The Time Has Come…!
Apologies I haven’t been posting much here over the pandemic—I’ve been that busy! And most of that is because the coaching aspect of my consulting business has been taking off like a rocket over the last five years. In fact, I am thrilled to announce that going forward I will be focusing on my performance/presentation […]
Another Year of Public Performance Presentation Skills Success
As you may know, I am on the faculty at Western Colorado University, in the Graduate Creative Writing Program. For the last four years I have coached grad student creative writers (poets, genre novelists, and now screenwriters) on Public Performance presentation skills during the department’s summer intensive in beautiful Gunnison, CO. Each year I have […]
Teaching Presentation Skills to Graduate Student Poets and Novelists
This was my second year as a member of the graduate creative writing faculty at Western State Colorado University, in Gunnison, Colorado. I was first hired in 2016 by my Harvard classmate David Rothman, head of the program and of the poetry concentration, to teach a summer intensive on presentation skills to second-year grad student […]
Upcoming 5/13 ATD NYC Webinar: Common eLearning Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
As you may know, I’m co-chair of ATD NYC’s eLearning SIG (special interest group). Every other month, co-chair Enid Crystal and I put together a program exploring the challenges and rewards of including eLearning in your company’s blended learning solutions. Sometimes we invite speakers, and other times we host roundtable discussions on hot topics. On Wednesday, May […]
I Brought My Full-Day eLearning Voiceovers Bootcamp to the West Coast!
My client Green Mountain Coffee Roasters recently flew me out to Seattle to teach another session of my full-day eLearning Voiceovers class for their Sumner, WA site. This is the third site I’ve visited for GMCR so far, and once again it was a great bunch of students, all willing and eager to dive into […]
eLearning Voiceovers Tips on Basic Audio Equipment
Here’s some basic advice about tools that I always share with my students in the eLearning voiceovers classes I teach: For recording your eLearning voiceovers, don’t waste your time and money on a headset microphone. It may seem more convenient, but you’re not going to get the quality of sound you need to keep people […]
Great Class Photo From My Latest eLearning Voiceovers Course
Here’s a great shot taken at the end of my full-day eLearning Voiceovers class, which I led once again for the great folks of GMCR, this time down in Knoxville, TN. A number of the students couldn’t stay for the photo as they had flights to catch, but we had 18 in all. It was […]
More Praise for My Presentation Skills Coaching
Last fall, I provided one-on-one Presentation Skills coaching sessions for a number of executives at one of my clients’ locations. The feedback I received through my client contact afterward was terrific, and I was thrilled that my input had such a positive impact. One of my attendees sent my contact the following praise, and later […]