You’ve heard me quote Mark Twain who said, “It takes me two weeks to prepare for a good impromptu speech.” You’ve heard me tell you that you should be prepared to speak, no matter the circumstances.
When my name was called out a few days ago as the recipient of the Jos. J. Charbonneau Read more [...]
Presentation Myth #1: Extroverts are better speakers.
Baloney. Sadly, extroverts are given extra points as being better and more natural leaders, salespeople and speakers. That’s just not true. It’s easier for extroverts to talk! That’s it. What comes out of an extrovert’s mouth is another Read more [...]
A recent Harvard Business Review article by Kasia Wezowski shares 6 body language stances/gestures that signal confidence during a presentation which she discovered from studying successful leaders from a variety of industries.
Nonverbal Signal #1: The Box
Wezowski suggests that you imagine a box Read more [...]
You are standing near the stage and your name is called, after a great introduction some power person shared with your expectant audience.
Your Chief Info Security VP has just handed the baton to you at your corporate quarterly town hall meeting with 200 senior execs.
Your Read more [...]
This hoopla over the two teenage girls NOT able to fly on United Airlines due to their leggings has engaged, enraged and enlightened us on a few issues.
1. Some people fly “non – rev” meaning non-revenue meaning for free! Who knew?
2. If you fly as a guest on this airline they have a dress Read more [...]