You either love it or you hate it.....   "The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself." -- Napoleon Hill   What is the first thought that goes through your mind...

You either love it or you hate it…..   “The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself.” — Napoleon Hill   What is the first thought that goes through your mind when you are asked to stand and provide a one-minute pitch about who you are and….

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Practice makes perfect.  Well that is what we are constantly told isn’t it? But is it correct? This idea was probably best publicised as Malcolm Gladwell’s “10,000-hour rule”, which says that takes 10,000 hours of practice to become an expert at any skill. There is a problem with this idea.  Research suggests it isn’t true…..

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  Don’t you just love to follow up?  No? You aren’t alone. Rejection is always a possibility and who enjoys rejection?  Maybe you will be perceived as being too pushy? How do you know when it is the best time to call? Did you just imagine that little glimmer of interest? But it can be….

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  Have you sat in a presentation or seminar and wondered how you could quietly sneak out the back without being noticed? I can’t count the amount of times I’ve listened to speakers who simply don’t know how to build a connection with their audience. Even though they might know their stuff, they are plain boring…..

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