It’s Not About You…

It seems easier during the holiday season to remember the all-important truth: It’s not about you. But while writing our book Evolutionaries: Transformational Leadership we found that those leaders who adopt this frame of mind year around in their approach to leadership are much more capable of facilitating transformational change and accomplishing great things. As… [Continue Reading]

That’s Easy for You to Say! – Public Speaking – Final Exam!

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series That’s Easy for You to Say!

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series That’s Easy for You to Say!by Guest Blogger JP Voilleque, with Carmen Voilleque You may recall that we started our last blog on this subject with the joke:  A cab pulls up to a red light and a pedestrian, looking confused, leans in and yells… [Continue Reading]

That’s Easy for You to Say! – Public Speaking 103

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series That’s Easy for You to Say!

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series That’s Easy for You to Say!by Guest Blogger JP Voilleque, with Carmen Voilleque We’ve all heard the joke: A cab pulls up to a red light and a pedestrian, looking confused, leans in and yells through the window, “hey buddy, how do you get to… [Continue Reading]

That’s Easy for You to Say! – Public Speaking 101

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series That’s Easy for You to Say!

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series That’s Easy for You to Say!Guest blogger JP Voilleque, with Carmen Voilleque If you’re reading this, you’ve taken the first step in committing yourself to becoming excellent in public speaking, as a presenter, and communicator in a variety of contexts.  In our book, Evolutionaries, we… [Continue Reading]

The Legend of Yankun

Randy and I kicked off 2012 by coaching MBA students in the art and science of public speaking at Ole Miss in early January.  As I watched these amazing young people grow their skills in delivering compelling market-place “pitches”, informative business presentations and wrestling with real-world corporate ethical dilemmas, it became very clear that when… [Continue Reading]