Taming Your Inner Chatter

Taming Your Inner Chatter

In 2001, I attended a 4-day “Silent Retreat.”  For me, there was no silence. Chatter volume inside my mind was deafening. I won’t bore you with the subject matter of my mind noise, but since most of us have an internal chatter box, we likely share similar themes. Arising from a plethora of sources, our internal voice sneaks in, softly …

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Master the Art of Speaking: Asheville Learning Lab

I’m proud to announce my first learning lab for 2016 as part of our Speaker Series! “Master the Art of Speaking with Confidence, Connection and Charisma” is a 4-week Learning Lab for Asheville professionals, beginning Tuesday, March 8. Registration Link Below In this highly interactive workshop, participants will test drive techniques to step up confidence, overcome nerves, communicate effectively and present more …

Power of the Purse

The Power of the Pause

  Hit the snooze button! Think before you speak! Re-read your emails before sending! Count to 10 when angry! Take a deep breath! Pause in these situations and you may save the day.  Pause in your presentation and you will make a great impression. ~Pausing is dynamic tool your presentation delivery.~ Here’s a perfect example:  While watching a trailer for …

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Who’s On Your Team?

Let’s Start At The Very Beginning…. I grew up in the 1960’s. Two iconic movies hit the big screen: Mary Poppins (1964) and Sound of Music (1965). Julie Andrew’s characters always had a cheery disposition and sunny outlook on life. As corny as it sounds, she was my heroine as a child. Celebrating my  first year as founder and lead facilitator …