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Should you write?
April 12, 2016
More times than I can count, as a speaker I've been advised to write and I've heard other speakers advised to write. Write a book, write articles, write a
August 26, 2014
I was listening to a webinar today from Naomi Dunford, and one of the questions led to some discussion about older content on our websites. Since I've been
The Power of Strong Dialog
November 27, 2012
How would you like to improve your storytelling techniques with just three simple tips? As a speaker, you may already know the importance of using dialog more
On writing well
June 27, 2012
“To defend what you’ve written is a sign that you are alive.” —William Zinsser, WD I just read this quote on Writers Digest blog, the title was 72 of
Do you need a Writer’s group?
May 14, 2012
I think I need a writer's group. This evening I attended a writer's group at a local Barnes & Noble. Don't die of shock. Yes, I was at a Barnes & Noble today.
Speaking Tips: Language use – word pairs
September 23, 2011
Have you ever heard the wrong word used to describe something, and realized the mistake happened because of similarities? Here are a couple of examples, and
Live an interesting life
July 24, 2011
If there is one thing that clearly applies to both speaking and writing, it is that you need to tell interesting stories to be successful. This may lead you to
Primer: Make a to-do list
July 21, 2011
Tonight's exercise: Make yourself a big audacious to-do list. No. Not a "get the groceries, wash the car, do 17 push-ups" kind of list. Instead, spend the
Are you out of Ideas?
July 17, 2011
This post is second in a series about using writing prompts to improve your writing, or to reach non-writing goals. The first post is here. The next prompt in
Acknowledge that it is hard
July 16, 2011
Is there something in your life that you are avoiding? Too many times, we like to place blame somewhere for why we aren't doing the thing(s) we know we should