June 25, 2019

Is Humor a Part of Your Presentation?

Last week I participated in a small networking gathering. We were doing the usual, you know… going around the table introducing ourselves. When it was my […]
May 14, 2019

Are You as Surprised as I Am?

Are you as surprised as I am about these stats? Granted, it’s not as surprising that people, on average, spend over 5 hours per day watching […]
April 14, 2019

Can Public Speaking Impact Your Taxes?

Another April 15th is here, so I’m putting my bookkeeper’s hat on to share some insight into the question many speakers may have: Are there public […]
March 25, 2019

Does Fear Stop YOU from Speaking?

Recently, I was teaching a continuing education class on public speaking. When I asked people why they signed up for the class, the majority said the […]
February 26, 2019

Best Public Speaking Prep Practices

Yeah! You're speaking tomorrow, and you've been looking forward to giving this presentation for a while now. Are you prepped  and psyched to take the stage? Did you […]
February 12, 2019

Putting Public Speaking in Perspective

More people should be speakers. Maybe everybody? Okay, not everybody, but I meet people all the time who have great information audiences would love to hear […]
January 27, 2019

What Will You do When You have Your AHA Moment?

I don’t think of myself as a speaker. I’m more of a business professional/ trainer/teacher who likes to help people achieve their speaking goals. But something […]
August 14, 2018

What Would Your Answer to This Question Be?

That’s a question most public speakers are excited to hear. Me? I never really thought of myself as a public speaker. Whenever I was asked that […]
July 24, 2018

In the Good Old Summertime

It’s summertime! Yeah! Today (the day this article is being written) is a beautiful day with the perfect temp, plenty of sunshine, and a gentle breeze. […]
July 10, 2018

Overcoming Public Speaking Fears…A New Perspective

Can you become a speaker if you have a fear of public speaking? Absolutely! I know it’s going to take more than just me saying that […]
June 26, 2018

After the Podium…

Last week I was having tea and chatting with a speaker who made a great observation about one of her presentations. “I blew it. Not with […]
June 11, 2018

Is That Really You?

One of the words we hear quite often these days is “authenticity.” In a nutshell, authenticity is the degree to which people think you are, or […]