Category Archives: speaking

I’m Already Slacking on my 2012 Goals!

  It’s the 18th day of January, and I’m slacking on my 2012 goals!!  Yikes!  What’s going to happen on the other  347 days. At the last minute, I was asked to speak about why my Toastmaster’s club is so … Continue reading

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Speak Like Margaret Thatcher: 5 Public Speaking Tips from the “Iron Lady”

Source: UnitedBritannia The “Iron Lady” starring Meryl Streep opened nationwide this week. As expected, Meryl Streep did a wonderful portrayal of the political (and personal) life of Margaret Thatcher. After seeing the movie, I was reminded there is much to … Continue reading

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Are You Sure You’re Prepared to Give Your Next Training?

I generally give the same type of training all of the time – train teachers how to use education software. However, I treat each new training as if it were the first training I was about to give. No matter … Continue reading

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Warning: 4 Small Mistakes That May Diminish Your Message

Whew! You’ve just finished giving a business proposal or a company presentation. You feel more relaxed and are glad it’s over. Everyone in the auditorium claps. One problem: your audience was completely disengaged. They are looking to quickly move on … Continue reading

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