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Rehearsal Rituals Ep 02: How Long and Often to Practice

I am often asked: How long do I really need to practice? How often does it really need to be? If you want to be an outstanding speaker, you should develop a practice ritual that you do every day.
Click to watch this video for a deeper dive into this Rehearsal Rituals Tip.

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Remedy for Restless Minds

I was coaching one of my clients recently on a TEDx speech she has coming up. She was expressing what a challenge it was to calm her mind and not think about 100 other things during her rehearsals.

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Lessons From A Competition

This weekend I participated in my second CrossFit competition. It helped to have familiarity with the workout ahead of time yet on the day of the competition, my nerves and adrenaline ended up playing a serious tug of war with each other. However, I knew there was no turning back.

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Business Before and After

Today I had a DXA body scan because I am fascinated with data. The numbers provide a baseline initially and will show me if the experiments I am doing are helping or hindering my success. The data serves as a numeric version of a before and after photo.

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The Payoff of the Risk

In December 2014, I decided to face something that terrified me. I had a sincere admiration for other people who did this. I even went out of my way for years to watch them and study them, especially when I traveled to New York City.

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Be the Inspiration

When I turned 40, I celebrated by breaking 40 boards with my bare hands, elbows, knees and feet. Why would that be the perfect way to commemorate the occasion? I was inspired.

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What’s Your Celebration Strategy?

When setting goals of any kind, it is critical to strategically plan how you are going to celebrate when you reach that milestone. Goals without celebration are like strategy without execution.

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What Will You Start Today?

Imagine where you would be right now if you had taken action and started something you really wanted to begin a year ago and kept at it until today. In business we have opportunities all around us and it’s hard to know what to say to and what to pass on. One technique I use to determine if something is worthy is to decide the overall impact it will have.

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Strategies for Success

We all want to experience success. It’s interesting that no two people will define success exactly the same way. Learn the Secrets to Total Life Success and then define it on your own terms.