Speaking To Influence

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About The Episode

In this episode, author and speaker Mitzi Perdue shares the most valuable leadership lessons she has learned as being part of two family-own global brands. Listen in as Laura and Mitzi discuss inspiring action through connection, the problem with incentivizing your employee’s behavior, and how Photoshop can help you achieve your goal.

Mitzi Perdue is the widow of the late Frank Perdue, and author of Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Business & Life Lessons from Frank. The book reached #5 in the Amazon rankings for Business Biographies.

She currently writes for the Academy of Women’s Health, and also for GEN, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. As a nationally syndicated columnist for 22 years she has written more than 1600 articles, and as a nationally syndicated TV hostess and producer, she produced more than 400 half hour shows.

Mitzi holds degrees from Harvard University and the George Washington University. A former rice grower, she is a past President of the 35,000-member American Agri-Women, the oldest and largest American farm women’s organization. She was also one of the U.S. Delegates to the United Nations Conference on Women in Nairobi and was a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on Libraries and Information Science.

You can connect with Mitzi in the following ways:

LinkedIn: Mitzi Perdue

Facebook: Mitzi.Perdue


To learn more about Dr. Laura Sicola and how mastering influence can impact your success go to https://www.speakingtoinfluence.com/quickstart and download the quick start guide for mastering the three C’s of influence.

You can connect with Laura in the following ways:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlaurasicola

LinkedIn Business Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vocal-impact-productions/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWri2F_hhGQpMcD97DctJwA

Facebook: Vocal Impact Productions

Twitter: @Laura Sicola

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/vocalimpactproductions

Instagram: @VocalImpactProductions

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About The Podcast

When you speak, do you want to inspire others and be recognized as a true leader? Do you want to feel more confident, have greater influence, and get bigger results? This is the show for executives, business owners and leaders who need to command the room, connect with their audience and close the deal.

Join host Dr. Laura Sicola, communication and influence expert, as she interviews world-class business and industry leaders, who reveal the importance of strong communication skills in their success and the (sometimes hard) lessons they learned along the way. You’ll gain insights into confident public speaking, conflict management, executive presence, and more!

For more information, visit https://www.speakingtoinfluence.com 

To book Laura as a guest or speaker email info@vocalimpactproductions.com