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Entrepreneur, Speaker, Trainer, Avid Networker

Business Speaker from Plano, TX - Will travel up to 100 miles
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$150 - $300 per hour
Graduate of the National Speakers Association (NSA) 10-month Speakers Academy, Peggy has coached and mentored a multitude of individuals for over 30 years in her business career to be effective in business. Her organizational techniques and structures allowed her to create a liquid business that leveraged vendors, competitors and unique networking techniques for consistent success.

Being a Connector of People and an Avid Business Networker, Peggy's distinctive approach to the craft of business networking is all about Making Connections and Seizing Opportunities – Cross Networking™, a technique that benefits individuals, entrepreneurs, and corporate sales people.

She is passionate about helping others learn how to grow their businesses without cold calling. Her ideas on developing synergy partners with vendors and competitors are unique and outstanding. Whether you are a “rookie” or “seasoned” in business, Peggy offers down-to-earth, practical, and workable guidelines to help you take your business “Over the Edge.”

Peggy is Past President of Team Networking, a B2B networking organization in the Dallas Area. Under her 4-year leadership, her members closed over $150 million in business that was referred to one another. In addition, she won the organization's Outstanding Chapter of the Year.

Founder and owner of Edge Packaging Systems. Peggy is a packaging specialist with 30 years' experience providing industrial packaging solutions to manufacturers and distributors
Peggy is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a BBA specializing in Industrial Marketing.

5 Key Steps to Effective Business Networking (Presentation: 45 minute -1 hour Power Point or 3 hour hands-on workshop)

Never Cold Call Again! Oh my, the boss wants me to join a networking group!

How many of you have gone to business networking events and walked away totally disgusted because everyone there was trying to sell you?

In this presentation, you will learn:
*You've Gotta Have a Plan
*You've Gotta Craft a Good 30-Second Commercial
*You've Gotta Develop and Train your synergy partners.
*Gotta Know the Difference between a Referral and a Lead.
*You've Gotta Follow the Basic Cardinal Rules of Networking.

When you apply these 5 key steps of effective business networking to your business plan, you will eliminate the need to cold call and consequently grow your business accordingly. It will become “You're Edge Over Your Competition!”

Fired on Wednesday – In Business for Yourself on Monday …Taking Lemons and Making Lemonade! (Keynote or 2 hour Program)

This presentation is a “how-to” formula of taking the hand that has been dealt to you…being fired from your job on Wednesday and starting your own business on Monday.

In this presentation you will learn:
*Key steps to owning your own business.
*How to develop a network of synergy partners that you can use to create from scratch a new business.
*What type of ancillary contacts you need to have in your circle of connections that can help you launch a business.
*You do not have to have inventory or a warehouse to sell products.
*How to operate like a General Contractor and manage all of the pieces of your business without giving business to a competitor.

This is a real-life experience that was birthed out of Peggy losing her job in packaging sales 15 years ago but yet with the help of her former employer, she was able to open her company, Edge Packaging Systems, over a weekend. The key points of this presentation can be replicated by you to help you jump-start that idea you have for a business!

Living On the Edge!!! (Keynote: 45 minutes – 1 hour presentation)

From getting married at age 16+6 days, becoming a mother a month before turning 17, and high school drop-out, to graduating from college with a degree in Industrial Marketing, being an entrepreneur and finally a 2-time cancer survivor, Peggy has a powerful, engaging, motivational and inspiring story to share about her life “Living on the Edge.”

In this keynote you will learn that:
*No matter what your circumstances in life are, you can always overcome the obstacles.
*If you can get fired on Wednesday you can be in business for yourself on Monday.
*When you ask for help you will receive what you need. However, you must always ask.

Peggy shares her life experiences that include a wealth of useful information to her audiences that will encourage you and inspire you to always look forward, never look back and believe that whatever you set your hand to do, you can accomplish the desires of your heart.
Motivational Speaker
Business Speaker
First Communions
Trade Shows
Church Services
Community Events
Corporate Functions
Please note Entrepreneur, Speaker, Trainer, Avid Networker will also travel to Richardson, Allen, Garland, Wylie, Rowlett, Dallas, Lavon, Melissa, Rockwall, Copeville, Mc Kinney, Nevada, Princeton, Frisco, Mesquite, Addison, Fate, Sunnyvale, Carrollton, The Coloney, Farmers Branch, Farmersville, Josephine, Royse City, Forney, Irving, Prosper, Coppell, Caddo Mills, Balch Springs.