Building Confidence

15 November 2023
When we learn to stop focusing on what others are thinking of us, we become more comfortable, confident and effective communicators.
24 October 2023
Stage Fright. We all get it! How to go from a shaking wreck to a dancing queen in three easy steps.
10 August 2022
When coaching in my ‘Speak Like a Leader’ workshop, I often ask participants to turn off their slides, turn over the notes, and have a go at explaining their point using a whiteboard. Why?
10 August 2022
Do you ever feel on the back foot when you present? Feeling inferior in some way, to those you are speaking to, is an uncomfortable feeling Different situations can make us feel this way. Lets solve this!
12 July 2022
We all have internal walls. Barriers we have developed to ‘play the part’. Walls that built around our own insecurities. Are we smart enough? Are we experienced enough? Are we good enough?
10 May 2022
Last week I trained a scientist who had recently started a new role. She was feeling nervous about an upcoming presentation. Her concern was, “I don’t feel like a subject matter expert – yet”. I get it.
27 April 2022
I’m a talker. I always have been. But today, I’m sick of the sound of my own voice. You see, I’m planning a new course, and for me, the best way to do this is talking aloud. Talking through what I’m
14 June 2021
The most common request I get, without a doubt, is, “Can you help me feel less nervous about presenting”? The good news is that you can drastically reduce the hold nerves have over you.
18 May 2021
If you’ve worked with me before, you’ll know I’m not a fan of writing scripts for presentations. My issue with scripted presentations is that they often result in sleepy audience members. After all, the fastest way to get people to
20 April 2021
For many years I dreaded question time during a presentation. I found Q & As to be stressful. It was the feeling of the unknown that I hated. What would I be asked? Would I be able to answer it?

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