When It Comes to Speaking, Are You an “Orchid” or a “Dandelion?”

When It Comes to Speaking, Are You an “Orchid” or a “Dandelion?”

Two Types of Speakers What are you when it comes to public speaking, an “orchid” or a “dandelion?” I came across the “orchid” and “dandelion” concept when I listened to an interview with W. Thomas Boyce. M.D. talking about his book, The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why...
Who Do You See in Your Mirror?

Who Do You See in Your Mirror?

Seeing Your Self I just received this question from one of my students about the mirror exercise I offered in a recent video… “How long would it be best for me to stay in front of the mirror?” My answer…. Remember it needs to be a small mirror, one that is handheld...
Most People Don’t Think This is Public Speaking

Most People Don’t Think This is Public Speaking

What Is Public Speaking, Really? You might think “public speaking” is about being on a stage with a microphone in hand. The audience sits with rapt attention, or so you wish. But the idea of speaking formally in front of an audience is only a narrow description of...
The Find Your Voice, Change Your Life Podcast

The Find Your Voice, Change Your Life Podcast

The Birth of a New Idea Can you believe how drastically things changed during quarantine? We’re not out of the woods yet, but hopefully, that time is coming soon. How different will our relationships look– will our communication look– once we emerge?...