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suzanne

Suzanne F Stevens cultivates conscious contributions and influential communications.

As an International Speaker – Suzanne inspires and challenges individuals and organizations to contribute NOW while creating a positive ripple effect from any situation in order to impact their Community, Company or Country and beyond... Learn More

Suzanne's Perspective

Jan 07

Enough with the Empathy!

by Suzanne F. Stevens

  Have you ever been in a situation where had a cough, your relationship broke-up or lost a love one? You shared with someone that things have been a challenge, and they instantly try to empathize with you. “I remember when I was sick, I…” “I remember when I broke up with the love of […]

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Nov 28

How big is your backyard? Where do you Give?

by Suzanne F. Stevens

With the recent events happening around the world: the refugee crisis, the Paris terrorist attacks, the hostage taking in Mali … I can’t help but wonder how each of us feels we are affected by these events? Prior to the latter two tragedies, I had posted on my Facebook page asking if anyone would like […]

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Jan 07

Is your giving about the Messenger or the Mission?

by Suzanne F. Stevens

  As the holiday season comes to an end I can’t help but reflect on what that time of year means. In a word…giving. Giving of gifts, time, love and donations to people and initiatives we care about. But sometimes, we are just giving for the sake of giving. Often it is what is expected, […]

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Nov 21

Lead with Edgeness™ – While Expressing Your Authentic Self

by Suzanne F. Stevens

Every morning when I walk into my office, the first thing I see is a painting done by my father. Growing up it was hung outside my bedroom door and in my father’s memory it has moved with me from home, to home, to home. It is always in a prominent location to remind me […]

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Nov 21

Out with Volunteers and in with Professional Contributors!

by Suzanne F. Stevens

Do you volunteer for your professional association or do you professionally contribute? Volunteers at professional associations often vet me to speak at their conferences,  I proudly have served on several association boards and presently serve on National Board of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS). I can tell you, there is a big difference […]

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