Back in the pre-Covid days, I once ran a short course in networking with researchers at the University of Glasgow. We had some fun, they picked up some useful techniques and strategies and we role-played joining a group of people we didn’t know. Afterwards, one person stayed behind and spoke about how hard she found […]
What is Imposter Syndrome? “How can anybody believe I can do this?” “I’ve no right to be here” “I’m going to get found out” “I’m an imposter!” It is a rare person who does not experience anxieties and self-doubt, sometimes, in some situations, at some time in their lives. Anxiety and stress can occur in […]
This has happened to far too many of my women clients in voicebusiness. Has it ever happened to you? Hint: It’s not the women who need to change, but the gender biased culture!
Probably the two best pieces of advice I’ve ever heard about how to get on with other people – in business or in life – are these. 1. ‘To be interesting is to be interested’. Dale Carnegie 2. “I have learned to imagine an invisible sign around each person’s neck that says, ‘Make me […]
When we were running training in the room with people, I ran a presentations skills course with a group of pretty tough salespeople – the kind who view ‘soft skills’ with a certain degree of scepticism. Yet within this group were two people who already had a head start on most presenters. One person had a voice which was rich […]
How often does it occur to you? Do you think about what others will think when you plan what to put on when attending a meeting or, more likely nowadays, when appearing on a Zoom call? Do you worry how you come over during an online meeting? Are you afraid to speak up in case […]