If you’re a young professional seeking the next breakthrough in your career or an entrepreneur looking to scale up your enterprise through the power of meaningful connections, then this blog is for you.
As an Executive Public Speaking Coach and Professional Speaker, my job is to sit through presentations and dissect them. Having evaluated over 150 speeches and presentations, there are certain gaps in business presentations that keep surfacing time after time for many...read more
In the field of public speaking, it has been said that, “if you can get your audience laughing, you can get them to do almost anything” This is because humour is disarming. It gets your audience and yourself on the same plane. It is liberating and creates a space for...read more
Gone are the days where it’s sufficient to graduate with a decent-enough degree, cruise along your new-found career and just check in and out at work. (Image quoted from WyoTech Student Website) Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and author of 'The Startup of You',...read more
3 Major Mistakes Speakers and Content Experts Make When Delivering Sales Presentations and Public Speeches
Delivering sales presentations and public speeches can be a tall order for many executives. As a Professional Speaker and Executive Public Speaking Coach, I can fully understand why. On one end, stepping up on stage for many is akin to putting yourself out there in a...read more
The Four Deadly “Audience Archetypes” You Need To Watch Out for In Your Speeches and Presentations (Win Them Over And You’ve Won Half The Battle!)
So you spend hours and hours preparing for your presentation. Your script has gone through one, two, perhaps even more revisions. You’ve gotten on calls with people you trust and somehow, you have gotten comfortable watching yourself speak in front of the mirror! (I...read more
It was my last interview of a series of six rounds of assessments for the...read more
It’s the graduating season for the college (university) seniors and most of them have undertaken one “major project”– finding jobs. These days, you either go through traditional job application process or tap into your networks for support. If you are actively looking...read more
"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono It is not everyday that we meet people who are deeply passionate about music. It is even more uncommon that you meet someone whom with the love of music, spreads it to her community so others can...read more
Yes, you’ve heard me right -- how do you manage your boss? As a young professional, it may not occur to you that for the sake of your own career development, you do need to manage your boss i.e. upward management. The dangers of not doing so – misaligned expectations,...read more
One of my mentors, Kelvin, once said that the "disease" that plagues most people of my generation is restlessness. He believes that most of us live our lives like little children at the playground trying to build our own sandcastles. Sandcastles that can honor our own...read more
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