Step into Your Own Powerful Presence on Camera and on Stage with Sandra Dee Robinson

Season 2, Episode 3; Intentional Influence Podcast: Step into Your Own Powerful Presence on Camera and on Stage In this Intentional Influence podcast, host Melissa Murray talks with Sandra Dee Robinson, well-known daytime actress, author, TV and radio host, product spokesperson, and wildlife advocate about her new book IMPACT! Secrets to Powerful Personal Presence On Camera and Off. At the age of 17 Sandra Dee Robinson began a successful career in Television as an actress with major roles on Another World, Sunset Beach, Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, The Bay and guest starred on many prime time shows and films, like CSI Miami, Criminal Minds and Two and a Half Men… among others. As Founder and CEO of Charisma on Camera and author of “IMPACT! Secrets to Powerful Personal Presence” Sandra Dee Robinson is under demand as a coach, consultant and speaker for companies, celebrities and well-established experts to help them get what they desire in life by naturally stepping into their most powerful self. In this episode, you’ll learn: How Sandra Dee overcame extreme shyness to step into her own powerful presence on camera Why you need to let go of your [...]

Step into Your Own Powerful Presence on Camera and on Stage with Sandra Dee Robinson 2016-04-10T13:58:38+00:00

3 Easy Steps to Prepare for Holiday Success

By Jan Goss-Gibson, America's #1 Confidence Strategist Confidence can be fickle. One moment you are on top of the world, knowing you’ve got this then, a harsh word, an arrogant look from a superior, or a flash of a painful memory and your confidence has left the building! Would you like some practical empowerment tips so this will never happen again? Here are 3 simple, yet powerful ways to help you prepare in advance so you can hold on to your confidence! 1. Eat something in advance – When we are hungry, we act differently than when we are satisfied. Our nerves are more on edge, we can get a little cranky and certainly not be our best. Even if you are attending a dinner, eat a little snack before you go. Grab a handful of almonds, or eat a piece of fruit or a protein bar. One of the worst impressions you can make is to head straight to the food at a party. Watch for the subtle difference you feel when you are not focused on food at an event. 2. Empty your head trash – Comparison is a killer. There is only one “You” in this world. Don’t compare yourself [...]

3 Easy Steps to Prepare for Holiday Success 2015-12-20T19:31:38+00:00

Holiday Party Etiquette: Master Your Holiday Influence

Fashion blogs, magazines and reality shows are famous for comparing “who wore it better” after a big event. Pity the one who didn’t “wear it” quite as well as the other! I hope the paparazzi is not following you this holiday season looking for . Even if they are, I can give you the fool proof way to feel like a million bucks at your Holiday event. Do a little research and find out answers in advance! What is the dress for the event? Who will I connect with?  Do I bring a gift? What do I bring? What do I say? When do I introduce myself?  When do I eat? Which way do I pass the food? Where do I sit? What hand do I hold my drink in? Do I shake hands or hug people? Do I network and hand out my business card? How do I keep from feeling awkward? What do I say when I leave? The list is endless! Thanks to Jan Goss-Gibson, America's#1 Confidence Strategist, we have a simple way for you to navigate through the Holidays with grace. You can get your questions answered without feeling embarrassed from the comfort of your own home [...]

Holiday Party Etiquette: Master Your Holiday Influence 2015-12-13T19:07:36+00:00

Interior Design for Business: Creating Profit Spaces That Get Results with Nikki Klugh

Season 2, Episode 2; Intentional Influence Podcast: Interior Design for Business: Creating Profit Spaces the Get Results    In this Intentional Influence podcast, host Melissa Murray talks with Interior Designer Nikki Klugh about how to create your ‘money space’ - an office that reflects your personal brand, your company's brand and sets the tone for success. Nikki Klugh is the mother of four boys, the wife of a naval officer and a phenomenal interior designer.  She is the 2014 RADICAL Woman Award Recipient, a 2014​ ​San Diego's Woman of the Year Nominee​ ​and 2015​ ​Women of Influence Award Nominee.  She is​ ​a speaker, an author that has contributed to three Amazon best selling books​ ​and the owner of NIKKI KLUGH DESIGN GROUP, Inc. Nikki has been officially designing for 14 years, but truly she has been evaluating, study and dissecting space and design as far back as she can remember.  She has developed her own unique approach to interior design—an approach that is changing the conversation of the interior design industry.  She is widely known for her sacred spaces and her inviting and accepting personality. In this episode, you’ll learn: What a MONEY SPACE is and how it can set [...]

