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As a communications coach, Lawrese helps social-enterprise, entrepreneurial and impact-driven professionals strengthen how they connect with others, communicate their ideas, and convey their professional value. If your friends say you ramble, networking conversations make you feel overwhelmed, you hate to be called on to speak in meetings, and you’re still overthinking all your answers before you share them out-loud, then you can book her for private session or join her in NYC at her monthly workshops.


  1. What a refreshing article! You made excellent connections. I’m inspired to try improv now. Thanks for sharing your wisdom.

  2. Great article. I recently started an improv class for many of the reasons you cited above, and it’s been a lot of fun. As an introvert with a history of stage fright it’s been a great way for me to get comfortable being in the moment and responding on the spot. I’d recommend it to anyone!

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  4. Awesome article! You highlighted the value of being cognizant of how one thinks, speaks and acts Internally and Externally. Are there any books which inspire your perspective?

  5. “Continuously speaking without authentic contribution to a conversation is the quickest way to get people to close their ears.” Thanks Lawrese for these tips…signing up for my first class today :-).

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