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National Speakers Association , Greater Los Angeles Chapter

Chief Executive Officer

LC & Associates


LC & Associates

Black President of the Los Angeles Chapter

National Speakers Association


National Speakers Association


LC & Associates

Women for Financial Independence

Board Member
National Speakers Association


Mortgage Banking Institute

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Linda Coleman-Willis , ...

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Linda Coleman-Willis , Motivational speaker, & Author.

LINDA COLEMAN-WILLIS is recognized as an expert in her field. She is a best selling author, a well-respected business leader, and a national motivational speaker who speaks to corporations and associations across the country. Coined the "speaker with passion" Linda uses her own personal experiences to deliver compelling keynote messages that inspire her audiences to achieve. As a personal development facilitator Linda helps participants improve themselves, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. She has trained thousands of people in the areas of Leadership, Diversity, and Conflict Resolution. She has coached executives, CEO's, teachers and business people on the mechanics of power communication skills. Linda's key to success is her dedication and commitment to her clients.
For three years Linda hosted a radio talk show "The Motivational Power Hour" and a weekly cable TV show "Women of Prominence, Women of Promise. She worked with Les Brown and Gladys Knight to help promote Personal Achievement Television. Linda is the 2002-2003 president of the National Speakers Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter (NSA/GLAC), listed in Who's Who In Professional Speaking and Great Women Speakers. She is the 2002 winner of the prestigious "Connie Award" for outstanding platform skills.
Linda is the author of two books including her national best seller, "Loving Yourself First: A Woman's Guide To Personal Power" and "A Complete Guide To Selling Books for the Self Published Author.
Linda has appeared on more than 200 radio and TV shows nation wide, writes a syndicated column-Positive Talk with Linda, and is the subject of an article entitled "Getting To Know You" in Essence Magazine where she shares her spiritual solutions for getting high on life.
Linda is the recipient of the Citi Bank Woman To Watch award, the YWCA's Incredible Women Making History award, and Black Women's Entrepreneur's 1999 Woman of Achievement. Professional Women In Business presented Linda with it's 2002 Phenomenal Women award, and the Cameron Eugene Jackson Children's Library presented her with the 2003 Women on the Move for the Community - Literacy Enhancement award.
Linda received her Real Estate Sales license in 1981; her Broker's license in 1983 and in 1986 graduated with honors from the Mortgage Banking Institute with an emphasis in finance. For eight years she was a top producing sales person and a member of the distinguished "Million Dollar Club. Linda worked as a real estate loan officer for Wells Fargo Bank handling four branches and the CRA Community Development Liaison for Bank of America handling all of Southern California.
Linda has always been a champion for women. In 1987 she founded an organization "Women for Financial Independence" which earned her the honored title "Outstanding Woman of America.
In 2002 Linda established a non-profit, The Center for Personal Growth and Development, where she is working to bring personal development and self- improvement programs to the community.
Linda Coleman-Willis walks her talk. She is committed to making this a better world. She knows there may be one idea; one thoughtful comment, a smile, or just knowing that someone cares that may be the defining point in helping someone make the decision to change his or her life. She knows first hand from the hundreds of letters that she receives from across the country that she is doing the right thing.
Some of Linda's most requested Motivational Keynotes are:
• Over the Wall: How to Overcome Obstacles - Linda uses her own personal experience of being one of the first Women under 5 feet 4 inches to successfully go over a six-foot, solid concrete wall at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Academy to teach participants to focus on solutions and positive outcomes.
• Staying in the Chase: Learning to go the Distance - Linda uses her personal story as a runner to describe how she managed to come back and win a national track meet after being kicked off the track team. This keynote helps participants prepare to "Go the Distance" without giving up.
To book Linda Coleman-Willis for speaking engagements or to facilitate a personal development workshop contact Blue Feather Management at 888 797-6700. View Linda's web site at www.Lindaspeak.com or email Lindaspeak@aol.com. Linda is located in Los Angeles, California, but is available to speak nationally.

