Big Changes + Announcement

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I made a pretty big decision a couple of weeks ago about my business. (Tbh, I’m hesitant to write and send this email because I don’t want it to come across as self-indulgent. The reason I’m sharing this with you is because seeing behind the scenes in someone else’s business has proven useful to me,…

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This will set you apart as a speaker

Rumi quote

I’ve been listening to TEDx talks by women to find potential guests for my new podcast. Their talks are well done – good delivery on important topics in women and leadership. But most of them are missing that X factor that makes them intriguing and memorable. They haven’t moved beyond the WHAT into the WHY,…

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Stepping Stones to Get You to a Keynote or TEDx Stage

Stepping stones to get you to a Keynote or TEDx stage

If you’re reading this, I know you’re interested in upleveling your speaking. You imagine yourself as the keynote speaker at an important conference in your industry or you’re standing on a stage giving a TEDx talk that blows the audience away. I know you’re fully capable of doing this. But, here’s the thing: to get…

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3 Stages We Go Through as Entrepreneurs and Speakers

3 stages we go through as entrepreneurs and speakers

There are three stages we go through as entrepreneurs and even as speakers: Experimentation, Intention, and Growth. Because my business was still new in 2016, I was all about Stage 1 – Experimentation: trying different things to see what worked and what didn’t, what I liked doing and what I didn’t, which kinds of clients…

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My favorite books in 2016

What was your favorite book?

As I’ve been doing a recap of 2016, one of the things I like to do is look back at the books I read (I keep a running list in Evernote – I’m at 35 books so far this year). These are the books that had the biggest impact on me in 2016. What were…

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Your voice is needed

Where can you add your light?

“Ha, you haven’t heard me sing,” I thought to myself as one of the Kirtan* musicians reassured the group of us that no one has a bad voice. We were sitting in a semi-circle on the floor in the yoga studio, the lights dimmed, candles glowing, cold air lightly seeping in on a brisk wintry…

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The 3 C's of Successful Speaking (and Business)

The 3 C's of Successful Speaking (and Business)

You know the spare closet in your house that ends up holding lots of random stuff and eventually becomes so full that the next time you open it, everything spills out? That’s how my mind has felt the past couple of months. I had been consuming so much information during the past year that I…

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