Free Book Excerpt – Trust Me

For my holiday blog, I'm giving you the first section of my most recent book, Trust Me, free. Enjoy and happy holidays! Trust Me:  Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma Introduction Every communication is two conversations: the verbal one — the content — and the nonverbal one — the body language.  If the two are […]

The Public Words 2010 Top 10 Holiday Gift Guide for Public Speakers

What do you get that public speaking family member or friend?  Following (in no particular order) are 10 suggestions for anyone who speaks, presents, or just worries a lot about speaking in public. 1. Note cards for thanking meeting planners If you speak professionally, meeting planners are your customers, your lifelines, your best friends.  Their […]

Inspirational Speakers, Inspirational Stories – 8 – Melissa Etheridge

I’m continuing my series of blogs on inspirational speakers with inspirational stories.  Let’s see if we can lift everyone’s spirits during this holiday season by sharing some inspiration!  Thanks to those who’ve sent suggestions.  I’ve received a number that are fantastic — stay tuned and keep ’em coming!  No politics please – of course there […]

eBook: How to Read Body Language

Every communication is two conversations, content and body language. And body language is often more revealing and truthful than content, especially in divulging what other people are really thinking. But how do you follow that second conversation? If you try to monitor it consciously, you rapidly become overwhelmed with ambiguous information. Did that twitch of […]