My Interests

Jane Out and About

I travel and take pix of coffee and wine...


My Linkedin profile.

One Perfect Speech

My business website.


Public Speaking Coach and Novelist


What Does It Really Mean to Have a Good Attitude?

If you had to define the word attitude, would you explain it as a settled state or something flexible?  Most dictionary definitions appear to explain it as something that is closer to being set, remaining the same. We hear people

What the World Needs Now!

Growing up, we had a rather quirky neighbor—and I adored her. If women could be clothes, my mother was the cashmere cardigan with the pearl buttons. The neighbor was a handknitted, chunky sweater in countless bright colors—and I adored her.