How To Communicate With Unshakable Confidence

You will find that success is rooted in your ability to understand and express your life force, the vitality and motivation that drives and inspires you.  A true communicator is someone who can translate human thoughts, feelings and emotions, making them come alive so that others are moved by them. But for many people, sharing […]

How to Use Body Language for Interviewing, Presentations

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Body language is the non-verbal communication you use more often than you realize. You are expressing your thoughts, inner feelings, even your intentions through your physical actions, and often, without being aware. Reading and interpreting the body language of others is something we all learn to do. From a very early age most of us begin […]

Communicating with Success Involves Your Choice to Take Action

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A week ago I wrote a short comment on my Facebook page about my choice to see the documentary “Amy,” the story of the rise to success and tragic death of the gifted singer Amy Winehouse. The film was moving, communicating the struggles of the young performer. It was also very depressing, staying with me […]

Communications from Your Past for Your Present and Future Success

I recently woke up from a dream where I was 22 again and going though a breakup with a boyfriend from college. (A definite communication from my past.) I was moving back home to California and he was staying in Missouri and in the dream, I experienced the pain of that breakup once again. When […]

The Greatest Communicator: Life

I write this blog to thank those who have been a part of the Laurie Burton Training experience. I love what I do! Helping people to be the best communicators possible is the greatest privilege I can imagine. It’s so exciting every time someone realizes their true potential and is able to embrace their individuality. And […]

Ten Tips to Experience Unlimited Success When Communicating

All great communicators share the common skill of being able to express themselves freely, connecting words and emotions during presentations. While it may seem that some people experience unlimited invitations to speak and present their message, the truth is that a lot of communicating, building relationships and networking has gone on behind the scenes for […]

Hiding Behind the Tweet, Why Social Media Isn’t Social Enough

We spend more of our lives than ever on our computers, cell phones, and iPads—but what are we missing? We are missing the act of being social. Despite the label, Social Media just isn’t social enough. Why do I say this, while using a Social Media platform to get my message across? It’s not personal…and […]

The Handshake: “Your Ultimate Letter of Introduction”

We spend considerable time and money on our business cards because they represent us and our company. You wouldn’t think of handing someone a bent, tattered or smeared business card. The same thinking applies to how you shake hands. The handshake is one of the most important things we do. It is at the core […]

WHAT ARE YOU SAYING WITH YOUR BODY?

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All great communicators share a common skill.  They have the ability to express themselves freely and connect the words and emotions through their bodies. We come equipped with wondrous tools for expressing ourselves.  Our voice, eyes, face and finally our body gives us unlimited ways to communicate.  Why is it then that so many of […]