What do you do when a lot is riding on your speech, and you need to grab the audience’s attention IMMEDIATELY? I had a coaching client contact me recently about a very important speech she had coming up in just a few days. She is an elementary school psychologist, and also occasionally tutors children in […]

Speaking Tips, Storytelling

February 25, 2018

How to Capture Your Audience’s Attention

Remember that iconic song by Carly Simon about a self-absorbed ex-lover? “You’re so vain, you probably think this song’s about you…” You’re singing the words in your head right now, I bet. Unfortunately, I’m sure we’ve all met someone like that before! Lover or not. But what about the self-absorbed speaker? You’ve probably crossed paths […]

Speaking Tips

November 29, 2015

You’re so vain, you probably think this speech is about you