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Marilyn Sherman Front-row Leadership Expert

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  • Communicating for Results; From Conflict to Cooperation
  • Front-Row Leadership
  • Front-Row Service: How to be a Hospitality Fanatic!
  • Front-Row Service: How to Increase Check Average and Tip Percentage in Your Restaurant
  • Managing Change with a Positive Mindset- Workshop
  • Taking Charge of Your Career | 10 Strategies for Professional Success
  • Whose Comfort Zone Are You In?
  • Why Settle for the Balcony? How to get a Front-Row Seat in Life

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  • 2005 Why Settle for the Balcony? (How to get a Front-Row Seat in Life!)
  • 1998 Whose Comfort Zone Are You In?

Marilyn Sherman has spent years motivating and inspiring audiences to get out of their comfort zone and get a front-row seat in life. After starting her career in corporate America, she is now seen as the go-to motivational keynote speaker for corporate and association markets that want their people to improve their morale, teamwork, and communication skills and ultimately achieve more results.

With her background as a training officer for a major finance company, Marilyn honed her skills to motivate audiences who are often hard to motivate. With her engaging, and fun personality, Marilyn connects with her audiences immediately and delivers content that they can immediately use when they get back to their office.

Marilyn is a graduate of Washington State University and after working for Chrysler First Financial Services, she was a contract speaker for one of the top seminar companies in the United States and Canada. She officially received road warrior status after delivering six-hour professional development seminars up to 5 cities a week up to three weeks a month for five years!

In 1998, Marilyn went out on her own starting UpFront Presentations, a speaking and training company. She has served on the boards for the National Speakers Association Las Vegas and San Diego chapters. She also held national positions as the chair of the Motivational Speaker Professional Expert Group and headed up four labs that were conducted across the country.

In addition to being a popular motivational keynote speaker, Marilyn is also the author of three motivational books including Whose Comfort Zone Are You In?, Why Settle for the Balcony, How to Get a Front-Row Seat in Life, and Front-Row Service.

When not delivering upbeat motivating programs for audiences across the country, Marilyn accompanies her French husband Yves de Boisredon who takes people on fantasy wine experience trips to France.


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