Key Lessons Learned In 10 Years of Public Speaking By Peter Dhu

Reflecting on the first 10 years of my business as a speaker and trainer, I have identified the 4 key lessons that I had to learn the hard way. Enjoy Be yourself – this is also called authenticity. For too long, I tried to be prefect in my presentations and chastised myself when I made mistakes or realised that I …

Your Presentation Is Not Finished When You Finish Talking

Public speaking requires great preparation and great delivery. But what you do after your presentation can be almost as important. We all know about customer service and after sales service. The company that rings us up and checks that everything is good, checking to see if we need any further support or information. The customer service does not end at …

What To Do If You Don’t Know The Answer To A Question

One of the common concerns around public speaking is how to handle difficult questions, and even worse, not knowing the answer to the question being asked. And this is a valid concern, as we have just shared our knowledge, our expertise and our information and yet we can not answer a question being asked on our topic. Here are some …

How To Be More Inclusive When Public Speaking and Presenting

We all know what it is like when a speaker or trainer talks about themselves and what they have achieved and predominantly use “I Statements”. It turns us off and we think, why do I care, or what is in it for me. Research has shown that audience inclusion is a powerful tool of influence, persuasion and of helping people …