Webinar tackles communications worries

We’re helping members of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) become great communicators through monthly webinars. Podium Coaching’s Halina St. James helps them become powerful presenters and speakers. Patricia Davies helps them become clear, concise and interesting writers. And Julian Sammy is helping them use virtual tools more successfully.  Together we’re a panel that …

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Phil Davison: when a speech becomes a screech

Phil Davison had his 15 minutes of fame. He’s become a YouTube sensation. The internet is buzzing with opinions on his speech to the Stark County Republican Party’s executive committee. Davison was seeking the nomination to run as treasurer for the county. By the way, he didn’t get it. Watch his speech. You’ll see why.


People are saying he’s unhinged, deranged, a laughing stock and a lunatic. Unbelievably, some actually said they liked the speech.

When I first saw it, I thought it was a hoax. To say he was over the top is the understatement of the year. This wasn’t a speech. It was a screech – delivered with operatic hysteria.

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