Face the Fear of Public Speaking

Make this year, the year you face the fear of public speaking. I haven’t posted in a while because my life has gone upside down, in a fun way, with the unexpected journey into professional photography. I’ve noticed, however, that a lot of … Continue reading

10 Irish Toasts for St. Patrick’s Day

Toasting is an important part of any celebration, and these toasts are of special significance among the Irish – Past International Toastmaster President Ted Corcoran, from Dublin, Ireland.   In 2003-04, I served as the District Governor for Toastmasters District 52.  … Continue reading

Hand Gestures when Speaking

Hands are an important part of body language when speaking. In his book titled, Nonverbal Communication,  the leading Californian researcher Albert Mehrabian claims facial expressions are almost eight times as powerful as the words used. That words only count for … Continue reading

If You Can’t Communicate – Warren Buffett Quote

If you can't communicate, it's like winking

If you can’t communicate, it’s like winking at a girl in the dark. ~ Warren Buffett Mr. Buffett Values the Ability to Communicate This quote by billionaire Warren Buffett demonstrates the value he places on communication skills.  In 2009 Mr. Buffett and … Continue reading

Master Communicator – President Ronald Reagan

Master Communicator President Ronald Reagan kept note cards of quotes and words of wit and wisdom he later incorporated into his speeches. We recently took a trip to the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Southern California.  The library is … Continue reading

Quotes about Public Speaking – Dianne Booher

Quotes about Public Speaking – Dianne Booher – looks at the reality of how powerful (and destructive) the spoken word can be. Samson of Biblical fame killed 10,000 Philistines with the jawbone of an ass.   Similar destruction on a daily … Continue reading

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