Great speakers and presenters are liked by their audiences and being likeable doesn’t only help with presenting but will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life.
What makes great speakers so likeable and so successful? And how can we do it?
She started the UK's first Black Women Business Network - The European Federation of Black Women Business Owners. In addition to being awarded the CBE in 2003 for her services to women, small business and minorities, her work has been recognised internationally and acknowledged by the Mayor of Houston, Texas with her own day- Yvonne Thompson Day 4th Jan. As well as being named in Washington in the Congressional Records.
With a background in business management, advertising, the private medical sector, the Employment Department Jill has also worked in the House of Commons for 18 years.
She was appointed as the first female Sergeant at Arms in 2008, which she describes as a formal job with a very formal uniform. Her responsibilities as Sergeant were security, access and ceremonial.
When she retired from the role in 2012 this was said about her contribution “Jill has played a powerful role in mentoring and encouraging other women in the House service to achieve their potential. The number of women now occupying senior posts in the House Service is some measure of the example she has set.”
The "Why It's Time to STEP UP and STAND OUT" workshop is going online!
For those couldn't make it along to the workshop we are running it on-line so that you can watch it from the office or at home or wherever you are!
And even if you can't attend live, as long as you register we'll send you a link to the recording so can can listen whenever you want.
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As we were waiting for the funicular car to arrive, enjoying the fabulous view I was wondering why they were watering the track when suddenly I looked up and saw someone hurtling towards me out of the sky.......
I know that change has been a constant factor in business in the last ten years because if what you’re doing isn’t working then you must do something you haven’t done before if you want to get different results . . . .
Feelings ranging from nervousness to sheer terror are common for many people and it has been said that the fear of public speaking comes higher than the fear of death for a large proportion of the population but . . . .
It has been said many times that a great way to grow your business is through networking.
But it seems to me that "rude networking" is on the increase!
(By the way this is not the same thing as sexy networking and has nothing to do with clothing or the lack of it...)
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