Confessions of a Life Long Meditation Avoider

I have always hated meditating. I KNOW it is one of those “magical” activities that is supposed to give me the ability to go all Neo and slip into the Matrix at will (yes, that was a The Matrix reference), or something much like that. Which sounds awesome. And useful....

Raising The Bar

Since I’ve been on a roll (rant) about raising the bar as speakers, let’s explore a technique that will make us ALL better speakers and presenters, shall we? Great speakers put 50% of their prep time into the opening and closing of their speech. Why? Because openings...