The Power of Presence

The Power of Presence

Earlier this week I was one of over a thousand women waiting with excited anticipation to hear social psychologist, Amy Cuddy expand on her 2012 TED talk: your body language shapes who you are. This time, Amy was exploring the power of presence. Here’s what I took...
Publicly Speaking

Publicly Speaking

Public speaking doesn’t just mean presenting to an auditorium full of people – although that certainly falls under the banner. Rather, public speaking literally refers to ‘speaking‘ in front of a ‘public‘ … basically any single person other than your reflection in the...
Not to talk myself out of work, but…

Not to talk myself out of work, but…

…I loved Kristi Hedges ‘Confessions of a former public speaking trainer: don’t waste your money’ article on Forbes.com. In it, Hedges suggests there’s not one right way to present – rather, as a speaker, your focus should be on presence, authenticity and building a...