How Do I Find My Story?

How Do I Find My Story?

How Do I Find My Story? Last week we talked about how people have difficulty creating a story out of their life experiences.  They feel they have to tell it like a newsreader with all the exact facts, in the exact right order.  If you didn’t see that blog you...
Are You Telling Porkies or Stories?

Are You Telling Porkies or Stories?

Are You Telling Porkies or Stories? As a professional public speaker coach, I come across all sorts of objections from my clients. See if any of these are thoughts have popped into your head. “No-one is interested in what I have to say.” “I don’t have anything unique...
Let Me Tell You A Story

Let Me Tell You A Story

Let Me Tell You A Story Before I became a public speaker and global speaker coach, I didn’t really understand the power of stories.  I mean – I guess I knew they were important, but I didn’t really relate them to public speaking.  Most of the ‘public speaking’ I had...
What Happens When You Just Say “Yes”

What Happens When You Just Say “Yes”

What Happens When You Just Say “Yes” Recently I was asked to speak in public.  Well, what’s the big deal there? I hear you say.  Isn’t that what you do?  And of course, you are right – it is.  BUT.  This was a real stage, with real people!  And like a lot of people, I...