Interior Design for Business: Creating Profit Spaces That Get Results with Nikki Klugh 2018-01-12T18:55:47+00:00

How Shoulder Pads Started an Empire: Interview with Shapewear Pioneer Kathleen Kirkwood

Season 2, Episode 1; Intentional Influence Podcast: How Shoulder Pads Started an Empire: Interview with Shapewear Pioneer Kathleen Kirkwood     In this Intentional Influence Podcast episode, Melissa Murray talks with Kathleen Kirkwood, shapewear pioneer and founder of Kirkwood International Inc., the longest running private company vendor on QVC, about her entrepreneurial journey, reinvention, and breaking the glass ceiling. Kathleen Kirkwood, a former Ford model, began her entrepreneurial career in 1983 where she designed the original clip-on shoulder pad, Pints of Pads®. Pints of Pads® truly captured the 80s’ fascination with shoulder pads and soon Bloomingdale’s was offering Pints. When Oprah called to have Kathleen on the show to discuss women in business, business soared. Shortly thereafter QVC TV discovered Kathleen, where she boasts a 17-year track record of growth, new products, and millions of fans (QVC is seen in over 90 million homes in the United States.) Her status as the longest running private company vendor on QVC attracted the attention of CNBC and Kathleen was chosen for a reality segment on Squawk Box. Now almost 30 years later, Kathleen continues to revolutionize the shapewear industry with her innovative products, while also being a pioneer for women entrepreneurs. Kathleen [...]

How Shoulder Pads Started an Empire: Interview with Shapewear Pioneer Kathleen Kirkwood 2015-08-16T17:22:38+00:00

Intentional Influence Podcast Season One Highlights

Season One of the Intentional Influence Podcast is a wrap! There have been some powerful interviews in Season One, with insights and personal experiences from some of the leading experts and thought leaders in the business and personal branding industries. If you missed any of the Season One episodes, you can find the highlights and links to complete episodes below. Thank you for tuning in! Here's what happened in Season One: Episode 1: How to Have a Powerful Personal Presence and Charisma on Camera Actress, host, and entrepreneur Sandra Dee Robinson talks with Melissa about how to embrace and project your personal presence to create a lasting impact. Sandra Dee shares her insider tips on managing camera angles, lighting, and sound to maximize your media appearance and really connect with your audience. Episode 2: How to Seduce Your Audience and Keep Them Listening As an on-air disc jockey for 20 years, voiceover artist and author Robin Marshall knows how to talk and get people to listen. In this episode, Robin and Melissa discuss how to cultivate an on-air personality that grabs attention but still sounds relatable and share the biggest mistakes people make on-air. Episode 3: How to Reignite and Reinvent [...]

Intentional Influence Podcast Season One Highlights 2015-12-02T20:45:51+00:00

Insider Secrets to Getting Camera Ready with Three Top Image and Branding Experts

Season 1, Episode 12; Intentional Influence Podcast: Insider Secrets to Getting Camera Ready with Three Top Image and Branding Experts In this Intentional Influence Podcast episode, guest host Ryan Rhoten talks with Styleology Group Founder Melissa Murray and powerhouse Lead Stylist at QVC Toi Sweeney. Together, they share their favorite tips for helping clients to ignite their personal brands in front of the camera. Toi Sweeney is the Lead Stylist for QVC. With over 10 years of experience in the fashion industry, Toi is a leading authority on style. A fashion stylist to celebrity clients, television personalities and program hosts, Toi is an expert at creating one of a kind personal brands and elevating image to art. She is also a recipient of the coveted Telly Award, the premier award honoring the finest film and video productions, groundbreaking web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials. Connect with Toi: Twitter, Facebook, Website. Ryan Rhoten is the host of The BRAND New You Podcast. He is also a speaker and online personal brand specialist whose mission is to help career-minded professionals make an impact on their careers by defining and leveraging their personal brand online. In this episode, you’ll [...]

