What Is Your Message?

Define the Message You’ll Share Daphne loved the idea of speaking. She wanted to grow her makeup and beauty business but she wasn’t sure how to get started with speaking. Her mentor told her to focus on first defining her message. Every speaker needs a keystone message. But building this message can be tricky. Where… Continue reading What Is Your Message?

Wordless Communication aka Body Language

There is a language that we all speak, but few are conscious of: the language of our bodies. When we are talking to others – either face-to-face, or from the front of the room, our posture, gestures, eye movements and general demeanor communicate far more than our words. If you are unconsciously giving out the… Continue reading Wordless Communication aka Body Language


Here is an opportunity for you to try out a variety of products at no cost. Seems like there must be some kind of catch doesn’t it, but in truth, there isn’t. Well, maybe that’s not quite true. The thing is there are SO MANY wonderful products the catch is it is difficult to choose… Continue reading Giveaway

Make Your Point – Tips for Public Speaking

  Make your point – Here is a cool infographic illustrating some tips for public speaking – points to remember when presenting your speech. I’m curious as to what types of topics my readers speak on.  Perhaps you could post below your favourite topics.  I am very much interested in self-help and self-development, as you… Continue reading Make Your Point – Tips for Public Speaking

Practice Makes Perfect in Public Speaking

Practice Makes Perfect in Public Speaking and Presentations   Why is it that some speakers captivate our attention and move us to action, while others put us to sleep? How can you learn to be one of the good ones? It takes Practice!! Contrary to popular opinion, great speakers are not born—they are made.  You… Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect in Public Speaking

Choosing A Speech Topic

Do you realize people fear speaking in public more than they fear dying? Maybe because dying is abstract and appears far away while the lectern is right in front of them. Either way, you really can come to grips with your fear and maybe you won’t enjoy it, but you’ll be able to get through… Continue reading Choosing A Speech Topic

Coffee Cups

A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Offering his guests coffee, the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups – porcelain, plastic, glass,… Continue reading Coffee Cups

Learn More About Public Speaking

INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT PUBLIC SPEAKING??? Sign up here for my FREE Speaker’s Ezine Your Name: Your E-Mail: Powered by GetResponse email marketing software You will get information on public speaking as well as access to a list of 800 speech topics. To your speaking success Fran

Journaling for Emotional and Mental Health

Journaling has long been a tool to achieving better emotional and mental health. The need to express oneself in a safe and controlled manner is a powerful means to improving self-esteem and personal relationships. Parents can use this tool to increase their effectiveness and satisfaction with family members. Here are ten ways that a journal… Continue reading Journaling for Emotional and Mental Health

It really is public speaking

The funny thing about presenting and public speaking is that the majority of people will tell you they don’t enjoy it and/or aren’t very good at it. And yet regardless of who they are and what they do, most of the speaking they do on a day-to-day basis IS public speaking. You see, mostly when… Continue reading It really is public speaking