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5 Communication Growth Hacks Actors Know That You Don't

5 Communication Growth Hacks Actors Know That You Don't

Working for years in the theatre, you pick up a few things. Not only props and costumes but information, observations and growth hacks that are easily translatable to other venues. It’s amazing how much of what I learned as an actor and director is compellingly applicable to entrepreneurship and running a business...

Being A Remarkable Company Means You're Not For Everybody

Being A Remarkable Company Means You're Not For Everybody

Four years ago when I began to stew and stir the idea for my remarkable business, I thought everybody, everybody would love and appreciate what we had to offer. After all, who couldn’t stand to improve their communication/soft skills and who wouldn’t want to do it in a fun and interactive setting? In my enthusiasm, I forgot one of the basic tenets of auditioning as an actor: I am not for everybody...

Ice Hockey & Soft Skills - Better Together

Ice Hockey & Soft Skills - Better Together

When you think of hockey, what’s the first thought that comes to mind? Is it soft skills? Nope, it's fighting!

A hockey fan will either go to a game or watch it on TV with some hope that they’ll catch a good brawl. And while fighting can be an important element of the game, as a non-professional ice hockey player participating in a weekly adult league, I sure can do without it...

3 Ways To Grow Your Presentation Bravery

3 Ways To Grow Your Presentation Bravery

Recently I had a consulting client who was extremely nervous about giving her presentation. She repeatedly lamented that the organization should pick someone else to do the public speaking and that she really, really didn’t want to do it. Client X resisted and she procrastinated. She talked about how theoretically she could do it, but didn’t want to do it, although in her life scheme, she saw herself as a person who would do it … at some point...