Fair & Biased: John Fugelsang

October 3, 2019By Peri

I chatted with John about how he evolved into a funny-yet-incisive political commentator after a childhood suffused with religion and liberal thought.

How to Talk to a Crowd: Public Speaking Tips

May 3, 2017By Peri

The most important detail for you to be clear about is who is in the audience. How much did they pay to get into the event? Say, for an art competition, who are the participants: adults from a local correctional facility or high school students? You’ll want to cater your talk to their perspective.

Imagine a World of Free Beer

April 11, 2017By Peri

Mainly what I’d say to my friend is this: Imagine a world where there is a free beer tap on every corner. If you want to make a living selling beer, how can you succeed? One inescapable part of the answer, it seems to me, is that you end up giving away a LOT of beer.

Happy Birthday to Us, Whoo

February 3, 2017By Peri

I’ll be honest, the simple act of listing what we’ve accomplished makes me feel pretty great and makes me excited to contemplate what we’ll achieve in the coming year and years beyond that. Because, to continue being honest, I feel a palpable feeling of overwhelm.