If you are interested in projecting a confident, calm persona, then pay attention to your body language when you are seated. You may have incredible ideas tripping from your tongue, but if you are slouched in your seat, the audience will not necessarily believe your brilliance. Learn to sit up, stay grounded and connect… it will make all the difference in the world!
Sometimes you find yourself in the right place and the right time. I was trying on a few things in the dressing room of a major department store, when I overheard my neighbor in the room next to me.
“Hey Mom… What do you think?” (a hopeful hint of enthusiasm in her voice). […]
Whether you are speaking to a child (or someone who acts like a child) there are simple guidelines you can follow to grab their attention simply and effortlessly. Enjoy!
When Vy Higginsen opened her doors in Harlem to teach young people the gift of singing gospel music, she had no idea how influential she would be teaching her students confidence and self-esteem. The teens admitted to this program generally face very challenging environments outside the rehearsal room. […]
I was honored to present a workshop on Interviewing Skills as part of the Step Up Women’s Network Teen Empowerment Program. Step Up empowers high school girls in underserved communities to reach their full potential through dynamic after-school and Saturday enrichment programming that helps girls become confident, college-bound, and career-ready. […]
Sometimes life brings you “A-ha” moments at very surprising times. I was shooting an episode of the TV show, Bones, when I knew my life was destined for more. I believe that everyone should feel like the STAR of their own life. When you embrace your brilliance, you light up the world.
The term “public speaking” usually evokes an image of a podium and a microphone… NEWS FLASH!!… Public speaking happens every time you open your mouth. It’s not just the Share Holder’s Meeting you need to nail, it’s also the blind date your best pal set up for you on Friday.
Learn how to command attention no matter how low that microphone is below you. The moment you stoop down, you lose your power.
Natalie Portman is truly one of Hollywood’s leading ladies and at the 2011 awards ceremonies, the world watched her become Hollywood royalty. See how this young Queen managed to polish her delivery from the Golden Globes to the Academy Awards.
Wow! This group simply takes my breath away. Watch how this inspiring young man has helped teach children that dreams really can come true.