This evening, America will tune in to the only Vice Presidential Debate in this election cycle between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan.
The debates serve as a national public job interview, and Americans will have an... Read More
If you were to “judge” the debates based on the three fundamental criteria in Small Message, Big Impact - Case, Creativity, Delivery... Who won? (For more info see SMBI, Chapter 4- It’s Not One Thing, it’s Three Things)
1. Case — Did... Read More
I got my three minutes and time flew by. I didn't hit all the points I wanted to make. How do I manage the time?
You have to practice out loud and get a feel for managing your time. A good general first step is to divide... Read More
I have this little voice in my head that is screaming, "I have been in this business a very long time. I can just walk into a situation and wing it. Why do I need an elevator speech?"
I have great respect for those who have... Read More
Have you ever looked through a Kaleidoscope? The slightest rotation and movement of the bits of glass at the bottom of the tube results in a continually shifting pattern of colors and shapes…all it takes is a small adjustment here or there... Read More
A Big Thank you to the NAWBO-OC members and President, Loreen Gilbert, for the wonderful pre-launch event Wednesday night at Barnes and Noble, in Newport Beach, CA! It was standing room only and a wonderful evening! We truly appreciate your... Read More
Q. What’s the one thing I need to know about giving a great presentation?
A. It’s not one thing, it’s three things
We live in a world where people love to find shortcuts. Regardless of what a person might be presenting, pitching, or... Read More
We received such great feedback from last week's post that we thought we would share another excerpt from SMBI. Chapter 2: Define Your Intention. Hope you like it!
To reach any goal or realize any dream, you must first define your intention.... Read More
So, here we go…24 days until the book launch of Small Message, Big Impact with Penguin/Portfolio publishing – unbelievable! It’s a dream come true. :)
Looking back, it has been quite an interesting journey for me with this little... Read More
For Immediate Release:
National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for professional speakers. At this year’s annual convention, Terri Sjodin was inducted into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame held at the JW Marriott in... Read More