Category Archives: public speaking

(Issue #492) Using Demonstrations for Teambuilding and Prioritization


Regardless of the topic, demonstrations can drive home a point that may be lost in a lecture or in a reading. My decades of teaching, speaking, and facilitating have reinforced that people need to connect with the speaker and the … Continue reading

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(#261) Mixing it Up with Your Audience


So, go ahead. Mix it up. It will not only energize your audience, it will keep you fresh. A note to my blog followers: This week’s post marks the fifth anniversary for this blog. Thank you for following and sharing my weekly … Continue reading

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(#233) Feed the Butterflies


The day I stop getting a little bit anxious before addressing a group is the day that I need to stop speaking. This past week I had the pleasure to speak to 1,000 educators at the annual Moran Lecture Series … Continue reading

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