Presence Power: 6 Steps To Super Speaking!

Presence Power 6 steps to super speaking!

No longer hiding beneath her cape, Dianna threw her anticipation anxiety aside and strode to centre stage. Well ok, it was her lounge room and her family was her audience on this occasion. But next week, it will be in front of 250 of her colleagues. Quaking in her boots no matter how pretty, or […]

The Radiantly Attractive Communicator

Do People Listen When You Speak? To become a radiantly attractive communicator, 1-to-1 or 1-to-many, you need first to connect with your inner speaker, the purpose of your message, the space around you and then with your listeners, before you even open your mouth. Are you thinking now, “Geez I don’t want to change the […]

What I Learned From Nigella, Obama & G-String Wearing Strangers

Let Your Words And Body Speak For You   In a world of superfluous verbosity and redundant superlatives, whose services, products and ideas do we believe, trust and follow? (This article is based on a 30 minute recently filmed speech about how to let your words and body speak for you to build trust and […]

Do Men & Women “Do Public Speaking” Differently?

Public Speaking Differences Between Men And Women A question I’m often asked is: “Are there public speaking differences between men and women and do they develop personal presence in the same way?” Communication and its subset of public speaking does vary between men and women. The ability to speak with presence however, crosses the gender […]

Shut Up & Let Your Body Talk

Blah, blah, blah… talk, hype, buzz, “like”, “totally”, “awesome”, “it’s all good”. It’s hard to hear anything of value when people speak to one another these days. Mouths are endlessly moving but meaning is lost in the blah blah.

I know I hunger for something true, something juicy, something meaningful. And more words, even if they are clever words, aren’t the answer.

What I want, and what an audience wants, is credibility and realness. Followed by a hefty dollop of “what’s in it for me” content. Is this something you want too? Hell, we’ve only got one life, let’s make the most of it.

Speak & Listen With Presence

CalmSpeak Program

There is no quicker way to lose your audience than by “going through the motions”. Remedy that by learning to speak listen with presence. “Going through the motions” means your body is present, but your mind and spirit have left the building.  Sometimes the audience is quicker to recognise memorised, disingenuous rote, than the speaker […]