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How to grab audience attention!

I went to a Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business lunch recently with a great speaker, Helen Webb. She is a former MD of lastminute.com. Her brief for after lunch speaking slot (never the easiest!) was to tell us about herself and share some of her insights and advice. Despite her high profile, like […]

Communication, public speaking, women,
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Watch Out Words!

Watch out Words–It’s fair enough. We all have our little vocal tics, words that are our ‘go to’ words, words we habitually pepper our speech with and often use to pad out what we say when we’re unsure or nervous when we’re talking about something. It’s important to be aware of and watch out for […]

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What’s the point of your presentation?

What is your objective when making a speech or presentation? Often people say that their objective is to inform or give information. But what do we really mean by “to inform”? People can get raw data and even information from the internet, do they really need you talking to them? So you have to ask, […]

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Making conference presentations – Love them or Loathe them??

Is it a great time to refocus and set direction, to inspire and be inspired ? Or do you just dread it? Dread being required to get up on your hind legs and make the standard issue presentations? Dread the bored audiences, the PowerPoint mountain you’ll be asked to produce? Worst of all, do you […]

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Is Glossophobia stopping you speaking out?

Are you someone who, at the mention of speaking in public, comes out in a cold sweat wanting to hide in the furthest corner of the room? If so, don’t worry! You are not alone. It’s very common. So common in fact there’s a word for it; Glossophobia. (Greek; glōssa, meaning tongue and phobos, fear or dread.) You […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Conference Address – September 2018

Taking aside any views on the content of Corby’s speech lets look at how he did from a public speaking perspective. Introduction; As he entered, he greeted his shadow cabinet warmly and has perfected the classic poses of US politicians of waving and pointing to members of the audience and acknowledging them in time honoured […]

Communication, public speaking,
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Women, Power, Presence and Presentation

How to grab audience attention!

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How to grab audience attention!

How to grab audience attention!

I went to a Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business lunch recently with a great...

17 Sep 2019
How to deal with the Likeability Bias – Make female characteristics a strength!

How to deal with the Likeability Bias – Make female characteristics a strength!

Let’s face it, the vast majority of MPs are men (as are the leaders of FTSE...

16 Sep 2019