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How to transform fear of public speaking forever

Something remarkable happened with me this morning at the end of my movement meditation class: I was speaking with a woman who was telling me she presents to large groups of women all around the world.

Somehow, she felt like telling me how it was that she made a breakthrough 20 years ago when she was […]

What can I simply do to develop Confidence on stage?

Today I attended a sales & marketing Superconference in my home town of Melbourne – with a wealth of inspiring speakers and presenters from all over the world.

During one of the breaks in a small circle of peers, a developing speaker asked me: “What tips can you give me, I don’t get up much on […]

What is your voice saying about you

We use our voices almost every day, yet it’s a part of us that is often taken for granted. When was the last time you stopped and listened to how you say the messages you want to convey?

Unless you’re in a profession where recording is par for the course, the answer is probably somewhere between […]

What to do after you PAUSE – what to say?

A client I was assisting to create short 3 minute videos of the best of his work asked me, “What to do when I pause in front of a live audience and feel uncomfortable in the silence? What to do?”

I suggested that he would do well to guide the group listening to him with a […]

Developing Presence in Public Speaking And In Life

Developing Presence in Public Speaking And In Life

Presence is that hard-to-define quality that engages and inspires other people. A powerful and admired actor, musician or dancer, for example, is often said to have “strong stage presence”, to define the way we always have a sense of where they are and who they are in their […]

Integrating Personal Development Work Into Your Life

Integrating Personal Development Work Into Your Life

Doing personal development work opens up a world of abundance, especially when it is fully integrated into your life. Believe it or not, there are ways of doing personal development without getting the full benefit of it throughout your life.

Often this can happen when personal development is done in […]

How Public Speaking Can Boost Your Author Profile

How Public Speaking Can Boost Your Author Profile

Whether you are on the path towards writing a book or have already written one (or more), a big question to consider is how will people find out about you and your book. What will draw them to you and entice them to read your published work?

While there […]

Affirmations to improve your speaking voice

Here are some affirmations to practice improving your speaking voice:

“When I’m in tune with myself, when my inner intentions match my outer expressions, my voice is clear, powerful, pleasant to hear.”

“As I’m patient and gentle with myself, I allow pauses and spaciousness between my words and key points.”

“I allow space in my vowels, between consonants […]

How Fears Of Public Speaking Manifest – and what we can do about it

How Fears Of Public Speaking Manifest (and what we can do about it)

Having a fear of public speaking is incredibly common. Some studies have even found that up to a quarter of all people are more scared of speaking in front of an audience than they are of death.

Public speaking, however, can be an effective […]

Breakthrough – Getting paid for your 1st seminar ever

I’m feeling grateful for the opportunity to see a new client today, a professional presenter and speaker who has recently left the corporate world and is stepping out on her own.

I feel so blessed to show up for souls in transition, people who are ready to let go the shackles of the past, come out […]