Lisa's diverse clientele ranges from resort towns and financial institutions to corporations, colleges and a wide variety of retailers. She speaks from her own experience using humor and citing examples that come from daily life. Lisa will ask you to reassess your business not only through original image and supply goals but in the way you treat yourself, your staff and your customer, as well. Her belief is that if you have chosen to be in a service industry then your aim must be to serve -- and to do everything possible to help your staff and your customer achieve their goals.
Lisa is a stickler for professional attire. In always dressing the part of your position, or perhaps the position you would most like to hold, you can secure your image in the workplace and always give yourself a business edge. Lisa teaches how to present a professional image for the life of your career.
St. John Knits partners with Komen Colorado, May 14, Denver, CO
INVESTMENT DRESSING® - Always Dress One Step Above Your Customer
Lisa teaches employees how to dress at work with her seminar on Investment Dressing - Professional Presence Through Attire®. This seminar covers the importance of a first impression; guidelines for building a work wardrobe that satisfies the requirements of your company's dress code; a demonstration of how to take 10-15 pieces of clothing and accessories and make over 40 outfits - always remembering Lisa's advice: "Never buy anything unless you have two things to go with it!"; how to make your investment last; and tips for presenting a professional image in the workplace. She also works with employees one-on-one as they are recommended for promotion and need to upgrade their attire to mirror a new management position, for instance. As Lisa always says, "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have."
"In recent years we have hired Lisa to help our company reach a higher standard of dress. Lisa held seminars for our entire company tailored to our specific dress code. We noticed a huge improvement in many of the areas with which we had struggled before. Lisa is full of energy and passion for her work and truly has made a positive impact on our company."
- Land Title Guarantee Company, Colorado
FASHION SHOWS FOR CHARITY
I have been producing the RE/MAX charitable fashion show at their annual international convention since 2006. I produce many fashion events around the country but it is always such a joy to work with RE/MAX and their charities. My business, Fashion Shows for Charity®, produces fun events and raises money for many local and national charities. Always open both your heart and your pocket book when it comes to helping those in need. Miracles happen every day - and you can be a part of them!
|The Lovely Belle
Children's Miracle Network
|Little Miss Camryn
Children's Miracle Network
The RE/MAX International Annual Convention
RE/MAX Breast Cancer Survivor Models left to right: Karen Symington, Phyllis Stakem, Julie Scott, Shannon Ferguson
The 2013 RE/MAX international annual convention was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas this year. Once again Lisa produced the fashion show for the Komen Foundation. Beautiful clothing from Dillard's Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas was highlighted with all the zippy color trends this spring has to offer. Donations were strong for Komen and the Cure! Not only was the audience extremely generous with their money but 10% of all proceeds from the Dillard's boutique on site went to Komen, as well - a gracious offering from this magnificent retailer!
After the Dillard's fashion show four breast cancer survivors from within the RE/MAX network of independent realtors told their courageous stories and then walked the runway. They were such positive and inspiring examples of our ability to overcome all odds. These women remind us to never forget to have an attitude of gratitude - and always be expectant of miracles - they happen all around us, each and every day!
What's Lisa Up To?
Lisa is very busy these days presenting customer service seminars to a variety of resort communities and small business chains. She is called often to present her Art of Retailing® series teaching merchants about advertising and promotions, merchandising and visual display techniques, and designing and retaining a complete sales team. Her skills are often requested as a private consultant. All of this to say that she is willing and able to help your business succeed through challenging times. Lisa’s past career experience has enabled her to relate to both small and large businesses alike. She has personally donned the hat of a small business owner and has also managed many corporate work environments. Lisa is qualified on both fronts and therefore understands all facets of retailing. Should you need a new idea, a new direction, a new marketing plan, or motivation for the track you are on, give her a call. It would be her great honor to help with your success!
