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 Elizabeth Fountain Biography

Elizabeth Fountain brings more than ten years of training and speaking experience to her clients. She has facilitated seminars to over 50,000 people in 38 states and on 3 continents. After her studies in international business at the University of Colorado, Boulder, coupled with her fluency in two foreign languages, Ms. Fountain has had diverse careers before she found her true calling. She was a Purser with TWA and has started three successful businesses.

With a passion for public speaking, a gift for bringing out the best in people, and the ability to solve problems creatively, her current company was formed. Specializing in business etiquette, cross cultural training, and professional development, including customer service. Ms. Fountain's clients include many Fortune 100, 500 and 1000 companies in the banking, insurance, utility industries, as well as professional organizations, associations, and academia. Whether she is addressing front line staff, administrative assistants, or high-level executives, she is in tune with the participants and their issues. Regardless of the topic, Ms. Fountain makes learning an enjoyable occasion. Her programs are enriched with her extensive business experience and lots of humor.

Ms. Fountain has been featured in a variety of media. Articles regarding her expertise have appeared in many newspapers and magazines. She has been the guest on several television and radio shows. Some of her proudest professional accomplishments include her weekly television show, "The Talk of the Town", her monthly column in the Kansas City Business Journal, and publication of her first book, The Polished Professional . She is a member of the American Society of Trainers and Developers.

Most Requested Topics:

Business Etiquette and Image: This is the recommended program for newly hired associates and for those aspiring to become upper level executives. Participants will learn that professionalism is a combination of appearance, knowledge, and behavior. This is a one-day seminar that will cover: First Impressions / Body Language / Dress Demonstration for Women and Men, Tailor Fit for the Industry / Hierarchy in 3 Different Arenas / Introductions / When to Show Deference / Written Correspondence / Telecommunications: Telephone, Fax, Voicemail, and "Netiquette" / The Most Common Etiquette Mistakes / Gift Giving

There Is no Dress Rehearsal in Business: This one-day program specifically addresses how to make a powerful and positive first impression. Participants will learn how to dress appropriately for every occasion, the four different personality styles, and how to communicate more effectively. Other topics covered are: How to Make Introductions / The Art of Conversation / How to Be Heard / How to Work a Room / How to Have Presence / Cocktail Party and Social Dilemmas

Global Executive Etiquette: This presentation can be a one or two-day program, depending on the client's needs. It covers the many facets of international business etiquette. Participants will learn the three most important things to know before meeting your foreign associates, how to be a "Global American," and universal etiquette rules. Attendees will also gain an understanding of: The Cornerstones of Etiquette / Protocol / The Differences Between Business and Social Etiquette / Continental and American Table Manners / The 10 Rules of Business Entertaining / "Netiquette" / Sophisticated Written Business Correspondence / A Potpourri of Etiquette and a Lot More. This particular program is recommended to accompany a Country Specific Cross-Cultural Brief

The 10 Qualities of Exceptional Employees: This program is highly charged and motivational and can be as short as a keynote or a workshop that continues for several days. Valuable information for what employers are looking for in their employees: How to Have a Positive Attitude / The Importance of Strong and Effective Communication Skills / How to Balance Our Lives / How to Be Amenable to Change / Accomplishing the Important / Showing Leadership Qualities / Personal and Professional Goal Setting / Presenting Your Professional Best / Continuing Self-Development / Calculated Risks and Solving Problems

Country Specific Cross-Cultural Briefs: Created for clients working with foreign associates either at home or abroad. The briefs explain the nuances of the specific culture to better prepare the client for their foreign associates. Briefs also highlight major historical events, the geography, and current happenings in the country. Other issues contained are: Communication Styles / Business Etiquette / Business Gift Giving / Forms of Address / Appropriate Greetings / Negotiation Styles / How to Entertain / How to Be Entertained / Dining Habits

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Speaking Topics
  • Business Etiquette and Image

    This is the recommended program for newly hired associates and for those aspiring to become upper level executives. Participants will learn that professionalism is a combination of appearance, knowledge, and behavior. This is a one-day seminar that will cover:
    • First Impressions
    • Body Language
    • Dress Demonstration for Women and Men, Tailor Fit for the Industry
    • Hierarchy in 3 Different Arenas
    • Introductions
    • When to Show Deference
    • Written Correspondence
    • Telecommunications: Telephone, Fax, Voicemail, and "Netiquette"
    • The Most Common Etiquette Mistakes
    • Gift Giving

