Authenticity is Easy: The Passion Ploy

Last week at my networking meeting, I asked my fellow team mates if they could make a list of 10 things that they are passionate about. Most of them raised their hands. “Really,” I said, “you are all that in touch with your passions?” “Ok,” I said, “I’m going to give you all a minute […]

Number One Way to Improve Your Public Speaking

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If you’re passionate about improving your public speaking skills, it’s probably because you realize that the number one way to improve your level of success is directly related to how you relate to an audience. I know it’s harsh, but anyone with a brain, a mouth, and a voice can talk. Have you ever sat […]

Taking Center Stage: Understanding the Heart of Presenting

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I often talk about the importance of “taking center stage.” Taking center stage can happen on a small scale, such as walking into a room filled with people. Or it can be as major as making an entrance on a stage in front of a large audience, or in front of a camera. It even […]

5 Powerful Senses Ignite Passion for Better Public Speaking

Do you know your passion? A more successful life and career depend on knowing what you are truly passionate about. Passion is the most compelling part of our emotional makeup and, in many ways, defines who we are. Better public speaking begins when communicating from a passion ignited by your own 5 powerful senses. One […]