Plan the work, work the plan

2019-07-12T10:56:43+01:00July 8th, 2019|

I’m currently feeling overwhelmed. Scratch that, since setting up in business six years ago, I’ve felt overwhelmed ALL THE TIME. Not always with huge numbers of clients knocking down the door, but with ALL THE WORK THAT NEEDS TO BE...

Tricks of the trade

2019-07-12T10:37:26+01:00July 8th, 2019|

Years ago, I found myself in a car park outside the BBC’s Television Centre, in front of a large broadcast camera, reporting on a story about a flood. It was fake news because I was actually taking part in a practical exercise for a rare BBC trainee...

Erm…

2019-07-08T13:28:30+01:00July 4th, 2019|

I received an email with an agony aunt style question this week, from someone who’d attended one of my half day sessions for boards, about stepping up as 'brand ambassadors'. She wanted helps with a common problem...

Smart engagement for Maria

2019-06-18T10:26:58+01:00June 16th, 2019|

Last week I ran my one-day ‘Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous at Work’ workshop, at a big company. I set up a choice of activities in the afternoon, you could take part in a panel discussion, deliver a short talk or make a video on...

Speaking up in meetings

2019-06-16T19:21:14+01:00April 28th, 2019|

Making yourself a little bit famous isn’t just about speaking on big stages or leaping around in front of the cameras on TV and radio. It’s about being seen in the workplace too. One of the best ways to get visibility for your personal brand profile...

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How to get noticed by the broadcast media

2019-06-16T19:28:08+01:00April 25th, 2019|

Being interviewed on TV or radio is good for you: it helps build your brand profile, drives business to you, and provides big career kudos. The minute you are seen or heard on air, you are deemed more expert than you were...

Have a go, you might like it!

2019-06-16T18:25:33+01:00February 17th, 2019|

Major Cobb was my husband’s school army cadet commanding officer, whose pep talks have stood him in good stead throughout his life. At the start of my husband’s army cadetting, when he was 14...

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