Presenting when lives are on the line

Sidd Chopra explores the role of communication in Health Care with Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award Medalist, former Professor of Medicine at Harvard, UNC, and Johns Hopkins and Founding Director of Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Dr. Robert...

Don’t let bad communication ruin your holidays!

Do family arguments tend to ruin your holidays? In this hyperpartisan world, it is really not surprising.  It seems as if we have lost the ability to disagree without being disagreeable.  But it is not completely our fault. Stress & emotions can hijack logic, our...

Increasing the ROI of conferences

Getting the ROI out of events   Ever attend a conference and skipped a session? Ever slept through a session, caught up on email or did work? What can you recall from the last conference you attended? Did you ever think that an event was a waste of time? Are you...

What Gene Wilder teaches us about event planning

There is a lot we can learn about event planning from the movies the late Gene Wilder was in.   Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Lesson: Avoid feeding attendees sugary foods and drinks   Young Frankenstein Lesson:  Abby Normal (Abnormal) is more...

Sample Interviews

  Connecting with audiences with Lt. Governor of State of North Carolina, Walter Dalton Making your message clear and personal with Past President of the National Speakers Association, Patricia Fripp How top leaders deal with presentations with Director of...

Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton

Importance of Communication Skills to your career? Where did you get your training?   How important is the pitch?   How do you connect with the audience?   Careful using humor in presentations What should you not do? What is the impact of presentations...

What is the purpose of a Master of Ceremonies?

A good MC connects the recent events and audiences concerns to the theme and the theme to the speakers topic. Warms up the audience Inspires the speaker All so that the content is relevant, memorable and makes an impact. How? By: Taking care of the logistics...