Need to give a workshop? A presentation? Sales pitch? Do yourself a favour and use the four C’s from The Moth - one of my all-time favourite resources. If you’ve not heard of them before, the Moth is all about live storytelling done incredibly well about almost any topic you can … [Read more...] about Like moths to a flame – draw your audience in with these Four C’s
The pressure’s on. It’s a new year which likely means a new and never-ending to do list right? Wrong. We focus wayyyy too much on our to do’s and not enough on our to don’ts. Let me explain. When was the last time you took something OFF your plate of to … [Read more...] about Want more breathing space? Ramp up with this easy ‘ta da’ technique
May 4th is world password day (#WorldPasswordDay), which got me thinking - there are passwords to your computer files of course, but what about the passwords to your heart? To a life full of meaning? To success on your terms? Some of my passwords are ‘spacious possibilities’ which … [Read more...] about Pssst – what’s your secret password? I will tell.
There are so many moments in life that can seem small but upon some quiet reflection you realize they have so much in common. Here are 7 of those moments & experiences that I was able to come up with in a very short period of reflection that all have something very special in common. … [Read more...] about Embracing the moments that matter (or what an Irish Ball & imposter syndrome have in common)
The C word. Have it & you’ve got a protective buffer against life’s many challenges. Lack it & every challenge, like a colleague’s careless cutting remarks, stings more than a scraped knee. Some people look like they’re oozing it, but often they’re only faking – like a … [Read more...] about The C word
Sometimes as a trainer you gotta fake it til you make it. I don't mean with your content expertise - participants will know in a nano-second if you don't know your stuff. I also don't mean with knowing how to teach - participants will sniff that out too PDQ. What I mean is confidence. … [Read more...] about Borrowed husbands = more money, more wine
'How you teach is how you do everything' is the title of a recent blog post written by Jen Louden and Michele Lisenbury Christensen, which I think is hands down, one of the most eloquent pieces on teaching I've read in a long time. The post covers 8 points about teaching, which I'm following up … [Read more...] about How you teach is how you do everything – part 2: be brave & bold