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Linda Thomas AICI CIP is a published author, professional speaker, and instructional designer from Lake Dallas, Texas. She has been an image industry expert for over a decade. Linda is a graduate of the exclusive London Image Institute.

As an outstanding member of the National Speakers Association, Linda has been a previous recipient of the prestigious Member of the Year Award for the National Speakers Association of North Texas. Linda travels across the United States delivering seminars and speeches with a "call to action" motivating attendees to make new decisions how to best project a professional presence in the workplace regardless of the dress code.

Linda has earned the credentials of CIP (Certified Image Professional) from the Association of Image Consultants International. There are 121 CIPs in the world (83 in the US, 38 in other countries). She recently served as the 2006-2008 President of the South Central USA Chapter of AICI.

Products and services

Ten Keys to Presenting Successful Seminars: Earning you 1.3 AICI CEUs in a 2 day training at the Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott @ Championship Circle

You will be able to:

  1. Categorize how to find and qualify prospects who are ready, willing, and able to hire you

  2. Discover the art of leading a qualified prospect to agree on the what, when, where, and how of your program

  3. Determine and discuss the best system and tools for arranging corporate or association programs

  4. Analyze the professional attitude of a vendor for a corporate client

  5. Compare the difference between what a company hires you to do and what their employees expect from your program

  6. Demonstrate how to open a program with energy

  7. Select the essentials to include when designing your program, i.e. room setup, props, interactive exercises, how to tell your stories and listen to others

  8. Prepare a program evaluation that can generate new business opportunities for you

  9. Discuss the importance of client follow-up and how to conduct it

  10. . Give examples of how you can build a positive reputation in your community, niche, and the market place

Coaching and recording one-on-one sessions for presentations skills which will develop and improve your timing and storytelling ability before live audiences.

Powerful Appearance Educational & Marketing Materials System for image consultants who want to market their business and train the professional workforce. The sign-up bonus includes field-tested workbooks, PowerPoint slides shows, programs brochures, postcards, ezines, tent cards, and evaluations in full color customized with your current headshot, company logo, business colors and testimonials. Contact Linda Thomas directly to review the password-protected site with color examples, pricing, and details on the program.

60 minutes MP3s on a variety of topics for $47 each: go to the "Products" webpage to see the current list.

Powerful Appearance holds the copyrights for all printed materials marked with the © symbol.

For more information on other programs, go to

Linda Thomas’ book, My Closet, My Boutique: How to Organize Your Image, is available to order from
for $18.95 plus S&H.

LINDA THOMAS Partial Clients List

  • Alliance of Technology and Women
  • Amarillo Globe-News
  • Army Air Force Exchange Service Boeing - Corinth Leadership Association
  • Brinker International
  • Chapman, Hext & Co., P.C.
  • City of Irving
  • Cityplace Conference Center Sales Force
  • CWS Apartment Homes/CWS Capital Partners
  • Dallas County Community College District
  • Dallas Network of Career Women
  • Denton's Young Professionals
  • FedExKinko’s
  • Final Touch Finishing School
  • Flextronics Network Services
  • Foodservice Leadership Group
  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram Ad Academy
  • Four Seasons Resort & Club
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Lewisville Assoc. of Realtors
  • Hampton Inn
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals
  • International Assoc. of Performance Improvement - DFW Chapter
  • Lane Gorman Trubitt Accountants & Advisors
  • Leadership & Productivity Institute
  • Meeting Professionals International - Women's Leadership Initiative
  • Merrill Lynch
  • North Lake College
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • Omni Mandalay Hotels
  • Panhandle Human Resource Association
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Right Management
  • SMU - School of Engineering
  • Southwest Human Resource Management Conference
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Southwest Association of Colleges & Educators
  • Texas Education Agency
  • Texas Instruments
  • TGI Friday's
  • The Associates
  • Tony Jeary - Mr. Presentation™
  • Toshiba Medical Systems
  • Travis Wolff Advisors & Accountants
  • UNT - University of North Texas
  • Women in Insurance & Financial Services

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