3 Reasons Why 3 is the Magic Number for Your Story

We love threes in stories. Other numbers are also available: 12 Apostles, 10 Commandments, Seven Deadly Sins, the Famous Five and Fantastic Four. But we find threes again and again (and again): Perseus and Macbeth meet three witches; Goldilocks deals with three bears; Wise Monkeys, Wishes and Little Pigs all come in threes. We even … More 3 Reasons Why 3 is the Magic Number for Your Story

Why don’t people listen when I talk about my work?

Probably because already they’re drowning in a sea of words. There are so many words coming at us all the time that we’re desperate for a reason to dismiss yours and move on. But there will be things which are “front of mind” for your audience, and you can use these to hijack their attention long enough … More Why don’t people listen when I talk about my work?

Prepare, write and deliver better presentations

Fifteen minute masterclass in doing good presentations. This slideshow covers how to prepare yourself for a good presentation; tips for introverts and extroverts; how to think and write clearly and how to use some of the tricks of great speakers to make your message stick. This slideshow includes several techniques that you’ll find elsewhere on the website: … More Prepare, write and deliver better presentations