Create clarity

We all need clarity in our communication. Expressing our ideas before we have gained clarity can limit how we focus our message and also others’ understanding. So the motivation for our seeking clarity is strong. However, whether we arrive at clarity is based on our process. We cannot think ourselves there. Clarity is not logical. Maybe .. read more

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On June 28th, 2013, posted in: clarity, clutter, in the flow, inspiration by

Hone Your Message

Immediately my attention was heightened by the speaker’s dynamic, expressive energy. The more she talked, the greater her gestures and movement grew. Within 3 minutes, however, my impression of her speaking ability shifted. (Writer’s note, the above picture of Eunice is simply to illustrate great use of gestures – she is not the speaker I .. read more

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On August 30th, 2012, posted in: behavior, clarity, clutter, controllling self, energy, extroverts, flow by

The Impact of Clutter

In 6 days I am moving. Imagine, if you will, what my current home looks like, if in 6 days I am moving. Do you see disaray, boxes, footpaths through one room and into another? I do. There are grocery store boxes we are repurposing, piles for Goodwill, box tape, packed and stashed containers and .. read more

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On May 1st, 2012, posted in: clutter, disaray, energy by 1 Comment

Sharing a page or two

Ever stepped away from the platform after having just presented to a group and thought, “I was really into the topic and so was my audience. Yet, I was all over the place.” It happens. The passion many presenters have to get it all out there when sharing what they know leads them to forget to .. read more

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On January 23rd, 2012, posted in: clutter, flow, focus, hone your message by