The beginning of a New Year always seems like a time of refreshment to me… How about You? Well this year I’ve decided that my 2 special motivators are best expressed by the words: Community & Solutions . And these concepts are best accomplished by Speaking & Advocating. So, putting them together I’ve developed the phrase: “Speak for Community, Advocate for Solutions”.
Influence a Global Community
Ilona Szabó de Carvalho does Speak to a Global Community about their concerns when she did Speak to a Brazillian Community about drug use, abuse and more. Ms. De Carvalho is a Drug policy & Public Security specialist from Brazil… but she wasn’t always a Social Activist. You’ll discover in this TED talk, that she was working at her chosen career in Banking when she made this decision. Consequently, she left all that behind to follow the path of a new challenge. And what did she choose?
She chose to… [Read more…] about Speak to a Global Community
Desktop, Clip-ons, Mobile phones: Mic’s are everywhere.
Remember the 2 Mic’s 1 Rule for Professional Safe Microphone use. The growing popularity of Video Chat, On-line Conferencing and Training has increased the need to work with Microphones for many people. New tech demands learning new skills. So let’s look at 2 types of Microphones you’re most likely to use and then… [Read more…] about 2 Mic’s 1 Rule
Working around Limitations is a Winning Choice.
Here’s Megan Washington Stuttering and Singing at TED. And she was a charming surprise Presenter for the audience. You see, when Megan Washington Speaks she stutters. But when Megan Sings she doesn’t stutter. Isn’t that curious? I thought so too. Stuttering is not uncommon. But it does discourage many people from contributing or Advocating at Public events. Stuttering is an embarrassing condition for many people of all ages. Often, a stutterer will avoid participating in Meetings, Luncheons or other high profile Speaking events such as TED. But that wasn’t Megan Washington’s choice as you’re about to see & hear. She shares her Story, with both personal and light-hearted comments, while stuttering throughout. She then leads us to her musical performance, which as you’re about to see and hear, is quite remarkable… [Read more…] about Stuttering and Singing at TED
A Young Speaker + Tech + Confidence= Success at TEDx