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Presence! Your Story in Three Minutes and How to Make It Matter!

Several years ago I conducted a workshop on communication skills for a local women’s resource organization. Many of the participants had recently divorced or were in between jobs. One young [...]

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 to Soothe the Savage Beast – the Critic in Your Audience!

At a recent networking meeting, I watched as a speaker presented a program on her new company. The audience of 50 or so people responded with warm attention. At the [...]