Effortless Influence: The Simple ‘Pain-Pivot-Prize’ Technique for Natural Business Storytelling

17 June 2024 / All Posts, Influencing and Persuasion, Storytelling

Storytelling can feel like it's been forced into a conversation. This quick structure will show you now you can drop anecdotes into a conversation naturally.

Captivate the C-Suite: A Presentation Blueprint for Influencing Senior Leaders

13 June 2024 / All Posts, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

Do you feel overlooked or dismissed at board meetings?You may be a team lead or a head of department ...

5 ways to instantly increase your focus

11 June 2024 / All Posts, Creative Problem Solving, Featured

Motivation is like catching butterflies. Even if you work out what drives you now, that can change tomorrow, and it ...

How To Sniff Out Your Audience Before You Present

21 May 2024 / All Posts, Presentations

99% of speakers don't include a key message when they present. If you want to sell your ideas, services or products, it's vital you included it. Here's how to find the right Key Message.

99% Of Presenters Don’t Use This – But You Can’t Get Action Without It

20 May 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Presentations

Want to get inside your audiences’ brains?Cracking the cerebral code is your golden ticket to influence skills. Whether you’re pitching ...

Syncing Strategies: What to Do When You Have a Priority Clash with Leaders

20 May 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion

A core part of influencing skills is to be able to gain buy-in from above as well as to influence your own team and peers. Find out how to synch up your priorities.

What To Do When An A-Hole Gets The Recognition You Deserve

19 May 2024 / Influencing and Persuasion

It's time to make sure you come out the shadows and stop letting others grab your spotlight. Here's how to do it (without being annoying).

Amplify Your Credibility With This Technique

17 May 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations, Storytelling

Use this quick narrative structure to prove your credibility or that of your service or product. No need for plot lines or protagonists.

How To Deal With Audience Hostility In A Presentation

9 May 2024 / All Posts, Presentations

Here are seven highly effective approaches to deal with audience hostility in a presentation. Need some help when you speak in public? Contact me!

Why Senior Managers Are Not Buying Into Your Ideas

8 May 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion

Getting Senior Managers to buy into an idea may seem easier for some than for others. Here's why and what to do about it.