Speaking Skills

April 17, 2013

If I can do it, anyone can.

  If I can do it, anyone can. Are you a natural born speaker? Do you think there is such a thing? Surely, we’ve all seen great speakers. They make […]
January 10, 2012

A speech evaluation: Dan Pink

  This is worth the read! Riveting, spot-on analysis of a very very good speaker.  Dan Pink presented a fascinating talk at TED 2009. Click here for the analysis.   […]
December 31, 2011

You really remember that?

“I can’t believe you remember that story!!” That’s what I said when I recently had coffee with my young friend Ashley.  I’ve known her since she was 12, when she […]
October 16, 2011

“Holy Wordsmith, Batman!”

Do you remember the TV show “Batman?”  I watched it all the time during it’s short 3 season run from 1966-1968.  (Yes, I am old.  Born in 1961…do the math.)  […]
October 8, 2011

Public Speaking Tip from one of the Greats: Craig Valentine

Craig Valentine is the 1999 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking.  He’s also my good friend and mentor.  While on his website earlier today, looking for something specific, I […]