Public Speaking

Making friends….seriously. …when I ponder why I still say yes to the thing I will inevitably dread when the day rolls around, it comes down to this: There are things I’ve learned that I want you to know too. I mean to encourage you. And there are things you know; insights, wisdom, some shade of […]


AND WHAT HAS SHE BEEN DOING SINCE BAKERRIPLEY? …answering all the questions I am most often asked about what I’m doing… YOU WERE WITH BAKERRIPLEY FOR A VERY LONG TIME. DO YOU MISS IT? I miss the people, not the position. I was ready — like a baked cake — it was time to get […]

Here. Hold My Martini.

This week, a discussion erupted around speakers and conferences — -mainly who gets paid and who doesn’t. This article about closing the pay gap for speakers and Luvvie Ajayi’s experience with The Next Web conference brought up the need for fairness and transparency in booking speakers. As someone who has done my fair share of […]