- White Paper: "How To Cultivate Gravitas"
- "That 180 Degree Change That Makes Your Audience Sit Up And Listen!"
- "Learned Helplessness" And The Benefits Of Fear!
- "What Fear Are You Trying To Overcome?"
- "44 Body Language Mistakes You're Probably Making"
- "Giving The Funeral Address: 9 Tips On How To Stay Calm and Focused"
- "Like As The Waves Make Towards The Pebbled Shore.........."
Tag Archives: cast-iron self confidence
For several months now, I have been watching and re-watching this moving speech from Steve Jobs. Yes, of course many of us miss him for being the towering presence of a man who was intensely creative and self disciplined – … Continue reading
Delivering a presentation can be an effective and efficient method of marketing – both your own personal brand and that of the company you work for. It depends on how you perform. Confidence in presenting convinces your audience of your … Continue reading
What memories do you have that make you feel good? Those memories that access moments when you felt powerful and confident. In those moments everything was simple, easy, fun and you could really do things. You might think of the time … Continue reading
How are you going to make a lasting and memorable impact with your presentation if most of it will be forgotten by your audience in 2 days? Most will be the evidence and proof you provided. Evidence and proof don’t … Continue reading
I was working with a client today on how he could influence an MD from the introduction onwards. Both he and I agreed that in order for him to feel confident, we felt it was important to have a strategy … Continue reading
I had fun last Wednesday with the ladies from Oxford Athena presenting on “Executive Presence”. The Regional Director, Penny Stephens had generously given me 15 minutes – 5 minutes more than usual. The first thing I asked to open up … Continue reading
‘Begin at the beginning,’ the King said gravely, ‘and go on till you come to the end: then stop.’ Ah such wise words from Alice in Wonderland! Though how do you know where the beginning is…..and of course, when do … Continue reading
Hmm, when you are confident, people think you are competent. Is this true? Certainly when you speak convincingly, forcefully and authoritatively then others assume you know what you’re talking about. This is how people become leaders – they seem so sure of themselves.
So how do you convince people to believe in your competence when you are shy? Continue reading
I was working with a client of mine the other day and he took away his notes of our meeting on the nature and behaviour of leaders with that elusive characteristic, ‘Gravitas”. He kindly wrote them up – for his own benefit, and agreed to allow me to post it in my blog for our benefit too…. Continue reading