How To Deliver Powerful Feedback

How To Deliver Powerful Feedback

One of the most valuable skills I learned during my years in Toastmasters was the art of evaluation. That is giving feedback on a speech. A fine skill for many areas of our lives. How often are you asked for your professional opinion on a work-related topic? And I...
How To Speak Up Without Fear

How To Speak Up Without Fear

  Have you noticed how many TV shows there are where people get up and present their talent to a professional panel and audience? Sometimes it is a live show and sometimes pre-recorded. But for the person getting up and walking up to the microphone the fear, the...
How To Be Positive About Change.

How To Be Positive About Change.

Recently a girlfriend of mine said she was almost ready to leave her very well paid but heavy scheduled job. The long hours and daily 3 hour journey time was killing her spirit and social life. Over the holidays she had researched a new opportunity for herself,...
Time To Question Everything

Time To Question Everything

  Over the years, people have asked me why I question so many issues, statements and general beliefs. I have even been criticised for being too nosey, curious and interfering! In fact, seldom did I hear any congratulations for inquiring and questioning a set...