How to Speak in Public Without Puking on the Podium

I’m often asked to give keynote speeches to various groups because I have a gift for bullshit and I can use silly finger puppets and a bag of cheap props to make even the crabbiest audience laugh for a few minutes. ...more
Great tips.  And you didn't even resort to "picture your audience naked".  I always find that ...more

Stop Talking and Start Speaking

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THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK......THE CRAZY THINGS PEOPLE SAY.....

THINK BEFORE YOU SPEAK……...more
Carrie Zing Thank you Carrie.....I will go check your post out as well....more

VOICE BEAUTY.....CHANGE YOUR LIFE BY CHANGING YOUR VOICE......VOICE STYLE....

VOICE STYLE…. Why is it some people’s voices simply grate on me….?I am not sure…Everyone has their own unique voice and should…No two voices should sound exactly alike….I love voices….I love unique voices…Voices that set the person apart from another…..but there truly are some voices that need a tune up…. I love voice style…..A friend I used to call Aunt Pat (who was really like an Aunt to me growing up) had the most spectacular voice style of anyone I knew….She just had that perfect voice that everyone wanted to copy….I tried to copy her early on but realized I had my own v...more

The Power to Speak Up!

 The Power to Speak Up!By Yasmin Vorajee | The Vory Grouphttp://www.wobcmagazine.com/8057/38076/a/the-power-to-speak-up#wobcmagazine...more

It's Not Just 20-Somethings--Boomer Men and Women Forget that Goes Means to Go, Not Said

Over the last several weeks, I have listened to many webinars and attended a few conferences. I have heard the word go, or goes in place of the words say and said (respectively) more times than I can count. One of my favorite sentences starts this way, "Well, he goes, like...." and when I see someone who (or hear it via webinar) I consider to be a real pro speak this way it makes me cringe. With all the coaching I have done in my life with speakers, and in preparing countless people for media interviews (radio and television); I now have a great aversion to it. ...more
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