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"Rita brings a warm, knowledgeable, accessible, and humorous presence and makes the information so easy to grasp. Many of the attendees said they experienced an "Aha!" moment . . . and went home with tools to help them live more flourishing lives . . . . ~ Merry Cole, Founder and Executive Director of True North Holistic Center and Retreat House
Rita appeals to a wide variety of audiences, delivering results-driven information (with professionally-honed humor!) drawn from her experiences as an author, professor, and business owner. Read More.
“Rita Schiano brings so much more than a lecture or speech to her audiences. Dress for Success Worcester refers back to Rita again and again . . . Rita knows her audience, engages her audience and time after time leaves her audience feeling empowered, confident and ready to flourish! Our clients pack the room when they hear Rita is going to speak! ~ Veronica Hachey, Program Director, Dress for Success Worcester
“Thank you for agreeing to be our keynote speaker (Outstanding Women in Business Awards). . . . Your speech far exceeded our expectations today, and I truly appreciate the wonderful job that you did. I heard many wonderful comments about you from the attendee’s after the event . . ." ~ Kris Prosser, Events & Marketing Manager, Worcester Business Journal
“Rita . . . was funny, engaging, and enthusiastic. Every one of the 30 plus clients in attendance made an effort to thank us for bringing in Rita to share her thoughts and her story. This thanks from our clients was the greatest compliment we could receive!" ~ Joshua Farmer, Brookstone Wealth Management
"Rita's comprehensive knowledge and excellent public speaking ability, laced with splashes of humor and personal experiences, made for an excellent and informative session." ~ Natural Living Expo
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"Calmness of mind," James Allen wrote, "is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control." So how can we do this in the midst of a hectic workday? Often we stress about things we cannot change: the economy, the weather, our commute to work. Recognizing the difference between what we can and cannot change can help us live more peaceful and productive lives.
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Upcoming Speaking Engagements
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November 10: National Association of Professional Organizers, Waltham, MA
August 25: MPI - New England -- ShortTalks to Awesomeness, Burlington, MA
June 19: Heritage School, Charlton, MA
June 16: DPH Family Initiatives, Framingham, MA
June 11: Community Teamwork, Inc., Lowell, MA
June 4: South Middlesex Opportunities Council, Framinham, MA
May 27: South Middlesex Opportunities Council, Framinham, MA
May 21: South Middlesex Opportunities Council, Framinham, MA
May 15: Bay Path Elder Services, Marlborough, MA
May 15: Harvard Medical School / New England Primate Research Center, Southborough, MA
May 8: True North Holistic Center and Retreat House, Hubbardston, MA
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Stress-related illnesses cost American businesses more than $300 billion a year? CONTACT RITA about Stress Management Training for your employees.
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