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WHAT SHAKES YOUR CONFIDENCE?
WHAT SHAKES YOUR CONFIDENCE?
How would YOU rate your public speaking skills? What do celebrities know that you can learn from? Self-perception is truly the first place to look when creating a presentation. Yes, this means before you create the content! Ask yourself, “How do I feel when I am normally around this group?” If your answer is that you feel empowered by them, like you are an expert in your area, then chances are that will carry over into your presentation. If there are a few people in the group that make you nervous, or that may question your authority, that can easily
Zooming at NASCAR
Zooming at NASCAR

What do you get when you get top NASCAR Executives, who are used to working at 165 mph (literally AND figuratively) in a workshop to work on their presentation and media skills?  An action-packed collaborative team-building environment infused with energy and an eagerness to do professional development in a whole new way.  Special thanks to the teams from Charlotte, NC and Daytona for pushing themselves to new limits!

Media 2×3’s East/West Connection Continues with the Mandarin Release of “The Everyday Celebrity”
Media 2×3’s East/West Connection Continues with the Mandarin Release of “The Everyday Celebrity”

The Everyday Celebrity is here… and it’s Mandarin! Being released first in Taipei, this is also the first book for Media 2×3 partner, Jess Ponce. Written in collaboration with Asia Works consultant, Emily Liu, this book taps into the star quality found within. Every one of us, like celebrities we admire, is longing to be seen– to be recognized. The Everyday Celebrity reveals tips and suggestions on how to achieve this without learning to speak or be anything different than their true authentic

Shirley Bovshow is Creating Simple, Down to Earth Beauty with Media 2×3
Shirley Bovshow is Creating Simple, Down to Earth Beauty with Media 2×3

Media personality and garden designer, Shirley Bovshow, is harnessing her brand to bring hope, empowerment and beauty to a wider bi-lingual audience. She’s more than just an expert on plants, outdoor spaces and venues for celebrations – she’s someone who knows how to create down-to-earth beauty. She’s working with Media 2×3’s brand management team to bring her special gift to the masses. This includes endorsements, speaking engagements, new media opportunities and exciting can’t-tell-you-yet ventures. Stay tuned!

Media 2×3 Closes Two New Endorsement Deals for Nurse Barb Dehn

Nurse Barb Dehn’s ever-growing mission to provide sensible and accessible health care information is now impacting an even larger audience. Media 2×3’s management team secured two new partnerships for Nurse Barb. She will be providing pain relief education with Parma, Pernixtx and pelvic floor relief information with new biotech company, Peri Coach. Look for informative content coming your way about both in the coming months.

Sex Expert, Nikky Prause, joins Media 2×3’s Roster of Expert Talent
Sex Expert, Nikky Prause, joins Media 2×3’s Roster of Expert Talent

What do orgasms have to do with attention deficit disorder? The answer may surprise you. Fascinating and sometimes misunderstood facts about sex and our bodies are the forefront of Dr. Nichole Prause’s research. Her mission: The freedom to desire. She’s teamed up with Media 2×3’s management team to take her platform to the next level with speaking engagements, media opportunities, endorsements and more.

Media 2×3 Presents an Evening with a Medical Intuitive with proceeds benefiting OneOrlando Fund
Media 2×3 Presents an Evening with a Medical Intuitive with proceeds benefiting OneOrlando Fund

Once a producer, always a producer… and that is exactly what the Media 2×3 event planning team did brilliantly in Orlando. Led by partner, Adora English, they brought together local residents, business executives and community influencers for a special evening with proceeds benefiting OneOrlando Fund. Center stage was medical intuitive, Christel Nani, whose unique outlook and approach challenged audiences to unlock the algorithm for happiness.

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Say SOMETHING!
Say SOMETHING!

Public speaking has earned it’s place in the Fear Hall of Fame over and over again… each day with each person who does their own version of freaking out over stepping in front of the room to present, perform, interview or just have all eyes on them. I hear this from clients all the time.

