Audience

Einstein

Simplicity – Why Less Really Is More

I’ve been trying to appoint a Financial Advisor over the last couple of weeks. It’s a world that I don’t really understand so I’m looking for someone who is an expert in their field and can then translate all that mumbo jumbo (my technical term for anything that appears on…

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Resonance

Resonance – The Key To Connection

I shed an unexpected tear yesterday. The news of Sir Terry Wogan’s death hit me in a surprising way. He was someone that I respected as a broadcaster but I would never have categorised myself as a “fan”. Whilst I have fond memories of watching Children In Need as a kid, I…

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How To Start A Pitch Or Presentation

In this video I reveal the simple secret for grabbing your audience’s attention and getting them onside from the word go. You’ve got seven seconds to make a first impression. Make them count!! I’d love to hear how you get on with implementing this strategy so please leave me a…

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How To Own The Stage

Many public speakers have really great ideas and with fantastic content. However, they are ruining their performance by not using their space like a pro. In this video I am going to show you some simple tips to help you own your stage when presenting and look completely comfortable and…

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The Secret To Connecting With Your Audience

There are many things you can do to make your audience love you but in my opinion the simplest and most effective is to make brilliant eye contact. In my latest video I give you my top three tips for connecting with your audience using your eyes. If you find…

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Filming with iPhone

Speaking On Camera: An Actor’s Top 5 Tips

I spent yesterday in the studio. That statement sounds very grand… the reality was somewhat more chaotic. The furniture in the office pushed against the walls, a white sheet erected for a back-drop, several lights cluttering the floor space and my iPhone 6 attached to a tripod to record the…

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Game, Set & Match! Game, Set & Match!

Game, Set & Match. How To Win At Public Speaking.

What a match! Novak Djokovic pounded a cross-court winner past Roger Federer on Sunday afternoon to seal his third Wimbledon championship and ninth grand slam title. But what can the world’s most famous tennis tournament teach us about public speaking? #1. Love your audience. In a game of tennis the…

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Star Quality: What is it and how can you develop it?

Sunday night was an important night in the British Theatre calendar. Some of the biggest names is show-business gathered at London’s Royal Opera House for the 39th annual Oliver Awards, ready to celebrate the best performances, productions and stage craft of the previous twelve months. One of the highlights for me was seeing arguably two of the…

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