LISTEN TO THE COACH

LISTEN TO THE COACH When I was 14 years old, I began playing football (soccer) competitively in school, and was ...
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Before and After

During a recent speech coaching session, one of my clients said, “I saw you speak in London a couple of ...
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I Second That Emotion!

Some time ago, I received an e-mail in which a Toastmaster asked me ‘HOW MUCH emotion should be expressed in ...
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The Call for CLARITY

Everyone enjoys a good story, which is why we like intriguing mysteries, sentimental romances, gut-wrenching dramas, horrifying thrillers, and belly-busting ...
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Holiday Memories

It’s early January, and Christmas trees have been dragged to curbs to be hauled off with the trash. Pine needles ...
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Use Another Tool!

  Several years ago, I discovered some termite damage to floor joists under my house. The damage was in the ...
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When Something Goes WRONG…

For more than 25 years, I’ve both told and heard some very inspirational stories. Some were born of deep pain, ...
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Mundane, or MAGNIFICENT?

 Over the years, I’ve met thousands of interesting people; royalty, celebrities, politicians, pioneers, and more. Some have no specific claim ...
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The DARK PLACE

Our stories are personal; our stories are powerful; sometimes our stories are PAINFUL. Some time ago, while discussing storytelling during ...
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UNFORGETTABLE PRESENTATIONS Virtual Class Starts TUESDAY!

We start Tuesday! Will you join us? Ready…to get booked more? Want to make more of an audience impact EVERY ...
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Will They Remember?

“You came to my school about 7 years ago and gave your Words Count speech. And I just wanted you ...
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A Lesson from the Champions

August 25, 2018 was a historic day for Toastmasters International! For the past 80 years, Toastmasters has held the annual ...
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The POWER of PERSPECTIVE

Stories have the power to move people in many ways. That emotional connection can be increased exponentially when you have ...
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Don’t Tell us…TAKE us

For more than 25 years, I’ve enjoyed telling stories, but all my life I’ve enjoyed hearing them, from many people ...
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What I Learned From my Coach

Ever notice how seemingly gifted speakers make it look so easy? How do they do that? What if you could? ...
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