It sounds like;

  • -“I’m terrible at it!”
  • -“I sweat-stutter-stumble-etc. so I just avoid it.”
  • -“I never know what to say.”
  • -“I’m afraid someone will be recording it, and it
Disney Channel’s “Elena of Avalor” wins big with a little help from Media 2×3
Disney Channel’s “Elena of Avalor” wins big with a little help from Media 2×3

The creative team behind Disney’s Channels new animated series gets their message on point with media coaching from Media 2×3. The first series of its kind, this program showcases a diverse magical kingdom and the adventures of teenage Latina princess, Elena, as she discovers her own powers of resilience and compassion. An innovative program on various levels, Elena of Avalon is hitting the mark and winning big with audiences.

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Opportunity in the Air
Opportunity in the Air

Working with a fun client like Dr. G, there are opportunities everywhere!  Including in Tampa, where we not only played an excellent game of darts, but met with Spectrum TV to discuss some upcoming projects.  Located right in the hub of Tampa with the looming cruise ships just-over-there, it was the right environment for co-creating a vision with Dr. G at the center.

Dr. G hits 50,000 Followers!
Dr. G hits 50,000 Followers!

In working with Dr. G, we have learned that for this goal-oriented superstar client, all she needs is a goal to strive for.  This week, she hit her own personal goal of 50,000 Twitter followers and isn’t stopping there!  She’s already raised her own bar as a parenting influencer, and continues to crank out content between her OWN parenting, her patients, and her in-demand work as parenting and youth development expert, Dr. G.  Congratulations Dr.

NBC’s Secrets to Kids Success
NBC’s Secrets to Kids Success

Planning some activities for your kids?  Make sure you watch client, Dr. G on NBC’s Kathie Lee and Hoda sharing some tips you may not have considered.  Dr. Jen Hartstein joined Dr. G with some fun and clever tips for creating the right environment for your kids success… and building character, of course! Click to Watch the Segment

Creative Lab, Christel Nani
Creative Lab, Christel Nani

There is nothing more inspiring than gathering 12 respected colleagues into a room to creative think-tank a client.  Hats off to Christel Nani and her posse for allowing her gifts and flaws show in a room full of caring strangers.  Not an easy task, unless you are someone who is unflappable, open to the process and looking forward to a BIG future!

Media 2×3 Supports the Adventures of Jill Fritzo’s JFPR
Media 2×3 Supports the Adventures of Jill Fritzo’s JFPR

We are so happy to celebrate the launch of Jill Fritzo PR as she celebrates the beginning of her JFPR adventure.  After 23 years at PMK-BNC, representing clients that include Michael Strahan, Brooke Shields, Trevor Noah, Kristin Chenoweth, Mark Consuelos and Tony Danza, Jill trusted Media 2X3 and Seattle-based partner, SeaMonster Studios, as strategic planning partners throughout the transition.

Best of luck, Jill and Michael, you’ll be fantastic!

Nurse Barb Volunteers in Africa
Nurse Barb Volunteers in Africa

Nurse Barb has been invited to volunteer and learn from the staff at the FAME clinic and hospital in January. They’re a non-demonational hospital and clinic where the emphasis is respecting the expertise of the local Tanzanian physicians, nurses and health care workers and helping when asked. FAME is a fantastic organization doing great work in Africa. Please follow this link if you would like to learn about them! http://www.fameafrica.org/

Superstar Communication Workshop companion book, “The Everyday Celebrity” (in Mandarin) due out September 2016
Superstar Communication Workshop companion book, “The Everyday Celebrity” (in Mandarin) due out September 2016

Media 2×3’s first book is due to be released in September 2016 by Commonwealth Publishing. Taking an unusual twist the book will first be released in Mandarin with an English version to follow. As new workshops continue to be secured for AsiaWorks in various different markets, the partners of Media 2×3, Adora English and Jess Ponce, expect the release of this new book to be an exciting new chapter for the company and it’s clients.

