Public Speaking – Who is it for?

'The Sinking Library' is a fabled tale of a college library that is said to be sinking because the architect had not taken the weight of the books into account when he designed the building. I'm going to provide the moral of the story in advance of this blog post - do not forget the books! … Continue reading Public Speaking – Who is it for?

Too Much of a Good Thing

Did it ever occur to you that 'too much of a good thing' can be a real problem? Of course, 'too much' is a subjective term. Too much chocolate for me will cause a stomach ache and a genuine (yet temporary) dislike for chocolate altogether. That said, too much chocolate for my lactose-intolerant friend involves … Continue reading Too Much of a Good Thing

You CAN Have It All

"There are only so many hours in a day." "You can't do it all." "You're only human." "If you take that on, what are you willing to give up?"  Teachers, lecturers, friends, and family. At one point or another, they have all thought I was 'doing too much' or 'at risk' of doing too much. … Continue reading You CAN Have It All