When They Have Had Enough

I am crystal clear when I am working with people in our live events or in our more intensive mentoring programs that there are usually 5 reasons people want to improve their speaking skills, including: You realise to take the next step in your career o Continue reading

Why I LOVE Working with Emerging Speakers

I have made no secret that I believe Mentors and Coaches are the secret element in accelerating success, and whilst mine – both Ali Brown and Taki Moore – have delivered that to an extraordinary level, it is often the cohort that is the most powerful. Continue reading

WHY BEING TOLD ‘YOU ARE SOOO GOOD’ IS KILLING YOUR SPEAKING & BUSINESS

In literally thousands of conversations in the past 20 years of my career – As CEO, General Manager, Consultant, Confidant, Advisor, sometime Devil’s Advocate and now Mentor – one thing has become startlingly clear as I work more and more closely with Continue reading

THE REASON I TOLD HER TO STOP SPEAKING

Every single one of us is told to be more visible, more vocal, to be more disruptive in what we have to say to cut through the noise in a crowded market place. Make it clear you have decided to pursue speaking as a key component for your future success Continue reading

INFLUENCE EXISTS AT THE COLLISION OF 5 CORE ELEMENTS

As you read this I will be opening Day 3 of a 5 Day training run across 4 states for The Lott – and it’s complete focus is anchored in the ability to influence and persuade. This is stage two of Sales Training delivered six months ago and has been deli Continue reading

WOULD YOU FIGHT FOR IT?

Something happened again today. A conversation with an intelligent, savvy woman who has burnt out of corporate and built a formidable and quite frankly inspiring mentoring program deliberately designed to make an impact, to create transformation. Beaut Continue reading

FALLING IN LOVE? GET MESSY FIRST

I have been becoming increasingly passionate and vocal this year that we have to be in the work to discover our great work. That it is ONLY when we are in the mess, delivering the work, having conversations, taking the hits, seeking feedback, analysing Continue reading

WE WILL NO LONGER STAND ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS

When I was really establishing my career – my first career – one of the tenants that permeated everything I learnt and experienced was that we were blessed enough to be able to stand on the shoulders of giants. The sense of being able to go further tha Continue reading

CELEBRITY ASSOCIATION ACTUALLY SCREWS YOUR CREDIBILITY

Earlier this year I started mentoring with Ali Brown in the USA. It was one of the most nerve wrecking decisions of my life – high risk from a financial perspective, and a constant pull on the priorities of what needs to come first after what felt like Continue reading

HOW TO SOUND APOLOGETIC. NO MATTER WHAT YOU INTENDED

Last week I decided to start a conversation firmly focussed on being completely UNAPOLOGETIC whenever we speak. And I definitely got your attention! But before we take a dive deep into what it takes to show up UNAPOLOGETICALLY I wanted to share with yo Continue reading

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