The Secret to Public Speaking

When I ask audiences what the key to public speaking is, they almost always respond with “preparation”. Makes sense, right? The more you plan your message, the better you’ll be at delivering a smooth presentation. I agree with planning being a key. However, planning, in itself, does little to attract listeners to our message. For .. read more

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Put a Face on It

The photo next to this post can lead you to way to have fun between you and another for Valentine’s Day. Similarly, last Christmas I had fun with the Jib Jab site (creating jingles that are personified by me and my friends) when I cut and pasted photos of each of my No Excuses band .. read more

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On February 2nd, 2012, posted in: emotional connection, story by

Putting pen to paper

Yesterday a friend gave me some quality time over coffee. This resulted in my remembering one of my unique gifts. Thank goodness. It got me out of bed this morning! While at Starbucks we were talking about what has been holding us back in our businesses. This struck me, for it’s been an area of focus .. read more

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On November 1st, 2011, posted in: confidence, introverts, story, strengths, writing by 4 Comments