Five things I learned from interviewing Allan Pease

Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Allan Pease, communications guru at the Recovery Summit.  He and his wife Barbara are multiple-time best selling authors, world-renowned speakers and communication trainers.  We had a conversation about selling, communicating and pitching over Video Conference. Fascinating and fun because Allan is high energy and practices what he preaches. Read more about Five things I learned from interviewing Allan Pease[…]

1 week -> MC & moderator in 3 conferences; FIA mobility and sport conference, The Recovery Summit, Transition Forum – Here’s what I learned

So it is Friday and I am now looking back over what has been a rather busy week. With June still being everyone’s favorite month to hold a conference I have found myself MC-ing/interviewing at three events in one week. It is almost like BC (Before Covid), except I never left London though I did Read more about 1 week -> MC & moderator in 3 conferences; FIA mobility and sport conference, The Recovery Summit, Transition Forum – Here’s what I learned[…]

On the UN World Day to combat Desertification and Drought – what can tech do to solve water shortages?

Today, June 17th is the UN’s World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. It really is a problem that we shouldn’t have to be dealing with.  The UN describes desertification as the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. It is caused primarily by human activities and climatic variations.  Apparently it occurs Read more about On the UN World Day to combat Desertification and Drought – what can tech do to solve water shortages?[…]

Three places at once – the FIA, Recovery Summit and Transition Forum

This week is one of those where I have ended up in three places at once, virtually of course. It does seem to be the season for conferences and seminars so I am delighted to have been involved – MC-ing, interviewing and more – in three very different events. Formula 1 media guru James Allen Read more about Three places at once – the FIA, Recovery Summit and Transition Forum[…]

A date for your diary – The Recovery Summit

When is the last time your conversation with someone didn’t involve the word ‘pandemic?’ I’ve followed and reported on what has become the biggest global crisis for a century for the Global GoalsCast and am relieved that conversation now centers around topics like,  How do we bounce back from this?  How do we learn the Read more about A date for your diary – The Recovery Summit[…]

How do we design a post-Covid world?

What will the future of the world be like post Covid-19? Take your pick of crystal ball forecasts. There are now thousands of views of what life will look like after the virus. Some of these inspire me, others less so. Understandably, people see the future through the prism of their own preconceptions. For example, Read more about How do we design a post-Covid world?[…]

How do we build back better post Covid-19?

How do we come back from this?  Not since World War II has so much of the world been so shattered by a single global event. How do we recover? And after that, how do we build back? Covid-19 and the lockdown has been challenging for everyone, including me. One aspect of the weird duology Read more about How do we build back better post Covid-19?[…]

Managing Under Uncertainty – Expert tips for business leaders as they seek to thrive in a crisis

So with a fair chunk of the world of Covid19 lockdown for at least another month we have plenty of time to think about a post-virus future. What will happen? Will things go back to how they were? Will I be out of lockdown by my birthday (it’s in May, in case you were wondering.) Read more about Managing Under Uncertainty – Expert tips for business leaders as they seek to thrive in a crisis[…]

Four more ways to improve your video conferencing presentation skills

We’re over three weeks into Lockdown, though it feels like three months. Or is it three years? I’ve lost track.  One thing that is keeping me going is the amount of online communication training that I am doing. I have always offered my services online, but for reasons we all understand, demand for online training Read more about Four more ways to improve your video conferencing presentation skills[…]

Four techniques to improve your video conferencing presentation skills

(or, how to Zoom your way through Covid-19) I’m doing online communication training courses – tailored for people who are doing more online video conference pitches and speeches. To be clear, I have been doing these for years, but for obvious reasons they have become very popular lately. A typical course last about three hours Read more about Four techniques to improve your video conferencing presentation skills[…]