The Blog

The opportunity to Give Great Voice is something I try to do every day.
 
These are some of the stories of how I do it and how you can too.

How to Unmask your Message

1. Project and articulate - Think of yourself as the theater actor, everything is a little bit bigger. project like you're reaching the back row of a theater, articulating what you're wanting to say, over enunciate. We don't have the luxury of mumbling with a mask on!...

Muppet Mindful Mashup – Belly Breathing

Don’t you just love synchronicity?! Several weeks ago, I shared a video of a simple, mindful, calming technique - the art of belly breathing, and then, happened to see a few days ago that Sesame Street's Rosita the muppet was ALSO sharing the same technique for the...

VIDEO: Call your Best Gal this Galentine’s Day!

Valentine's day is coming up and is known as the holiday of expressing love and appreciation for those whom we adore. It's mostly associated with romantic love, but Galentine’s Day is a recent addition to this celebration of love with an emphasis on our female...

Voices for a new Decade

I found this very cool, old typewriter at a place we were staying at over Thanksgiving and it reminded me of how far we’ve come in the way we are able to share our words with the world. I used a typewriter when I was a teenager and I have to be honest, I never could...

Giving Great Voice – What’s Your Intention?

I’m excited to be able to share my first official photo from the #TEdxTalk La Sierra University Stage. This picture is of me rocking my real life “role” of "Super Soccer Mom" 😊-- a role I cherish along with wife. Of course they are both the hardest to play well. The...

Using our Voice to ask Nicely

I am the first to admit there are times when I’m short-tempered. And it always shows up in my voice. My edgy tone can be off-putting to the person on the receiving end, having no idea what my problem is! Our voices are powerful communicators. They telegraph emotion...

How are you Feeling? The Better way to Give Great Voice

I often text, “I hope you’re doing great.” But, I’ve recently changed it to “I hope you’re feeling great.” I don’t know who started “I hope you’re doing great,” but when you think about it, “doing” exactly what great? Doing the laundry? Doing dinner? Doing life great?...