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Business Leadership Random Thoughts

How to talk smart (while thinking fast)

Alright, I stole that title from somewhere (as I usually do and you’ll know from here) but believe me, if it grabs your attention, what you’re about to read and watch will be totally worth it. From 2010 to 2016, I spoke in public far too many times that I would have liked. Yet, I […]

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Business Coaching

The best you can do with all you’ve got…

I’ve been reflective of my limitations these past few months. Everyone’s got them. I’m pretty sure you’ve got a bunch that keeps you on your toes too. The challenge is to accept them and modify your lifestyle around those limitations. Because it hurts. Despite my best efforts, I haven’t been able to do any (well, […]

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Fascinating Leadership Random Thoughts

Let’s not get dramatic

What is it with speakers and writers that every one of their characters (at least the ones that matter) has to die or has to have a near-death experience? And I’ve heard and evaluated a fair share of speeches by wannabe speakers, trainers and leaders with the same (almost) pattern. Beats me! No, I’m not […]

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Speaking in front of a camera isn’t really public speaking

Though it’s almost as intimidating as delivering a message in front of real eyeballs! Without a doubt, the dynamics of speaking in front of a camera are quite similar to speaking in front of an actual audience but they’re still not the same. And they can’t ever be… unless you’re speaking in front of a […]

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Business Coaching

Your presentation persona

Found a great article by the folks at Ethos3 (A presentation design agency) on understanding your presentation persona. I simply love these guys for what they do! Just presentations (including training). But that’s probably because I love to deliver presentations. But I digress, the article gives a glimpse of Badge, the agency’s proprietary presentation persona […]

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The Christopher Columbus Award

I know this is funny but I definitely know (and so would you) some folks who deserve it. Heck, when I started to speak I was certainly worthy of this award too!