And Now, The Rest Of The Story

Born in Oklahoma, and the son of a policeman, Paul Aurandt started making radios while attending high school.  His teacher was very impressed with his voice, and helped him get a job at a local radio station.  It wasn’t long before he was reading commercials, and...

The Power Of The Pause

Part Two The Group Pause One of the greatest gifts an audience can give to a speaker can’t be found online or in a store. It doesn’t cost a penny, and anyone can offer it up at just about any time. It’s painfully simple, and yet it frequently needs to be earned....

The Power Of The Pause

As a society, we just don’t seem to like silence! We’ll do just about anything to avoid it. We’ll spend countless hours preparing for conversations, just to make sure there won’t be any uncomfortable silences. We’ll talk when we have nothing to say. We’ll even throw...