  • There Is no Dress Rehearsal in Business

    This one-day program specifically addresses how to make a powerful and positive first impression. Participants will learn how to dress appropriately for every occasion, the four different personality styles, and how to communicate more effectively. Other topics covered are:
    • How to Make Introductions
    • The Art of Conversation
    • How to Be Heard
    • How to Work a Room
    • How to Have Presence
    • Cocktail Party and Social Dilemmas

  • Global Executive Etiquette

    This presentation can be a one or two-day program, depending on the client's needs. It covers the many facets of international business etiquette. Participants will learn the three most important things to know before meeting your foreign associates, how to be a "Global American," and universal etiquette rules. Attendees will also gain an understanding of:
    • The Cornerstones of Etiquette
    • Protocol
    • The Differences Between Business and Social Etiquette
    • Continental and American Table Manners
    • The 10 Rules of Business Entertaining
    • "Netiquette"
    • Sophisticated Written Business Correspondence
    • A Potpourri of Etiquette and a Lot More. This particular program is recommended to accompany a Country Specific Cross-Cultural Brief.

  • The 10 Qualities of Exceptional Employees

    This program is highly charged and motivational and can be as short as a keynote or a workshop that continues for several days. Valuable information for what employers are looking for in their employees:
    • How to Have a Positive Attitude
    • The Importance of Strong and Effective Communication Skills
    • How to Balance Our Lives
    • How to Be Amenable to Change
    • Accomplishing the Important
    • Showing Leadership Qualities
    • Personal and Professional Goal Setting
    • Presenting Your Professional Best
    • Continuing Self-Development
    • Calculated Risks and Solving Problems

  • Country Specific Cross-Cultural Briefs

    Created for clients working with foreign associates either at home or abroad. The briefs explain the nuances of the specific culture to better prepare the client for their foreign associates. Briefs also highlight major historical events, the geography, and current happenings in the country. Other issues contained are:
    • Communication Styles
    • Business Etiquette
    • Business Gift Giving
    • Forms of Address
    • Appropriate Greetings
    • Negotiation Styles
    • How to Entertain
    • How to Be Entertained
    • Dining Habits

FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Elizabeth Fountain?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Elizabeth Fountain for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Elizabeth Fountain, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Elizabeth Fountain or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Elizabeth Fountain?

    Booking fees for Elizabeth Fountain, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Elizabeth Fountain, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Elizabeth Fountain?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Elizabeth Fountain for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Elizabeth Fountain for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Elizabeth Fountain or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Elizabeth Fountain or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Elizabeth Fountain

International Business Etiquette Expert

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Elizabeth Fountain Biography

Elizabeth Fountain brings more than ten years of training and speaking experience to her clients. She has facilitated seminars to over 50,000 people in 38 states and on 3 continents. After her studies in international business at the University of Colorado, Boulder, coupled with her fluency in two foreign languages, Ms. Fountain has had diverse careers before she found her true calling. She was a Purser with TWA and has started three successful businesses.

With a passion for public speaking, a gift for bringing out the best in people, and the ability to solve problems creatively, her current company was formed. Specializing in business etiquette, cross cultural training, and professional development, including customer service. Ms. Fountain's clients include many Fortune 100, 500 and 1000 companies in the banking, insurance, utility industries, as well as professional organizations, associations, and academia. Whether she is addressing front line staff, administrative assistants, or high-level executives, she is in tune with the participants and their issues. Regardless of the topic, Ms. Fountain makes learning an enjoyable occasion. Her programs are enriched with her extensive business experience and lots of humor.

Ms. Fountain has been featured in a variety of media. Articles regarding her expertise have appeared in many newspapers and magazines. She has been the guest on several television and radio shows. Some of her proudest professional accomplishments include her weekly television show, "The Talk of the Town", her monthly column in the Kansas City Business Journal, and publication of her first book, The Polished Professional . She is a member of the American Society of Trainers and Developers.

