Events

A Week of Personalities

My week started with a visit to the beautiful province of Manitoba. The Manitoba Wedding Network and the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Disc Jockey Association sponsored a Monday evening seminar and a daytime workshop on Tuesday. Then Wednesday and Thursday I presented the same material in Calgary to a group from the Southern Alberta CDJA…

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4th Annual Weddings of the West "Time for Business" Conference

The Weddings of the West spring conference is my favorite local event that I host each year, and this week’s conference really raised the bar! Scott Faver, The Game Master, captivated the audience from the moment he skated through the door. Jaws dropped as he skated around the room and called EVERY person by name – all…

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The CDJ Show in Toronto

It is always nice to be invited to speak at a national show or conference. But it feels really good to be invited  back a second time. Last May, I spoke at the Canadian Disc Jockey Show in Calgary, Alberta. Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of giving two seminars at the show in…

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A Yellow/Red Reflects on a Week in Las Vegas

Some people shudder at the thought of being in Las Vegas for a whole week. I admit that I wouldn’t want to live there, but spending a week there for an industry show is one of my favorite things I get to do. I can’t even call it a “business trip” with a straight face.…

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A Double Header! ProNet and Toastmasters

I love to talk. I always have. But I love it even more when I am speaking to share a message. This was the case yesterday…twice! In the morning, I presented my Personalities & Networking seminar to an organization called ProNet. ProNet is a professional network to assist the currently unemployed to re-enter the work…

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"Be Uniquely You" Women's Event

Today was such a fun day! I had the privilege to spend all day talking Personalities with the ladies of Foothill Church of Christ. We laughed together as we watched the group literally act out what I was teaching. Once I assigned a question for group discussion, the Blues immediately left the room so they could…

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A Speaking "Hat Trick"

I admit that I am not much a sports fan, but I do know a thing or two about hockey. I haven’t played in a long time, but I still tend to use the phrase “hat trick” from time to time in other settings. For me, this week, it means that I had the opportunity…

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The Courage to Be Unique

Speaking at MOPS groups always fills me with joy, but there is something extra special about speaking at the group where I first discovered the joy of MOPS. In the fall of 2001 I found a community of Mothers of Preschoolers who would help me become the person I am today. What a joy to be…

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Tampa Bay ADJA

I had such a fun visit to the Tampa area this week. It was beautiful and sunny in the morning and I had time to visit Clearwater Beach before my evening session. Many thanks to Rob Johnson of Digi Games to come all the way from North Dakota to be there, and also to Ricky…

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The Social DJ

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Steven Parry for his podcast, The Social DJ. So much fun! http://www.thesocialdj.com/vickie/

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