May 2011

Fears are universal…

I trained people in PR yesterday i.e. creative industry people rather than my usual audience of the professional, financial and academic communities. What I learnt was it doesn’t matter who my audience is, everyone ( including me) has the same 3 basic fears when attending events: 1. Fear of failure 2. Fear of the unknown 3. and the evergreen fear of failure. With a little help from me I aim …Read More

3 Ways to start a conversation

Here are three simple ways that you can learn how to start a conversation and keep it going. 1. Be confident in yourself. Consider that the other person has an interest in what it is you have to say. Sometimes people have trouble with conversation because of a lack of confidence in themselves. The irony is that even if you are only pretending to be confident other people will assume …Read More

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