How Speech Spelunking Leads To Clarity

If you are an entrepreneur, professional or innovator, you live in the deep waters of your work, your ideas, vision and details. When someone asks, “what do you do?” – you may find yourself at a loss for words. Add an audience – whether it’s a job interview, investors, or a potential client considering your company for their project, and …

I Was Going To Back Out

Bryn, scheduled to present her TEDx Talk in a week is panicked. Her talk isn’t the talk she’s meant to give. With no coaching from her TEDx team – she calls me.Twenty-four hours later, I’ve helped her: discover her true message clarify her core statement align her topics, stories and science streamline her content – so each section builds upon …

How To Communicate Belonging

It’s Friday, Sept. 2nd, the end of the first week of school. I’ve been watching Rachel, my 7-year-old across the street neighbor get off the bus all week. But today is special. Jennifer, her mom is standing in the driveway holding balloons in her hand and looking in the direction of the approaching bus. Rachel steps off the bus, gets a hug …

What Is Full Spectrum Speaking?

“…stories are the single best inspirational, motivational, and instructional tool that we have.” ~ Richard Krevolin   Imagine, making $55,000 per minute the next time you give a speech? In March 2012, Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative raised 1 million dollars after his 18-minute TED Talk, We Need to Talk about Injustice. Bryan Stevenson delivers a cadre …

It Takes Chutzpah!

“Find Your Voice”… …is an overused message especially for folks like me who help people find their voice for a living. However, I admit…I’ve used it. Last year, I stepped into roles I didn’t know I was capable of. A year later, I realize now – I found MY voice. I haven’t become a keynote speaker or a podcast star. …