Looks what’s arrived!
I was so excited to get this in the post today! It’s looking beautiful, and I can’t wait for your copies to arrive too.
Judging and happiness: How to break your blaming habits
I was taught this exercise many years ago by a wise old friend named Charlie. I was bemoaning someone being in my way and Charlie put his hand on my arm.
Verbal judo: How to use words to diffuse conflict
Language is a powerful tool, which can play a transformative role in conflict.
E-etiquette: Tips for effective online communication
Do you know when to choose text over a call? Or worry about how to sign-off your emails? With so many different communication channels to choose from, digital conversations are a minefield of misunderstanding and uncertainty.
The tyranny of the eyes
People have always been scared of public speaking, but now it seems we have a generation scared of private speaking too.
How to build an instant connection: The power of generosity in speaking
Do you ever struggle to create a natural, effortless connection with your audience? This might be in public speaking or in personal conversations. The basis of creating genuine connections when you speak comes down to one simple rule: it’s not about you.
Does public speaking get you down? 9 tips and tricks
Speaking and listening are critical skills for anyone who wants to make a difference, as a leader, a parent, a spouse, a friend or a colleague. So… how much thought, time and energy have you put into actively developing your speaking and listening? If the answer is not much, here are nine secrets of powerful speaking and conscious listening.
How to be Heard: Why does it matter?
Today’s the day! How to be Heard: Secrets for Powerful Speaking and Listening has officially been released internationally! Why should you take notice? Here’s a short video explaining why communication matters.
Four benefits of better speaking
Today I want to talk about the power of speaking. Five times as many people have watched my talk about speaking than the one about listening. That says a lot.
Communication, collaboration, and open plan offices
Whilst vast amounts of research has demonstrated the damaging effects of open plan offices on productivity, open plan offices are often seen as the more collaborative and sociable option.
Is your communication holding you back? The benefits of better speaking.
The human voice has remarkable power to incite change, from the smallest nuance in a relationship to global impact in politics. But whilst we joyfully celebrate our child’s first words, as soon as conversation begins to flow we start to take the skill of speaking for granted.
The power of language: How your words may predict your future mental health
We often “read between the lines” in communication… We analyse language in an attempt to decipher what is truly happening behind the words that are being spoken