Insider Secrets to Getting Camera Ready with Three Top Image and Branding Experts 2015-07-07T22:51:05+00:00

Cracking the Sales Code; Sales Secrets That Make Money Now with Che Brown

Season 1, Episode 11; Intentional Influence Podcast: Cracking the Sales Code; Sales Secrets That Make Money Now     In this Intentional Influence Podcast episode, Melissa Murray and Co-Host Jan Goss-Gibson, CEO of Jan Goss International & Civility Consulting whose specialty is First Impression Management talk with Che Brown about Cracking the Sales Code; Sales Secrets That Make Money Now. Che Brown is a sales expert with Peak Performers Institute, his clients refer to Che as the Sales Cardiologist and he is unlike any you've ever encountered. He holds a bachelor's in finance from Morgan State, an MBA from John’s Hopkins, and completed the Dale Carnegie course from the Dale Carnegie Centers of Excellence.  He is the bestselling author of Sales for Shy Folks and Sales Swagger. Che is also president of Partners in Learning, a global sales training company, which teaches sales professionals how to make sales with less effort. Che shares winning sales strategies on how to close deals and put cash in your pocket by mastering the basics of selling, using sales scripts, and advanced sales techniques to increase sales and long-term profitability. His belief that selling is a learned skill, one that each person can acquire. With over 14 years [...]

Cracking the Sales Code; Sales Secrets That Make Money Now with Che Brown 2015-06-13T08:48:58+00:00

Tips From a PR Pro; High Performance Brand Management with Sheila Stewart

Season 1, Episode 10; Intentional Influence Podcast: High Performance Brand Management; Tips from a PR Pro   In this Intentional Influence Podcast episode, Melissa Murray talks with Sheila Stewart about High Performance Brand Management Through Intentional Relations; Permission to be Powerful from a PR Pro! Sheila often jokes that she was born a rebel, living on the Fun Bus of Life™ and being vocal. These qualities are with her today and have been foundational for her in building a global public relations firm, Sonic Seven Communications, an intentional relations firm that focuses on creating messages that matter and results that measure.  A refreshing approach that the firm’s celebrities, global corporations, lifestyle brands and entertainers appreciate. No stranger to the advertising and PR world, it was 1999 when Sheila took her nearly ten years’ of experience and launched her first company, a full service international advertising agency.  Her only assets were her tenacity and drive to succeed.  In six years, she was able to build it to an award winning status with over 150 team members around the world working with clients such as Doubletree Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Parke Davis Prozak, TeleMatrix, Verio and Signator John Hancock. She sold the company [...]

Tips From a PR Pro; High Performance Brand Management with Sheila Stewart 2015-08-19T18:06:21+00:00

Master Your Personal Brand Online with Mari Smith

Season 1, Episode 9; Intentional Influence Podcast: Master Your Personal Brand with Online Radical Strategic Visibility   In this Intentional Influence Podcast episode, Melissa Murray talks with Mari Smith on how to Master Your Personal Brand through Online Radical Strategic Visibility.  Often referred to as “the Queen of Facebook”, Mari Smith is hailed as the premier Facebook marketing expert and one of the most influential and knowledgeable new media thought leaders in the world. Facebook recently partnered with Mari to facilitate and teach at Facebook’s Boost Your Business series of live half-day training events across the United States. Forbes named Mari as a Top Ten Social Media Power Influencer several years in a row; she is currently in the top five. Fast Company described Mari as “a veritable engine of personal branding, a relationship marketing whiz, and the Pied Piper of the Online World.” Mari and her team work with forward-thinking, socially conscious companies of various sizes to help grow their businesses through the power of social media, integrated with all forms of digital and offline marketing. Mari travels and speaks at major events, often sharing the stage with notable celebrities and thought leaders. Mari also leads regular free Facebook marketing webinars and offers numerous online training courses. She is author of The New Relationship Marketing and coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An [...]

Master Your Personal Brand Online with Mari Smith 2015-08-19T18:07:36+00:00