Posts Tagged: Leadership

What Will You Do Next? part 1 of 3

In this blog post let’s look at the first of my three lessons for survival. Keep Working. The hardest thing you will do is to keep working on your dreams and goals. Granted it may be a smaller venue than you had hoped for but I have seen and learned by being on the stage… Read more »

The Wind Finds Voice

Obstacles ought to set us singing. The wind finds voice, not when rushing across the open sea, but when hindered by the outstretched arms of the pine trees, or broken by the fine strings of a harp, then it has songs of power and beauty. Set your freed soul sweeping across the obstacles of life,… Read more »

What will do you Next… continued

In my earlier blog I wrote about a pattern I see happening a lot these days – people who start well but somehow fall off of the track and don’t seem to know how to get their mojo back. Their failure is due to a miscommunication about one of the hardest questions they do not… Read more »

What Will You Do Next?

Have you thought about it? In this economy and in these times have you thought about, What Will You Do Next? I doubt you have and that’s okay as long as you take a few minutes NOW to reflect on that phrase and answer it… not for me, but for you. As a presentations coach,… Read more »

Put it down and rest awhile

A lecturer when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?” the answers called out ranged from .25 lb. – 1lb. The lecturer replied, “the absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it. If I hold it… Read more »

Dealing With Life

Here are some great ways of dealing with the burdens of life: Accept that some days you’re the pigeon – and some days you’re the statue. Always keep your words soft and sweet – just in case you have to eat them. Drive carefully. It’s not only cars that can be – “Recalled” by their… Read more »

Big, Bold Gestures Change Everything!

Your gestures matter and a good strong gesture has 3 parts: the approach, the stroke, and the return. Remember your power comes from the shoulder and not your elbow. A large idea should be LARGE – meaning you must put your arms out wide (elbows away from your body)… you might feel a little odd…… Read more »

Women’s Campaign School at Yale

It’s been said that Leadership is a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task – I couldn’t agree more. For the past five years I have been in leadership with the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University – the… Read more »