Opportunities to give presentations are coming your way! Get ongoing speaking tips in my Present Like a Pro group on Facebook and share them with the presenters in your life.
Authenticating It's hard to be natural. Pretense is great when appropriate, but give me unadorned authenticity any day. Watch this off-the-rails interview, as Conan O'Brien chats up actor, Sean Hayes. If the host wanted to use talking points, he gave up halfway through the intro.
Always try to "program" spontaneity into your speaking, writing and posts. Anticipating I can't wait to read Daniel Kahneman's new book, Noise, cuz, who can't use more decision hygiene?" Co-authored by Olivier Sibony and Cass Sunstein, the book explores what gets in the way of consistent and fair decision making. Kahneman won a Nobel Prize for uncovering the cognitive biases a while back. I refer to the biases (video) a lot when doing sales coaching. Augmenting When the pandemic closed my gym, it forced me to get creative about keeping fit. Now the gym is open again, but I still do glute-bridges before getting out of bed.
"There is a blue one who can’t accept the green one for living with a fat one while trying to be a skinny one. Different strokes for different folks. And so on and so on and scooby dooby dooby." -Sly & The Family Stone in the song, Everyday People, composed by Sly Stone.
Appreciating - There's difference between sympathy and empathy. One is much better for you and your relationships. Read more in my latest blog post.
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