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1503 2022

Speaking to a group? 5 questions to empower yourself and be less nervous

By |March 15th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Business, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whenever we're speaking -- whether it's to our internal teams, to clients, during an online webinar, at an event, or in the media -- developing a solid mindset is critical to presenting powerfully and memorably. But that needs to happen before we even step into the room, be it virtual or in real life. And it's on you to make [...]

1403 2022

Stop touching your face in Zoom meetings

By |March 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Business, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Body language is essential to get right whenever you're presenting. Even though we're only seeing the top third of your body on Zoom (or Microsoft Teams or Google Meet), how you appear up there matters. This is especially true when you need to be perceived as a leader. This is not about lookin’ good. It’s about gaining the trust of [...]

803 2022

How do you communicate when you’re stressed out? 3 wellness tips to practice today

By |March 8th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This is an emotional time. We could be approaching WWIII, and you might be feeling many things intensely. This morning, I’m sitting in a hotel room getting ready to help clients present on stage during their annual meeting, and it’s hard not to be distracted by the news. If you’re in a high-pressure job, you need to be “on” despite [...]

1102 2022

A lesson from Elton John

By |February 11th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Business, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Elton John finally made his way back to Chicago. This was a show originally scheduled for 2020. Like a lot of concerts, it was delayed because of the pandemic. As the months passed, I didn't think he would actually make it back. As you may know, Sir Elton recently had COVID. Was he going to be too nervous being in a big [...]

402 2022

They’ll love your snow stories

By |February 4th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Business, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Have you ever met a really BORING person? Been on a first date and wondered how someone could really be that bland? Are you sitting in a Zoom meeting right now listening to a person go on and on… about nothing? Or worse… are you afraid you might be that person? The best piece of advice I give thought leaders I [...]

2401 2022

The ripple effect of communication issues

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Business, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How are the people inside your company communicating with your customers? Or future customers? I was on a call with a $12 billion company today. I’m sharing this in case you have the same issue. They hosted their annual meeting recently. Many of their execs had to give presentations and they quickly realized… several of them were having issues presenting and getting [...]