Entries by Kathryn Janicek

How to Be a Strong Woman & Why It’s So Important

My mother walked into my elementary school wearing white shorts with her leopard bikini underneath. You could see it peeking through. She was that mad. She didn’t care what she was wearing. She was on a mission. More on that in a second. Yesterday, I checked in with a friend. She now lives in a new city […]

New Writer & Column in the Chicago Sun Times

Have you heard Shia Kapos (of Crain’s Chicago Business fame) is now with The Chicago Sun-Times? Check out her new column “Taking Names.” It launched this month. Shia featured my story of finding Mr. (Ted) Wright in Chicago (on a dating site) & our Florida wedding. As a media coach – my job is to help people look […]

It’s Not Only What You Say, It’s How You Say It

Public speaking isn’t just when you get on stage. You’re using public speaking skills (or not using them) when you’re in front of any customer, employee or team. When we practice our public speaking – it’s rarely on a stage in front of thousands. Hiring managers – and managers who train employees – don’t always […]

Producing the Best You

  You’re an expert in your industry. You’re smart and you worked hard to get where you are right now. You’ve seen other people in your industry used as an expert in the media. You’ve seen the interviews on TV. You know, with the right training – you could be on TV or quoted in […]