I don’t understand the elevator pitch. I don’t understand how anyone attending a networking event can be anything but distracted by having a short and rehearsed speech prepared about themselves dancing around their head? Is it me? When I see people honestly connecting at networking events, it is because they are engaged in a conversation … Continue reading Ban the Elevator Pitch
Half of my clients are women, the majority of people writing about gender equality are women and I wanted to ask some questions to my male business partner. Here goes: What do you think it’s like to be a woman in business? There is no doubt that there is a seam of misogynist attitude that … Continue reading I asked a man what it’s like to be a woman in business
Whether you relish or loath the opportunity, as a leader you will often be required to make speeches. No matter what your audience, a strong speech must have the right structure, timing, and key messages. Here are The Results Centre’s key tips for speaking to inspire… Make a point – Keep in mind that your speech … Continue reading Speak to inspire
Networking is rather like Marmite – you either love it or loathe it. However, whilst it causes fear and panic for many, networking is an extremely valuable tool for businesses. A recent study has found the following reasons that most entrepreneurs still dread the networking event. Lack of confidence One of the most popular causes … Continue reading To network or not to network?