Your presentation, your message, and your ability to share them are gifts to your audience. This advice comes from global workforce expert, international keynoter, author, and the recipient of Toastmasters International 2022 Golden Gavel Award, Dr. Shirley Davis. Darren and Mark talk with her about finding her gift early in life and becoming unforgettable despite facing several failures and setbacks. Her enthusiasm and wisdom provide a new perspective on our presentations, helping us to see them as gifts for our audiences.


  • You will be attracted to your gift
  • Opportunities are often disguised as failures
  • Failure IS an option
  • Bring your most authentic self and experience to every presentation
  • Share your brokenness and your blessings
  • See your gift as a blessing
  • Stay in your lane and find what you do well
  • Don’t show up and blow up
  • Be excited about every opportunity to serve
  • Feel unforgettable to be unforgettable