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Self Awareness

What’s The “Art” in Listening?

Listening just happens, right? No action required. Listening is underway. You can’t “NOT” – not listen. It’s on automatic pilot. Sit back: Take it in.   “So”…. you’re probably asking….”if listening is happening, then….” “…What exactly is that “Art” part in the Art of Listening?  Our world is noisy, with multiple distractions and a plethora […] Read more…

The Art of Listening to Each Other

New: Signature Speaker Learning Labs! Expanding To Two Locations

Presenting with Power and Purpose is a 4-week Speaker’s Learning Lab for Asheville and Buncombe County area professionals, beginning Tuesday, March 7 at 5:30 pm in East Asheville and Monday, March 13 in South Asheville. Participants from a wide spectrum have participated in the lab: Creatives, coaches, authors, architects, attorneys, speakers, corporate managers, and even […] Read more…

Posture up! Command Yourself!

Have you picked up your bottle of Natural Confidence lately? Wouldn’t that make leadership, presentation, taking risks and stepping beyond our comfort zones so much easier?   Since confidence isn’t on the shelf at your local CVS, I’ll offer you a No-Cost alternative!   What YOU feel is what THEY see.  This premise, from social […] Read more…

Is Listening Like Eating More Vegetables?

I’m a presentation and communication coach, so why is “Listen” the first word in my tagline, and not the third? Because listening attunes us to our audience – whether that is one on one with a client, leading a meeting or presenting to a large audience. For those of us in the business of working collaboratively, […] Read more…