The Real Power of the Pause

The Real Power of the Pause

Has anyone ever told you to slow down when you speak? Has anyone every told you to pause more? Have I ever told you to “Breathe Life into the Experience” by “fully embracing both the words and the silences between them?” (aka … pause) If I haven’t told you before, I...
There is no Deus Ex Machina in Real Life

There is no Deus Ex Machina in Real Life

In theatre, since early Greek and Roman times centuries ago, there has been a device known as the “Deux Ex Machina”. “Deus ex machina” is Latin for “god from the machine” or “god of the machine.” It’s a person or thing that appears suddenly and...
Content – Structured Improv

Content – Structured Improv

Kathryn’s question about “talking your way to creating content” continues to pay off. What is a structured improv? And what does it have to do with speaking? Watch the final video in the series of 3 to learn more...
The Power of 3

The Power of 3

Why is the number 3 powerful when it comes to the content of our speeches? Watch this video to find out … (For more on the Power of 3, check out Meryl Shaw at...