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- E. K. Barber is the pen name of Professor Elaine Estervig Beaubien…
Yes, E. K. Barber and Elaine Estervig Beaubien are the same woman!
An award winning, scholarly professor, and popular business columnist transforms into a writer of romantic fiction…reinventing herself after the age of 50!
You will learn how one woman managed to write her own life script and she will share her insights on how you can do it too.
Who…is E. K. Barber? Only her family and focus group of readers knew the secret. Writing under the pen name of E. K. Barber to protect her polished, professional persona, Professor Elaine Estervig Beaubien continued to teach business to graduate and undergraduate students and consult with corporate clients by day…and by night she sat tapping on her laptop.
By day…marketing, supply and demand, leadership, employee retention, communication and team building…and by night…love, lust and intrigue.
From the corporate boardroom and college classroom to the world of romance and suspense…from the pragmatic and practical to the provocative and romantic.
Now that is a paradigm shift!
You will not want to miss this exciting blend of the practical and the fanciful. If you are just starting out and need advice on how to begin your life plan, at the middle of your career and need a push to write the next chapter, or have been out there a long time and are looking for a way to rekindle your passion, you will want to hear what Elaine and E. K. have to say.
The dynamic duo sing a perfect duet to audiences of boomers and bloomers who are not yet done sharing their talents.
You will not want to miss this exciting blend of the practical and the fanciful. A team of two different yet highly successful women will share their insights and processes for both Inventing Yourself, determining your personal direction, and Reinventing Yourself, answering the question, “what now?”
If you are just starting out or have been out there a long time and are looking for a way to rekindle your passion, you will want to hear what these women have to say.
“No one ever pulled a rabbit out of a hat without putting one in there in the first place.” Inventing Yourself will be presented by Elaine Beaubien, prominent educator and international speaker. Take charge of your life, assess your opportunities, take inventory of your skills, interests and attributes, develop a personal plan, write your own script. Knowing where you are going is the first step to getting there.
“If you can dream it, you can do it” Reinventing Yourself will be presented by E. K. Barber. Ms. Barber is a highly successful businesswoman who, after reaching the top of her profession, has decided to pursue a completely different career. She believes you “can have your cake and eat it too, just not at the same time.”
This could be your pivotal moment…the day you are going to change your direction, pursue a dream, uncover your passion, discover your destiny.
Clients as diverse as Harley-Davidson, Oscar Mayer, Rayovac, CIBA-Geigy, Bayer, Firstar Bank and the Peabody Hotel.
She has traveled all over the world delivering fast-paced, high-content presentations on topics related to business, leadership, communication, planning, motivation, and employee retention.
Promote the event with two topics, two women, two brief biographies and only you, the meeting planner, will know that Elaine Beaubien, award winning professor, columnist, successful corporate trainer and entrepreneur, is also E. K. Barber, author of romance novels.
At the conclusion of her part of the presentation, Elaine will introduce E. K. Barber as a “case in point.” That is Elaine’s cue to drop her professional persona and allow E. K. Barber to emerge. Just like Diana Prince, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, Elaine does a superwoman strip, sheds her suit and E. K. comes on stage in a feather boa and a red hat.