How I overcame my fear of public speaking

How I overcame my fear of public speaking

“Thinking will not overcome fear, but action will.” – W. Clement Stone I was invited by Explore Careers to speak in front of 250 guests at their Sydney event. This event was held at the Ivy Ballroom and to say that I was nervous, would be an understatement. Like many...
Why everyone should speak at events

Why everyone should speak at events

Speaking at events can be beneficial for your personal brand. Whether you are a marketer for an organisation or an expert representing an agency or product, it can provide a fast track to exposure, opportunities and connections. Here are some of the key benefits you...
Why 75 percent of people fear public speaking

Why 75 percent of people fear public speaking

Mark Twain once said, “There are two types of speakers: Those who get nervous and those who are liars. Then there was Jerry Seinfeld, who famously said, “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number...
How to make events more diverse

How to make events more diverse

We all know diverse perspectives and backgrounds make better panels and speaker line-ups at events. A wide variety of voices and perspectives help to challenge the audience to think differently about the topic and also encourages more engaging discussions to occur....