Reach Yourself First before Speaking to Others – It's an inside job!

Now we turn to a new subject, as these three components of the Visual, the Vocal, and the Verbal -- “The 3 V’s” -- represent the 3 pillars which hold up what we might describe as the temple of communication. Bearing in mind that the impact of a person’s gestures and sounds carry far more [...]

How to overcome blocks to writing and delivering a presentation?

  WRITING & SPEAKING INVOCATION:   (TO BE SPOKEN OUT LOUD, WHILE READING THESE WORDS, UNTIL YOU COMMIT THEM TO MEMORY) For best results, read the words in bold italics OUT LOUD  just before sitting down to write or deliver a presentation. Ideally, put on your most inspiring music in the background while reading these words [...]

MiRRor Work Reflections

MiRRor Work Reflections: MiRRor work can be so empowering: a great practice is telling the face looking back at you in the mirror what you want to tell the world, with utmost sincerity. Say what you intend to say to others until you see that the face looking right back at you 'truly gets' your [...]

MiRRor Work Reflections

MiRRor Work Reflections: MiRRor work can be so empowering: a great practice is telling the face looking back at you in the mirror what you want to tell the world, with utmost sincerity. Say what you intend to say to others until you see that the face looking right back at you 'truly gets' your [...]

What to do after you PAUSE – what to say?

A client I was assisting to create short 3 minute videos of the best of his work asked me, "What to do when I pause in front of a live audience and feel uncomfortable in the silence? What to do?" I suggested that he would do well to guide the group listening to him with [...]

How Fears Of Public Speaking Manifest – and what we can do about it

How Fears Of Public Speaking Manifest (and what we can do about it) Having a fear of public speaking is incredibly common. Some studies have even found that up to a quarter of all people are more scared of speaking in front of an audience than they are of death. Public speaking, however, can be [...]

How Fears Of Public Speaking Manifest – and what we can do about it

How Fears Of Public Speaking Manifest (and what we can do about it) Having a fear of public speaking is incredibly common. Some studies have even found that up to a quarter of all people are more scared of speaking in front of an audience than they are of death. Public speaking, however, can be [...]