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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 [...]

3 STEPS to stop the crazy talk in your head

Have you ever said to yourself: “I can’t.” “What if I’m wrong?” “Maybe someone asked that question already?” How many times do we stop ourselves from raising our hand, speaking up in the meeting, not making the [...]

How I became a VOLVO superstar

What if you could become the supermodel for a brand you love? What would it mean to be the STAR, the center of attention? In a recent event I attended in NYC, VOLVO understood the key to GREAT MARKETING. The [...]

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 [...]
Stop being everything for everyone

Stop being everything for everyone

Just as an inside note, my father was soooo embarrassed to appear on my video 😉 and I almost did get run over so don’t try that at home! But, let’s get back in topic. Are you playing SMALL enough? Are [...]
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 [...]
ANATOMY OF A TED TALK: Kelly McGonigal

ANATOMY OF A TED TALK: Kelly McGonigal

It’s Fall in the Northern Hemisphere! With four children back in school this means: applying for college, (my oldest son is a senior), work, school dances, raking leaves, AND organizing a TEDx event for 1,200 [...]
Anatomy of a TED Talk: Shawn Achor

Anatomy of a TED Talk: Shawn Achor

Last Saturday my husband and I were invited to my friend, neighbor, and Editor-in-Chief Linda’s party. She had designed a gathering especially to celebrate her daughter, Sarah’s “Going [...]
The anatomy of a great ted talk

THE ANATOMY OF A GREAT TALK: BRENÉ BROWN

I’ve created a FRAMEWORK which my clients use to create their TED Talks. It breaks down the presentation into different key elements that contribute to an overall great talk. This is NOT A FORMULA–nor a cookie [...]