Most Requested Topics:

Business Etiquette and Image: This is the recommended program for newly hired associates and for those aspiring to become upper level executives. Participants will learn that professionalism is a combination of appearance, knowledge, and behavior. This is a one-day seminar that will cover: First Impressions / Body Language / Dress Demonstration for Women and Men, Tailor Fit for the Industry / Hierarchy in 3 Different Arenas / Introductions / When to Show Deference / Written Correspondence / Telecommunications: Telephone, Fax, Voicemail, and "Netiquette" / The Most Common Etiquette Mistakes / Gift Giving

There Is no Dress Rehearsal in Business: This one-day program specifically addresses how to make a powerful and positive first impression. Participants will learn how to dress appropriately for every occasion, the four different personality styles, and how to communicate more effectively. Other topics covered are: How to Make Introductions / The Art of Conversation / How to Be Heard / How to Work a Room / How to Have Presence / Cocktail Party and Social Dilemmas

Global Executive Etiquette: This presentation can be a one or two-day program, depending on the client's needs. It covers the many facets of international business etiquette. Participants will learn the three most important things to know before meeting your foreign associates, how to be a "Global American," and universal etiquette rules. Attendees will also gain an understanding of: The Cornerstones of Etiquette / Protocol / The Differences Between Business and Social Etiquette / Continental and American Table Manners / The 10 Rules of Business Entertaining / "Netiquette" / Sophisticated Written Business Correspondence / A Potpourri of Etiquette and a Lot More. This particular program is recommended to accompany a Country Specific Cross-Cultural Brief

The 10 Qualities of Exceptional Employees: This program is highly charged and motivational and can be as short as a keynote or a workshop that continues for several days. Valuable information for what employers are looking for in their employees: How to Have a Positive Attitude / The Importance of Strong and Effective Communication Skills / How to Balance Our Lives / How to Be Amenable to Change / Accomplishing the Important / Showing Leadership Qualities / Personal and Professional Goal Setting / Presenting Your Professional Best / Continuing Self-Development / Calculated Risks and Solving Problems

Country Specific Cross-Cultural Briefs: Created for clients working with foreign associates either at home or abroad. The briefs explain the nuances of the specific culture to better prepare the client for their foreign associates. Briefs also highlight major historical events, the geography, and current happenings in the country. Other issues contained are: Communication Styles / Business Etiquette / Business Gift Giving / Forms of Address / Appropriate Greetings / Negotiation Styles / How to Entertain / How to Be Entertained / Dining Habits

Elizabeth Fountain Speaking Topics

  • Business Etiquette and Image

    This is the recommended program for newly hired associates and for those aspiring to become upper level executives. Participants will learn that professionalism is a combination of appearance, knowledge, and behavior. This is a one-day seminar that will cover:
    • First Impressions
    • Body Language
    • Dress Demonstration for Women and Men, Tailor Fit for the Industry
    • Hierarchy in 3 Different Arenas
    • Introductions
    • When to Show Deference
    • Written Correspondence
    • Telecommunications: Telephone, Fax, Voicemail, and "Netiquette"
    • The Most Common Etiquette Mistakes
    • Gift Giving

  • There Is no Dress Rehearsal in Business

    This one-day program specifically addresses how to make a powerful and positive first impression. Participants will learn how to dress appropriately for every occasion, the four different personality styles, and how to communicate more effectively. Other topics covered are:
    • How to Make Introductions
    • The Art of Conversation
    • How to Be Heard
    • How to Work a Room
    • How to Have Presence
    • Cocktail Party and Social Dilemmas

  • Global Executive Etiquette

    This presentation can be a one or two-day program, depending on the client's needs. It covers the many facets of international business etiquette. Participants will learn the three most important things to know before meeting your foreign associates, how to be a "Global American," and universal etiquette rules. Attendees will also gain an understanding of:
    • The Cornerstones of Etiquette
    • Protocol
    • The Differences Between Business and Social Etiquette
    • Continental and American Table Manners
    • The 10 Rules of Business Entertaining
    • "Netiquette"
    • Sophisticated Written Business Correspondence
    • A Potpourri of Etiquette and a Lot More. This particular program is recommended to accompany a Country Specific Cross-Cultural Brief.

