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February 28, 2011

Opening Words: Make Them Count

Speakers should make the first words of their presentations count. Use as a model Colin Firth’s acceptance speech last night for Best Actor in “The […]
February 24, 2011

“I Prefer Listening”

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has been criticized for not asking questions during oral arguments.  His response is "…in law school, I could learn better […]
February 22, 2011

Comedy and CliffsNotes

For years in my presentation seminars, I’ve taught that business speakers must learn to use humor in their presentations to be successful. Our audiences of […]
February 21, 2011

The Attraction of the New

Even if you are not a racing fan, you can't help but be interested in yesterday's Daytona 500 winner, rookie Trevor Bayne. We pay attention to […]
February 17, 2011

Valentine’s Day 2011

Saturday night was lots of fun for Lanita and me! We attended the St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Church Valentine Banquet where I was privileged to […]