Six top speakers to appear together at National Speakers Association convention

Wow. That's all I can say with the news that six of America's top speakers will appear together at the 2014 National Speakers Association … [Read more...]

Pump Up Your Optimism!

Here's what we know:  Optimistic people perform better on aptitude tests, on the playing field, at work and in school.  They are healthier, more … [Read more...]

BRILLIANT Book on Relationships!

Okay, okay, I KNOW this book is entitled, Building a House Together, but it is about soooo much more than just building or remodeling a house.  The … [Read more...]

Oh No, No, No, No, No….

Have you ever had this happen?  You say something that isn’t accurate.  Then the person you are talking to responds with five, six, or seven rapid, … [Read more...]

You Don’t MEAN to Sound That Way? Then You Probably Do!

You don’t mean to sound what? Picky? Critical? Judgmental? When you start any conversation with that kind of disclaimer, it actually directs your … [Read more...]

Down with the Goat-getters

When I'm conducting sessions on effective communication skills, people frequently ask me what to do when THAT person, makes one of THOSE disparaging … [Read more...]

Ouch! Red Hot Motivational Speaker!

Inflammation.  As a motivational speaker who is constantly traversing the country, I don't even like to SAY that word.  I've got the knee that is … [Read more...]

Motivational Speaker Commits Meatball Murder

I'm a pacifist by nature. I am. I once held a .357 Magnum  in my hand and had the opportunity to shoot an escaped convict who was holding me hostage. … [Read more...]