Public Speaking

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 ass 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 the… Read more »

The Final Word for February – 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… Read more »

Deb Launches Newsletter

Log onto my website 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… Read more »