How Present Are You? First, let’s define what it means to be “present.” To be present simply means to be consciously in the “now,” not focused on the past or the future. It means being free from judgment, aware of and able to calmly acknowledge and accept what you hear, see, smell, taste or feel […]
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• Would you like to consistently grab the attention of your audience, prospect, or client before you open your mouth? • Have you ever wondered why some people make an instant connection with others, while many folks struggle to be heard? • Did you ever wonder why certain people enter a room and, without saying […]
On Saturday I was guest speaker at an event put on by a local PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization) organization that raises money for women’s higher education. The event was titled Hogs and Kisses as they’d asked me to speak on the topic of my book, You CAN Teach a Pig to Sing.
Recently, while doing a one-on-one presentation coaching session with a client, I was reminded of the power of presence to connect the speaker to the audience, be it one or one hundred. My client began his presentation in a BIG VOICE that radiated “fake” enthusiasm. He spoke as if he were presenting to an audience […]