How does a person condense thousands of hours of
learning, hundreds of books read, all of the classes taken, and
personal observations made over a lifetime? Then, how is that information
woven between the successes and failures of a business owner, the research
of an author, and the experience of an instructor,
and, finally organized into a readable format? You write a synopsis
brief or condensed statement giving a general overview of some subject.
Subject One: Shawna Schuh, CSP
Shawna Schuh is an extraordinary storyteller, who works
with corporations and associations to develop environments that help people
bring their best selves to the work they do. She graduated from finishing
school three times (ask her about that one some time) and taught finishing and
fashion, as well as commercial work and interviewing skills, for over two
decades. (She started out really young!)
Shawna addresses communication and motivation, all forms of business
and social etiquette, and leadership. Her presentations are
humorous, overflowing with energy, and her audiences are left raving for
Subject Two: BusinessGraces.com
BusinessGraces.com was created as a result of
Shawna's mission to make the workplace a more gracious environment. From
basic business etiquette to leadership, her information is aimed at helping
professionals achieve higher performance with clients and prospects.
It’s unique that Shawna is able to put a modern and humorous twist on almost
everything she does. If you want the truth about what really works in the
workplace, you’ll get it from her. Having worked for corporations and
associations, and in leadership roles for non-profit organizations, Shawna has
had the great fortune to learn her lessons first hand, as well as in the
The Real Synopsis:Shawna Schuh is funny and she knows what she's talking
Some other information you might like to know about Shawna...
- Established Schuh Biz
Productions in 1983.
- Earned Certified Speaking
Professional (CSP) designation in 2002 (earned by less than 8% of speakers
- Author of the two books
"How to Nail Voice Mail" and "51 Ways to
Pick Up Your Get Up & Go!"
- Author of a 5-booklet educational series
on social graces.
- Creator of Social-Graces.com,
an Internet subscription service and web site.
- Creator of BusinessGraces.com
- 25 years of education
and teaching in the image, fashion and entertainment industry.
- Writer for trade magazines
- Former co-host of a weekly
business talk radio show
- Has appeared in over 150
radio and television commercials.
- Has been featured in seven
- Member of American
Federation of Television and Radio Artists since 1985.
- Member of Screen Actors
Guild since 1987.
- Member of Fashion Group
international of Portland, Oregon, since 1989.
- Member of the National
Speakers Association, since 1995.
- Regional Director of Fashion
Group International of Portland, 1998.
- President of the National
Speakers Association of Oregon, 2001-2002.