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    19: Eloquence or Elegance or Etiquette, oh my.

    Dive into this episode to learn the difference between being elegant, displaying eloquence, and using proper etiquette. Do these words have the same root words? And do they even apply in this modern world? As an added bonus, you will even get a little “French lesson” mixed in by your very own non-French speaking host Denise.

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    16: Reluctant Communicators

    Tips for getting people to open up:
    Sometimes people are just a closed book that doesn’t want to be opened. But connection is a big part of life in both business and social environments. In this episode, your host Denise gives you 5 easy steps you can do right now to make these people feel more comfortable and allow you to network like a pro. Are you ready?


  • Adjust Your Vocabulary - Episode 15: Wrought Iron

    15: Wrought Iron

    It’s another Eggcorn! An eggcorn is a word that is mispronounced but it also works if you say it wrong. Hear how your host Denise continues to struggle with Wrought Iron, but not because of the pronunciation.

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    14: Lingerers

    Tips for getting people to move along and still feel appreciated.

    Everyone has those times, business owners and busy people, can you feel me? There are times when we have a client or friend that can not wrap up a conversation and the precious minutes are passing along with the opportunity for growth. In this episode, your host Denise addresses why this happens, and what to do to make this person feel appreciated and connected to you while also maintaining boundaries as a business or friend.

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    Episode 13: Haute Couture

    Haute Couture literally translates into high fashion, but you will have to listen in on Denise’s travel story for this week to hear what kind of trouble you can get into in that high stakes world!

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    Episode 12: Buck Naked

    Welcome to a new segment entitled Egg Corns! Learn how to use these often misspoken words and phrases correctly as your host Denise explains their real meaning. This week we will be discussing Buck Naked rather than the often stated Butt Naked. Why the confusion and what the heck does “Buck” mean anyway?!?

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    Episode 11: Emilee Palomino

    Emilee Palomino of Smarty Girl shares the story of starting a girl empowerment brand of clothing for little girls, inspired by her own daughter. This innovative business woman has plenty to say about how the message of her brand can break through stereotypes for girls of the next generation and how communication and vocabulary has played a role in the entire process.

    Show notes:
    Succinct: suc┬Ěcinct – [suh k-singkt] – Expressed in few words.