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Dr. Deidra O. Franklin is the President, Rhetoric Specialist, and Co-founder of Good-Natured Life, LLC. She is an internationally certified speaker, consultant, and trainer. Prior to Good-Natured Life, Franklin worked in the dental health field as a dental consultant and as Vice-President & Office Manager for Anthony J. Franklin, DMD, PA. for 22 years.

Dr. Deidra O. Franklin

Rhetoric Topics:

Workshop  - "Elevate Your Influence: Unveiling the Power of Persuasive Communication"  

Join Dr. Deidra Oliver Franklin for a transformative experience in personal development. This workshop offers practical strategies and insights to enhance your communication skills and achieve greater influence as a leader.

Key Takeaways:


  • Participants will learn the art of storytelling to engage the listener.


  • Participants will learn the psychology of persuasion.

  • Participants will learn how to structure their message to achieve maximum impact.

  • Participants will learn techniques to communicate more effectively.

​​Keynote - "Embracing Your Iconic Self: Empowering Communication for the Mature Woman"

Explore how to confidently express yourself and leverage your wisdom through communication, embracing the power of your age and experience to influence others positively. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Participants will learn how to exude confidence and poise through your communication, regardless of age.

  • Participants will learn how to leverage life experiences and wisdom to communicate with impact and authenticity.

  • Participants will learn strategies to leave a lasting impression through their communication style.

Franklin also has experience as a Corporate Research Analyst and as an Industrial Engineer.

She attended Spelman College in Atlanta Georgia from 1983-1987 as a Mathematics major. She earned a Bachelor of Business and a Master of Health Science (with a minor in Hospital Administration) from University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.

Franklin gained her Executive Certification in Persuasive Communication from Cornell University in 2022.  She received a Doctorate in Biblical Studies in August 2022 and is writing her first book.

She is the Immediate Past President of a nonprofit organization called Continental Societies, Inc. - Jacksonville Chapter where she has been a member for almost 33 years.

Franklin attends The Bethel Church in downtown Jacksonville.

“Her workshop was an amazing experience and I loved the energy!"

Participant - University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

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