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Jamberry in Orlando

speaker labelWhen I first started speaking I was told I had to pick between being a makeup artist/beauty expert and being a speaker.  I was told I couldn’t do both; but as I see it, they go together!

We see ourselves in a certain light and how we see ourselves affects our thinking.  We need to feel good to “think” good.  If we are in pain— physical or emotional, it is harder to see the tender moments for what they are.  Instead, we are just gritting our teeth trying, to get through it.

IMG_1160This month, I spoke for Jamberry Nails in Orlando, Florida.   I was the keynote speaker and was able to share basic image concepts in the two hour program.  I spoke about what makes you beautiful, how have your clothes flatter your curves and entertained them with how to wear a scarf.  I say entertain because I literally tucked the scarfs into my clothes so that has I pulled them out— it was like magic… well kinda… because I don’t have the skills of a magician, but it was a fun surprise!  After I taught them how to use their scarves in versatile ways, each of the Executive Elites (that’s Jamberry’s top rock stars) were given a scarf along with other cool swag like my BOOK!   scarf tricks

Scarfs are a great way to bring the eye up to your face.  The extra fabric, added right at your chest area gives your figure more curve.  Here’s a sneaky beauty tip— the eye doesn’t care the size of the hourglass, just as long as it sees an hourglass shape.   Go on Pinterest and search for scarf tying ideas and play with what feels comfortable.  For me, I found stuffing them down my pants and hiding them in my blazer to NOT be the most flattering look.

Scarf style

I had so much fun working with Jamberry Nails.  They have these nail stickers they call “wraps”.  You heat them up and they stay on your fingers or toes with no chipping for weeks!  They have hundreds of patterns and I have become addicted.  I used the product before and in my professional opinion there is nothing better for your toes.  Seriously, they take just minutes to but on , no smelly application.  On my toes, they stay for at least 4 weeks and look great the whole time.  Here’s the bonus: right after you put them on you can climb into bed– no time waiting to dry.  I love beauty that is simple—that is what I have been doing for the last 15 plus years full time—making beauty simple through my makeup classes, image workshops and speaking.

Why I’m a Speaker

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When I was 13-years-old I sat in the front row of a crowded room while Scott Anderson spoke.  He delivered his speech with such passion, but never lost sight of his audience.  I could feel his emotions as he spoke, I could see the tear as he talked about his brother and his battle with drugs; and I could relate because my own brother was in the grip of addiction.  Scott shared a deeply personal story with a message for us.  Afterward, I waited for him, thinking how cool it would be to shake his hand.  If this had happened in today’s world, I would have taken a selfie with him.  I still love meeting the speakers that move me, shaking their hand, thanking them for their speech and taking a picture with them like we are old friends.

I didn’t think about being a speaker until late 2009.  When the thought came to me, it never left; at first I thought it was a sign I was going crazy.  I didn’t want to stand in front of people with the kind of vulnerability that I had seen and admired in speakers like Scott Anderson.   I didn’t see the skill sets building though years of leading classes and workshops on image and makeup.  But God was pushing me hard to it.  I was Leta.  That was awesome enough.  The amount of influence and interaction I had with others, my kids, hubby, my neighbors, friend’s – I was fulfilled, life was good.  But now, even though I’m a speaker, I’m still me, Leta, even with the embarrassing clapping.  I find it humbling that I have more influence and impact than I originally set out to have.

The speakers that I respect see the microphone not as an improvement to their status, ego or power, but as a gift that we have the honor to hold.  Jason Hewlett, Kelly Swanson, Chad Hymas, Dan Clark, Kathy Loveless—for those of you not in the speaking world, these are some of the greats.  They all view the stage as an honor.  They are consistently in high demand, and deservedly so; they are really good people.  They all have humility; they all have a deep knowledge that they are just people – they are normal people who get to do something incredible for their job.  They are not in it for the glory, or the money.  These speakers, like me, are in it because they feel pushed to speak.  It’s a big responsibility; every single time before I take the stage I pray.  I pray that my preparation was enough, that my message will connect, that I will make them laugh and then I get on stage.  It has taken me a lifetime to become what I am and really intense focus to prepare my message.  It didn’t just happen.   What you see on stage is me in HD (High Definition).  I am still me off stage, I’m still funny and prone to telling stories—but when I walk on stage it is no longer about me.  It’s about the audience, it’s about you.

