Better, Faster, Stronger Communication

Better, Faster, Stronger Communication

I’m improving all the time. Doing stupid things along the way – obviously – but I feel now that this coaching lark of mine has taken a significant step forward (which, quite frankly, has been a long time coming). What’s Happened, Specifically?...

Best Put-Down Ever

I was on a very crowded train to Cambridge from Ely a few months ago with my bicycle. A lady on the train was deeply offended by its presence – by the look on her face you’d think I’d brought along a flatulent llama. I suggested that she move further...

Fear is Good

Risky Business The best things in life involve risk: performing to an audience  starting a business falling in love buying a house having children board games where you take over the world with military force* The bigger the risk, the bigger the potential reward....

Empathy is King

When I cycle through Cambridge, I often encounter these potentially lethal threats: Daydreaming drivers Preoccupied pedestrians Silly cyclists Apparently I’m a ninja on a mountain bike, invisible until we nearly collide. It’s infuriating, frustrating and I...

Comfortable? Then We’ll Begin.

While most of your confidence for any kind of important speaking will be due to your preparation (see ‘Do. Your. Prep.’), being ‘comfortable in your own skin’ and being physically comfortable are also really important.  She...