If you visited my blog lately, you've noticed that new posts have been absent since last fall. My apologies to my readers. My time has been occupied by final manuscript preparations for a novel I have been working on for awhile. In mid-February, I finally sent the manuscript to my editor to start the process… Continue reading New Posts on the Way
What still holds true, no matter what the presentation technology, is the content of the presentation and its power to persuade, inform or connect with an audience at an emotional level.
In this agency creative was king and the king, the CEO, was a creative at heart. Everything needed his approval before it left the shop to go to the client. He demanded nothing less than our best.
Not being a frequent flyer on corporate jets, I had no idea what a “jump seat” looked like. I soon learned that seat had another purpose.
For a second I tried to envision what this emergency entailed. I pictured someone in a big building full of large pipes looking for two knobs as liquid sprayed all over the place.
In the course of our busy lives it is easy to get distracted with the necessities of life. Yet we can’t lose sight of the truly important moments that require our full attention.
It seems I always want more out of life, but can I be content with what I have instead of looking at what I don’t have?
Sometimes you just need to face your fears head on and go from there.
Mid-summer in the MidWest. Hot, humid days, warm summer rains and fresh produce from the garden. It reminds me of the summer when I was a kid when my mom first gave me my own row in her garden and a special pack of seeds. My mom was a master gardener. Each year she planted… Continue reading A Penny Seed Packet Yields Life Lessons
I knew I could type up to 25 wpm thanks to my high school typing class, but could I do it with five mistakes or less? I remember the stopwatch ticking as I pounded the keys on the manual typewriter, knowing my future was at stake.