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...
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?...
A Note of Encouragement…

A Note of Encouragement…

…If You Dread Speaking In Public I wrote this a while back in a bout of inspiration. Or maybe it was exasperation. It’s unedited, but I wanted to share it with you anyway. If you dread speaking in public… remember this: You aren’t going to dieYou aren’t...
It Went BETTER Than He Could Have Imagined

It Went BETTER Than He Could Have Imagined

A client I worked with shared the good news about his success speaking at a conference (pre-pandemic). If you have struggled with speaking anxiety, read my client’s story below to see what is possible when it comes to dealing with extreme anxiety. I bet you will find...