Nurse Barb in Women’s Health
Nurse Barb in Women’s Health

Nurse Barb is featured in Women’s Health December 2015 issue as part of their three-part series on sex education. She is quoted in a snippet called “Talk to Your Doc” as well as a separate section titled, “Sexually Monogamous with One Long-term Partner.”

International Promo Video for 3rd Hat Consulting
International Promo Video for 3rd Hat Consulting

A behind the scenes look of a new bi-lingual (English and Mandarin) promotional video featuring Emily Liu and Kelly Poulos, the co-authors of Secrets to Winning. This dynamic duo are the founders of 3rd Hat Consulting specializing in performance coaching and talent development throughout Asia. Media 2×3 is proud to have an ongoing partnership with them and to have created their new sizzling video.

Media 2×3 Expands Presence in Asia
Media 2×3 Expands Presence in Asia

AsiaWorks Communication WorkshopMedia 2X3 expands it’s partnership with AsiaWorks by securing three Superstar Communication workshops for 2016. Representing Media 2×3’s effort to bring unique media-integrated coaching skills to the international cooperate market, partner, Jess Ponce will be facilitating these two-day immersive learning experiences. AsiaWorks is putting muscle behind their marketing efforts with this new promo video aimed at getting the word out in both Taipei and Hong Kong. There are exciting new developments on the horizon for years to come and

Be bold.  Be heard. Be admired.
Be bold. Be heard. Be admired.

I had the pleasure of speaking with some marketing classes this week about how to best bring out their star qualities. When someone who was very quiet raised her hand for a question, she apologized profusely for asking even before she asked the question. I had to seize the moment and get her out of her comfort zone of “I don’t deserve to be heard.” This was an on-the-spot coaching opportunity, and with her permission, I brought her to the front of the room.

Her nervous smile revealed what we all knew,

The Right Environment for Learning
The Right Environment for Learning

As an Executive Coach, I work frequently with Center for Creative Leadership at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. It is my honor to sit across the table from high-level executives, interpret their data with/for them and create a coaching plan that is both manageable and holds them accountable for their development. Eckerd College’s tagline is “Think Outside,” and we do that both literally and figuratively.

With the intercostal right outside of the window, dolphins and sailboats frequently join our hours-long coaching sessions. Often, they become metaphors for change and growth bouncing

Getting to Know the Faces of Vine and YouTube
Getting to Know the Faces of Vine and YouTube

Working with celebrity Viners Gabrielle Hanna from “The Gabby Show” and Landon Moss on a great new project! Love getting to know them while producing profile pieces on them.

What Makes a Speaker a HIT with the Audience?
What Makes a Speaker a HIT with the Audience?

Having just returned from a conference with 12 speakers, five of which are world reknown, it gave me the chance to test my theory.

I had my usual backstage pass taking care of the speakers before they went on, and the opportunity to watch the faces of the audience as they experienced each speaker. What was it that got the audience to write down the golden nuggets they heard? Even more telling, what did they remember or repeat in a social media post about that speaker? And with so MANY speakers, whose names

Who Says “Good” TV Can’t Sell?
Who Says “Good” TV Can’t Sell?

Pitch meeting with Julie Marie Carrier at Makers Studio. Looking to create positive programming for girls and teens with this nationally renown speaker. Making a difference

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Congratulations Speakers of TEDx Kalamata
Congratulations Speakers of TEDx Kalamata

We are so proud to have supported the speakers for TEDx Kalamata that took place last night.  Although the weather was chilly, the speakers took THEIR first steps onto the stage to a rousing audience.

From Fio Silva’s street art installment to Bob Carey’s Tutu Project celebration, and Monika’s song inspired by the cold weather, they all inspired the crowd as they inspired the theme, “First Steps.”

Bravo!!!!!!

