Category Archives: Making Decisions

Why won’t you join up?

I was coaching a new client last week, who’s leading a new trade-body for specialist retailers. She’s desperate for more organisations and businesses to subscribe and become members. With more members, subscriptions and dues, the body will be better financed … Continue reading

Motivating the staff

With the New Year rapidly approaching, and after all the festivities are over, your thoughts might  be turning to how to get everyone in your organisation back to their desks and focused on the year ahead. Not only focused but … Continue reading


You know these blogs are chiefly about speaking skills – how we look and sound as well as how we can win over others to our point of view? Well this one is different. It’s about decision making, but it’s … Continue reading

Get on with it!

I’ve always told my clients to show plenty of their personality when delivering a presentation or talk. I’ve gone so far as to say their personality is their trump card. Isn’t it the case that the old adage ‘people don’t … Continue reading

What do you like?

Last week one of my clients asked me to observe one of their trainers delivering a Self-Awareness course. I thought she was great. Trouble is they’re unhappy with her style of delivery. This sets in motion the whole question of … Continue reading

It’s Ghastly!

I’ve been working with a major, internationally renowned, museum these last few days. It’s a fantastic place – a genuine Aladdin’s cave, full of wonders. It’s stuffed with the most desirable, precious objects. I’m told there are over two million … Continue reading

Make it Memorable

So you’ve laboured long and hard on the content of your talk; got yourself into a bit of an anxious state the night before delivering your talk, but it’s all gone well and much to your relief, everyone has told … Continue reading

Expensive time of year

If you’re anything like me then you can’t have missed noticing how expensive everything suddenly seems to be. It’s not just the Christmas presents and gifts but the rest of it that pushes the credit card to the limit and … Continue reading