Category 'Confidence'


Speaking Confidence in Business

Does the thought of public speaking fill you with fear? Do you panic when you have to present your services to an audience? Have you lost sales or clients because you haven’t put your message over effectively? How often have you sat in a meeting, at a seminar or conference trying to stay awake while…

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Are You Working In The Right Environment?

Imagine… You are working amongst people who are hostile to you and your values. You are tired, run down, stressed. Your workspace in noisy, ugly, disorganised Are you going to be able to work at your best and most creatively in these conditions? How does it make you perceive challenges, as something to be feared,…

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7 Steps To Deliver Confident Presentations

1. Be a Know It All! When you feel familiar whether it be your material, the room or the audience you will naturally relax. We know this as fact. So the professional speaker must invest in getting the edge by… Finding out the outline of the day – we call this the running order but…

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Help! I Want To Give Up?

We are told in the personal development industry to aim big,  dream, to set a vision… and more. But is it realistic? Does it deliver? I recall rolling eyes, sighs, looks of  ‘Yeh..ok mate..dream on’ variety when I’d replay lofty ideas amongst my peers, friends and family. In our own seminars I cite a story…

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When I first started working as a professional speaker – I worried a lot about many things but mostly about my knowledge, subject expertise and content. Like most people I feared not knowing ‘my stuff’ – appearing stupid or ill informed. In fact there was a genuine insecurity that someone in my audience would know…

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The Way Out Was Easy – Get The Right Presentation Mindset

I took the call; it was a call no husband wants to take. The voice on the other end told me my wife had been in a car accident on a duel carriageway near Wakefield. The car was a total right off… my wife was ok, shaken and bruised but she was ok. In 15…

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7 Steps To Confident Communication, from Customer Service Skills to Job Interviews

You can communicate with confidence. We all have the tools at our disposal. It just takes a little bit more effort for some of us to use those tools. With the right know-how and training behind you though, you could be communicating like a pro in no time at all. The DNA of good customer…

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