Using Humor at Work is as Easy as Pie

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A majority of the questions I receive after delivering a humor keynote are about how: How do you know what humor to use? How often should you use humor? How do you get started using humor? Using humor at work can seem intimidating but the reality is that you already know most of what you need… Read more

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The Position of Mentorship

I recently found an unexpected mentor, and she is awesome. She gives me positive reinforcement when I’ve done something right. She lets me know about things that are coming up so I can be ready for them. She doesn’t tell me where I should go, but once I’ve decided, she helps me get there. If… Read more

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Selecting a Metaphor for Better Presentations

Last week I talked about the simple presentation tip of using metaphors to improve understanding and retention of your material.  But how do you find a good metaphor? What Makes a Good Metaphor Not all metaphors are created equal.  Some can help you explain every detail of your presentation topic, while others barely provide any… Read more

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Simple Presentation Tip: The Metaphor

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” – Charles Mingus One of the hardest things to do is to take a complicated idea and explain it in a simple way.  But that is in fact what many of us have to do, and those who do it well… Read more


The Secret to Effective Presentations

We’ve all been there.  We’ve all sat down to see a presentation, and within the first 3 slides, we already know that this is going to be another boring meeting that will slowly sap us of any energy, creative ideas, and hope for humanity (ok that last one might be a bit extreme).  We’ve also… Read more