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More is not better when you speak

Why more isn’t better when you speak!

Eons ago, my late parents went to a gorgeous seaside village in Spain…

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When a brand story goes wrong

What’s wrong with this story? On business fails you need to avoid

I don’t know about you, but it drives me nuts when promises (including…

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Leader stories and leadership excellence

5 Leadership Lessons From The Stories of Four Truly Inspiring Presidents

One of my favourite gifts this Christmas was a book called Leadership, Lessons…

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Word of Mouth Brand Story

Eaten Bread Not Forgotten – Why Awesome ‘Word of Mouth’ Brand Stories Rock

How would you rate the ‘word of mouth’ brand stories your customers tell…

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Think local every time you speak

Different Strokes for Different Folks – Why Smart Speakers Think Local

When you visit another country as a speaker remember Saint Augustine’s line: When…

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A Surprisingly Easy Way to Source Great Stories for Your Business Talks

If you’re ever short of a story for a business talk, what’s your…

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How Instinct Saved Des’s Life (And What Every Storyteller Needs to Know About Gut Reactions)

Have you ever wondered why your brain is more predisposed to remember and…

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2 tips for speakers from a royal wedding

What Speakers Should Take From Prince Harry and Meghan’s Mega Royal Wedding

Inspiration for public speaking tips I share can sometimes come from peculiar places!…

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Like an Instant Boost to Your Speaker Presence? Learn From How The French Eat

Sometimes I get inspiration for blog posts on better speaking from odd places…

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