Speaking like a store

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I was recently listening to an audio lesson from Lance Miller, and he mentioned that some folks ask him about being a professional speaker. When asked what they speak about, they’re looking for ideas about what to talk about. He likened this to how being a speaker is like having a store, with a storefront, […]

Is 2011 really over?

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Can you believe it? 2011 is coming to an end. Did you accomplish anything, or did you “make it”? Don’t feel bad if that’s the case, sometimes just making it can be an accomplishment. Especially in an annoying economy with equally annoying political and social issues all around us. Now’s the time of year when […]

Five things to have on stage

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I recently read a writing prompt (The Writer’s Idea Book, Jack Heffron) that suggested writing about the 5 things you would want to have with you if you were stranded on a desert island. I thought another interesting approach would be to think about the 5 things I would want with me if I were […]