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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

How personality profiling can help us

As we reach the end of the year, it’s often a time for self-reflection. Time for an assessment of what went well, what could have gone better, and what to focus on in the coming year.

In the last month or so I’ve done a bunch of self-assessment tests around personality type, values and strengths. I […]

Use journalling to improve your public speaking

Recently, someone bought me Alex Ikonn’s The Five Minute Journal. I’ve always struggled with journaling but TFMJ has made it easy for me to write down my daily goals and my end-of-day reflections.

It struck me that a great place to record public speaking goals is in a daily journal. Public speaking is a journey. We […]

Use video to improve your public speaking

Hope you’ve been having a great month so far.

I just got a new phone and to test it out, I’ve finally got around to dabbling in Facebook Live. I don’t think the BBC will be in any rush to hire me as an anchorwoman, but I’m having a great time playing around on camera. I’ve […]

Make sure you manage your energy before public speaking

It’s SUCH a beautiful day. Last week I was lucky enough to perform on stage in southern France. I also managed to squeeze in a bit of sunbathing and book-reading. It was sad to leave the amazing weather behind, but it’s just as nice here in London today!

Talking of books, I recently completed Joanna Penn’s […]

Improve your impromptu speaking with the PREP framework

One of the things my 1-to-1 and corporate clients fear most about public speaking is being asked a question they don’t know the answer to.

This might lead to being embarrassed in front of the team, losing potential clients, and goodness knows what else. So it’s a perfectly rational fear.

No-one wants to get caught like a […]

Mind your language – watch out for weak words

Did you ever get really excited about a book?

Ages ago I downloaded Playing Big: Find your voice, your vision and make things happen by Tara Mohr but have only just got around to starting it.

And wow, I can’t wait to finish and apply what I’m learning.

Tara noticed that a lot of bright women, who are […]

3 Tips to Help Make You a Networking Star

One day your boss asks you to attend an event to meet some people in the industry. Don’t run away screaming just yet – here are some tips to improve your networking game

1. People are people, wherever you go.

Don’t be nervous about networking – it seems like a very awkward, overly constructed social interaction, but you […]

How To Create Rapport: 3 Simple Things You Can Do In Conversation

 How To Create Rapport: 3 Simple Things You Can Do In Conversation
Maybe being in the spotlight isn’t for you. But maybe, you DO want to feel comfortable in your own skin when you meet someone new. You’d love to be able to converse with others without worrying about sounding awkward, unapproachable or unfriendly. You just […]

5 Steps to Help You Ooze Charisma

5 Steps to Help You Ooze Charisma
What is charisma? You could ask ten different people that same question and you may get ten different answers. Charisma is a trait that many leaders and prominent figures in society possess. It allows them to capture the attention and affection of an audience. It is essentially the charm, […]