February 23, 2020

Spirits of the Stone

February 16, 2020

Parasite’s Win

As you prepare and structure your presentation, speak to both the challenges and aspirations of your audience. When you do, you will capture your own award.
February 9, 2020

Jazz Redux

When it’s your turn to speak, immerse yourself, and like any jazz musician, riff on a theme or deliver a colorful insight. And because you are in the moment, inspiration will come to you. Then your creativity can gain strength and drive the rest of your presentation. Your talk will capture the audience through innovation and your swinging style.
February 2, 2020


When you launch a new phase or career, be as intentional as Bryant. Start with the fundamentals and practice daily, knowing that attaining mastery is a steady accrual of skills. Record yourself rehearsing, and like a pro athlete, watch your videos. Improve that “person you send out” and like Bryant, you too will develop the Mamba Mindset *.
January 26, 2020


Consider every piece of content you present the same way. Yes, it may be technically accurate, but it can be more memorable if you add your impression, or the way it makes you feel.
January 19, 2020

Wow Moment

Pull something dramatic from the headlines for an opening. Pick up a prop and make a connection with it to your topic. Intersperse colorful visuals with text slides in your PowerPoint deck. Tap into the brain's capacity to recognize and record novelty. There's nothing better.
January 12, 2020

Playing the House

Instead, aim for delivering a presentation that is engaging, audience specific, and in sync with your values. Commit to your material. And let the chips fall where they may. Integrity is your ticket to success.
January 5, 2020

Highly Overrated

Find your approach, your voice, and your interpretation of the material. Even if your firm has constructed the content or PowerPoint, you can present it with your insights and personal style that will make it sing.
December 29, 2019

Art of War

Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your development, aspirations and accomplishments over the years. Speaking with integrity and passion is the human gift-- make it your contribution to the world.
December 22, 2019

Spanish Leather

So, instead of boots of Spanish leather, let your gift of the season be a renewed sense of respect for and openness to others, signaled by a warm hello and welcoming gaze. Ola! Feliz Navidad!