How long will you wait?

In eighteen years of working her way to Senior Vice President of a bank, Stacy avoided invitations to speak. Comfortable leading board meetings, committees and speaking to clients, Stacy stayed in her safe zone. Stand and speak in front of 500 people? No thanks. An invitation to speak at a large community event landed on her desk. Terrified and uncertain, …

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 …

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Get To The Heart of Your Message

If you’ve worked with me, you know I help you improve on delivery tools, content clarity and performance skills. But lately, a foundational component of the “art of presentation” is waving its arms for attention. While listening to an incredible interview with Billie Jean King, the former #1 tennis player, this foundation component was expressively audible in her story and …