3 Days of Complete Silence What lessons did I learn?

3 Days of Complete Silence What lessons did I learn?

When I was a rowdy kid (yes, just ask my 4 brothers), my mother would (often) send me to my room. Being forced to sit alone was the punishment. Now imagine that I registered for a 3-day silent retreat where I’d be locked alone inside my head! I was not supposed to...
A Silent Retreat: Who are you without your Voice?

A Silent Retreat: Who are you without your Voice?

One of my life’s biggest missions is to help other people to find their voices. Not their singing voices, but their speaking voices. Learning to become a better speaker/communicator is profitable and great for your career, but discovering your Authentic Voice –...
Naked on Stage? Nothing to hide behind....

Naked on Stage? Nothing to hide behind....

Last week I did a talk in front of 600 people. I was naked. No colorful Powerpoints, no music, no flashy videos to hide behind. Just me. Just my naked voice. Here is what someone tweeted just after my talk: You know you’re a confident speaker when you go on...