STOP BEING AN OSTRICH: USE YOUR RESPONSE-ABILITY

SOMETIMES¬†in business (and life!) we need to have conversations we fear may be difficult. We know we need to take responsibility, but when that action lies a little beyond our comfort zone it can be all too easy to bury our heads in the sand, do nothing and hope it resolves on its own. Trouble […]

11 WAYS TO #UNLEASHYOURAWESOME AS A SPEAKER

I STILL remember my first ‘proper’ public speaking gig. It was at The Dorchester, London, on a stage, complete with lighting and sound system, in front of a 400-strong audience. I hadn’t asked for this gig. It was pretty much thrust upon me by my job back then. I found out only a matter of […]

WHEN FEAR TRIES TO TRICK US INTO STAYING SMALL

It’s all too easy to give ourselves ‘get out’ excuses when something promises to push us outside of our comfort zone. One of the most common ones is “it’s too far”. I remember trying to use that excuse years ago, before spending four and a half hours traveling to what would become one of the […]

OOPS, I DID IT AGAIN

I seem to have broken Edgerank again! Statistically, Facebook’s algorithm shares a business page post with approximately 16% of its fanbase, and one of my missions in life is to help small businesses understand how to smash that AND grow their audience.