Category: Five Minute Fridays



I’d given that keynote everything. I took the time to speak with 3 audience members weeks before my talk to get a feel for what would be value-adding for attendees. Months before my speech I interviewed 2 experts in the field so that I could provide field-tested and proven strategies in my key points. I was prayed up.

On the big day, my keynote was good, but it was not great. I know great. I can see great in the eyes of my audience. I can feel it. I didn’t make an emotional connection. Maybe I didn’t establish my credibility right up front. Was this African American woman with edgy, kinky hair just too much for this all-white, all male audience?

Five Minute Friday: On Distance

It’s my pleasure to once again be participating in Five Minute Friday…a simple 5-minute writing exercise. This week’s topic is “On Distance.” Enjoy. Participate. Learn more about Five Minute Friday. On Distance… I covered a lot […]

Five Minute Friday – Waking up

Today I’m joining others in a five minute writing exercise called Five Minute Fridays. It’s simply an exercise of writing for 5 minutes every Friday on a presented subject. I hope you’ll play along, too. This has nothing to […]

Five Minute Friday: When I look in the mirror I see…

Today, I discovered Five Minute Fridays on my friend’s blog. I’m joining her and others in a five minute writing exercise called Five Minute Fridays. I hope you’ll play along, too. What does this post […]