Month: February 2016

The Greater Impact of Joel Grey

cabaret_joel_greyWho can forget Joel Grey’s incredible performance as the Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret, the Broadway musical and movie with Liza Minnelli? His role has been described as one of the most iconic in musical theater history, and it won him numerous awards, including a 1973  Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, as well as a Tony.

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the now 83-year-old actor at the Atlanta JCC for a special book event,

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The Greater Impact of Internal Monitoring

Take a moment and think back to the last time you did or said something out of anger or frustration. Something that, on reflection, you wish you hadn’t done.

It’s in those moments that each and every one of us needs to become acutely aware of our internal monitoring system. Think of it as your own personal feedback system, an internal gauge that signals it’s time to pause, breathe and think about what you are about to say or do.

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The Greater Impact of Being a Happy Hooker

il_340x270.677239228_9yllI thought this title would get your attention! And that’s exactly what a hook is supposed to do – immediately pique the audience’s interest.

You’ve probably heard that one of the most important elements of a successful presentation is the ability to reel the audience in from the outset and make them want to listen. But how exactly do you do that? Here are a few tips.

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