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B.F.O. Anyone?

A few years ago, my daughter’s school was looking for donations of professional services for a school raffle, I offered some speaker coaching. I didn’t know anything about the winners other than Dad had a successful business and mum was about to launch her own. What I didn’t know was just how successful the family…

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Head or Gut?

We swim in an ocean of feedback – I love this quote from Thanks for the Feedback. Our watches are even telling us if we have not moved enough, drunk enough water or slept long enough! Feedback and advice are inescapable and often conflicting. How do we manage it? Tara Mohr’s advice, from her 10…

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Be an Arrogant Idiot – What!?

There are many different energy levels when we speak. Imagine a sliding scale with quiet and mumbling at one end and loud and brash at the other. In the UK we tend towards the lower end of the scale, other cultures have their specific space they inhabit too. We are looking Tara Mohr’s 10 rules…

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What is the reach of your Leadership Voice?

She was sitting on a bench. The first one to arrive. Nervous…no terrified. ‘What if’s’ running rampant in her head. Slowly others arrived; clearly here for the same reason. 16 places and a global application of 1000’s. All she can hear is her heart pounding in her ears. Until she hears a voice, her voice,…

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How easy do you find it to take action?

Now that we have spent some time imagining what our awesome voice sounds like – we need to take action, but not little baby steps. We need to take a bloody great running jump! We need to scare our own pants off. The thing is we are so much more capable than we give ourselves…

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What is the cost of you NOT speaking up?

Tidying up my daughter’s desk I noticed her well used rubber. When we write in pencil we can simply rub out what we don’t like. We can let our perfectionism run riot across the page. Preferring neat and tidy as an end product. Not so easy when you are speaking. We have no way to…

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Imagine what good could your message do in the world?

We are looking at Tara Mohr’s 3rd Rule for Brilliant Women. Imagine what your authentic awesome voice sound like?Voices react incredibly well to imagination, so if you can imagine it, it can become possible. Really take the time to daydream. Crazy, out of the ballpark, frivolous daydream. Now, this doesn’t mean we are all going…