How to dynamize your webinars & live presentations

Alexia Communication, Public Speaking 1 Comment

In my last blog post, I shared with you the importance of telling your story on stage, and invited you to join my free Find Your ‘Secret Sauce’ as a Storyteller Facebook Live Challenge to buff up the muscles to tell powerful (and high-converting) stories on stage. One of the stages where storytelling, unfortunately, is often at its weakest—webinars. When …

THIS is what people want from you as a speaker

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Oh Lex, I could never share THAT story. This is a refrain I’ve heard hundreds of times from my clients and community members. In fact, at least 1/3 of the women in my Spotlight Speakers Collective said something like that while I helped them curate material for the speaker reels they filmed with me a few weeks back. I don’t …

Will You Dive Into Wholeheartedness with Me?

Alexia Leadership

Over the last few months I’ve been in an intimate relationship with Dr. Brene Brown. While she is likely unaware of this, I have simultaneously been dancing between her books — Daring Greatly, The Gifts of Imperfection, and I Thought It Was Just Me and re-watching her TED and TEDx talks and interviews on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday and Lifeclass. If you’ve been …

From Terrible to Tolerable: Creating the Context to Climb to Middle Ground

Alexia Coaching, Communication

“Mr. LeRock,” I began. “While I can appreciate that our school is operating with a restricted budget this year and that the rise in fuel costs means that our class trip to DC isn’t financially viable, I’m confident I speak on behalf of the entire seventh grade class when I say that simply canceling the trip doesn’t sit right with …

Why Owning Your Accomplishments Might Be Sabotaging Your Success

Alexia Career Advice, Communication, Women's Issues

An overachieving Millennial who had the moxie to declare at 13 years old, “Class president today, U.S. President in 30 years,” I grew up believing that if I wanted to push through societal, organizational, and my own barriers, it was vital that I own my accomplishments. It was no accident that I amassed close to $100K of scholarship money by …