anxiety

How to break-up with speaking anxiety (check-out my interview with Corinne Zupko)

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The first time I gave a speech, back in the third grade, I began my lengthy, dysfunctional relationship with anxiety. As you may know if you’ve gone through my Hotshot Speaker video training, my classmates laughed at me, I cried, and I made a pact (that I honored) to play safe and small. Do whatever it took never to feel …

My 5-month journey to my book deal

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The short version: I got a book deal! My book, Step into Your Moxie, will be released by New World Library (a personal growth publisher who has published works by Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, and SARK) during the fall of 2018. The longer version: During the Christmas holiday of 2016, I vowed I was going to take 10 days off …