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Meredith (Merry) Taylor is the owner of Taylor and Associates, which provides inspirational and motivational speakers and training for organizations, business and Christian events. Probably the most accurate words to describe Merry would be change agent. For over 35 years she has been helping people become more effective in handling stress, developing better interpersonal communication skills, and motivating them to work up to their potential. Merry has a Master's Degree in Health Education and training in Organizational Psychology and Counseling. Before starting her own company in 1987, she was a college instructor and director of a hospital-based wellness and health promotions company. The program she developed won national awards from the American Hospital Association and the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Merry is an Adjunct Faculty member at Midlands Technical College and was named Outstanding Adjunct Teacher of the year in Continuing Education three times. She is also a certified DDI instructor and has recently authored and published her first book,
"Does This Fig Leaf Make Me Look Fat?"

So whether it's a 30-minute presentation or a 3-day program, Merry can provide a practical, hands-on approach that incorporates skillbuilding and a heavy dose of humor and real life.

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Linda Sloan joined Taylor and Associates in 1990. Her background in education, confrontation management, personal power development, and dealing with change has provided a rich variety of experiences that she incorporates into her presentations. Linda's energy and humor, coupled with specific skillbuilding techniques, result in a teaching style that stimulates participants to implement fresh approaches to problem-solving, professional motivation and communication.

With a Master's Degree in Education, Linda developed and taught two graduate-level recertification courses for educators. She is a certified DDI instructor and Adjunct Faculty member at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC. She was named Outstanding Adjunct Teacher of the Year in Continuing Education for her work in teaching Customer Service. She has taught in a wide variety of settings in the areas of wellness and behavior change. She also co-authored
"Does This Fig Leaf Make Me Look Fat?" with Merry Taylor.

Linda is at home as a keynote speaker or as a trainer and coach in a business or academic environment.