Choosing What You See, Choosing How You Feel

They’re back!!! Once again, the holidays are upon us. Does it seem like more people than ever are lamenting what’s coming? Could it be they’re not looking forward to the cycle of pressure, obligations, expectations, and disappointments? The older we get the faster our life cycles come around and the big banner holiday events may […]

Is Your Communication Stuck in a Low Gear?

“Life is like a ten-speed bike; most of us have gears we never use.” ~Charles Schulz I have mentioned before that I am a member of a networking group that meets from 8:00-9:30 every Friday morning. There are more than 30 people in the group, which includes lawyers, financial advisors, insurance specialists, a nutritionist, plumber, […]

What You Didn’t Know About Connecting With Your Passion

How does knowing what you’re passionate about lead to a more successful career, and in turn, a more successful life? Passion is the most compelling part of our emotional makeup and in many ways, defines who we are and how we communicate who we are. People respond to passionate expression.  Passion is one of the […]

It’s Show Time!

You are a sales manager about to address your team… it’s Show Time! You are a grocery clerk and your next customer in line approaches the checkout… it’s Show Time! You are a product demonstrator in a retail store offering samples… it’s Show Time! You are a telephone representative or salesperson answering the next call… it’s Show Time! […]

How to Claim Speaking Fame

Throughout history, public speaking has been a common cause of anxiety for all ages, across all levels of society. Even with all the rewards of fame, many performers still claim to suffer panic attacks when faced with public speaking. If you’ve ever found yourself suffering the effects of stage fright – or any other form […]

The Number One Thing Public Speakers Should Fear

Public Speakers have fears. Believe it or not, the number one fear cited by most people is ‘speaking in front of a group’. The thing about speaking in public is that it’s risky to put yourself front and center knowing that while you should be exposing who you truly are, you could be judged to […]

You are the Experience – Continuing the Conversation

I just completed a workshop for new entrepreneurs – people who have started their own business or have an idea and want to get it out there. I was struck once again by all the research and investment in time and money that they are willing to spend on these plans and products. There was […]

Do You Speak a Foreign Body Language?

When our bodies are in tune with our words, emotions and intentions and we are feeling confident and in charge, we are unstoppable. When the reverse is true, we often feel ourselves losing control of the situation. Being out of tune and out of touch with what we want to say Missing the emotions we […]