How To Listen With Your Senses

Lynn and Daniel, her adult son, are sitting side-by-side. After mentioning his tubing trip, she asks, “did you go alone?” He enthusiastically answers, “yes.” “Were other people there?” she asks. He answers, “No, it was a very quiet day.” Silence. Daniel goes on to describe the water level and pace of the river. He missed it – Lynn’s real question. And she still hasn’t …

Can You Dosey Doe and Speak?

My first speaking engagement was a lunch event. Roasted chicken, green beans and chocolate cake were my greatest competition for the audience’s attention. That was a challenge. The shape of the room required me to stand in a doorway, the same door the waiter used to enter and exit. The audience is having lunch. I’m doing “dosey doe” with the …

3 Virtual Leadership Skills To Build Your Team

Millions of business professionals like you are reassembling work life, client communication and sales protocol. If you thought you could transfer pre-covid work processes directly onto virtual platforms without a redesign, you’re probably suffering like many businesses with lack of participation, a breakdown in communication and possibly even company morale. A recent training attendee said, “it’s getting stale.” I’m helping clients …

Virtual Fluency: The New Leadership Skill

August was a stellar month! I hope for you too. I launched Elevate Your Virtual Presence and Connection, a 4-session training program for businesses seeking to gain greater visual command, improve communication, and engage teams on virtual platforms. In my 6 years of training and empowering speakers, leaders, and entrepreneurs, I can truly say – this training is my best! …