The Theatre of Business?

The theatre of business? People have often asked me why I used a theatre analogy in my book to talk about business – suggesting that the two were at opposite ends of the spectrum. It was actually a melding of my two passions – theatre and business – that were staring me in the face! […]

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Authenticity I’ve heard from several of you asking about “authenticity” and how you would know for sure that you were being authentic and other questions. Let me provide an excerpt from my book All the Workplace is a Stage: Acting Techniques to Create Award-Winning Business Performance. “As a business person, you know who you are. […]

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I was visiting my Mom recently in the hospital, and as I walked to her room each day, I noticed something specific. Most of the staff – the doctors and the nurses – walked around looking very stern. Not just serious – which I could understand, because they were dealing with people’s lives – but stern. […]

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Ummmmmm Ahhhhhhh

That moment when you can’t think of what it is you want to say and so you fill the empty space with “ummmmms” and “ahhhhhs”!What happens? In most cases, it’s simply a bad habit. You may not be 100% sure of what you want to say, so while you think of what you are going […]

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Sharing A Bit of Feedback

Today I want to share some of the feedback I’ve gotten from clients over the years. I’m sure you think it’s wonderful to hear from me, but it’s always good to hear from the client in their own words. Here’s what a few clients had to say: “You are a master at building self-confidence and […]

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The Impact of Voice

You didn’t have to see the image. The voice said it all. Both instances – Walter Cronkite on November 22nd, 1963 and Anderson Cooper on June 14, 2016 – reporting an emotional moment. Both were skilled journalists with excellent command of their on-screen presence. And yet in each case, their voices said it all. Cronkite was reporting the […]

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