What Does It Take To
Soar to Success
We asked Lillian the question we ask all of our
featured experts, “What does it take to soar
to success in your field? “ She feels the three
components most important to “soar to success”
as a speaker involve: the Thought, the Word and the
The first connects to belief. She looks for individuals
who believe in themselves and their own messages
they wish to share with others. She states, “The
thoughts you design, create, and develop, build
your own belief system.”
The second relates to inspiration. Audiences can
be captivated by the spoken word and the method
in which it is spoken. The greatest orators are the
people who use words successfully to inspire their
The third reflects tenacity. Perseverance of both
thought and continuous action manifests what they
want to achieve as they impart their wisdom to
audiences. Tenacity and constant attention to the
craft of speaking by the development of a clear
message are necessary elements to refine the skill
of public speaking.
SOAR TO SUCCESS
| JULY 2015 |
Lillian can be contacted by phone
at 614-486-5523, via her website:www.lillianzarzar.com
, or an email tolillianzarzar@gm ail.com
She has presented corporate trainings in the past
where the participants weren’t excited to hear her
presentation. “They were required to attend and
were resentful from the beginning,” Lillian explains.
The challenge then became connecting to them.
She did so by asking questions and engaging in a
dialogue to find out what their issues were and why
the training was important to them.
“Sometimes people feel as though they are ‘sent to
be fixed’!” she says, so she asks pertinent questions
to help them pick up the ideas and strategies she
Lillian’s involvement in the Columbus community
includes participation with the Synergy National
Networking group as Director of E-Learning
and Director of the Polaris Chapter. She is also a
member of the National Association of Women
Business Owners (NAWBO).
Additionally, every year she assists the Latina
Mentoring Academy, a division of the Central Ohio
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, with the design
and delivery of presentations.
Currently, Lillian is involved with LIFE Leadership,
an organization devoted to delivering life-changing
information to individuals determined to empower
themselves by investing in self-development and
assisting others in personal growth.
As for leaving a legacy, Lillian anticipates that she
has inspired people to speak their truth without
fear and to appreciate the life they created on their
To quote from her book
Apple-osophy: Slices of
“Living is a process that can
unfold randomly or be crafted
with inspiration.” The same
can be said of speaking!