Women, Work and the Art of Savoir Faire: Business Sense and Sensibility
Mireille Guiliano took Veuve Clicquot to the top of the U.S. Champagne market using her French woman's philosophy and sense of style. Drawing on her experiences at the front lines and highest echelons of the business world, and through lively stories, she gives women (and a few men, peut être
) practical advice on topics including: passions and talents, improving communication skills, balancing work and life, coping with stress and turning yourself into a winning brand.
French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure
French women don't get fat, but they do enjoy bread, butter, pastry, wine and regular three-course meals. Unlocking the secrets of the "French Paradox," Mireille explains how to banish the word "diet" forever and shares ways to cultivate an appreciation for what you put into your body, incorporate movement and take care of the whole you as a lifestyle—to ultimately feel "bien dans sa peau"
(good and comfortable in your own skin). She focuses on simple steps to incorporate into your lifestyle, to learn how to manage and gratify your appetite and change your relationship with food in a healthy and delicious way. As a former corporate executive constantly faced with people stress and travel stress, Mireille provides tips and tricks that ensure balance in your professional and personal life and the ability to perform well. Like her book, her talk is part memoir, part lifestyle guide, part food and recipe discourse, part cultural critique with lots of anecdotes, and all all Mireille.
What's The Worst That Can Happen? Taking Chances
At moments of opportunity, people often become paralyzed by worry over the worst things that can happen. Controlling one's fears and anxieties, not letting them dictate decisions, is an important professional skill and necessary for taking advantage of opportunities that come along. The best decisions Mireille has made, both in business and in life, have been risky ones and she shares valuable tactics for coping with risk and making smart decisions. In her practical, motivational, anecdotal style, she explains how to get past the fear and provides strategies for determining which risks are too risky and which are worth taking chance. Be ready for a savvy confidence-building and potentially life-changing lesson delivered in a most entertaining manner.
Be Your Own Brand
Just as products and companies need a distinct look and message, having a personal brand helps you stand out from your competition and distinguish yourself at work and in life. Using the same winning strategies that turned Veuve Clicquot from a nearly unknown commodity to one of the best-known Champagnes in America and beyond, Mireille shares advice for creating your own personal brand, developing a unique style and manner, spotlighting your
natural talents and strengths, and putting your best foot forward. Learn how to set yourself apart from competitors and put a little Mireille's savoir faire to work in your personal and professional lives.
Joie de Vivre: Living With All Five Senses
The joy of living is in direct proportion to how much pleasure you know how to derive from every
moment. Mireille shares lessons gleaned from the French lifestyle, about a holistic approach that is sure to put a smile on your face—explaining how everything from personal grooming to eating habits to how you greet each day has the potential for unlocking pleasure and making life feel fuller. From making the most of each season's pleasures to extracting joy from every stage of life, Mireille provides strategies for identifying and incorporating the unique pleasures that will make your
life more meaningful. Mireille's practical advice is anchored in real world experiences that she shares with her characteristic wit and style.
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