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Step Outside Your Box

I’m checking off another Bucket List item! This summer, I’m learning how to do improv theater! Trust me, I don’t aim to be at the level of Wayne Brady and his colleagues, Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie on “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Those men are pure genius, but local level improv is something I’ve always wanted to do. 579 more words

SELF-IMPROVEMENT

Speaker Notes: Can-do extras!

I had a few students who asked me some questions that I felt might be best shared in this format. Please feel free to adjust your speaker notes accordingly, if these tips may help your comfort level! 145 more words

Speaker Notes: Dos & Don'ts

As speech week begins next week, I wanted to take a moment or two to help you remember some of my guidelines for writing your note cards… 244 more words

A Lesson In Perspective...

My favorite 16 year old brunette traded her basketball shoes for high heels this winter when she became a member of the 2016 Haymaker Speech Team. 670 more words

General

Speak from memory (sort of)

Social media has become part of the contemporary landscape. But so has it’s opposition. It’s become cliche to hear critics describe the rise in connectivity but the fall of real communication. 1,444 more words

Communication