Don’t Use All the Runway When You Speak.

Don't use the whole runway when you speak.Whether you’re taking a speech class, speaking at Toastmasters or giving a key-note address, trying to pack every nugget of wisdom  into your speech can create a time monster.

Most of my speeches  have been cut by 1/3 to 1/2  by the time I reach the podium. Even then, I still use  every minute allotted to me and sometimes a few seconds more.  You could say I’m an expert at using all the runway.…

Anatomy of a Hoax

I have to give credit where credit is due; Millennials, you get it! Gen-Xers, most of you get it.  Baby-Boomers, you are trying, but half of you don’t get it. Silent Generation, I don’t know what to say…

Just because it’s on the Internet or a friend emailed it to you, doesn’t make it so. “It’s a HOAX!”

Many well intentioned people, who are trying to help their friends, propagate Internet hoaxes on social networking sites and in email inboxes.  The only thing I can do is keep shouting, cajoling and instructing you on the differences between legitimate threats and Internet hoaxes. Below are a few thoughts to keep in mind when you are presented with an apparent, looming Internet threat.…