It’s not CONFIDENCE it’s COURAGE

A recent survey reported on HuffPost 75% of adults are insecure, no afraid of Speaking in Public. Should make my job easy right — I teaching presentation skills. But those 75% who have to pitch and present would rather avoid, panic and hide if they have to do it. Where does that leave your business? How to [...]

3 Tips to Having Your Say: Creativity! Speak Out! and….a Banana?

In this market place there are 3 kinds of brands: Company Brands, Product Bands and Personal Brands. Break any business into all three. There’s the name of your company (Apple for instance) there’s the product (iPhone, Pod, Pad etc) and then the person associated with it (Steve Jobs past away 5th October 2011 nearly 7 years ago [...]

Tune into Your Vibe

Tune IN by Tuning OUT Just like a radio there is so much static interference from the noise and all the shiny yell-y seductive Freak-quencies, including your own ‘crap-channel’ disparaging berating ego driven voice.  Screaming false warnings and questioning everything like an OCD obsessive. Finding your authentic voice, speaking your truth, telling your story all [...]

Don’t be inspired BE INSPIRATIONAL!!!

“Let us also produce some bold act of our own –join the ranks of the most emulated.” --Seneca One of the things I hear every time I run a workshop, training or 1:1 coaching session is ‘I don’t have a story’ Yes you do!! Loads of them. ‘But my stories are boring or sad or [...]

What’s Your Story?

"...what I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have." Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes Speech for Lift Time Achievement Everybody has a story to tell.  Telling our story authentically; simply and truly is the most powerful tool we all have. So says Oprah; so say survivors of [...]

The Fear Factor!!

As actors, we were always told to turn pre-performance nerves into butterflies of excitement. Moving on from this –I’ve gone one better and always dive straight in and start swimming away before the fear catches up with me. Beating Fear by running like a manic or distracting doesn’t do much to build confidence –really because [...]

Is Your Craft Showing?

But while everyone is concentrating on technique getting 'booked'  I think some of the reason behind the need to speak are getting lost.  I am seeing people exhibiting their hard learned technique to raise their personal or business profile and forgetting the real importance is the message. Coaches and clubs do some great things like:  [...]

No More FOMO!!

Spread Your Message Fear Free! 2 minute read FOMOˈfəʊməʊ/noun/informal anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media website. "I realized I was a lifelong sufferer of FOMO" In this age of Trump Brexit ISIS and all the other scary monsters out there [...]

By |January 2nd, 2017|marketing, performance, story|0 Comments

TAPE

Tape When I was a dancer I loved tape. I taped everything. Shoes. Clothes. Taping toes, joints, muscles....any pain –tape its mouth shut! Tape seemed to afford the strength, the stability that my body somehow lacked. It was like I was literally holding myself together with TAPE! What would happen when the tape came off? [...]

By |October 18th, 2012|life story, performance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tar Baby – You’ve been Tarred!

The ultimate story of stuck.  My babysitter is all in a twist about her new boyfriend and the more she writhed between wanting to tell him off for all his shortcomings and deceptions and and and...It all brought back so clearly my own tendency to puch that dumb tarbaby right in the mouth! But Ooooh [...]