After a workshop the other day they asked for feedback to help the presenter improve his message and delivery. There were a few challenges that came up during the talk that could easily be solved early in the presentation with the set-up. When giving a presentation you want to make sure that everyone is engaged Read more about Pre-Frame Your Presentation for Success[…]
Yesterday I helped to stop bullying and discrimination, save the orangutans, encouraged us to accept ourselves and to tap into creative expressions to find ourselves – amongst other things; just by working with the speakers who shared their message directly at a local TEDx talk. In this article I look out how your actions can impact a greater world.
When you are speaking to a group it helps to speak the same language, and I’m not talking about English or French. Last week I talked about some specifics of how you communicate, and this week I’m talking about your audience. What language do they speak? Almost every industry has their own lingo or vernacular Read more about Mind your Language[…]
If you want to share your brilliance then you have big dreams and a mission to share with the world. Most successful entrepreneurs have support of a team, and one your most valuable team-mates can be your partner. But what if your partner is not on the same page with you? One of the more Read more about Stand By Me[…]
Last week I received this question about the need for practice: “I’m comfortable with speaking in front of people and without a script BUT I hate practicing – whether it’s by myself or in front of others. Do I really have to practice? I feel only the ‘real’ experience is going to allow me to Read more about How can Practice Help?[…]
When it comes to speaking on stage, it’s really important to define your style, to be yourself on stage, to be natural and authentic. If you are putting on a performance like an actor, then it’s really hard for people to buy into it. They buy into the performance, but really they want to know Read more about Just for laughs[…]
Coming from a sporting background, I see many correlations between performing in competition and performing in business and on stage, when speaking. When it came to showing up for my beach volleyball games, I wanted to do everything I could to ensure a win. That meant leaving nothing to chance. That meant preparing mentally, as Read more about Showing up the Way you Want to[…]