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Smart Talk is not just saying things right, smart talk is saying just the right things! I’ve dedicated my career to helping people manage perceptions, maximize sales, and enhance leadership through improved communication. My company offers professional development in the form of keynote speeches, workshops, books, online training, and podcasts. Through our products and services we help companies improve productivity and stop wasting money due to poor communication.

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How to take the hell out of hello!

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Transition Words

I wrote a document for a client of mine many years ago about transition words.

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How Fast Do I Speak? (Update)

I answered a Quora Question:

For the average person speaking at a normal pace, what is the typical number of words th

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10 Ways to Annoy Your Colleagues with Email

An episode of The Public Speaker that I wrote was posted to Ragen.com today.

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Smart Talk Podcast is Now Live

It has been a very hectic last couple of weeks, but finally I got a chance to update this post.

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I Will be Speaking at the New Media Expo 2014!

I will be a speaker on the topic of “Ladies, Start your Microphones: By Women Podcasters, For Women Podcasters” on Sunda

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Be Confident At Christmas Parties

A Gift For You and Me

I love holiday time, especially when I receive a surprise gift.

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Smart Talk is not just saying things right, smart talk is saying just the right things! I’ve dedicated my career to helping people manage perceptions, maximize sales, and enhance leadership through improved communication. My company offers professional development in the form of keynote speeches, workshops, books, online training, and podcasts. Through our products and services we help companies improve productivity and stop wasting money due to poor communication.

My Latest Posts

How to take the hell out of hello!

Is introducing yourself something you’re not quite sure how to do? Would you like to take the hello out of hello! Here’s

Read more »

Transition Words

I wrote a document for a client of mine many years ago about transition words.

Read more »

How Fast Do I Speak? (Update)

I answered a Quora Question:

For the average person speaking at a normal pace, what is the typical number of words th

Read more »

10 Ways to Annoy Your Colleagues with Email

An episode of The Public Speaker that I wrote was posted to Ragen.com today.

Read more »

Smart Talk Podcast is Now Live

It has been a very hectic last couple of weeks, but finally I got a chance to update this post.

Read more »

I Will be Speaking at the New Media Expo 2014!

I will be a speaker on the topic of “Ladies, Start your Microphones: By Women Podcasters, For Women Podcasters” on Sunda

Read more »

Be Confident At Christmas Parties

A Gift For You and Me

I love holiday time, especially when I receive a surprise gift.

Read more »

Start Here!

Smart Talk is not just saying things right, smart talk is saying just the right things! I’ve dedicated my career to helping people manage perceptions, maximize sales, and enhance leadership through improved communication. My company offers professional development in the form of keynote speeches, workshops, books, online training, and podcasts. Through our products and services we help companies improve productivity and stop wasting money due to poor communication.

My Latest Posts

How to take the hell out of hello!

Is introducing yourself something you’re not quite sure how to do? Would you like to take the hello out of hello! Here’s

Read more »

Transition Words

I wrote a document for a client of mine many years ago about transition words.

Read more »

How Fast Do I Speak? (Update)

I answered a Quora Question:

For the average person speaking at a normal pace, what is the typical number of words th

Read more »

10 Ways to Annoy Your Colleagues with Email

An episode of The Public Speaker that I wrote was posted to Ragen.com today.

Read more »

Smart Talk Podcast is Now Live

It has been a very hectic last couple of weeks, but finally I got a chance to update this post.

Read more »

I Will be Speaking at the New Media Expo 2014!

I will be a speaker on the topic of “Ladies, Start your Microphones: By Women Podcasters, For Women Podcasters” on Sunda

Read more »

Be Confident At Christmas Parties

A Gift For You and Me

I love holiday time, especially when I receive a surprise gift.

Read more »

Start Here!

Smart Talk is not just saying things right, smart talk is saying just the right things! I’ve dedicated my career to helping people manage perceptions, maximize sales, and enhance leadership through improved communication. My company offers professional development in the form of keynote speeches, workshops, books, online training, and podcasts. Through our products and services we help companies improve productivity and stop wasting money due to poor communication.

My Latest Posts

How to take the hell out of hello!

Is introducing yourself something you’re not quite sure how to do? Would you like to take the hello out of hello! Here’s

Read more »

Transition Words

I wrote a document for a client of mine many years ago about transition words.

Read more »

How Fast Do I Speak? (Update)

I answered a Quora Question:

For the average person speaking at a normal pace, what is the typical number of words th

Read more »

10 Ways to Annoy Your Colleagues with Email

An episode of The Public Speaker that I wrote was posted to Ragen.com today.

Read more »

Smart Talk Podcast is Now Live

It has been a very hectic last couple of weeks, but finally I got a chance to update this post.

Read more »

I Will be Speaking at the New Media Expo 2014!

I will be a speaker on the topic of “Ladies, Start your Microphones: By Women Podcasters, For Women Podcasters” on Sunda

Read more »

Be Confident At Christmas Parties

A Gift For You and Me

I love holiday time, especially when I receive a surprise gift.

Read more »