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November 12, 2016
My dad and me.

A heart attack, an election, and a call to clarity

There’s something about a crisis that brings clarity like nothing else can. In April 2012, my dad had a massive heart attack. It was the kind […]
August 24, 2016
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How to get loud so you can get heard

If you’re like me, and teenaged “musical appreciation” meant blissing out to ear-splitting rock ‘n’ roll while sitting between the largest possible speakers, you need to […]
November 13, 2014

Strong words for women

In my last entry, I offered some easy ways for women to adapt body language to project more confidence and power during presentations. But unless you’re […]
November 12, 2014

In praise of big women

Today’s Western women are culturally trained to think that small is beautiful—Cinderella’s lost slipper was no size 10. Whether it’s buying jeans a couple sizes too […]
November 10, 2014

Legendary Nerves

Students and clients are often interested to learn that I’ve experienced plenty of speaking anxiety too. One said that it gave her hope, knowing that I […]