Public Speaking Tip – The Best Toastmasters Advice I Ever Got

I used to cram as much information as possible into my Toastmasters speeches while still meeting the 5-7 minute time-limit. Which meant I had to speak really fast! And speaking fast is super tough, because speed kills. There’s no wiggle room for mistakes, forgotten lines, pauses or letting a phrase “sink in” with the audience. … Read more

Intuition isn’t stupid, I am

Intuition isn’t stupid, I am. If I date the wrong person, I’m to blame. I’m the full-on sucka! I have 6 senses to help me navigate all this shit. SIX! If I can’t make a “should I stay or should I go” decision with 6 senses stabbing me in the face all the time, I’m a complete moron!

Can My Girlfriend Trust Me?

I’m a pretty good kisser. But when I’m yelling and screaming at my girlfriend she probably forgets all that. How I “react” is my life. She doesn’t know if she can really “trust” me until she sees how I react under pressure, when I’m angry. Then the story she tells her girlfriends is complete: he’s … Read more

You can know your limits. But never, ever stop trying to break them. We are stronger for the things we face.

“I think the most important thing in life is to just go on and find something that you’re passionate about, find something that you love, and fight for that. And not have anybody take that away from you. You can know your limits. But never, ever stop trying to break them. We are stronger for … Read more

The Secret Benefits of Criticism

Critics can sometimes provide erudite observations about you. And sometimes those observations help to clarify who you are and what your cause is. Listen to criticism, filter out what doesn’t apply to you and search for the golden nuggets within their statements. I was recently criticized/accused of being “inspiration guy.” I have to admit, this … Read more