Presentation Tips: Lessons From The Ancients

“What, presentation tips from my Gran?!” No. Not quite. Presentation tips from the ancient Greeks: specifically for this post, from Aristotle (384 – 322 B.C.). The philosopher has some handy presentation tips for us that have survived remarkably well down the years. To influence and persuade an audience, he said, we need to achieve the… Read more

Nurture Your Personal Network

The old adage, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”, still holds true, even in this hooked-up-to-everyone-I’ve-ever-known age. But now that we can have thousands of ‘friends’ and be ‘liked’ by people we’ve never met, how can we ensure our personal network is working for us? Here are some tips for nurturing your… Read more

Ask a coach: how can I boost my personal branding?

Good question. And I can’t help wondering if ‘personal branding’ is a term you’ve heard in an appraisal or read online or in the press recently. There’s a lot of it about at the moment, along with its close relative ‘reputation management’. Can the thinking and frameworks that underpin a successful detergent, car, computer or… Read more