I Thought You Knew…

I Thought You Knew…

I thought you knew how I wanted that spreadsheet done. I thought you knew what the deadline was. I thought you knew when the meeting was. I thought you knew what I was thinking. I thought you knew I was writing a book… Wait, What? It’s true! I’ve written a book....
Wrap It Up

Wrap It Up

Have you ever noticed how we ask, “Where do I start?” but rarely ask, “How do I end?” I’m not talking about life, of course, just to be clear. I’m talking about communicating. It’s especially tricky when we’re in the spotlight. Making a presentation, giving a speech,...
Take Up Space

Take Up Space

Has there ever been a time when it’s more important for you to make sure you are heard? That people know you deserve to be where you are, standing at the front of the room? Maybe. I think during every era of history, that statement is made. “There’s never been a more...
The One-Two Punch

The One-Two Punch

A couple weeks ago, I talked about the importance of bringing yourself and your experience into your communication. While examples from your own experience can bring dry information to life, sometimes they aren’t enough. If you’re communicating with a group of people,...