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Archive for April, 2009

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A New User’s Guide to Twitter
I am a nascent Twitter user and completely fascinated by how easily it has been to become…dare I say it…addicted.

Public Speaking is a Performance, Not a Conversation

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of speaking to the Pro Track 2009 program of the National Speakers Association, Northern CA Chapter. Pro Track is a year-long professional development program for people who want to learn the business aspects of the public speaking industry. Group members meet one Saturday a month for a year. [...]

Passenger Uses Flight Skills to Land Plane

More Lessons for the Public Speaker!
I saw an Associated Press article in the San Francisco Chronicle this morning about Doug White, a Florida man who had to land a twin engine plane he was a passenger in when the pilot became unconscious and died in the air. White had his single engine pilot’s license but [...]

Major League Baseball—Opening Day 2009

What are the lessons for the public speaker?
Ah…finally…Opening Day. I’m a huge baseball fan, so the beginning of baseball season is always an exciting time. Just the thought of heading to a mid-week game, grabbing a program and a hot dog, and rooting for the home team (The Oakland A’s) puts a smile on my [...]

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