communication skills

March 19, 2017

Choices and Commitments

When you think back over your life what are some of the greatest commitments and longest lasting experiences you have had? Perhaps it’s your marriage, a […]
February 10, 2017

Bringing Out More Brilliance: Speaking to Mensa, Feb 18, 2017

Last July, I had the distinct honor of addressing the American Mensa Annual Gathering, with a ballroom filled with eager attendees, ready to learn tips on […]
July 29, 2013

Heart of a Toastmaster Book featured in Toastmaster Magazine

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. In fact, it’s Where Leaders Are Made. Membership of 292,000 strong, where individuals improve their […]
June 9, 2013

Speaking of Fears…

It’s hard to believe …. that I was once a painfully shy five-year-old, being dragged along by my mother on her door-to-door Avon routes. Then, in […]
February 12, 2012

Speak Up for Your Cause: Public Speaking Tips

Using your voice for advocacy, influencing decisions, policies and actions As you are preparing for your upcoming presentation, here are a dozen solid tips to utilize […]
December 28, 2011

Sheryl Roush to Present at L*A*C*E Training

L*A*C*E Leadership and Communication Education Professional speaker and speaking coach Sheryl Roush will be presenting two presentation skills classes, open to the public on Saturday, January […]
December 26, 2011

Connecting without Speaking

Had an interesting experience this afternoon… I went to shop for a new office chair at Staples, and while waiting for assistance in that section, I […]
December 4, 2011

8 Steps to Stellar Presentations: Transitions

Step 6: Develop Transitions In previous blog posts, we’ve looked at Step 1: Develop Your Objectives Step 2: Know Your Audience Step 3: State the Main Ideas […]
November 22, 2011

Your Inner Cheerleader: Book Release

A new book – worthy of attention – releases TODAY …  Your Inner Cheerleader, by my colleague and dear friend, Terri Marie. As an expert in […]