It’s Christmas Eve as I write this, and I am both massively grateful for the projects I got to work on in 2019, and excited for the new ones I have planned for 2020. What … Continue reading 3 things for 2020
The organisational psychologist (and TED speaker) Adam Grant, has an excellent approach to getting feedback as a speaker. He discusses this in the first part of his interview on the Tim Ferriss podcast. (I thoroughly … Continue reading 3 things speakers can learn from Adam Grant on the Tim Ferriss podcast
As I write this, it’s December 2019. The final month of the year. Of the decade. Wow! I have just decorated my office – as in hung a silvery reindeer, a dapper crocodile, and a … Continue reading Review your best you
This talk came recommended to me by one of the brilliant technologists I am coaching. It is truly the power of excellent public speaking that you can watch, enjoy and learn, whether you work in … Continue reading 3 Reasons to watch this talk: Steve Chien
My challenge to you this month is to ask yourself… What makes a talk memorable? Think back through talks that you have watched. What sticks in your mind and why? Then consider one of your … Continue reading Make it Memorable
The speaker uses multiple audience interaction techniques throughout the talk, from engaging the audience physically during the opening and close of the talk, through to asking quick questions like, ‘Anybody remember their first day at … Continue reading 3 Reasons to watch this talk: Tania Katan
This month’s challenge might sound simple, but I have seen first-hand how hard it is for my brilliant speaker clients to do! So I dare you to do it, and do it again… My challenge … Continue reading Do it, I dare you!