Are you hiding behind your words?

Do you struggle to get your point across? Do you lose your audience in long explanations? Have you ever stepped off a stage and nobody or maybe just one person came up to you to learn more? When speaking to an [...]

How Confusion is Keeping You Small

Hands sweating, dreading the moment I stand up and introduce myself to a networking group. It is my turn. Have you ever experienced that? I have — way too many times to keep count. Each time, I would rehearse [...]

5 Models to Monetize Your Talk

Congratulations! You have been featured on some of the most coveted stages in the world. Perhaps it’s a TED, TEDx, 99U, SXSW or other prestigious events, and if you are a professional speaker this exposure will only [...]
How to Master Networking Events

How to Master Networking Events

Do you avoid networking events like the plague? Do you go to networking events only to eat more cheese than you should and come home with no new leads or opportunities? Do you hide in your room during breaks at [...]
Are you Invisible?

Are you Invisible?

Yes, I see this all the time. I get clients to come to me because they have almost given up trying. They have a calling, they have a desire to do meaningful work, but they can’t figure out how to STAND OUT. [...]
Is your message confusing

Is your message confusing?

The next time you are trying to get your point across, try this:  (No matter what the environment!) AVOID JARGON: Refine your message to its simplest form– if possible use imagery or metaphors. (Engaging your [...]