Carma is a talented, award-winning speaker with a wealth of knowledge and a passion to share it. She has earned a lifetime membership to the National Speech & Debate Association (formerly the National Forensic League) and has been a member of Toastmasters since 1989, where she earned her Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS) and Advanced Leader Silver (ALS) awards. She has mentored other speakers, as well.

Presentations About Speaking

For the Western Museum Association

I was asked to be a part of a panel on public speaking. My section of that workshop was how to organize a speech.

For the Assistance League

I had the opportunity to speak for this youth group about public speaking. I gave the same basic presentation to two groups throughout the day.

My Story

Practice Is Key

Organize Your Speech

The Speech Opening

The Body of a Speech

The conclusion of your speech

Public Speaking Tips: Gestures

Public speakng and eye contact

Vocal Variety

Using silence in your presentations

Filler words in public speaking

The importance of authenticity

Using nervous energy to improve

Speaker Reels

Highlights from four of my core presentations.

Online Presence and You

The 5 Deadly Mistakes of Home Page Design

The 5 Things You Need to Do to Sell More Books

The 5 Key Parts of a Business & Marketing Plan