Tips ‘n’ Tools

How to get your message through to mixed audiences

21 November 2022 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Presentations, Productive Meetings

More often than not you'll be presenting to a mixed audience. So how do you keep all of them satisfied? Read this to find out how.

How to get useful feedback at the end of your presentation (instead of blank stares)

21 November 2022 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Presentations, Productive Meetings

This guide explains three ways you can collate constructive feedback on your proposals and presentations - before they've left the meeting.

How to deal with phone snubbing at work

16 October 2022 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Productive Meetings

If people are picking up their phones when you're talking to them, here's how to deal with it.

The creative problem solving process – from dream to reality

17 September 2022 / Creative Problem Solving, Featured

Creative problem solving is absolutely crucial to as individuals or organisations. Here's how to access more inventiveness.

The fascinating science-backed technique to change behaviour

13 October 2020 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Influencing and Persuasion

Sometimes, it would be easier to scratch your armpit with your nose than steer the behaviour of others. Here’s a science ...

11 ways you’re not listening

8 March 2020 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured

Has someone ever finished off your sentence or talked over you? Then there's that person who always tries to top your ...

99% of presenters don’t use this – but you can’t get action without it

14 April 2019 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Presentations

I can get into your brain.   You wanna know how? Before I let on, I’m going to tell you how you can ...

Your managers aren’t doing this so you need to…

18 February 2019 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured

13 soft skills that managers need now - according to HR

The 4 Power Positions and how to use them in meetings

12 November 2017 / Effective Communication, Featured, Influencing and Persuasion

Where you choose to sit shows your status. What are you unwittingly revealing about yourself as you sit in meetings? If you want to have more influence - whether you have authority or not - you can use one of the 4 Power Positions to up your game.

The 7 faces of managers

27 June 2016 / All Posts, Featured, Influencing and Persuasion

A good manager is more than 2-faced. There are actually 7 roles that are necessary. Whether you're in times of change or chugging along nicely, this is your guide to leading others.