(First appeared in WRAL TechWire.)
“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”
– Nelson Mandela.
Greetings from Lambertville – the sweetest little town you’ve probably never heard of. Known as the ‘Antiques Capital of New Jersey,’ this town sits confidently on the banks of the Delaware River showing off its eclectic art galleries, charming coffee shops, and the inn where Aaron Burr fled after he killed Alexander
Hamilton. It’s a whole vibe.
On Sunday, I made the 56-minute drive from Philadelphia to Lambertville with a singular mission – to dial in my craft of public speaking. On Monday morning, I climbed to the second floor of an old lace factory where the world’s most rigorous and intensive keynote speaker training goes down. In order to attend you have to be invited and you have to be committed to the idea that a speech has the power to change the world and the people in...