It’s none of my business really, but sometimes I just can’t shut up. I met her at a dental convention, she was a ‘scout’ – yes they have scouts for speakers – who knew?! Anyway she liked what she heard and saw and wants to hire me for her convention. … Continue reading Dropping Inspiration
I was in between flights in the airport when I got a call from Donna, the meeting professional of an event I was keynoting at in just a few weeks. I was happy to hear her voice, we had built a nice rapport, and was ready to jot down … Continue reading The Personal Connection
What were you doing Sunday nights? if you were listening to her, I won’t tell. 😉 It just so happened it was her 91st birthday when I saw her documentary this month at the Victoria Film Festival. It left my friend and I so inspired, so impressed and so … Continue reading Amp it up!
When was the last time you did something for the first time? I first heard that phrase from my speaker buddy, Linda Edgecombe. It really makes you think doesn’t it? Well for me it jazzes me up to try new things (grab your copy of The Try Angle – A … Continue reading Been Embarrassed Lately?
To talk to strangers or not to talk to strangers, that is the question? For the most part, unless my gut is telling me to slowly back away, my answer is a resounding yes! The results of these interactions can impact you for a moment, for a lifetime or somewhere … Continue reading To talk to strangers or not to talk to strangers, that is the question.
I have decided to own something that I’m good at. I’m good at making conversation. Probably because I actually like people and I really enjoy a good conversation – in fact I crave it. The Hub would joke with me that I could go into a public restroom and come … Continue reading The Art of Conversation
It’s always a beautiful end to my year, the annual conference for my professional speaking association (CAPS). This year I was not on stage and I did not have a big volunteer role, mostly I was there to learn, share, grow and belong – the four words that encapsulate our … Continue reading Ay Caramba
From Plastic Surgeons to Police Sergeants, from Nanaimo to Nashville, from fancy-schmancy corporate events like IBM in Las Vegas to quaint old movie theater events in small town North Dakota – I was blessed with another great year of sharing my message from the stage in all its various forms. … Continue reading 2018 Year in Review
Here are some typical testimonials from Steph’s 2018 programs and if you feel the urge to read more you can check out past year’s testimonials here! “Our conference LOVED Stephanie! It’s not easy to keep people in the room during the final session on the final day of a … Continue reading 2018 Audience Feedback
It started off as a business meeting but it was to be in an unusual setting, you see Frances worked from a home office and her home was on a private island. Toad’s Landing as it was affectionately called was a nearby piece of paradise. Measuring out at just over … Continue reading A Grateful Heart