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10 Things People Would Rather Do Than Speak in Public

10 Things People Would Rather Do Than Speak in Public... 1.Count the blades of grass 2. Eat Liver 3. Sit in rush hour traffic 4. Listen to nails scratching on a blackboard 5. Babysit Tommy the Terrible 6. Pay their taxes 7.  Have root canal 8. Jump out of an airplane 9. Snuggle with a grizzly bear 10. Cut off their right arm! 1 Thing You Can do to Overcome the Fear: Click here! Even shy kids LOVE this fun speech course!

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Dr. Seuss Meets Lucy and Ethel

In honor of our guests tomorrow who wrote an enormously funny and poignant Dr. Seuss like poem about the CPSIA law we will be discussing, Ethel and I wrote a poem about our new segment, "I Love Language" on Grace Talk Soup.  Here is only an excerpt. You'll have to tune in tomorrow to hear the rest!  But you'll really want to hear their poem and why this law is so confusing and dangerous. Lucy and Ethel loved language and so they decided to teach on a humorous show how to say what you mean and mean what you say and edit your words in an eloquent way! WANT MORE?  Stay tuned to... Grace Talk Soup's new segment "I Love...

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How not to explain MATH!

I have two Friday Funny videos for you this week!  I saw this first one when it was posted on Twitter.  It explains a very simple math problem that they say explains the Bail Out! ROFL This next one is Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in a similar math explanation but in the old Abbott and Costello style.  Note the last frame where Lou hangs his hat on the chalk board.  ;D Learning speech communication skills can ALSO be fun with Art of Eloquence.com!

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New Articles! New Show! New Study!

Happy Thursday Communication FUNdamentals readers!  Writing your blog posts ahead of time gives new meaning to the phrase "time flies when you're having fun" cuz here I am on Monday writing as if it's Thursday.  I have one toe in the future contemplating my newest gray hair!  As if I wasn't getting old fast enough on my own...!  ROFL For months I've been telling you that I'm going to be adding some new articles to the Art of Eloquence site.  You probably thought this day would never come but here it is!  How did this happen you ask?  Well, to be perfectly candid, I'm supposed to be writing some new eBooks but I hit a wee bit of writer's block...

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Lucy Linguist & Ethel the Editor Star in "I Love Language"

Are you confident that you are being understood when speaking to your child's doctor?  Are you sure that they know exactly what you need when you finally get to the right menu option at your mortgage company?  Do you know why your small business isn't going where you feel it should?  Is it possibly because you aren't communicating skillfully and efficiently? If it is . . . or if it even might be, you need to join us every Thursday morning on Grace Talk Soup for I Love Language, starring Lucy Linguist and Ethel the Editor.  Laugh along with these two crazy compadres of Communication FUNdamentals, one spoken and one written, while gaining valuable knowledge and important tips on improving...

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