|The Professional Edge|
|Winner vs. Whiner|
|Take this Job — and Love It!|
|Image: Yours, Mine and Ours|
|Social Graces, Business Places|
Sue Morem is a nationally renowned author, columnist, media personality, and dynamic speaker specializing in professional development and career success. A prolific communicator, she has written five books, writes a weekly workplace advice column, and has created and been featured in ten training videos, including the revolutionary video podcast series, The Job Seeker.
Her first book, How to Gain the Professional Edge, the only real-life book known to be the inspiration for a sitcom, was spotlighted and seen throughout an entire episode of The Drew Carey Show. Her most recent books, 101 Tips for Graduates and How to Get a Job and Keep It, Second Edition, are written for young adults to help them make a successful transition from school into the professional workplace.
Sue’s unique ability to motivate and empower her audiences both young and old has made her a sought-after speaker and landed her recognition in scores of national media. Named a “Woman to Watch” by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, Morem is the president of Minneapolis-based Premier Presentation, Inc., a training and consulting firm helping people succeed by finding the professional within.
Year after year, organizations call on Sue to rejuvenate their team and encourage professional growth. Whether she is talking about personal or professional development, her enthusiasm is infectious and her knowledge is expansive. Emphasizing personal responsibility, Sue motivates people to look within, shows them how to present themselves in the best possible manner and points them in the direction of their dreams.
I love what I do and I am passionate about getting my message out. When I started my business over 17 years ago, I knew I wanted to help people become more professional and successful, but I didn’t know how challenging it could be. Professionalism and image are sensitive subjects; no one wants to be told to change his or her image—yet many people miss out on opportunities because of the image they project. I help people see their potential and get out of their own way in order to reach their full potential.
From the evaluations I’ve received, I can tell you three reasons you can rest assured you are hiring the right speaker for your event. I listen to my audiences and those who hire me. Here’s what they are telling me and saying about me:
1. She’s engaging: Sue walks her talk. She’s passionate, enthusiastic, and she connects with her audience.
2. She’s energizing: Sue delivers the message people need to hear. Sue tackles sensitive subjects with aplomb and gets people thinking and talking.
3. She’s empowering. She simplifies the complicated. Audiences are motivated to take action.
“Far and away the most believable and most impactful presenter we’ve had.”
-Donald Erwin, General Manager, Aetna
“This truly is one keynote delivery you can count on.”
-Farren M. Ross, Education Manager, National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU)
“Great conferences happen because we have great speakers like you. Your presentations were truly inspiring.”
-Sue Iverson and Tom Kelly, Co-Chairs, 2005 MnGFOA Conference Committee
“WOW! Your presentation was superb.”
-Sandy Lien, Director of Education, Upper Midwest Hospitality, Inc.
“A dynamic and enthusiastic presenter who makes learning a positive and enjoyable experience.”
-Susan Mortenson, Training Coordinator, Honeywell
“…energetic and riveting program. Thank you for your dynamic delivery!”
-Barbara A. Lee, Vice President and Program Committee Co-chair, International Association of Administrative Professionals
“Rated our ‘TOP’ speaker. Sue has the ability to model and teach ‘real world’ skills in a positive and enthusiastic manner. Sue and her books are a perfect resource for any career or business class.”
-Sandy Appelt, Career Academy Internship Coordinator, Armstrong High School
“Effective, enthusiastic speaker who brings to life the importance of etiquette and appearance in today’s job market.”
-Carol Edds, Conference Coordinator and Outreach Specialist, Center on Education and Work, University of Wisconsin – Madison
“…the material presented dovetailed perfectly to the theme of our convention, Learning to Lead. It was a perfect presentation to kick off our state convention.”
-Joe Matson, President, MASMS (Minnesota Association of School Maintenance Supervisors)
“Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Everyone loved you and the feedback has been tremendous.”
-Cathy Beers, Sr. Vice President, Customer Development Corporation