Episode 5: Laurie Guest Would Make a Perfect Astronaut!

In this episode, Beth and Laurie discuss:

  • The benefits of personal retreats and how it opens your personal insight.
  • Surviving the bathroom in space.
  • Customers service with space travel!
  • Knowing your expectations and knowing how to communicate them.
  • The best way to present learning material.


Key Takeaways:

  • Getting in tune with yourself during a retreat or a stay-cation lets you unwind and refocus.
  • Don’t let your body’s limits stop you from reaching for the moon.
  • Always be clear on your expectations and on the expectations of the places you are going.
  • Break your learning into episodes so that you can digest the information.

“I don’t have the answers, I have the right questions.” — Laurie Guest


About Laurie Guest: 

  • Entrepreneur, author and motivational keynote speaker.
  • Owner of Guest Enterprises, a speaking and training firm founded in 1997. The firm focuses on customer service and staff development topics presented in an entertaining format.
  • Member of the National Speakers Association and a Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by less than 12% of speakers worldwide and one of only 204 women to currently hold the honor.
  • Top-rated keynote speakers for corporate events association meetings and business retreats.
  • Author of Wrapped in StillnessA Personal Retreat Guide.
  • Graduated from Palmer College 1983
  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician from 1986-2001
  • Assistant Administrator for a regionally known ophthalmic surgery center. Responsible for sales, marketing, volunteer programs and referring physician relations.
  • Community hospital marketing team member.
  • Award-winning columnist on the topic of customer service for an industry trade publication.
  • A Midwest farmer’s daughter from Northern Illinois with a passion for people and with a sarcastic sense of humor.
  • Wife, mother, golfer, board game lover, autograph collector, sea glass gatherer, metal detecting fan, geocaching hobbyist and Netflix binge watcher.


Connect with Laurie Guest: 

Twitter: @laurieguest
Website: laurieguest.com
LinkedIn: @laurieguest