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 [...]

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 [...]
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 [...]
Anatomy of a TED TALK: Amy Cuddy

Anatomy of a TED TALK: Amy Cuddy

Every year– as I work with the amazing speakers who take the stage– I’m blown away by the IDEAS for IMPACT these people bring into the world. Even the speakers– as they get to know each other [...]