Speaking at a conference? Here’s what NOT to do!

Speaking at a conference? Here’s what NOT to do!

I love speaking at conferences. It’s an opportunity to meet new people, challenge myself with new ideas and to travel. Wherever possible I stay for the day so I can listen to the speakers before me. I love hearing and seeing other people present and understand how...
Authority vs Credibility – Which one will work for you?

Authority vs Credibility – Which one will work for you?

Robert Cialdini in his book Influence – The psychology of persuasion, credits authority as one of the pillars of influence. He cites the 1963  Milgram experiment where volunteers were more likely to be influenced by an individual who they perceived had authority. The...
Public Speaking Tips – Five things good speakers always do

Public Speaking Tips – Five things good speakers always do

Want public speaking tips?  Here are five things that good speakers ALWAYS do.   1.Set an objective   Good speakers have a clear objective and a strong message. You know you have heard a great presentation because you can walk away from their speech knowing...