I Made a Mistake!

While moving at lightning speed, from one detail to the next to organize and stage TEDx Asheville 2022, I made a big mistake. If it was a detail on the website – easy fix. If I forgot to arrange a projector, a call would right that wrong. This mistake required I apologize. Even with that creepy-crawly feeling of shame and embarrassment in …

Are You Using Fossilized Phrases?

Chris, a CEO of a large local company is one of 5 businesses sponsoring a awards banquet. He and his 4 colleagues have 3 minutes to speak. At our first session, with his speech in hand – he stands, and the first words of his speech are: “On behalf of…” Surprised? Neither was I. I asked Chris,” How many of …