A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible.  ~Margaret Atwood All I said was, “hi” and my mom asked – “are you okay?” One word and she knew.  Your vocal tone makes an immediate impression. If you are tired, feeling confident, believe in your message or feeling nervous, your audience will …

You Can’t Change What You Don’t See

It’s Go Time! Are You Ready? You just got that speaking invitation. It’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for – but…yikes! It’s in 3 days. Your content is set. Thank goodness! Delivery is not. There’s no time to attend a Speaker’s Lab; no time to hire a coach. Never fear! You can reassure and reinforce a well-written presentation with these …

Master Your Message

Master Your Message Through Editing

“What did she just say? I”m totally confused! Is anyone else following this speech?” You may have had these thoughts while listening to a workshop leader or presenter. You’re lost. You’ve stopped listening. And if you were near the exit door, you might step out. Being trapped in an hour-long plus presentation or lecture where you feel lost is awful, isn’t it?  …