months. Lately, I’ve started feeling more longing to really communicate with my family. Despite our socially-distanced hikes and Zoom calls I’m feeling deprived and lonely. I haven’t hugged my granddaughters in so long, let alone my daughter […]

The Eyes Have It

woman in protective mask

The single most effective communication tool on the planet is the human face. Together with your voice and body language, you are uniquely and supremely equipped to communicate and interact with your fellow beings. There is no emotion that cannot be translated and understood through your facial expressions. These days these fabulous tools are constrained […]

The Essence of Communicating Your Personality Type

As a member of several networking groups, I’m always fascinated by the variety of personalities within groups. Individuals sharing and communicating becomes the essence of the group, giving each group its own unique personality. These groups call to mind my years spent in classrooms. Looking back, I realize that the personality types I experienced in […]

You Are the Experience

What does it take to distinguish you and your business from the competition? Visionary leaders recognize that it’s no longer enough to provide a good product or service.  People crave, and have come to expect, an experience. They want to feel something and be a part of something greater than themselves. You can train your […]

How to Communicate Who You Are

I am a member of several business networking groups. During our meetings, everyone gets the chance to introduce him or herself and tell us what they do — a chance to communicate about themselves, their work and the company they work for. At my last meeting I experienced two people, a man and a woman, […]