Slowing Down To Speed Up

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); Last week Tiara International, invited me to speak at one of their Global Women’s Virtual Round Table discussions. I was flattered to be asked to join the conversation as they explored the concept that it’s important for woman to learn to slow down—in order to speed up. The conversation is available on Blog Talk Radio. Recovery is Essential for Great Performance The belief that recovery time is essential for performance is a view that the [...]

Coping with Stage Fright

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); Last week I shared a post on the fact that Even Starts Get Stage Fright. Afterward I received dozens of requests for more tips on handling presentation nerves. Plus, a few folks sent me tricks of their own. It’s a rich topic, so here we go: Smile! Smiling is a simple, but powerful way to manage nerves, reduce stress, and look more confident. Wonderfully, research from Penn State University found a forced smile is equally [...]

Even Stars Get Stage Fright

Share List SGMB_URL = "http://carollempert.com/wp-content/plugins/social-media-builder/"; jQuery(".dropdownWrapper").hide(); My husband has discovered Pandora, an online streaming radio station. Being the curious sort, he wondered if he could use the app to build a stand-up comedy station instead of just a traditional music station and it turns out—you can. Every night for about 30 minutes before we go to bed we listen to the greats; Louis C.K., Eddie Izzard, and of course, Jerry Seinfeld. Last night I found myself actually LOLing at one [...]