Like many professional business leaders, odds are good that you are moving into Act II of your career and your life. You want to speak publicly because you know that you have something important to say—something that audiences will benefit
Close your eyes and imagine: You are a fabulous speaker and communicator. You love sharing who you are and your ideas. You know the audience is “with” you when you speak. You can feel the meeting going really well.
“That’s bad. That’s just bad.” I can still hear the director’s voice giving feedback on the scene we just rehearsed. And that’s the way it is for actors like me who have spent their entire careers perfecting a performance on
The need for good communication skills is heightened during the holiday season, as are the many opportunities at parties and events to show off these skills. One holiday that I continue to love is Thanksgiving. My passion for it began as a
Casting is not just for movies and fishing… In business, project managers need to be able to cast a team that will add value to their public speaking projects to assure the best outcome. That’s why casting directors of stage
When you’re on a business call, be careful not to try to sound laid back. You may come off sleepy or disinterested. Your voice may go monotone – which is hard to follow. You may drop into the vocal fry
Have you practiced your communication bow? When people give you praise or a compliment, are you able to gracefully receive it, or do you shrug it off? Rehearsal is a very important part of performance in the musical world. Hours