First Bite #32 – January 29, 2019

Leadership Qualities for the Modern Female SLP

(.1 ASHA CEU) For more info, click here.

Course Description

In this episode, Michelle is joined by the Etiquette guru co-director Treva Graves, MS CCC-SLP, of Treva, a former Miss Iowa America winner, and ASHA Leadership Development Alumni, is a highly sought-after guest speaker and personal trainer in the areas of Image, Executive Coaching, and Accent Reduction. In this episode, she addresses some of the largest personal fears and failures that hold women leaders back, whether it be from moving forward in the corporate world to holding them back from starting their own business. If you need a kick, or a push to take the next personal step towards leadership, then this course is for you!


By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:

  • 3 traits of female leaders.
  • 3 “hold-backs” to leadership and strategies to combat these self-defeating tendencies.  
  • The term “image” and how it can be positively used to help them grow as a leader.


Treva Graves, M.A. CCC-SLP

Treva Graves, M.A. CCC-SLP is a certified speech language pathologist with over 25 years of experience in healthcare, education, and private practice. In 2013, she pivoted from working with individuals with “disordered” communication into working with business professionals on normal communication techniques. Treva shares her own unique perspective on how emotional intelligence affects your personal brand as a speech language pathologist. Today, she is the CEO of Bloom Personal Branding and is known for creating powerful personal branding transformations that build confidence to celebrate your uniqueness.

Treva is a sought-after speaker, career coach and certified personal & digital brand strategist. Her signature keynote, “Bloom into Confidence” inspires business professionals to build confidence through their personal brand to achieve their goals and dreams in life. She is a former Mrs. Iowa America and is a popular emcee and conference host. Treva has authored two books, “The Style File,” and “Get Noticed,” both focused on creating a powerful image and personal brand. She is a regular guest on KELO-Land Living, a lifestyle T.V. show on CBS where she shares her expertise on image, communication skills and etiquette to a large audience of followers. With Treva, your success is inevitable!