#LeadershipFlow
#LeadershipFlow

There are many ways to work on a keynote talk, but at a resort in Orlando? This is our kind of creative! Client Croft Edwards brought his creative spirit to an intense work session and we can’t wait to hear him deliver this dynamic, power packed keynote to the corporate community! #lovemyjob

“Charlie Charlie Challenge” on GMA with Dr. G.
“Charlie Charlie Challenge” on GMA with Dr. G.

It was a quick turnaround from Pittsburgh to New York with less than 24 hours notice, and worth the adventure! Parenting Expert, Dr. G, addressed the latest kid craze, the Charlie Charlie Challenge with the GMA hosts answering;

  • How do we talk to kids about the latest social media dare or craze?
  • How can they learn to be a little skeptical, and keep themselves safe?

Way to go, Dr. G!

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Superstar Communications
Superstar Communications

Media 2X3 partner, Jess Ponce, traveled halfway around the world to Taipei for an incredible few days of leading a professional development workshop, Superstar Communications with Asia Works.   Complete with interpreter and immersive learning experiences, Jess embodied powerful presence as he taught it! A special thanks to Emily Liu of Asia Works for hosting and coordinating this incredible experience for Media 2X3!

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Nurse Barb Visits Honduras
Nurse Barb Visits Honduras

What does it take for a Nurse Practitioner to drop everything to provide healthcare for those in need in Honduras? Just a simple ask. Nurse Barb couldn’t have been happier with a backpack, an affiliation with a local organization, a guide, and patients to care for. Honduras highlight? Caring for the nuns who haven’t been seen by a healthcare practitioner in a decade. Next time, she says that we get to go along!

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Nurse Barb Dehn takes on NY
Nurse Barb Dehn takes on NY

Nurse Barb’s second favorite city (besides Paris!) is New York, and any chance we get to send her there for a round of business meetings makes us as happy as it makes her! Mixing business with pleasure and a signed deal always makes for a great trip!

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Expert Online Training Signs Contract with Dr. G
Expert Online Training Signs Contract with Dr. G

Chris Thurber, Ph.D. and Evan Heltay have had their eye on adding Dr. G to their roster of best-in-their-field trainers. Expert Online Training creates beautifully done training videos, and Dr. G is thrilled to be joining their team!

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Fireworks at ACA Regional Conference
Fireworks at ACA Regional Conference

What do you get when you combine Dr. G’s energy with an audience of camp directors? “Fireworks” would be a pretty good guess! When Dr. G has a microphone in her hand, you can’t help but feel the room come to life. Great job, Dr. G!

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Hakeem Oluseyi Shares Inner City Inspiration
Hakeem Oluseyi Shares Inner City Inspiration

Hakeem Oluseyi has a unique story. Not only is he a world renown scientist and Chief Science Officer for Discovery Networks, he has a passion for giving back to the community. Growing up an inner-city kid in New Orleans rough 9th ward gave him a perspective on the world that included gangs, drugs, and an environment that did not foster academic success. But he continued to dream, and he created his future with his passion and unfailing determination to get the education he needed.

Lightning in a Bottle
Lightning in a Bottle

Creating valuable media properties is the backbone of who we are as a company. We love the challenge of capturing lightning in a bottle! To do that, we invest in building clients’ business and visibility to the point where they attract attention by programming executives.

Pitch meetings with networks feel more like fun than work as we get to showcase and frame our clients work with pride.

This week’s L.A. pitch meetings produced incredible results, deeper relationships, and valuable opportunities for our client!

Flip-Flop Dress Code
Flip-Flop Dress Code

The International Nanny Association is celebrating their 30th Annual Conference this year in Cancun, Mexico.

INA Keynote Speaker? Media 2X3 client, parenting expert Dr. G!   Making her third appearance at the INA’s National Conference, Dr. G strongly believes in supporting the men and women who are extensions of families through in-home child care. And to present in flip-flops? THIS was a dream!

