Have you ever said, “You just can’t make this stuff up”? And then you share these better than fiction observations? That’s a story.
You have read in this blog series that stories make your message come alive. But where do you find these stories?
Observe with purpose. Stories are everywhere. Read more [...]
Your message comes alive when you add stories.
Incorporate these 4 Must-Have elements when telling any story – whether at your Executive Retreat, your networking event, your son’s Bar Mitzvah, or a cocktail party holding your dry apple martini.
Story Element #1: Context – State the necessary Read more [...]
Einstein titled a speech - “Special and General Relativity: To Be Understood by the Common Man”. But Einstein joked, “the common man might not be that common.”*
My cousin** realized the oxymoron of communication. You must speak about what you know and have earned the right, via your education Read more [...]
Use “credibility sprinkles” ™.
First - you must know how you’re credible. What experience brings you to the senior level of your organization? What’s on your list of accomplishments that are compelling? How have you gained your gravitas? What examples or stories support your answers to these Read more [...]
Answer: Posture. Why? You are a victim of iHunch. We all are.
What’s iHunch? Your curled upper back posture due to looking at, reading, scrolling, texting, and emailing on your various small-ish handheld phones/tablets/watches.
Technology is transforming how we hold ourselves, contorting our Read more [...]