The 1 Critical Mistake That All Job Seekers Make

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Confidence, hire, interview, Speaking | 6 Comments
The 1 Critical Mistake That All Job Seekers Make

The 1 Critical Mistake That All Job Seekers Make If I could hire you for any job today, what job would it be and why should I hire you? Before I hire you, I will need to interview you. How well can you answer my questions? Can you convince me that I need you? Why […]






IT’S THE MESSAGE, STUPID

Posted by on Jul 31, 2016 in Confidence, Speaking | 10 Comments
IT’S THE MESSAGE, STUPID

IT’S THE MESSAGE, STUPID Do you remember that line from Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign for president, “It’s The Economy, Stupid!”? Clinton’s Campaign Manager, James Carville, kept repeating that theme to remind everyone working for Clinton to stay focused on the plight of working people. It became their mantra. That was an exceptional message for the […]






First Advice for All Speakers

Posted by on Jun 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
First Advice for All Speakers

What would be the first advice you would give to a new speaker? If it is the first advice, it would probably be the most important advice, wouldn’t it? Would it be something about picking a topic? Or having a message? Maybe it would be about gestures and body language. Or would you give suggestions […]






7 Essential Public Speaking Tips to Get Them to Pay Attention

Posted by on Apr 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
7 Essential Public Speaking Tips to Get Them to Pay Attention

Do others listen to you when you speak? Do you motivate them to agree with you? Or, do you feel like people are being polite but not really paying attention to what you say? Here are seven public speaking tips to help you to inspire and lead any audience. 1. Talk About Your Perspective. Remember […]






I Will Never Give a Speech Again

Posted by on Apr 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
I Will Never Give a Speech Again

“I WILL NEVER GIVE A SPEECH AGAIN!” That may sound drastic. I promise you, it isn’t. Let me explain. In 2015, I lost the District 84 Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Orlando. I understand. This does not seem important to you. But it was important to me. I learned some important lessons from this loss. […]