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Don’t be ‘SCAAR-ED’ by a lack of Self Confidence!

For most of us, there are occasions when a lack of self confidence gets in the way of doing what we want, whether that is delivering pitch-perfect presentation skills or putting forward an idea in a meeting.
What are the characteristics

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Friend Request – Originator Unknown

At the turn of the 2070’s, biotechnics had reached new heights and developed a neuro-chip,  ‘TeleUPath’, which  once implanted in the brain, allowed stroke victims to transmit their thoughts to either a central open network ‘Mind-Map’, the next generation Facebook

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3 Steps to Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety

Jonny and I are often asked by Speakers at Conferences, what can I do when the nerves hit just before the event?
When it comes to public speaking anxiety, the first thing is not to panic or beat ourselves up for

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E=mc (mastering congruency)

When it comes to presentation skills training, is it really that helpful to be told we need to deliver our presentation or conference speech with more energy?
More energy can be a dangerous thing if it’s not connected to anything else. Or

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I’ve got ‘training’! Chore or Choice ?

The combination of tough global economic conditions, combined with an unprecedented acceleration in change, means that companies expect more from less people, that’s the obvious bit!
There is a less talked about, yet noticeable ‘knock-on’ effect on worker’s attitude to training, in

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Don’t concrete over the content

‘Rogue Trainers’ can often misinterpret research, like Albert Mehrabian’s, and tell us that the content doesn’t count for much when it comes to getting our point across. With out communication training, you’ll know that this ins’t true, otherwise we waste

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The Art of Corporate Rehearsal

I often see the look of dread in participants eyes on at the start of a workshop when I mention that instead of an MBA, I took myself off to drama school to train as a professional actor. After I reassure everybody that

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