Monthly Archives: July 2015

Living in the Now

Take a breath…before summer’s gone

When I worked as a Press Officer with the U.S. Olympic Committee nearly 20 years ago, I used to make a “pact” with my fellow officers. It was simple: for the two weeks or so that we were working the event (Olympic Games, Pan American Games, etc.), we vowed – as much as possible – to focus on and simply appreciate and enjoy the event we were working, trying our best to eliminate the outside world. Continue reading


Presenting Like Captain Kangaroo

Remember watching something on TV that captivated your imagination so much that you didn’t want the show to end? People in the entertainment world have that kind of appeal, using eye contact, humor and improvisation to leave the audience wanting for more. Continue reading