Grace: The Glory of Friendship

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Nothing frees like discovering yourself safe in relationship. For […]

Finding Your Shine

I train speakers. And I love doing it. But last week I wondered if I should resign. Why? Because although I’ve studied the craft and have worked hard to improve, I can still name dozens of communicators who do it far better than me. Whether writing or speaking, being a professional communicator is hard work. […]

A Chick-Fil-A Take on Dynamic Communication

We’re now a little over a month away from our first Dynamic Communicators Workshop of 2011. I’ve talked about this conference before, so I’ll keep it brief. I’m on staff with DCW and Ken Davis as a communications coach because I believe in it. But don’t take my word for it. Check out this video […]

Tune In: Focus on the Family Broadcast

Focus on the Family Broadcast The Joys and Struggles of Being a Stepmom For nearly 10 years I’ve experienced both the ups and the downs of being a part of one of society’s fastest growing populations: the Blended Family. Although being in a blended family wasn’t my original dream (and at times I thought I […]