Striving for Improvement

Are you looking to be the best you can be – in business and in life? I know it’s something I’m used to striving for with my sporting and Olympian background, and it’s how I approach most areas beyond sport.  It’s how I approach speaking – for both myself and for my clients. “The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self improvement, about being better than you were the day before.” Steve Young Improvement is about personal growth and it’s also about getting results – doing what you can to get the results that you desire. Speaking to audiences

Are You Stuck at the Same Level?

It is said that if you are not growing, that you are dying, and when it comes to speaking or presenting, it might be easy to get stuck into a groove of doing things a certain way and think that that is enough. Is there room for improvement?  Like any performer, yes, there is always room for improvement. Often you might not even realize how or in what areas you could improve until you are challenged to stretch yourself. What level are you at with your speaking and what could you improve upon? A lot of my improvement has come

Encouraging Success

You Suck!  You’re terrible!  That was a lousy performance! If you have every watched American Idol, ‘XYZ country’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance – you have probably heard these comments at some time. Not too encouraging, but then they are from the ‘judges’ and are not there to necessarily coach the talent.  Ok, and you also hear them say nice things. So what makes good and effective feedback? I love feedback and always ask for written feedback after I give presentations.  It helps me to improve my work so that each audience gets the best experience and