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“Be excellent to yourself, dude”

From “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” (cult 1989 American science fiction comedy) Anyone in the UK will know that over the course of the last 12 months, the Post Office has celebrated the magnificent achievement of the UK gold medal winners in … Continue reading

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“Know Thyself: Who And What Influences You?”

When Neo visited the Oracle in “The Matrix” inscribed on the doorframe was the legend, “Know Thyself.” It was also carved into the temple of Apollo at Delphi where the Pythia, the priestess of Apollo was consulted as an oracle. … Continue reading

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“A Greek Tragedy…..Or How To Lose Your Audience Through Playing The Hero!”

I have a great  story to illustrate the “Be The Messenger, Not The Hero” point when communicating your marketing message. I’m on holiday on Kephalonia, a beautiful Ionian island off Greece (at the moment exceedingly hot!). It has been a … Continue reading

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“How To Create A Lasting Impression And A Powerful Bond”

I was in an excellent discussion last Wednesday with my fellow members of Bizlinx in the glorious surroundings of the World Heritage Site at Blenheim Palace. We were sitting in a beautiful room, the Malplaquet, overlooking the formal gardens where … Continue reading

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“10 Ways To Annoy Your Audience In A Good Cause!”

A few weeks ago I was invited to a presentation in a worthy cause. The moment the presenter said she was a motivational speaker and coach, my heart sank! Now I’m not against coaches and motivational speakers. Good heavens, no! … Continue reading

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“Your Top 7 Tips To Overcome Presentation Nerves”

I had a grand time being interviewed by Carmen Macdougall the VA Coach and Mentor on a teleconference to her members for her Business Booster sessions. She has recorded our session and I’ll let you know some of what we discussed in … Continue reading

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“And What Do You Do? Tips On Networking To Promote Business Relationships”

An expert media and conference facilitator and TV presenter, and friend of mine, Katie Ledger pointed out in her Twitter feed this morning a great video on the difference between networking and selling. Katie has written (from her own experience) … Continue reading

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