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 […]
March 27, 2018

Are Your Ducks in a Row?

Right now, it definitely feels like springtime is never going to arrive. We know it will at some point, we’re just not sure when. And staring […]
March 13, 2018

Speaking is the Ultimate Lead Magnet!

It may sound strange to think of speaking as a lead magnet, but it is. Not only that, it’s a great lead magnet! Online, you’re at […]
February 27, 2018

Why Speakers Matter More Than Ever

Like everything else in the world, public speaking has evolved. Yahoo! Now, instead of working up the courage to do something that only a handful of […]
February 13, 2018

Remembered for All the Right Reasons

When people first start thinking about becoming a speaker, they have a vision in their mind about what it will be like. If they like the […]
January 23, 2018

What Could Athletes and Speakers Possibly Have in Common?

Being the tennis buff that I am, I’ve been trying to watch as much of the Australian Open tennis tournament as I can. There’s no doubt […]
January 9, 2018

Have you Cleared Your Speaker Hurdles Yet?

The New Year brings with it a blank slate—except for the fact that very few of us are actually starting from scratch, and that makes it […]