- How to Vanquish the Stage Fright Saboteur in Your Psyche!
- Do You Want to Live Longer, Appear More Competent and Feel Everyday as if Someone Handed You $25,000?
- The one question you need to ask to make sure your message is on track!
- Dealing with the Pressure to Perform
- Three Ways to Get Up Close and Personal in Your Presentations
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Author Archives: Andrea
Mark Twain is quoted to have said: “There are two kinds of speakers. Those that are nervous, and those that are liars.” I have to say, in my personal experience, and the experience of working with lots and lots of … Continue reading
Do You Want to Live Longer, Appear More Competent and Feel Everyday as if Someone Handed You $25,000?
Ron Gutman wrote the book on smiling, and why we all ought to be doing it more often! The organizer of TEDxSilicon Valley and author of Smile: The Astonishing Powers of a Simple Act, shares incontrovertible evidence that smiling impacts … Continue reading
One of the first things I ask my clients when we’re beginning the coaching or training process is this: What do you want for your audience? Seems like a simple enough question, but it’s deeper than you think. I’m not … Continue reading
Oftentimes I’m called in as a coach when, for example, someone is doing a presentation and isn’t feeling confident, or either has expanded or wants to expand into a new arena and doesn’t know where to start. Almost always there … Continue reading
Daniel Pink, author of “A Whole New Mind, Why Right-Brainers Will Rule The Future,” says that story, meaning, playfulness and empathy are going to play huge roles in the Conceptual Age, which we are moving into quickly. These are four … Continue reading
I’ve done a lot of videos, and it’s my guess you haven’t watched them all. So, I thought I would share the content of those videos in written form. This post focuses on understanding the purpose and components of a … Continue reading
What’s the story? Did you hear about . . . ? How do you do that? These are the kinds of questions all employees ask at some point and whether or not they know the answers can determine the success … Continue reading
This morning, I drove to one of my regular Starbuck’s to meet with a representative for a new publication. He had contacted me last week inquiring whether I would be interested in writing for this publication in my capacity as … Continue reading
I attended a workshop recently on luxury branding presented by Linda P. Jones that asked me to consider my highest perceived value in reference to my business of speaking, story performance and presentation skills coaching. The purpose of this exercise … Continue reading
What’s an archetype and why do you care? An archetype is a construct for how we understand life. The hero. The jester. The explorer. Can’t you think of people who automatically fit into one of those archetypes? It’s the same … Continue reading