Friday, 31 August 2018

Improve your Conversational Skills

Being really at ease with other people, communicating your own messages clearly, but also paying close attention to what they are saying and asking good questions, makes conversations flow. You will also develop a better connection with others in the business community so that meaningful collaborations and referrals start to emerge.  This blog suggests a few tips to try out:
https://www.inc.com/susan-steinbrecher/are-you-a-poor-communicator-try-these-8-tips.html?cid=nl029week34day22_1&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inc%20Must%20Reads&position=2&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=22082018

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

How to Be Brave When You're Feeling Scared: The Secret to Performing Under Pressure

Much of my work with people wanting to present their ideas better is psychological - their self consciousness gets in the way, they self sabotage.  I try to help them see, it’s not about them, it should be about their message and how to get that over to their audience.  This blog captures that shift very well, from focus on the self to focus on the Super Objective.  
https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/how-to-be-brave-when-youre-nervous-scared-4-simple-steps.html?cid=nl029week31day03_3&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inc%20Must%20Reads&position=1&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=03082018

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

How to introduce yourself so you’ll be unforgettable (in a good way!)

This is a great blog with nine pointers on how to really craft an authentic introduction to you and your offering that interests you and more importantly your listener, provides the basis for a real understanding of what you do and its value and so is the start of a proper relationship out of which business and referrals may emerge.  And you can find out more at TED Talks