Do You Want to Write a Book?

How many times have you said, “I will write a book?” You have a message that you want to share with the world. You have a story that can inspire people. You have ideas, experiences, and life lessons that help empower members of your company, organizations, and community. You have a book in you. Only,Continue reading “Do You Want to Write a Book?”

Why You Should Suspend Judgment

You could see people walking around pushing their carts. (Luzon was put on Enhanced Community Quarantine just the night before.) There I was heading to the cashier to pay for the groceries I got. There were four lines, the shortest one was on the right. With excitement, I dashed towards it. The sign read, “LaneContinue reading “Why You Should Suspend Judgment”

What Truly Matters

Today, I saw a man in a coffin. Prayerfully at peace. It reminded me of how short life is.Of how we should focus on what matters.In this life. That this life is temporary.That there is the next life — long and lasting. Too often, in life, we fight unnecessary battles.We create unnecessary chaos.We contribute toContinue reading “What Truly Matters”

Why Develop Your Public Speaking Skills

People miss out on promotions, higher performance, and increased earnings because they do not put the effort in developing their public speaking skills. Today, let me remind you of the three reasons why you should be intentional in growing your speaking skills. First, it matters in employment. In a Harvard Business Review article by RebeccaContinue reading “Why Develop Your Public Speaking Skills”

Where should you begin when preparing your speech?

The main thing should be the first thing. This is so true in life. It is also true when preparing your speech or presentation. How do you start with the main things? I have a friend who asked me, “Chris, can you give some activities or games I can use for my seminar?” I acknowledgeContinue reading “Where should you begin when preparing your speech?”

Are you waiting for your breakthrough?

“There is no cure if you are not coachable.” This statement from Darren LaCroix, 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking, punctured me. It punched me in the gut. I was so stubborn before that I never availed of this valuable exercise even if it was available to me. It happened first when I was inContinue reading “Are you waiting for your breakthrough?”