“As speakers, we can run the gamut of thoughtless interruptions, from physical distractions to blatantly rude behavior. While some of Washington’s “rules” – like “bedew no man’s face with your spittle” – are lessons we hopefully have down, others have surprising relevance in today’s boardrooms and corporate corridors.”



Prior to being a Speechworks coach, Julie enjoyed a long career in broadcasting. She was a reporter with the BBC in London, reporting on everything from terrorist attacks and natural disasters, to war zones and revolutions. She has also been an anchor and editor at CNN. She can be reached at julie@speechworks.net.