Are you ready to…

…easily gain new clients and grow more rewarding relationships, instead of struggling to win business or keep customers?
consistently achieve more, with positive-spirited drive and loyalty,
instead of dwindling productivity and staff turnover?
…soar your income, leadership, confidence or even more romance,
instead of hoping for a raise or promotion, or struggling with self-criticism, or a distant relationship?
…instantly boost happier well-being, connection and kindness, instead of apathy, bullying or cynicism?

Yes! But the route to success has changed

Because times have changed. We’ve changed. In what we value & want out of work and in life. In business structures and buying behaviors. With competition and critics a click away. New pressures on our relationships and families. And an increasing sense of callousness around us.

Today, success depends on empowering those you lead, those you serve and YOU to be and give their best. Creating genuine, lasting relationships. Standing out with authenticity and ease. How?

  • Igniting the personal sense of connection and drive for excellence that yields top companies, winning careers, leading entrepreneurs and the happiest people and relationships.
  • Showing up confidentlynot shrinking from praise or the spotlight—as you own your worth and tell your story so you stand out, not blend in.
  • Breaking through what’s stopping you, to bring your gifts fully to the world as only you can, to enrich and enliven your life—and what we need now more than ever.

While GREAT Appreciation™ and other soft-skills essentials get overlooked or misused, they’re Powerful. Practical. Proven:

By yesterday’s business magnates to today’s stand-out leaders. By the latest studies on human performance and happiness, in neuroscience and emotional intelligence. And by organizations and individuals thriving at the top—and making that greater positive difference. 

What are you ready ignite?

More Clients & Referrals Better Income Winning Leadership •  Happier, High-Performing Employees Stand-Out ConfidenceGreater VisibilityUplifted Attitude & Healthy Well-being Fulfilling RelationshipsSuccessful KidsKinder, More Positive Culture

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As America’s Go-To Appreciation Expert and Stand-Out Success Academy founder, Monica is a leading life and work success mentor—changing lives worldwide.

Individual and organizational clients rely on her unique programs that combine core human values with results from the latest research and simple, proven practices, to achieve quick and lasting results. She infuses her speaking, coaching and consulting with 25 years’ experience in business, government and nonprofits, and as a busy mom of three.

Monica unlocks the secrets of The Appreciation Advantage in witty, warm-hearted and wildly impactful presentations and unique engagement programs, for audiences of association members, companies, nonprofits and other groups, hungry for simple yet powerful solutions. Increasing leadership, performance, morale, engagement, retention, relationships and happiness. And enabling everyone to make a bigger positive impact in the world.

Monica works with women entrepreneurs (most often) to unleash their stand-out presence in ways that boost their marketing, sales, leadership or career. Her programs ignite confidence and charisma. Plus, she mentors on sizzling visibility strategies, including getting into the media, speaking, social media, marketing stories. With her Fueled to Fly™ program, you will (finally!) get it going or get it done. Her Appreciate Your Way to the Top keynote is wildly empowering to women in all levels of work and life.

Monica has appeared on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC TV, broadcast and online radio, print media and blogs—on boosting success at work, relationships, and healthy well-being, based on her work and her book, The Compliment Quotient. She’s also known as America’s Complimentologist–and is leading the 3 Compliments A Day Change Your Life, Change the World 30 Day Challenge.

Isn’t it time to Soar Your Success?

My mission is to empower everyone I work with, at every level and role, to be and give their bestespecially in simple ways that fit our hectic times AND make the world a better place.

Grab my FREE Success Tools, book me to speak or a complimentary strategy session. Let’s ignite your work, your relationships, your joy—in bold, vibrant ways to make the impact you want and we need now more than ever.

You are brilliant!
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By on 06/15/2015

You know that feeling that you get when someone gives you a compliment? Or how about that fluttery feeling when that special someone smiles at you and catches your eye.

Those are good feelings, aren’t they?

What if you were able to call them up at any time? 

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We talk ourselves out of things that are good for us, we talk ourselves in to things that are no good for us.

We don’t even get out of the gate with some projects because of the self-critical and even sabotaging talk we tell ourselves.

And, we know darn well that if our best friends were to talk to themselves like that we would never allow it. We’d stop them dead in their tracks and point out all their wonderful attributes and even then some.

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