Ice Breakers for Training or Conferences

There are several books “out there” about training ice breakers, but I did not like the suggestions I found. Most were too corny, too crass, or would use more time Continue Reading →

There are Poems, and Then There Is Poetry

The following are unrelated poems, attempts at poetry, or Not-Poems. They are snippets from collections of poetry and other short writings that I’m going to create throughout the Pandemic Winter Continue Reading →

Vimeo Versus YouTube

Both YouTube and Vimeo are video sharing networks. Users can upload videos for free. Each has different levels of storage and support. A brief comparison of Vimeo and YouTuber video sharing platforms may help you decide which to use for specific content. Continue Reading →

Training Series #3 – More to Consider Before Creating Content

It’s not only about what you or I want to say or convey. It’s about what affects the ability and willingness of the audience or students to receive the most important aspects of our presentations. So, don’t be grumpy. Here are a few more factors to consider. Then, we’ll start on content creation. Continue Reading →

Training Series #2 – What Trainers Should Know About a Training Venue BEFORE Classes Start!

Nancy giving a PowerPoint training speech in a venue

There are always surprises when you’re training, but the venue basics should not be one of them. Get your questions answered in advance. Here is a checklist to help you, regardless of whether you’re doing the training or you want me to develop and present the materials. Continue Reading →

Training Series ~ #1 How to Construct New Classes and Training Programs

First in a series about basic training guidelines. Whether you hire me to develop materials and/or train, or you want to do it yourself, these guidelines should help you formulate your offerings. Continue Reading →

Speeches and PowerPoint Presentations

Nancy giving a PowerPoint training speech in a venue

Question: what do I love to do?     Answer: create persuasive speeches and training or classroom presentations! Question: what is the difference between any other speechwriter and me?     Answer: if Continue Reading →

Knowledge, Wisdom, and the Tao Te Ching

As a Life Coach and as a provider of writing and editing services, I know the ideas I want to convey are greatly reduced by the use of words. Carry on after reminders from the Tao Te Ching. Continue Reading →

Stuck? Want to Express Yourself?

This is a description of a class which gives creative ways to get “unstuck,” whether you want to write a secret daily journal or a publication. It is especially helpful for those trying to overcome loss and grief. Continue Reading →

Change Your Life – My New Meetup Group

Change Your Life Is My New Meetup Group in Northern Virginia Hello, Soul Seekers and New Life Creators! Periodically, let’s take a time out from all our “must do” activities and obligations Continue Reading →