Beverly D. Flaxington



Every day most of us struggle with how to get along in relationships with others. We get frustrated with ourselves and with those we encounter. The Confidence Coach gives you tips, tools and actionable ideas to implement right away. Bev's style is practical, down-to-earth and realitic. Listening to the ideas and experts on the show, you'll gain a deeper understanding of yourself -- and of others!


  • Career Comeback: Package Yourself to Get the Job You Want

    27/08/2010 Duración: 01h01s

    Getting older can be a career killer. Join me as we talk with Lisa Johnson Mandell, author of Career Comeback: Package Yourself to Get the Job You Want. Lisa is an entertainment journalist, who experienced the pitfalls of being an older job applicant first-hand and ultimately revamped her image to land her dream job (her reinvention was covered in a 2008 article in the Wall Street Journal). Lisa has written an invaluable guide for midcareer women to help them look younger, fresher, and savvier on paper, online, and in person, to compete in today’s difficult and youth-driven job market called CAREER COMEBACK: Repackage Yourself to Get the Job You Want (Springboard Press, January 7, 2010). In CAREER COMEBACK, Lisa acknowledges that experience matters, but also that looking and acting up-to-date matter just as much. Through ten strategies, she’ll help midcareer women stand out to get the job they want. From “Botoxing” your resume, and using tech-savvy tricks for starting and improving your website or blog, to o

  • Developing Leaders to Enhance Organizational Growth

    13/08/2010 Duración: 57min

    Join me as we talk with James Kimberly, expert in leadership development and president of Sapphire Consulting His organization development, coaching and consulting services has assisted a variety of industries and non for profit organizations. He helps individuals and teams reach their goals by removing obstacles to personal and group success. In using a systems perspective, Jim has helped leaders discover their inherent skills and abilities in an energetic and focused way. With a master's degree in social work and advanced certification in emotional intelligence and coaching, Jim is a skilled speaker, trainer, consultant and facilitator in dealing with human capital development. Jim will be sharing how to develop leaders to enhance organizational growth.

  • Learning Conscious Communication Confidence!

    16/07/2010 Duración: 59min

    Join me as we talk with Miles Sherts, expert in Conscious Communication. His book, Conscious Communication: How to Establish Healthy Relationships and Resolve Conflict Peacefully While Maintaining Independence is the basis for our discussion. Miles is an author and founder of the Sky Meadow Retreat in Vermont.

  • Finding Happiness Withing

    02/07/2010 Duración: 59min

    Join me when I interview Angie Strader about having the confidence to find happiness -- from within. Angie is very compassionate about helping others. Through both her Blog Talk Radio Show “What’s your Bottom Line” and Ustream live internet TV show “The Angie Strader Show” she features a variety of interesting guests with diverse backgrounds that all have one thing in common - they are successful and find a way to make a positive difference. Angie enjoys giving everyone a voice to share their message or personal aspiring story. Angie’s list of guest requests have grown since launching her radio and tv show, her mission is to inspire others to greatness through profiling guests who are making a difference. Angie is a woman that believes in getting to the bottom line when it comes to living a happy and fulfilling life. Having faced many opportunities that tested her own overall happiness at various points in her life, Angie knew it was up to her to continue to live a life unfulfilled and unhappy or take a leap

  • The Risk of Recovery is Retention

    18/06/2010 Duración: 58min

    On this week's show I am fortunate to have Janet Britcher join me to talk to managers, leaders and other business people about the unspoken risk in the economic recovery -- retention of good employees. Janet Britcher has extensive executive coaching, human resources and organizational consulting experience, and has held leadership roles inside corporations including Thomson Financial Software Solutions and the law firm Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo. She also has extensive management experience, managing groups of 60 employees. She has an MBA with a concentration in organizational development, is certified in Myers-Briggs, Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), LEGO Serious Play and a Gestalt group process. She was a faculty member in the Management Department of Regis College and Lesley University. Join me while I talk to this expert on retention!

  • Being Resilient: An Interview with Patricia Morgan

    04/06/2010 Duración: 56min

    Is there anything that builds our confidence more than learning to be resilient? Join me as I interview Patricia Morgan. She is an author who specializes in strengthening resilience in individuals and organizations. With a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, each year, she presents to thousands of people. Patricia will share practical how-to’s that decrease stress and miscommunication while increasing vitality, joy, productivity and workplace satisfaction. As The Bounce Back Expert, Patricia confidently affirms, “You’re stronger than you think.”

  • Talking the First Secret with E.G. Sebastian

    21/05/2010 Duración: 58min

    I will talk about filters and communication with E.G. Sebastian. E.G. is the president of E.G. Performance Solutions and an international speaker of six different languages! E.G. loves to study what makes people tick - He is a successful Relationship Development Coach, a certified DiSC Behavioral Consultant, and the author of two books: Communication Skills Magic and the soon-to-be-released Bushido Business, co-authored (with Brian Tracy).

  • Interview with Nannette Rundle Carroll

    07/05/2010 Duración: 56min

    Join me when I interview Nannette Rundle Carroll, author of The Communication Problem Solver: Simple Tools and Techniques for Busy Managers (AMACOM 2010). She is a popular speaker, management trainer, and communications consultant. She is also a top-rated faculty member with the American Management Association. Nannette will share useful and practical communication ideas for busy managers.

  • Interview with Tom Herrington

    23/04/2010 Duración: 58min

    Tom works with The PAR Group, a management consulting firm. Prior to joining The PAR Group, Senior Partner Tom Herrington spent over ten years in operations, training and sales management at IBM. Join us as we talk about how the most successful people in business skillfully deal with people who may see things differently from them.

  • Interview with Lorraine Bosse-Smith

    09/04/2010 Duración: 55min

    Known as a "change agent", Lorraine has an ability to engage audiences with her energetic style and enthusiasm. Join us as we interview Lorraine to learn about "leveraging your communication style".

  • Interview with Jim Bouchard, Martial Arts Expert

    26/03/2010 Duración: 58min

    Martial arts became both the binding force and the transformational energy in Jim Bouchard's life. Jim decided to become a full-time instructor and entrepreneur opening his own center soon after earning his first black belt in 1991. He will teach listeners about how to apply marital arts approaches to life and communication.

  • Interview with Workplace Communication Experts

    12/03/2010 Duración: 57min

    Join as Bev interviews workplace experts Kathi Elster & Katherine Crowley, authors of "Working with You is Killing Me" and "Working for You Isn't Working for Me".

  • Interview with Attorney, Steve Olenick

    26/02/2010 Duración: 53min

    Steven Olenick is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law and Cornell University. He is an Associate in the Entertainment, Media & Publishing, Advertising, Marketing & Promotions and Intellectual Property Groups of Davis & Gilbert LLP. He counsels, individuals, entertainers, current and retired professional athletes, coaches, start-ups, sports agencies, marketing companies, advertising companies and digital media companies in connection with all aspects of advertising, marketing, digital technology and sports and entertainment. He will talk about communication in the sports and entertainment industries -- and how important it is to set expectations with clients!