Look for the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk shots in this video. Nice production!
Showing posts from July, 2010
Prospering from Public SpeakingThere's a quote in an old Seinfeld episode where Jerry states, "According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death ... Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy."The fear is real, though; many people are absolutely terrified of speaking on a podium or into a microphone. There's even a term for it: glossophobia.In the last two months I've spoken at four different events, and received a number of invitations from event organizers for future gigs too. Go back a decade and you'd have never seen me speaking in front of a crowd.So, what changed? Well, I've learned a number of tips that helped me through that public speaking fear. The main one was having some confidence in my abilities. I used to spend all my time trying to work out what they wanted from me, and what persona to adopt on stage…
This marine visitor center sounds very cool. Now we need an environmentally friendly transportation design to move people in, out and around. Rail so close is one possibility. Gondolas on the river? More pedestrian/bicycle corridors? I’ve always wanted a monorail over 17. Take the Highway 17 Express one step farther and call it the Santa Cruz Beach Special, paint it wildly. Mini cruise ships and trimarans on the bay with ports at the wharf? Talk to Mr. Beach.