  • The 10 Qualities of Exceptional Employees

    This program is highly charged and motivational and can be as short as a keynote or a workshop that continues for several days. Valuable information for what employers are looking for in their employees:
    • How to Have a Positive Attitude
    • The Importance of Strong and Effective Communication Skills
    • How to Balance Our Lives
    • How to Be Amenable to Change
    • Accomplishing the Important
    • Showing Leadership Qualities
    • Personal and Professional Goal Setting
    • Presenting Your Professional Best
    • Continuing Self-Development
    • Calculated Risks and Solving Problems

  • Country Specific Cross-Cultural Briefs

    Created for clients working with foreign associates either at home or abroad. The briefs explain the nuances of the specific culture to better prepare the client for their foreign associates. Briefs also highlight major historical events, the geography, and current happenings in the country. Other issues contained are:
    • Communication Styles
    • Business Etiquette
    • Business Gift Giving
    • Forms of Address
    • Appropriate Greetings
    • Negotiation Styles
    • How to Entertain
    • How to Be Entertained
    • Dining Habits

FAQs on booking Elizabeth Fountain

  • How to book Elizabeth Fountain?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Elizabeth Fountain for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Elizabeth Fountain, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Elizabeth Fountain or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Elizabeth Fountain?

    Booking fees for Elizabeth Fountain, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Elizabeth Fountain, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Elizabeth Fountain?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Elizabeth Fountain for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Elizabeth Fountain for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Elizabeth Fountain or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Elizabeth Fountain or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Elizabeth Fountain is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Elizabeth Fountain for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Elizabeth Fountain generally travels from IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Cheryl Cran, David L. Smith, Vicki Sanderson, Lynne Lancaster and Seth Mattison. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Elizabeth Fountain for an upcoming event.

Elizabeth Fountain Speaking Topics

  • Business Etiquette and Image

    This is the recommended program for newly hired associates and for those aspiring to become upper level executives. Participants will learn that professionalism is a combination of appearance, knowledge, and behavior. This is a one-day seminar that will cover:
    • First Impressions
    • Body Language
    • Dress Demonstration for Women and Men, Tailor Fit for the Industry
    • Hierarchy in 3 Different Arenas
    • Introductions
    • When to Show Deference
    • Written Correspondence
    • Telecommunications: Telephone, Fax, Voicemail, and "Netiquette"
    • The Most Common Etiquette Mistakes
    • Gift Giving

  • There Is no Dress Rehearsal in Business

    This one-day program specifically addresses how to make a powerful and positive first impression. Participants will learn how to dress appropriately for every occasion, the four different personality styles, and how to communicate more effectively. Other topics covered are:
    • How to Make Introductions
    • The Art of Conversation
    • How to Be Heard
    • How to Work a Room
    • How to Have Presence
    • Cocktail Party and Social Dilemmas

  • Global Executive Etiquette

    This presentation can be a one or two-day program, depending on the client's needs. It covers the many facets of international business etiquette. Participants will learn the three most important things to know before meeting your foreign associates, how to be a "Global American," and universal etiquette rules. Attendees will also gain an understanding of:
    • The Cornerstones of Etiquette
    • Protocol
    • The Differences Between Business and Social Etiquette
    • Continental and American Table Manners
    • The 10 Rules of Business Entertaining
    • "Netiquette"
    • Sophisticated Written Business Correspondence
    • A Potpourri of Etiquette and a Lot More. This particular program is recommended to accompany a Country Specific Cross-Cultural Brief.

  • The 10 Qualities of Exceptional Employees

    This program is highly charged and motivational and can be as short as a keynote or a workshop that continues for several days. Valuable information for what employers are looking for in their employees:
    • How to Have a Positive Attitude
    • The Importance of Strong and Effective Communication Skills
    • How to Balance Our Lives
    • How to Be Amenable to Change
    • Accomplishing the Important
    • Showing Leadership Qualities
    • Personal and Professional Goal Setting
    • Presenting Your Professional Best
    • Continuing Self-Development
    • Calculated Risks and Solving Problems

  • Country Specific Cross-Cultural Briefs

    Created for clients working with foreign associates either at home or abroad. The briefs explain the nuances of the specific culture to better prepare the client for their foreign associates. Briefs also highlight major historical events, the geography, and current happenings in the country. Other issues contained are:
    • Communication Styles
    • Business Etiquette
    • Business Gift Giving
    • Forms of Address
    • Appropriate Greetings
    • Negotiation Styles
    • How to Entertain
    • How to Be Entertained
    • Dining Habits

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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