Find Marilyn in the Media Spotlight
September 26, 2017
8-10pm at Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh
Share and hear stories of coming out, challenges and celebration for PRIDE Week. Bring a friend!
SIGN UP HERE: tinyurl.com/PrideStories
Story Facilitation: “What’s Your Creative Spark?” at Sparkcon with Story Facilitator, Marilyn Shannon
Entire Event: September 14-17, 2017
“What’s Your Creative Spark? Scheduled for September 16, 2017
Morning Times, Raleigh – 7pm
Join and share stories of creative ingenuity at Sparkcon, theTriangle’s Creativity Festival. Bring your friends!
SIGN UP HERE: tinyurl.com/SPARKconStories
American Institute of Health and Fitness Embrace Event Keynote Speaker
Embrace: A Women’s Event, For Women, About Women
September 16, 2017
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM [EST]
American Institute of Healthcare and Fitness, 8300 Health Park Raleigh, NC 27615
Details: The American Institute of Healthcare and Fitness invites you to come explore your sexuality and pelvic health. Licensed physicians and healthcare professionals in their respective field will answer those hard questions about your body and what happens to your sexuality as you age.
September 7, 2017
I had the privilege of speaking with members of the Temple Beth Orr congregation about listening deeply to themselves and those around them for deeper, lasting connections. It was a lovely morning with lovely people.
Pittsboro, NC: Community Event Featuring All Storytellers and Artists
August 6, 2017
A lovely haven for artists, Joyful Jewel opened its doors for music and conversation as we shared inspiring stories expressed ourselves through the creative process. During this event, we focused the spotlight on the power to soul-listen. We enjoyed the accomplishments of beautiful life stories and the magic they hold. Author Marilyn Shannon was available to sign copies of her book “In Just One Afternoon: Listening Into the Hearts of Men.” A lovely time was had by all who attended.
“The Heart and Art of Men” Apex NC
June 30, 2017
We had a wonderful time at the “The Heart and Art of Men” event at Cocoon Gallery and enjoyed many lively discussions on what inspires art from a man’s perspective.
June 29, 2017
Watch the show here: https://www.facebook.com/newdirectionfamilylaw/videos/1826525117365469/
Microsoft Store, King of Prussia, PA – Meet the Author and Father’s Day Event
June 10 and 11, 2017
The Microsoft Store at the KOP Mall combined high tech and high performance for an extraordinary pre Father’s day experience! Everyone was invited to come out to the store to practice innovative ways to use technology to connect and listen. People brought their dads, uncles, their best friends and role models and visited our photo booth to create everlasting Father’s day gifts and memories. Guests also had the opportunity to meet and talk with Marilyn Shannon, author of “In Just One Afternoon: Listening Into the Hearts of Men,” an anthology of inspiring men’s stories while hearing from some of the men who contributed to the book and what they say about their life experiences. It was a great weekend and I’m so glad everyone who came, did!
Online: “You Can Get Back up When You Are Down” on “The Entrepreneur Way” Podcast with Host Neil Ball
May 15, 2017
“When I was in my 20’s I started a furniture store with my first husband, he wasn’t in the store much but he was a rep on the road but I thought oh I could do this so I started a furniture store here in north Carolina and we had it for about 8 or 9 years, when it comes to things like that, if somebody says to me do you want to, I say yea, and I figure I may not have all the answers but I’m going to learn as I go”…[Listen for More]
May 2, 2017
Marilyn had the opportunity to join her friend, Jessica Dewell on her radio show and they had quite an interesting conversation about the power of listening. Everyone can learn the steps. And, everyone (if they choose to take on the responsibility) we watch and learn from others and then choose the next step. It is bold to listen because we will…Read More
Guest Facilitator at the Men’s Council (TMC) and Mankind Project (MKP) Meeting: “Lessons learned about Opening Up to Vulnerability, Trust and Deeper Connections”
March 21, 2017
What a night! We explored our life stories and how to open up more deeply with greater vulnerability, revealing who we truly are. I focused on the power of a listening practice that can help everyone share their authentic selves, understand each other and live in peace.
Featured in Blog: “21 Most Compelling Qualities of Great Leaders”
March 15, 2017
All it takes to be a leader, in name at least, is to hold the dominant position in a group, organization or location. However, this is a very simplified definition for a what a leader should be, let alone what a great leader is. Because the measure of a great leader has much less to do with how you define their role and more about their actual impact on others. Read more here…
February 10, 2017
I had the pleasure of speaking to students at George Mason University! I taught two classes on Listening. Thank you to Linda Maguire for the invitation and for creating this opportunity. I loved “hearing” what the students thought about listening.
January 20, 2017
Learning new skills and practicing them to gain personal confidence in our abilities at work as well as our hobbies stretches our brain. We step into and fly with the uncomfortableness of being a beginner again. And the big myth is that we are a beginner again. We are not. We bring everything we have already learned to each new skill we want to develop. So, what is the secret to developing new skills? Ivana Taylor, Marilyn Shannon, and Angela Hermans explore this with Jessica Dewell on this Voice of Bold Business Radio Leader’s Discuss program. Starting the Conversation…Read More
NC State Human Resource Managers Conference for Leadership:”The Invisible Lines Of Connection” – Asheville, NC
September 28-30, 2016
Using the conference’s “Lead Differently” theme, Marilyn Shannon challenged attendees to rethink how they engaged and inspired their staff and colleagues through their leadership in Human Resources.
NC State Human Resource Managers Association Think Tank: “Gender in the Workplace: Workplace Communication”
I had the privilege of speaking to this wonderful group of people. Together we explored gender and its role in workplace communication.
Pitt Community College Professional Development Training, Greenville, NC: 4D – Enhancing a Culture Within an Educational Setting”
July 22, 2016
Marilyn Shannon worked with the educators at the Pitt Community College Professional Development two day training called 4D – Enhancing a Culture within an educational setting.
How you listen to what you don’t hear will make all the difference in your success in winning customers to your business. Greenville, NC entrepreneurs and small business owners attend Listen Up! The July 22nd round table discussion, hosted by Pitt Community College Small Business Center, features communication expert Marilyn Shannon to speak and facilitate a discussion on “Competitive Advantage Tactics: Listen Up! How to Successfully Win Customers to Your Business.”
June 15, 2016
I had such a great time! The Listening Laboratory (TM) is an innovative coach training acknowledging that individuals have subtle clues/dynamics that exist; the training refers to as energy. The training is a road map that focuses on listening to balance the energies of emotional intelligence, cognitive behavior, and intuitive intelligence. Through this laboratory everyone present had the opportunity to build a deep alliance and a shared language to continue working together.
Raleigh, NC: Choice Co-Working Space Training: “Gender in the Workplace: Workplace Communication and How We Can Learn From Each Other to Grow our Businesses”
November 10, 2015
Communication Specialist Marilyn Shannon shared ways men and women in the workplace can increase their Gender IQ® to boost profits and enhance reputation.