How Much Do You Customize?

For Speakers, Entertainers, Trainers, and Those Who Long to Improve Their Stage Performance ~   The other day I landed in Vermont for my first event ever in that State. I looked around as the rain poured down, and I had to laugh, as my wife was so excited to see my photos of the leaves turning colors and I was there at the perfect time of year. Everywhere I looked was absolutely stunning…and absolutely green. Not a dead, nor dying, autumn leaf in the entire State.  In fact, I drove up and down the interstate for over 2 hours
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What Could Have Been

Philosophy For Speakers, Entertainers & Performers ~   Tomorrow night my longtime friend, and extremely successful performer, will sell out a venue in SLC, UT, where I dreamt of performing with my name on the marquee when my career began almost 20 years ago. I won’t be there, although I support his career fully and always have, always will.  In fact, I haven’t missed one of his annual appearances in town in over a decade. I will instead be with my family on a date we blocked off on the calendar many months ago, to be together during one of
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My New Keynote

  Training & Philosophy For Speakers, Entertainers, Performers, and Imperfect Perfectionists ~    This morning I will walk on stage and do a Keynote I have now only done once before, and that was yesterday. 70% BRAND NEW MATERIAL.  What am I thinking?  This is a full fee event! How often we change things up on ourselves is determined by our willingness to fail, which in turn allows us to succeed at levels yet attained. When we find a formula for speaking, performing, entertaining, we tend to stick with it. Question is: How long should you?  In the past year
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