5 Tips To Prepare Your Voice Before Public Speaking by Peter Dhu

5 Tips To Prepare Your Voice Before Public Speaking by Peter Dhu

We always warm up before we run. We warm up before playing sport. And we warm up at the gym before lifting heavy weights. So why don’t we warm up our voices before we step on stage? Here are 5 tips to prepare and warm up your voice before public speaking. If you follow these, you are more likely to …

The Traditional Conversation About Boundaries isn’t Supporting You or Your Team Here’s Why

The Traditional Conversation About Boundaries isn’t Supporting You or Your Team: Here’s Why by Sam Dhu

The conventional discourse on boundaries leaves many people believing that setting boundaries must come at the expense of nurturing relationships. However, by integrating negotiation skills into boundary-setting, you can protect your space without sacrificing the warmth and connection you value in your professional interactions. It’s Possible to Set Boundaries with Empathy: Negotiating Personal Space While Having Thriving Relationships Setting boundaries …

IMPROMPTU SPEAKING: How To Prepare for an unfamiliar role, covering for someone in a meeting, or acting up in a senior role

IMPROMPTU SPEAKING: How To Prepare for an unfamiliar role, covering for someone in a meeting, or acting up in a senior role.

Speaking off the cuff or impromptu can be challenging, particularly when you’re stepping into an unfamiliar role or covering for someone else in a meeting. The ability to handle such situations with confidence and competence not only enhances your professional image but also ensures the continuity and efficiency of your team’s work. Here are some strategies to effectively prepare for …

Adapting Your Presentation for Different Audiences

Adapting Your Presentation for Different Audiences by Peter Dhu

Whether you’re presenting in a boardroom, a bustling startup hub, or to a laid-back crowd in sundowner, one thing’s for sure: your audience makes all the difference. As a seasoned public speaking trainer, I have travelled all over Australia, and the time taken to tailor your presentation to suit your audience, is time well spent. 1. Understanding Your Audience You …

Enhancing Public Speaking 5 Practical Tips for Greater Influence

Enhancing Public Speaking: 5 Practical Tips for Greater Influence

Public speaking is an important means of communicating and demonstrating leadership. It is an important way to shape opinions, encourage change and to educate people. Being influential when public speaking is very important, because if you are not influential, no one will listen, change will not occur, education will miss the mark and an opportunity is missed. In short, your …

The Importance of Putting Feedback into Action by Violet Dhu

Feedback is like a guide, helping us improve our personal and professional lives. It’s like a mirror, reflecting our strengths and areas to improve. But we need more than just getting feedback; we need to know how to use it effectively. Feedback is a powerful tool, but its value becomes evident when we implement it. Let’s delve deeper into why …