Are You a Memorable Speaker or Just Background Noise?

Are you background noise?

Are you background noise?

As speakers, few of us will ever rise to the level of Winston Churchill, or John F. Kennedy.

But there are things you can – and should – be doing to become a memorable speaker and stand out from the crowd.

What distinguishes you?

One day, sooner than later, take some quiet time to review your speaker “persona.” This includes evaluating your content, your skill in delivering a speech or presentation, your visual appearance, and your likeability.

In going through this introspective exercise, …Read more…

Thanksgiving Reminds Us That We Have So Much to be Thankful For

Happy holiday, funny tree with balloonsIt’s the start of the holiday season as we celebrate Thanksgiving with our family and friends. We’re inspired to feel that life is good.

As we have in the past, we turn to the writer and poet Maya Angelou who has a magic touch with words and expressions that gets to the heart of the human experience.

She reminds us that …Read more…