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Linda Coleman-Willis

LINDA COLEMAN-WILLIS is owner/CEO of LC & Associates a speaking & training company specializing in Motivational Keynotes and Personal Development Workshops.The company provides training in the areas of Diversity, Customer Service, Teambuilding/Leadership, and Communication Skills.Linda is also a certified trainer with Carlson Learning Company and Vision Focus Institute, providing specialized training instruments and self assessment tools designed to help organizations achieve their goals by developing their people.
For three years Linda hosted a weekly radio talk show "The Motivation Power Hour" where she interviewed national speakers, authors and professionals from across the country.She is currently hosting a weekly cable TV show "Women of Prominence, Women of Promise" and can be seen on KTLA Channel 5's.Making It, Minority Success Stories providing her "Secrets of Success" to small business owners.Linda has worked with Les Brown and Gladys Knight to promote Personal Development Television.
Linda served as a trainer/facilitator for the Los Angeles Urban League's Speakers Bureau and Coach/Mentor for the Miss Los Angeles Beauty Pageant.She has taught personal development programs to students throughout the nation, appeared on more than 200 radio and TV shows and writes a syndicated column, Positive Talk With Linda.She is a member of the National Speakers Association and a Distinguished Toastmaster.She is listed in Who's Who In Professional Speaking and is the winner of the Bronze Microphone Award.
Linda's in-depth training and experience lie in the field of real estate and finance.She received her Real Estate license in 1981 and graduated with honors from the Mortgage Banking Institute with an emphasis in finance.She was a top producing sales person for eight years and a member of the distinguished "Million Dollar Club."She founded an organization "Women For Financial Independence" which earned her the honored title "Outstanding Woman of America."
Linda worked as a loan officer for Wells Fargo Bank and a Community Development Liaison for Bank of America handling all of Southern California.She owned and operated a Real Estate Firm and Mortgage Brokerage Company for five years before entering the speaking and training field and establishing LC & Associates.
Linda has produced an award winning tape series entitled "How To Change Your Life, and Achieve the Results You Want" and a video entitled "Over The Wall: How To Overcome Obstacles."Her book "Loving Yourself First: A Woman's Guide to Personal Power" tops Emerge Magazine's best seller's list and is a big hit all across the country, as well as Canada, England and Africa.Linda has been quoted in several national publications including the Los Angeles Times, Amarillo Globe, and the Atlanta Voice.She is the subject of an article entitled Getting To Know You, in Essence Magazine where she shares her spiritual solutions for getting high on life.Linda is the recipient of the 1997 Citi- Bank Woman To Watch award, YWCA's 1998 Incredible Women Making History award and Black Women Entrepreneur's 1999 Woman of Achievement.
Linda has released a new book: A Complete Guide to selling for the Self-Published Author-April 2000.Scheduled for release later this year When Daddy's Not At Home: What Happens To His Children.Scheduled for release early next year-Stand and Deliver: A Guide To Power Speaking.
These high energy, motivating and informative seminar presentations will give you ideas and techniques that you can use immediately to begin improving your life and moving yourself toward the greater success you desire.Applying these ideas and techniques will help you achieve whatever you want in life.Linda uses her own life experiences as an example to help participants transform their lives.
In this emotion packed presentation Linda talks about her experience as one of the first female's to apply to the Sheriff Department after they lowered the height requirement and the challenges she faced with the physical agility test.Linda gives you a step by step practical approach to overcoming obstacles as she talks about having to go over a 6 foot, solid concrete wall.As she states in her presentation "After going over that 6 foot wall, all the other walls became easy" This keynote presentation is good in any situation where you want to motivate and educate.It is especially helpful for sales people and sales rallies or anyone who needs to develop persistence and commitment to become successful.Linda inspires her audience to higher levels of achievement by using personal stories to teach life's lessons.
STAYING IN THE CHASE: Learning To Go The Distance
In this high impact, entertaining and informative presentation Linda uses her high school days as a track star to teach people about going the distance.She talks about the time coach "Kicked her off the track team" and the experience of having to chase Cannon Ball around the tract field.This keynote leaves the audiences inspired, energized and equipped to go the distance.Linda gives the keys to developing the desires and attitudes necessary to be successful in life.This presentation works especially well for young people, sales staff, after dinner keynotes and motivational rallies.
TAMING YOUR TYRANTS: Overcoming Self Defeating Behaviors
In this presentation Linda motivates, educates and inspires participants to become the best they can be.She combines several life experiences with her unique style of story telling and sense of humor to involve participants in a life changing experience.She challenges her audience to "Get our of your own way" and then proceeds to tell them how.She engages them in several interactive activities to reinforce her points.
Linda Coleman-Willis is in the A - $3,500 & Less fee range.

NEW Newsletter Archives - Inspiration Realization

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Speaker: Linda Coleman-Willis, CEO of LC and Associates

Welcome to Operation HOPE, Inc.

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The OHI Cyber Cafe welcomed Linda Coleman-Willis, owner of LC & Associates and motivational speaker, as its first guest speaker in this lecture series.

A special thanks to Linda Coleman-Willis, Erika Lovett, Vincent Benjamin, Alice Nicholas and Biola Shofu for supporting Operation HOPE and The Cyber Café.

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