Easy Self Introductions for People Who Loathe Introducing Themselves

Easy Self Introductions

6 Ways To Creatively Introduce Yourself In 30 Painless Seconds Picture This: You are at a workshop. The Facilitator announces: “Self Introductions!” She gives everyone 30 seconds. She’d like to start with… don’t freak out… you. Yes, you! I have written so often about “How To Confidently Introduce Yourself” that this time, I have created a 20 […]

How To Introduce Yourself In 2 Minutes

Self Introduction Sample For Networking Knowing how to introduce yourself in 2 minutes powerfully and succinctly, is one of your best and cheapest promotional tools. 2 minutes gives you time to explain what you do with a case study, it enables you to build rapport by showing more of yourself and it gives an opportunity […]

Self Introductions: Be Intriguing

Sample Self Introduction For Networking There are so many ways to introduce yourself at networking events it can be confusing. I am going to offer you one simple sample self introduction. It’s a short and simple script enabling you to effortlessly explain who you are and what you offer at any event, meeting, workshop or […]

Introduce Yourself With A WIFM Not A Wish

Navel Gazing Tools!

How To Speak To A “Closed Group” Have you ever tried to introduce yourself in a meeting, group or event and as much as you tried to insert yourself into the conversation, you are passed over by the others, as if you don’t exist? It’s hard to maintain self-confidence in an environment where you feel […]

Shy People And Parties Survival Guide

Shy People And Parties

Cheese Is A Terrific Starting Point Many people find it difficult to “just be themselves”, especially shy people at parties. Remember that feeling when you first walk through the door, confronted by a sea of unknown faces or backs? Should you stick around or should you run? Parties can bring up fear of being separate […]

Un-Networking For Shy People


Un-Networking Un-Networking is brilliant for shy people. It is the art of being genuinely interested in meeting new people with no expectations of selling them something. I developed an early horror of cheese and chardonnay networking events, filled with drunken blokes with no home to go to, but a hellava lot of business cards to […]

How To Speak & Be Heard In Noisy Cafes

When we stand up and speak in front of others, we want to be seen, heard and remembered. Otherwise, what is the point of public speaking? While you can control yourself, you can’t control much else. If you find yourself in difficult speaking environments like noisy cafes, how can you keep the attention of your […]

Speak About What Makes You, Different

Name Your Point Of Difference At Networking Events Picture this: you are at a networking event. Perhaps it’s a lunch, a book launch or a conference. Amongst others, there are 4 naturopaths, 2 real estate agents and 3 life coaches. You need their services, but how do you choose and what’s the difference between them? […]

How To Create A Compelling 30 Second Self Introduction

Public Speaking Coaching Individuals

Be Short And Sweet We live in a society with advert-length attention spans. You can grab that attention by creating a short personal ad also known as a 30 second self introduction.  One of my bugbears occurs at functions when the harassed facilitator pleads: “Now we’ve got a lot to cover today, so please give a […]