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 […]
May 25, 2018

Would You Hire You?

When speakers ask me to evaluate them, I have a good idea of what they’re hoping to hear—good things. Who doesn’t want to hear good things? […]
May 8, 2018

Check…Check…1…2…3…4

There’s little doubt that public speaking can be nerve-wracking. Even famous speakers openly confess to having butterflies when they’re preparing for an event, so it’s totally […]
April 24, 2018

One Size Does Not Fit All!

Picture this…. You’re sitting in an audience waiting to hear a presentation titled: The 5 Best Ways to Save for Retirement. Aka: How to Make Sure […]
April 4, 2018

What’s Your Hurry?

Over the last several weeks, I’ve attended a variety of engagements that included speakers. This past weekend, I had the pleasure of hearing 4 high school […]