Blog

Embody Your Voice and Your Self

When I was in New York recently, I had the privilege of seeing the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Driving Miss Daisy, starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave. To be in a classic, and what by New York City standards is an intimate, theatre, with two great actors performing at the peak of their art was […]

READ MORE

Interviewing

A few weeks ago, I was reading an interview in the NY Times Business Section with the Chairwoman and COO of Atlantic Records Group-Julie Greenwald. Excerpting from the interview, Ms. Greenwald talked about the kind of culture she was trying to foster at the company. She spoke about wanting the people to be open in […]

READ MORE

What the Governor of California Recently said…

The Governor of California, Jerry Brown, noting that he had followed actors into the State House twice (Ronald Reagan and Arnold Schwarzenegger) recently observed, “A lot of this is theatre. How do you communicate to 38 million people? You’re not sitting down talking to them. So it’s gesture, symbol, the narrative, the drama. Who’s the […]

READ MORE

We Must Always Be in Conscious Awareness

I was listening to the President’s press conference earlier this week —truly one of the most challenging situations one can ever be in. The whole world is focused on your every word. You are supposed to appear omniscient, gracious and unflappable. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the President knew that Vocal Awareness could support and […]

READ MORE

State of the Union Address – A Note to the President

Tuesday night President Obama spoke to the Nation and by extension—the world. Opportunities for him to be seen as a passionate, deeply convicted and profound Leader by our country and the world community are rare. When these opportunities do occur, the President must capture the moment. Of course, he is always Presidential and well spoken. […]

READ MORE

Strategy – Lao Tzu

I was recently teaching a very successful business client. He’s a moralistic venture capitalist who is here to make a difference—not just a lot of money. We were discussing Lao Tzu and his classic book—The Art of War. One of the passages we explored was “strategy without tactics is a slow route to victory and […]

READ MORE

Reflections on Tucson

It’s not just what we say, but the energy we hold in our hearts.  The tragedy of last weekend in Tucson creates the opportunity for change, but it is only that – an opportunity.  I want to awaken you to what it really will take for us to communicate in a way that others can […]

READ MORE

Vocal Awareness is the Glue

Over the last few days, there were a confluence of various experiences which reflected certain aspects of what is a part of the DNA of Vocal Awareness. One was the new film, “The King’s Speech” that is getting so much press these days. A part of that film resonated with me from the perspective of […]

READ MORE
Page 10 of 11« First...7891011