marilyn moats kennedy

cheeky political grandmother

Speaker and Chicago career consultant, Marilyn Moats Kennedy owns MoatsKennedy, Inc. She does keynote speeches and runs corporate workshops on career planning, office politics and workforce diversity. Her seminars have reached 500,000 people since 1975. Marilyn bails people out of political and career disasters one-on-one in her private career planning sessions. She is the author of six books including the bestseller, Office Politics: Seizing Power, Wielding Clout. For 17 years, Marilyn was the Job Strategies columnist for Glamour.

Email your questions to marilyn@cheekychicago.com.

Coffee Break with Marilyn (Past Articles)

as seen:

The Conference Board magazine, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The Physician Executive, and 100 speaking engagements each year.

favorite dessert:

"I don't eat anything sweet. My sister always said, 'you can't trust anyone who hates chocolate,' and I do and I can be trusted."

guilty pleasure:

"Buying, selling, trading antique jewelry dated from 1839 – 1940."