Content: Why It’s More Important Than Body Language

When it comes to public speaking you may have heard that body language is more important than your content or words. However, it’s actually a myth that’s made the rounds so many times that it’s believed … read more

Would you pay to speak at an event?

You shouldn’t pay to speak. All speakers should be paid although payment can take many forms. When a colleague sent an email to tell me a Vancouver TEDx event is charging their speakers to stand … read more

What is your worth as a public speaker?

Hands up if you think you’re paid well. Now, hands up if think you are being paid what you’re worth? Recently, I found Casey Brown’s TED talk, Know Your Worth and Ask For It. She begins her talk … read more

Gratitude Helps Silence Anxiety at the Podium

  Have you read “The Presence Process” by Michael Brown? I’m just into the first few chapters. I’ve had a keen interest in mindfulness over the past number of years, in part, how it relates … read more

A Tantalizing Way to Begin Your Next Presentation

I had to share this with you. As a lover of words, as I suspect you are, this exquisite video piece (embedded below) directed and animated by Andrew Norton, shares words that aren’t easily translatable. … read more

Be bold. Get heard. Inspire action.