The Truth Manipulation Super-Power – a cautionary tale to all speakers

There are two camps in public speaking: Camp #1: Never let the truth get in the way of a good speech. Camp #2: If you tell the truth you will never struggle to remember what to say next. Which camp Continue reading The Truth Manipulation Super-Power – a cautionary tale to all speakers

But They Might Steal My Ideas!

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants” ~ Sir Isaac Newton Almost thirty years ago I was told a horrible tale by a very bitter man. He was my student band teacher and Continue reading But They Might Steal My Ideas!

Sage speaking advice from a true gentleman

My dad was a gentleman. He had poise, discipline, intelligence, wit, charm, was an avid reader and loved to share his vast knowledge to help others. As kids, my brothers and I would roll our eyes whenever my dad “shared”. Continue reading Sage speaking advice from a true gentleman