You Already Knew... Apr 15, 2021

If I started the phrase "When people show you who they are...," how would you finish it?


If you have ever listened to the great Maya Angelou, you are very familiar with her famous phrase and you no doubt know the ending. But just in case you don't, read this short story a friend of mine emailed a...

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Be Your Authentic Self public speaking Apr 11, 2021

"Imitation is the greatest form of flattery." Yes, and no.

A few years ago, a new marketing manager joined our team. To onboard, he and I went out to stores and had conversations to get to know each other. At the end of our time together, he said, “Christy, I have a question. I have really...

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How to Engage Your Audience public speaking Apr 04, 2021

If you are one of the three out of four people who have a fear of public speaking, I want to share with a tip that will help you manage those nerves when it comes to public speaking.


Think back to your high school days or your college days when you were sitting in a class and the...

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Have you ever had a bad case of the hiccups? public speaking Mar 24, 2021

When I was young, whenever I had the hiccups, people would say it was a sign that I was growing. Well, considering I am pretty short in stature, I'm not sure how true that assumption was. Hiccups always seem to come as a surprise. Whenever it happens, I find myself racking my brain for home...

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{Podcast} Let Fear Bounce Mar 18, 2021

I'm excited to be a guest on the "Let Fear Bounce" podcast with host Kim Lengling!


Take a listen!

"Doing What I Love!"

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How to Shut Down Hecklers! public speaking Mar 16, 2021

If you have been speaking for a while, you have likely experienced someone in the audience who constantly interrupts, challenges your authority, or is just down right disrespectful when you are trying to speak. We call these lovely people "bullies" or "hecklers."

If you haven't yet experienced...

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[Podcast Interview] Fear Holding You Back? Feb 24, 2021

"If I asked you, 'Do you have fear?' your first instinct may be to say 'no.' However, if we look at some of your day to day activities, we may see behaviors that are symptomatic of underlying fears.


In order to achieve God’s plans for our lives, we have to acknowledge we have fear,...

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Is I'm Fine Good Enough? Feb 09, 2021

Today, I want to talk about this often-used phrase “I’m fine.”

We’ve all heard it and we have likely responded this way when people ask us how we’re doing. It just comes right out. We don’t give it much thought because it’s the right thing to say....

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