January 21, 2011

The Power of Stories

For many years I have stressed the impact of stories in presentations and conversations in my training and coaching sessions.  Colin Firth in a recent […]
December 1, 2011

Embrace Serendipity in Your Next Speech

Last week the Cincinnati Enquirer featured a story about a little girl who was sitting in her third grade class playing with about an inch-wide […]
January 9, 2012

Have a Hook!

Most business speakers who represent their companies as they speak to clients do not have ambitions to become motivational speakers. You, however, can learn to improve […]
September 22, 2014

Say It With a One-Liner

“The most important words we’ll ever utter are those words we say to ourselves, about ourselves, when we’re by ourselves.” Al Walker spoke that one […]
December 17, 2019

Embracing Your Intuition

In public speaking, there are times when a little voice inside you seems to say, “Leave this out,” or “Add this line,” or “Stop here.” […]