The Myth of Mistakes
Mistakes are like the boogy-man. They are a myth. They exist only because weâ€™re afraid of them.
The 20-Second Connection: It’s Not WHAT You Say.
It’s HOW You Say It
“Why does that happen to me? I donâ€™t get it?”My friend Trisha. She just got back from a dinner party.â€œItâ€™s the weirdest thing,â€ she continues, â€œSomeone will ask me, â€œWhat do you do?â€ and itâ€™s as if they just asked…
Part II: The 20-Second Connection: What Do You Say?
Remember last monthâ€™s post about how to answer the question, â€œWhat do you do?â€ What, you donâ€™t remember! Well, rather focusing on WHAT to say, I wrote about HOW to say it. But today, letâ€™s talk about how to script…
Part III: Did You Make the Connection?
Time for a pop quiz! You remember those, donâ€™t you? When your teacher would surprise you with a quiz that you were in no way prepared for? If you had any control-freak, perfectionist qualities, you dreaded those pop quizzes! Well, in…
When You’re Feeling Nervous, Let It Move!
The time is getting close. Any minute now, someone will introduce you. You will make your way to the front of the room and speak to a group of people who are anticipating your every word. As you wait for…
Diva Secret #1: You Can’t Care What Anyone Else Thinks
I recently wrote a Special Report that I’d like to share with you. It’s called “The Diva’s 7 Secrets to Speaking or Performing With Confidence, Ease and Charisma.” I’ll be posting these Secrets one by one over the next few…
Diva Secret #2: Focus On The Fabulous!
Diva Secret #3: Be Yourself
Diva Secret #4
You Can’t Make a Mistake Because There Is No Such Thing!
Diva Secret #5: Connection Comes Before Content
Diva Secret #6: Allow Your Audience to Be Who They Are
Diva Secret #7: You Gotta Have Fun!
The Summary & Appendix to The Diva’s 7 Secrets
Why Public Speaking Experts Should Shut Up And Sit Down!
I couldnâ€™t stop squirming in my seat. Every word out of his mouth made me fidget with frustration. It was all I could do to not shout out loud, â€œPlease shut up and sit down!â€ I was at a conference…
Public Speaking – How to Beat the Epidemic
of Not Enough
Danger! Thereâ€™s an epidemic infecting the majority of the population of America. Maybe the world. No, Iâ€™m not talking about avian flu, or malaria or hyperopia. Iâ€™m talking about the Epidemic of Not Enough.The symptoms to watch for are: a…