Presence! Don’t be boring — make sure your story has the secret sauce!

This post focuses on understanding the purpose and components of a story -- really the secret sauce. Without these, stories often go on and on and you run the risk [...]

Presence! The one question you need to ask to make sure your message is on track!

One of the first things I ask my clients [...]

What to Do When You Fear You’re Losing Your Audience!

Some would say it’s easy to know if you’re connecting with your audience. They smile, nod their heads, laugh and look intensely interested in what you’re saying. Yes, that’s true. [...]

How Do You Make An Impression in One Minute?

You’ve experienced it. You’re at a networking event and each person has a minute or so to do an introduction. You watch as one by one, each person stands up, [...]

How to Deepen Your Connection With Others in Life and on the Stage!

Is there a magic pill that can deepen your connections with one person or a roomful? Common knowledge would say no. Authors Chip and Dan Heath have a different answer. [...]