Because the truth is, you are why I speak.  I speak to light up something in others, to make an impact, to know I really helped someone to laugh and think I really changed something—there are no words for that feeling.

Leta Speaking

Jamberry Nails

The company Jamberry nails has a very cool concept.  Instead of waiting for what feels like eternity (at least to me) for your nails to dry, you can use these nail wraps.  They’re made from vinyl and once you know what you’re doing, it’s really easy to apply.  Even better- the wraps last for weeks.completed nails

You all know I do makeup, all day long.  Because of that, I love long-lasting, easy beauty.  I love looking great without the fuss.  I’ve found Jamberry fits in perfectly with that mentality.  They’re gorgeous and I particularly like them on my toes.

So, when Jamberry called me to speak for them, I was not very dignified on the phone.  I was so excited to have the opportunity to speak for a company that does something so cool.

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Jamberry organized an amazing show for their executive level leaders, and I brought the Hotness™ to share.  While I know you’re dying to hear the details, I can’t tell you all about it because they asked me to participate in the same show again.  I’ll be traveling with them to Orlando, Florida in January.  Jamberry treated me very well and even gave me the swag bag they gave their hardest working leaders.  All of the attendees received a copy of my book at the show.

Recently, I also spoke at “The Women Empowered Conference” put on by the Ogden/Weber Chamber.  They gave each attendee my book in the swag bag.  It’s such a thrill to be able to speak and have the attendees be able to learn more about How to Embrace their Inner Hotness!

I was on Fox 13 Good Day Utah yesterday!

I had the opportunity to be on Fox 13’s Good Day Utah segment yesterday to discuss my book, How to Embrace Your Inner Hotness, and the importance of self-esteem and being nice to ourselves.

Black Friday Deal!

BLACK FRIDAY + SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY + CYBER MONDAY DEAL!
 

This is the BIGGEST DEAL I’VE EVER OFFERED!
40% off ANY one product you haven’t tried yet! I want you to try all of our amazing products and love them as much as I know you will! So I want to give you the opportunity to try something new for 40% off!
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Also just to remind you ALL SeneGence products come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee! You’d be crazy NOT to give it a try!
This offer MUST be obtained between Thursday, November 28, 2013 and Monday, December 2, 2013!
Contact me by Facebook, Phone, Email to obtain deal before time runs out! Offer will expire at 11:59 PM Monday, December 2, 2013!

My recommendation – Try the Climate Control if you haven’t tried this yet! This amazing product is the perfect gift in dry climates like ours in Utah. It goes into your skin and creates pathways around your skin cells and helps heal the cell wall. This product is also the perfect item to have this winter if you have dry crackly hands. Simply use Climate Control on your face then rub the excess on your hands for added moisture. Because this heals the skin cells this will also heal your cracked hands! For more information on how incredible this product is watch my three minute video here!

Visit the Your Glamour Connection Site for a list of products!

 

“How To Embrace Your Inner Hotness” by Leta Greene
Another great gift you can give yourself or someone else you love is MY BOOK!
How To Embrace Your Inner Hotness is available on eBook through Amazon, or you can purchase your very own signed copy through my site for $17.99 HERE!

The reviews are IN!

“I finished your book tonight!  I loved it and wished there was more of it!… Well done!”
– Ann Wilson

“If there’s one thing I know, it’s the importance of image in attracting what women want in life! Leta Greene has managed to tap into the secrets behind the kind of self – image women are striving for. Now she shares those realizations in fifteen powerful steps that will help transform you-guide you through your own myths to the breakthroughs you haven’t imagined possible. Forget what you’ve heard about beauty before now, because you’ll walk away from the witty book with the know – how to re-create yourself in ways that will make you the hottest ticket in town.”
– Joni Rogers-Kante, CEO & Founder of SeneGence International skincare and makeup lines

 

Speakers Showcase Video for National Speakers Association (NSA)
Many of you know that I’m an international speaker. I recently spoke at the Speakers Showcase for the NSA (National Speakers Association) and would love to share a video of this speech with you. The speech will be added to my YouTube Page very shortly. I will also post it on my Facebook Page as well so please follow that if you haven’t already!

Even though the holiday season gets busy for us all I am ALWAYS available for a one-on-one makeover or for makeup tips.
I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday! Know that I love serving you and am thankful for each and every one of you in my life. Thank you for letting me be a part of yours. I hope you and your family have a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving. Please feel welcome to follow up with me for any questions or to schedule. Thank you so much for your time.