Kittens Eating Pizza

Adorable Kittens Eating Pizza I ask you, who wouldn’t click on that link, right? I could have tried to grab your attention with something like “Adolescent felines and their preference for dairy products and tolerance to gluten”, but I don’t

Death by Public Speaking?

Franklin D. Roosevelt, said “All we have to fear is fear itself”. The full quote is “So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which

Networking ROI

Networking ROI “Time is money”. Benjamin Frankly coined this adage in 1748 in an essay titled Advice to a Young Tradesman. Too frequently we fail to realize that our time is valuable. This includes the time we spend on networking. I do a lot of

Public Speaking for Strange People

I think Jim Morrison of The Doors said it best “People are strange when you’re a stranger“. Well, of course they are. People are always strange, or think you are, before you get to know them (or they get to know you). Then

What’s my (tag) line?

I know I’m dating myself, but “What’s my line?” was the longest running game show in television history. The first episode aired in 1950, and the show finally concluded in 1975. The premise was that a panel, made up of

Why am I blogging?

Funny you should ask. I’ve enrolled in an on-line blogging course by WordPress, called “Blogging 101”. It lasts several weeks, and is intended to get you (or me in this case) in the habit of blogging regularly by providing

Why Do I Need to be a Public Speaker?

I’m often asked, “Why do I need to be a public speaker? I provide such and such a service or I sell this and that”. This question is actually pretty easy to answer. I tell the person asking the question to substitute “Public Speaking” with the