Celebrating local talent

I am often asked who my favourite speakers are. Before I can even reply, some of the names which are thrown at me include Barack Obama, the late Sir Ken Robinson, Amy Cuddy, Amanda Gorman (recently) and Tony Robbins – all great speakers who have influenced...

How to turn NO into YES

Somebody once told me I was a poor business person, and I’m more like a desperate salesman. This same person told me I didn’t have the respect of my peers and colleagues, and on several occasions reiterated I needed to see a psychologist. The last time I was on the...

Positioning your Comfort Level

What to do to get comfortable before you present About seven years ago I was tasked with delivering a presentation. I hastily accepted as I felt it was expected of me in my role at the time and I saw it as an opportunity to impress my manager. However, I was so...

Build your business through public speaking

Build your business through public speaking Why speaking should form part of your business development strategy Three years ago I was working in the commercial fitout industry which I felt was an aggressive, saturated game. When you throw in a depressed property...