1. How to Give the Perfect Gift Dr. Laura Sicola 37:53

Gifts are a personal statement of appreciation that you give to loved ones and business associates alike. On today’s episode, Laura dives into how gifts communicate appreciation and the common mistakes professionals make when trying to give gifts in the workplace.

Listen in as Laura explores how the Five Love Languages impact the way we give and receive gifts, as well the golden rule of gift-giving.


Here are a few things you’ll learn during this conversation:

  • Different ways to show appreciation beyond gift-giving
  • How the five love languages can help you give gifts that make a lasting impact
  • Why skipping gifts in a professional setting might be a mistake
  • How to apply love languages in a professional environment
  • What to do if you get a gift you don’t love


During the 24 Hour Influence Challenge Laura invites you to connect with your team and learn their love languages to find ways to appreciate them that resonate effectively.


You can learn more about the Five Love Languages here.


To learn more about Dr. Laura Sicola and how mastering influence can impact your success go to https://www.speakingtoinfluence.com/quickstart and download the quick start guide for mastering the three C’s of influence.


You can connect with Laura in the following ways:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlaurasicola

LinkedIn Business Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vocal-impact-productions/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWri2F_hhGQpMcD97DctJwA

Facebook: Vocal Impact Productions

Twitter: @Laura Sicola 

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/vocalimpactproductions

Instagram: @VocalImpactProductions

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Laura Sicola Leadership Communication & Influence Expert, Speaker, Author, Podcaster

Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication and influence expert, speaker, author of Speaking to Influence: Mastering Your Leadership Voice, and host of the podcast, Speaking to Influence: Communication Secrets of the C-Suite. Her mission is to transform executives into confident, inspiring leaders whether live or virtually in order to get the results they want and turn their vision into their legacy. As the founder of Vocal Impact Productions, she has trained and coached executives at Comcast, IBM, the US Department of Commerce and Women Against Abuse along with politicians, business owners and non-profit leaders from around the world.

Laura’s TEDx talk, “Want to Sound Like a Leader? Start by Saying Your Name Right,” has nearly 7 million views, and she has been featured on programs such as Fox & Friends First, NBC10 @Issue and PHL 17. She has also spoken to thousands at conferences such as the Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference and the PA Conference for Women.

Laura received her PhD in educational linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also taught from 2001-2013.