INA Breakout Speaker? Media 2X3 partner, Jess Ponce! Discussing “Your Seductive Offer: Creating a Brand Identity that Sets

Wildcat Workshop at Chico State
Wildcat Workshop at Chico State

Media 2X3 partner, Jess Ponce, is honored to facilitate a communication workshop for the Wildcat Leadership Institute at Chico State. Motivated by the students’ curiosity and hunger for applicable information, Jess brought to life their motto, “We grow the person to grow the leader.”

Dr. G partners with Bell Marker LLC for three part video series
Dr. G partners with Bell Marker LLC for three part video series

Targeting parents and caretakers of children ages 2-6, 7-10 and 11-15, Dr. G provides practical advice in a heartfelt, humorous and down-to-earth fashion. And, as you can tell she really gets into her work!

Bell Marker LLC provides video programming, audiobooks, and e-books to help people of all ages learn new skills and concepts, understand their environment, and steer their way through common tasks and problems. The complete set is available online and at Libraries throughout the U.S.

Nurse Barb is hired to be the featured expert in 2015 caring.com commercial
Nurse Barb is hired to be the featured expert in 2015 caring.com commercial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6yZSUpmOc8

 

Jess Ponce presents Superstar Communication Workshop for the first time in mainland China
Jess Ponce presents Superstar Communication Workshop for the first time in mainland China

In December 2014, Jess presented his Superstar Communication Workshop to excited participants in Shenzhen, China. Working in conjunction with Asia Works Training, this marked his first visit into mainland China and Media 2×3’s ever growing international reach.

Dr. G teams up with responsibility.org for an important message
Dr. G teams up with responsibility.org for an important message

Dr. G shot a series of video messages aimed at parents and what they can do to help eliminate underage drinking.

Dr. G Recieves Standing Ovation from Audience of 1,000
Dr. G Recieves Standing Ovation from Audience of 1,000

What do you get when 1,000 camp directors and owners get together in New Orleans for their Annual National Conference?  Well, of course, happy campers!  Add youth development expert, Deborah Gilboa, MD, to the mix and you have an incredible morning of keynote learning and rousing rendition of “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes” done by the entire audience!  Congrats, Dr. G, on a job well done!

‘Lil Cupcake Girls take the stage
‘Lil Cupcake Girls take the stage

At 8-years-old, the ‘Lil Cupcake Girls are getting a lot of attention! Print, broadcast, and digital interview and personal appearance requests have come as fast as we can keep up.  With the American Girl doll of the year, “Grace,” a kid-baker that looks JUST like the ‘Lil Cupcake Girls, they bring the doll’s story to life!  Natalia and Gabriella are rising stars!

Dr. G Keynotes at Ontario Camps Association, Ontario, Canada

Dr. G will have the honor of giving the keynote presentation as well as a seminar for the premiere camping association of Canada. The keynote, Respect, Responsibility and Resilience for Campers and Staff, will give concrete tools and tips for doing what camp does so well – growing great people. She can’t wait to meet this new group of camp people, even if it means Toronto in January!

Jess Ponce Announced as Judge for 2015 Prism Awards
Jess Ponce Announced as Judge for 2015 Prism Awards

Media 2X3’s Jess Ponce was humbled to be a judge of 2015’s Prism Awards in Los Angeles this weekend.

The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) annually presents, in collaboration with the Flagship Airing Partner FX Network and News Corporation, the PRISM Awards™. The PRISM Awards is a nationally-televised awards show recognizing the accurate depiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction in film, television, interactive, music, DVD, and comic book entertainment. Established in 1997, the PRISM Awards honor productions that are not only powerfully entertaining, but authentically portray substance

Hakeem Oluseyi Helps UCAL Students Reach for the Stars
Hakeem Oluseyi Helps UCAL Students Reach for the Stars

Join Education Partnerships for another event in its speaker series with a talk by media personality, astrophysicist, educator, science communicator and inventor Hakeem Oluseyi, 12 to 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23.

