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 off and on since 1989, where she earned her Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award. 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