Public Speaking

May all your dreams come true… even the ones they laughed at

I recently came across a phrase that made me smile when I thought about it… because the truth it holds can be life changing. May all your dreams come true…even the ones they laughed at. There is something about this phrase that captures me… maybe it’s because I’ve had 1000 dreams, thoughts and ideas that… Read more »

Business, Politics and Pageants Have a Lot in Common!

I am in the process of writing guidebook for parents of pageant girls. You might be surprised to know that I am one of the Southeast’s top pageant interview coaches for Miss America, Miss USA, Little Miss, the Rodeo queens, the Cow queens, Watermelon queens and the list goes on and on. And what I… Read more »

Why You Gotta Be So Mean?

“Get your big fat a__ in here” those are the words a client of mine recently heard from her grandmother. I can only assume the grandmother didn’t measure the damage of her words. I’m sure grandma thought she was being funny. She wasn’t. Weeks later my client can repeat that stinging phrase that hurt to… Read more »

Acknowledge With Graciousness – Deb’s Ah-Ha Moment

If you have ever heard me speak you probably know this story of an Ah-Ha moment in my life – which I will never forget. A number years ago I was speaking at a conference for judges and lawyers and the luncheon speaker was a lady from a presidential administration (I didn’t care for) and from what I… Read more »

Deb Sofield Launches Weekly Newsletter

Log onto my website  http://www.debsofield.com and view my online newsletter – which was turned into a blog and a podcast. Speak Without Fear, it is a excellent source of news, notes and tips for public speaking. You can sign up on my website to receive my monthly newsletter. My goal is to help you become the… Read more »