• How much is too much? (13/2/2017) - How much is too much? “My cup runneth over” is a Biblical expression of being blessed over and above what is required. It is an expression of joyful gratitude. This is what we chase after every day in our businesses and private lives. But there is a flip side to having too much. Recently, as... Read more »
  • Warmest Christmas wishes (23/12/2016) - Merry Christmas to you and yours! I made a Christmas wish for you, For a holiday full of pleasure, Friends and family all around, And memories to treasure. I wish for you a Christmas filled With joyous holiday cheer; I wish you a Merry Christmas, And a very Happy New Year! Thank you for working... Read more »
  • How to stay sane and sparkling at Christmas (18/12/2016) - We’ve all felt it: The urge to produce a truly marvellous Dickensian Christmas. The vision of a perfectly dressed tree, and a roaring log fire to keep out the cold. The spiced waft of a roasting bird in the oven as the family bundle in from tossing snowballs outside, full of cheer and joy and... Read more »
  • The 6-year stand-off – A true story from the Boer War (10/12/2016) - Many years ago in Victorian era South Africa, my great grandfather did not speak to my great grandmother for the best part of 6 years. They still lived together, went to church together, celebrated Christmas and raised 6 children together. Although I do understand no new ones came along after the cataclysmic event that caused... Read more »
  • How to look good on selfie business videos (6/9/2016) - Learn how to make amazing self-shot videos for your website! Book your place here I am really excited about working in collaboration with Mark Harman from Redbook Productions on a truly unique training course. Video for websites and landing pages seem to be working very well to attract traffic and improve google hits. But who can... Read more »
  • @Brad Burton, a feedback sandwich and 3 golden coins (28/6/2016) - Sometimes, life puts us in a position that we did not anticipate nor plan. I believe that these moments define truly who we are. Recently, I was asked to deliver a keynote speech at the regional conference of 4N, a national networking organisation of which I am a member. There would be around 110 people... Read more »
  • Write an elevator pitch that potential clients will remember (Workshop) (25/5/2016) -   Do you sometimes feel that your voice becomes lost in the noise? At networking events, do people ask you to spend time with them or do they swiftly move on elsewhere? Do you wish you could win more (Or even any!) business from networking? Do you feel less than confident about telling people what... Read more »
  • The art of conversing with ease (25/5/2016) - How do you feel when you walk into a room full of strangers? Are you uncomfortable, perhaps scanning anxiously for a friendly face in the crowd? Do you tremble at the thought of trying to strike up a conversation with someone you don’t know? Or do you feel enthusiastic and excited, happy  to talk with... Read more »
  • Does the thought of speaking in public paralyse you? (20/10/2014) - Glossophobia: Public speaking is considered the greatest fear a person can have, even greater       than the fear of death. An estimated 75% of the population suffer from it! Nerves are inevitable when delivering a speech or presentation. Letting them get the better of you     is not. By developing a strategy... Read more »
  • Welcome to The Awesome Practice blog! (29/9/2014) - Welcome to the first post of an exciting and hopefully, inspirational blog series! The one truth in life, is that we start going backwards as soon as we stop learning. And as soon as we have learnt something, the knowledge starts to deteriorate as our brains replace neurons and cells. The only way to keep... Read more »






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