Think Twice (Before You Speak)

You’ve had a thought. Great! Should you share it?  When you’re preparing a…


The Common Denominator (One thing our public speaking fears have in common and what we can do about it)

What if I stumble over my words or make a mistake? What if I lose the respect…


Behind the ‘Seens’ (Where Leadership is Made)

Don’t mistake that which is unseen for that which is unimportant.  This week I…


The Preparation Trap (Don’t Get Stuck in the Door)

Hold the door for someone and it is considered polite, but hold the revolving…


The Growth Intersection (Two Ability’s that Accelerate Leadership Growth)

This week in a group of high school students I witnessed something extremely…


Four Decisions Leaders Need to Make (A Lesson From The Streets)

I usually hate waiting at traffic lights. But this time was different. I’m…


To Slide or Not to Slide (Is Not the Question)

"Should I use slides when I present or not?" It's a good question. But I'm not…


How Will You Be Remembered? (Two Moments Every Speaker Needs to Think About)

Will you be remembered well? Will you even be remembered at all?  According to…


The Attention Tension (How to Capture and Engage your Audience)

In November 2015 I experienced Times Square for the first time. It was…


Leadership Longevity (Four Things Every Leader Needs)

No leader sets out to burn out. A marathon runner doesn’t leap off the starting…