Diary of an Epic Comeback

By Jane Atkinson

I recently attended the National Speakers Association conference in Washington, DC. There were several “epic” keynotes including Immaculee Ilibagiza’s talk on forgiveness and Mark Scharenbroich’s masterful closing. But there were some stumbles. A lovely man named Robert Siciliano had attempted to memorize a 5 minute talk on Personal and Home Safety and the pressure of the NSA stage combined with a giant 5 minute timer in front of him took its toll. He had a couple of false starts […]