"On behalf of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals we express our sincere appreciation on a job well done! The fashion show was successful from several perspectives - the audience experienced a first-class show; we raised a substantial amount of money to support CMNH; and our special guest Marie Osmond was able to attend the show and inspired the audience with words of encouragement to continue their support of helping kids. We received compliments from all involved and really appreciate your professionalism, creativity and thoughtfulness. Thank you for the fantastic show!""
—Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
"It is an exceptional person who is willing to share one's experiences and wisdom with others in an effort to lend a hand. Designed to address today's tough economy, your seminar gave the participants ideas for right now and things to take under consideration for the future. It's times like these, when advice from someone who has 'been there' is invaluable."
—Arvada Economic Development Association
"Your programs are so information-packed! Your presentations are very professional, no matter what the size of the audience, providing our attendees with many ideas they can use to improve their business and profits. Thanks again for an excellent program. No doubt we will be seeing you again soon."
—Denver Merchandise Mart
"You are a true professional, never leaving any detail out when it comes to representing your clients. I really appreciate this quality in a person. It is a rarity these days. On behalf of Dillard's I want to say 'thank you' for the many event opportunities we have worked on together. We will happily support you with your many business endeavors in the near future, and look forward to an ongoing partnership!"
—Special Events, Dillard's, Inc.
“RE/MAX International is proud and extremely privileged to have a dedicated, highly professional, ongoing alliance with Lisa Duncan. Lisa is the Project Manager-Producer for our annual charitable Susan G. Komen for the Cure fashion show. This show is held during our annual convention for our worldwide network for thousands of attendees. Lisa handles the multitude of details necessary for such a production with unparalleled confidence and sets the bar higher each year with her commitment to excellence in customer service. Any organization with a need for the highly professional yet unassuming services that Lisa provides will reap amazing benefits. Lisa is the best of the best.”
—RE/MAX International, Inc.
“You have a wonderful program and presentation in The Art of Retailing: A Peddler with Panache™. Your professionalism and knowledge of the retail industry really made this seminar series a great success. We hold many seminars and your presentation by far has been one of the best. Not only were buyers coming to listen to your seminar but once the word got around we had exhibitors as well as Dallas Market Center staff sitting in this series. Thank you for making the Dallas Market Center look so good. We look forward to working with you again!”
—Dallas Market Center
"In recent years we have hired Lisa to help our company reach a higher standard of dress. Lisa held seminars for our entire company tailored to our specific dress code. She then performed a spot check of all offices, to see how the employees were dressing, and provided a detailed report for all executives. We noticed a huge improvement in many of the areas with which we had struggled before. The next step was teaching our management team how to enforce the dress code. Again Lisa tailored a seminar specific to our needs whereby the managers could acquire the tools needed to help their employees maintain our high standard of dress. We will continue to work with Lisa as new employees are hired and refresher seminars are needed. She is full of energy and passion for her work and truly has made a positive impact on our company. We highly recommend Lisa to deliver quality service and engaging seminars. She is the consummate professional and we look forward to a long term working relationship with her."
Land Title Guarantee Company, Colorado
"Lisa Duncan played a pivotal role with SBDC workshops delivering programs on The Art of Retailing and Team Building/Customer Service. Lisa is a competent professional who delivers outstanding presentations to audiences from a variety of industries. She was able to work independently, is reliable, and fulfilled all of the SBDC workshop requirements. In workshop evaluations, participants have requested her return for further learning. We unreservedly recommend her!"
Colorado Small Business Development Centers
"Thank you very much for your presentation at our Chamber luncheon. Once again the response to your appearance was overwhelmingly positive; and we are very pleased to have partnered with you to help raise the awareness of the importance of customer service excellence to our business community. I would highly recommend your services to other chambers or organizations representing businesspeople; and I hope that we can schedule another event sometime in the future!"
Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
"I write this letter with praise for Lisa Duncan. As a consultant, she is organized, efficient, and full of great ideas based on all of her years in business. She came into our business to assist me in being a better owner/manager. She devoted herself entirely to listening to my concerns and offering viable and constructive ideas for resolution. I have already put many of her ideas into action with a positive result."
Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
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