Alleviate Anxiety Tip #2: Support your Voice

| February 22, 2014

This is the second post in a three-part series focused on helping you alleviate anxiety before giving a presentation. Many people suffer from fear and anxiety about speaking in front of groups. This tip will ensure your voice quality is high on game day. Our voice specialist, Cynthia Bassham tells us that we do need [...]


Extra! Extra!

| September 20, 2013

People who have the Speaking Strength(tm) make their point simply, instead of expecting the audience to decipher a complex message. Read tips on how to get to the point and make your message memorable.


Speaking Hiccups

| June 14, 2013

If the unexpected hiccup occurs during your presentation, follow the good example of Houston meteorologist David Paul and Judy Grant’s sound advice.


Are you giving a “Best Picture” performance?

| February 28, 2012

Are you giving a “Best Picture” performance? The Academy Award-winning silent-era-style movie, The Artist, truly underscores that powerful movements and expressions create impact. What did the actors in this movie communicate? Joy, anguish, enthusiasm, worry, fear, despair. Even Uggie, the little dog demonstrated the power of purposeful movement as he hustled down the street to [...]


New Year’s Resolutions with a Twist

| January 1, 2012

Our fresh take on classic New Year’s resolutions will help you communicate effectively as an executive and leader and to succeed in 2012. Sticking to these speaking tips will keep your communications sharp and clear and your team inspired, aligned and focused on the goals you’ve set for the year. Whether speaking during a meeting, [...]


Speak for Impact

| September 6, 2011

Speaking is powerful. The human voice has the force to move mountains. To change lives. To impact the world. Speaking for impact is not an accident, it’s a skill. It is my great pleasure to work with executives, professionals and leaders to elevate their speaking skills and increase their impact. Executive presentation skills and media skills [...]