28
DEC
2015

What is your New Year’s Expectation?

In my opinion, my friend, Kenya, and I have the best conversations about life. We set goals, hold each other accountable, laugh about life’s crazy way of showing up and solve the world’s problems; sometimes, all in the same conversation. Last week, she asked me a great question...
24
AUG
2015

5 Top Voice Tips for Teachers & Coaches: Save Your Voice & Survive the School Year

Singing…You can ring my bell-ell-ell…Ring my bellll…Ring, Ring it, Ring itttt! School is officially back in for the fall. Gets on intercom…Welcome to school year 2015-2016! Will all teachers, coaches and trainers come to the principal’s office? No. You’re not in trouble, but you...
20
APR
2015

Vocal Athlete’s Monday Motivation

Happy Monday Vocal Athletes!!! Let today set the tone for the rest of your week in a positive way! Start strong. Finish strong. If you hate Mondays, it’s probably because you didn’t take Sunday to relax and prepare or you don’t enjoy what you’re doing. Either way, you cannot...
08
JAN
2015

5 things every speaker should do to avoid losing their voice

Singing…Baby it’s cold outside… Ole’ man winter is not done with us yet. Oh well. It’s another day in the life… the show must go on and we busy professionals still have a job to do.  You rush out of the house with your cup of coffee in hand, jump in your car and sing along to...
29
DEC
2014

Top 10 Speaking Tips to Bring into 2015

2014 has come and gone… hasta la vista… arrivederci So, you spent the year hiding in the back of the room, avoiding meetings, conference calls, and/or  pretending to be fascinated by “uber important” text messages or emails during networking situations. Ultimately, you missed out...
06
MAY
2014

Know the Code of First impressions: Communication Survival Tips for OTC Houston

OTC  (Offshore Technology Conference) Houston is finally here! You have been looking forward to it since last year. It’s an awesome opportunity to make international connections with oil and gas executives.  OTC conference goers attend with one thing in mind…acquisitions, whether...
25
MAR
2014

Public Speaking is NOT the enemy…Fear is!

It’s almost your turn to speak. It seems like time is racing. If it would only slow down… The closer it gets to your debut, the more tense your muscles become. You’re sweating. You feel butterflies in your stomach. Your pupils are dilated and your mouth feels dry. You’...