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Certified virtual presenter

Having passed the ESpeakers test today, I’m officially a certified virtual presenter. This reassures clients that I have the equipment, environment and skills to deliver a great remote presentation to their online audience, and means Read more…

Ideas on Stage

I’m happy to be doing a video podcast interview with Andrea Pacini next week. He want to talk to me about experiential speaking. I’ll share the link when it’s ready.

Speaking Business Summit

On Saturday 9 October, I’m doing 10 minutes to engage the audience at the start of the day, then from 1pm I’m facilitating 30-45 minutes of games you can play online. Should be fun! Schedule

Thank you for the music

At the start of lockdown, Gareth Malone started an online choir. Over 30,000 people would regularly join in at 5:30 every weekday. I was one of them. The EP we recorded is being released tomorrow, Read more…

Copywriting Conference

I’m running a training session at the UK Copywriting Conference 2020 to help freelance copywriters run a more successful business. Originally planned for London, the event has moved online, and I’m told tickets are selling Read more…

Hosting the Mikado

Tomorrow, I’m hosting the Mikado networking session for the Executives Association of Great Britain. The event would usually be held at Simpsons on the Strand, but will be on Zoom instead. Obviously, I’ve planned some Read more…


My popular Marketing in a Crisis presentation has been booked again – this time it’s for a Rotary Club meeting on 27 July, on Zoom, obviously.

Coffee & conversation

I’m hosting the informal PSA coffee and conversation meeting tomorrow morning – we’ll be catching up with our speaker colleagues and playing some of my favourite getting-to-know-you games on Zoom.

Four countries!

Participants from at least four countries attended the interview I did on Monday with Paul du Toit – South Africa, UK, America and Canada. I was demonstrating some of the activities that speakers and trainers Read more…


As part of my ongoing personal development, I have recently completed the professional neuroscience course with Dr Lynda Shaw. Here’s my certificate to prove it. It’s been fascinating to update my Open University psychology degree Read more…