A Title A Day

Have you heard of NaNoWriMo? Every November people sign up to write 50,000 words of a brand new novel in a month. Or 30 Days of Yoga with Adrienne? It…

3 Sticky Notes

As I write this it’s October 2020 and the speakers I’m working with are all delivering their talks online. There are upsides to this when it comes to accessibility and…

How do you want your audience to feel?

As speakers, we can be so focused on our words – and they do matter. But I love this Maya Angelou quote for the different frame it gives us: ‘At…

Storytelling techniques for speakers

What do I mean by ‘story’? The word ‘story’ gets used in different ways, in different media. If we take it right back to a dictionary definition it can be:…

DOT 3 (Do One Thing)

A prompt to you, lovely speaker, to work on your verbal speaker bio. Super important!