Oluseyi’s talk, “Helping Students to Reach for the Stars,” traces his successful career back to his origins in the rough Ninth Ward of New Orleans to become the first in his family to go to college. He discusses how we, as parents, educators and community members, can

Nurse Barb Honored with NAPPA Silver Award
Nurse Barb Honored with NAPPA Silver Award

Congratulations to Nurse Barb Dehn for receiving an NAPPA Silver Award for Nurse Barb’s Personal Guide to Pregnancy and Nurse Barb’s Personal Guide to Breastfeeding. Special thanks to Lisa Giuntoli from L.A. Parent’s, National Parenting Publications Award. Way to go, Barb!

Adora English at Leadership Development Institute for CCL in St. Petersburg
Adora English at Leadership Development Institute for CCL in St. Petersburg

Developing the voices of leaders, that’s our big passion!  Working one-on-one is an honor, especially when it’s with executives who want to become better, sharpen their skills, and leave a big footprint in the room.  Impact, performance, clarity in communication.  That’s a great day at the office!

Nurse Barb Dehn to Headline SMT for Vicks Dayquil/Nyquil Severe
Nurse Barb Dehn to Headline SMT for Vicks Dayquil/Nyquil Severe
Nurse Barb

Nurse Barb Dehn did interviews in 20 cities today to share tips on how to protect your family from this year’s cold/flu epidemic.  From coast to coast, Nurse Barb hailed the cold and flu fixes on TV and radio. Flu-tracker gave insight as to what cities are worst hit, and Barb wasn’t shy to speak about the down and dirty symptoms that you may not want to hear about while eating breakfast!

It’s Getting Hot In Here with Grill Girl, Robyn Lindars
It’s Getting Hot In Here with Grill Girl, Robyn Lindars
Grill Girl

When Two Rivers Pictures shoots a pilot with rock star talent, Media 2X3 is there to support talent in any way possible.  Messaging, presentation, appearance and behind-the-scenes is where we love to work with talent off-camera so they are their best on-camera!

MIT’s Donald Sadoway on CNBC to Discuss Future of Solar Energy
MIT’s Donald Sadoway on CNBC to Discuss Future of Solar Energy

We love watching clients wow the world with their knowledge and deep-understanding of their subject matter and industry.  Although Dr. Sadoway is tops in his scientific field, he makes the information easy to understand and apply.  Nice job!

Ask Dr. G Joins ABC’s Windy City Live in Chicago
Ask Dr. G Joins ABC’s Windy City Live in Chicago

Hello #Chicago area! Dr. G on Windy City LIVE this morning, talking about kid attitudes and how you can change attitudes, behavior, and get it to stick! With the wonderful Val Warner. For the answer, turn to Chapter 6 in her book: Get the Behavior You Want… Without Being the Parent You Hate. #BehaviorYouWant

Best Friends Animal Society, Julie Castle, Speaker at TEDx Salt Lake City
Best Friends Animal Society, Julie Castle, Speaker at TEDx Salt Lake City

Julie and Best Friends Animal Society have worked tirelessly on their goal of eliminating animals being killed in shelters in the state of Utah. Listen to her share her story of some of the animals they’ve saved along this tumultuous yet inspiring journey.

Life Lessons from the Vicktory Dogs

Best Friends Animal Society’s Francis Battista at Innovation Cities Tour, NY
Best Friends Animal Society’s Francis Battista at Innovation Cities Tour, NY

Francis Battista is featured as a business innovator in the Innovation Cities Tour that took place in five cities. Francis was featured in New York and Cambridge, Mass. The innovators told of their adventures of changing business the way they knew it, and Francis stood out as representing social entrepreneurship through animal welfare, and his work as a founder of Best Friends Animal Society.  Congratulations, Francis!

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