Public Speaking Tips

How To Take Your Public Speaking to the Next Level   (2006 Interview with Johnny Blue Star) Ruben Gonzalez brings a unique experience to public speaking. As a three time Olympian in the field of luge racing, a sledding event where the contestant lies supine on a...

Professional Speaking Resources and Tips

So… You Want to Become a Professional Speaker? Several times a year, someone asks me to help them out getting started in the speaking business. I’ve created this post to direct you to some great resources to help you get started. Read on only if you’re serious about...

How to Help Your Kid Become a Champion

Originally written on May 14, 2013   “Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. Confidence is a result of one thing – hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.” Roger Staubach – Hall of Fame Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Roger Staubach   Dallas...

Don’t Make Excuses

Successful people don’t make excuses. They could, but they don’t. An excuse is an alibi that helps someone save face when they are not producing the results they should be producing. Nobody wants to hear your excuses. They just want to know what you intend to do to...

Wyoming, Cowboys And DECA

Winter in Wyoming… Two days ago I was on the sunny beaches of Cancun and today I was in blizzard in Wyoming. There’s never a dull day in the speaking business! That’s why I love it. Wyoming, the cowboy state, is gorgeous. I’ve gotten to spend...