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Blog about speech writing, speaker coaching, media training, strategic communications plan, effective presentations, public speaking, fear of public speaking, presentation skills, and persuasion, as well as any crazy thing that seizes my fancy.

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We Aren’t All Leaders

I do a lot of work in leadership coaching, specifically in presence and strategic communicating. Today, as I prepared for an upcoming training session for a new client, I was reviewing some of their information about success in the profession…

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Shopping Local Saved Me

This was intended to be a quick note to remind everyone to support their local business community when doling out the bucks for Christmas cheer.  There are many excellent writers and thinkers on the issue, all of whom point out…

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Boiling the Ocean

Ahh for those long-gone days when we could commiserate with each other about the volume of email in our inbox, the sheer number of cc and bcc pings per day.  This isn’t a rant about email per se but about…

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How Do You Look on LinkedIn?

In the course of my coaching and training work, I am often giving people feedback on how they show up, not just their attitude and level of preparation, but fundamentally how they look. It’s not always a comfortable conversation but…

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Expectations Shape Experiences

We were loading up our plates at the buffet lunch, all the while networking and chatting, somewhat absentmindedly selecting food from the wide array of options.  As I sat down to eat I was excited about the mushroom dish and quickly…

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LAHORE IS LOVELY THIS TIME OF YEAR

There isn’t a day that goes by that you don’t have to delete some kind of scam email having to do with your PayPal account, your Netflix account or issues with accounts at banks you don’t do business with.  Every…

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