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WHAT I WISH FOR YOU

Is to BE, don’t seek or try.  Be QUIET and hear your breath doing it’s job.  Listen to the wind’s music and the baby’s laughter.  Let GO of life as you wish it to be and see/feel the PRESENT as it is.  One wise person wrote: “You’ve already found.  You already have.  You already know.  [...]

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ARE YOU FULLY AWARE?

I have learned that full awareness in the present moment constitutes my meditation practice. And yet, my mind has a mind of its own – it wanders! Does yours? This is my first insight and I need to retrain my mind to stay in the present . . . moment by moment. Whew! This is [...]

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WHAT MAKES YOU A CHAMPION SPEAKER?

A great public speaker knows that not everyone in the audience will agree with his/her point(s). Hey, if everyone in the room agreed with you, would you need to make a presentation? The reason you make a presentation is to make a “point,” to sell your ideas so that when people leave, they will begin [...]

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Do You Have A Good Story?

Over the years, while listening to professional speakers, I noticed that the best story tellers deliver a speech with several stories that are accented by their points. They understand that it isn’t just providing content that impacts their audience, but their story. A way to inspire, motivate and get people to take some action, think [...]

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Why Do We Hold Hands?

I love when I can hold hands with one or more people. It feels like we are caring and cared for – feeling connected. My children and I held hands when we crossed the street and when they needed emotional support. Author Robert Fulghum, of All I Really need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, [...]

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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO MAKE A POWER PRESENTATION?

I always advise my clients to start with the end in mind. What do you want the audience to do as a result of your presentation? Think differently? Act differently? Then create a speech that takes your audience there. For example: Make sure your business spends less than it makes so you can create a [...]

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Tell me a story

Have you ever thought about how storytelling helps us create a better life and a better place in the real world? Storytelling is becoming increasingly popular, not just with the professional speaker, but with novices. We all have our stories to tell and we now realize that it helps feed our need for connection and [...]

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WHAT IS YOUR BODY LANGUAGE SAYING ABOUT YOU?

Your body language, nonverbal cues, tells a lot about how you perform at a job, career and on stage as a public speaker. Research suggests that nonverbal cues are more important than verbal ones. I came across one study that spoke about “body language comprises 55% of the force of any response, whereas the verbal [...]

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ARE YOU A GOOD STORYTELLER?

I was reading Spider-Man to one of my grandchildren last week and some other stories from his bookshelves. I noticed that most of the good stories have a hero, a serious challenge and learning something as a result. Good public speakers tell a story that helps the audience identify with themselves, their problems, their needs, [...]

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THE E-MYTH REVISITED – TOP 10 POINTS

Author, Michael Gerber, wrote an important business book in the nineties which still holds truetoday. Here are a summary of the top 10 points. All good tips for any person who is a business owner. 1. It is a fatal assumption that if you understand the technical work of a business- that you understand a [...]

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