My Bag Full of Tricks

Now that I am a public speaking enthusiast (see last post), I thought I could use a little refresher on the ins and outs of delivering a TED worthy presentation. A friend of mine told me about Stand & Deliver, a tw0-day intensive workshop in Vancouver that promises to “hardwire your brain to your lips” […]

Vulnerability & The Storyteller

Public Speaking. It is a fear for many people, including me. Growing up, I loved to speak in front of audiences. I even competed in public speaking competitions in school – in French nonetheless! And then something changed. Perhaps it was at university when professors would cut people’s ideas down without batting an eyelash; or maybe it […]

Art Show @ the HiVE

Abstract Landscapes: Paintings by Gina Leon When: Tuesday October 16th  530pm – 730pm Where: 128 West Hastings (Vancouver) I first met Gina Leon almost 25 years ago; she had just moved in down the street from my family and our parents became friends. Gina is from Johannesburg, South Africa and her family moved to Vancouver […]