July 23, 2019

It’s Time to Warm-Up Your Audience!

To be clear, this article isn’t about the kind of warm up that includes exercises you might do before playing tennis or swimming laps. Nor is […]
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. […]
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 […]