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
“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!
“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” ~ H.G.Well There’s magic in a purpose that fits your beliefs and values. It’s inspiring, energizing and … frightening. Looming in the back of your mind are all the doubts you’ve ever Continue reading When Life Derails You
“Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.” ~Martha Graham I just got back (my body was back two weeks ago – the brain just arrived on Sunday night) from the World Continue reading What Makes a Winning Speech … or Speaker?