Category: Confidence

How To Find Your Message & Meaning

SOMETIMES people say: ‘…once I have found my message I will start speaking’ or ‘…I have worked through processes to find my message but nothing came out of it’. Here are our thoughts on this: ‘We get old and die but in between we need some meaning!’ Find meaning through using your voice and doing public speaking. […]



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Speak So Others Listen

Do you sometimes feel like talking to a wall? Like nobody is listening or paying attention? If you wonder how you could speak more powerfully so your kids clean their rooms, your partner takes out the rubbish and your boss considers you for a pay rise, try out the below. Speak to their VALUES If […]



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Storytelling & Storytelling Loops: A conversation with Clinton Swaine

Clinton Swaine, Founder of Frontier Trainings is known as the World Leader in experiential business trainings. He’s spoken on many of the world’s top stages and produced over 200 games and processes which teach business, personal development and speaking skills to countless individuals and organisations. Clinton is in conversation with Annik, in an obviously windy […]



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Fu*k Perfection

Boldness is a way to becoming MORE of yourself by deciding to be DONE with bending over backwards for EVERYONE! I always say: ‘No matter who you are and what you do, there will ALWAYS be someone who won’t like what you say, the way you say it and sometimes even your reason for saying […]



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The One and Only Way to Deal with Fear – FEEL the Fear and…

One of my clients threw a little tantrum the other day. She felt nervous about speaking, and wanted those nerves gone. Immediately. I think some of us can relate to that, right? As speakers, it can be frustrating to feel the familiar sensations of fear time and time again, perhaps long after we tell ourselves […]



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How It All Started – Two Years of Speaking Without Limits

Two years ago, back in May 2011 – a pub in Islington, twenty people in the audience, three speakers – three judges, the ‘getting your heart racing’ Impromptus and Speaker Express Club was born. It’s our BIRTHDAY this month – two years of Speaker Express – two years of speaking without limits! The pub closed […]



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