THE MUSIC OF A SPEECH

THE MUSIC OF A SPEECH
Reading time: 3 minutes May 18th 2015

I have had some fascinating conversations recently with some amazing musicians. In these conversations we discussed the impact that music has on emotion. Music is one of the most powerful state changers that exist in the world today. It is used in so many different contexts to induce particular emotions. In particular, we can find it setting the mood or…

3 SIMPLE TOOLS FOR ATTITUDE CHANGE

3 SIMPLE TOOLS FOR ATTITUDE CHANGE
Reading time: 2 minutes May 12th 2015

I was teaching a course in the Middle East today and, for the first time, shared a number of different approaches to changing your attitude that are simple, easy and fast to apply. As the audience did the exercise, I realised that they grasped it quickly. So, I figured why not offer you the same three approaches. These approaches can…

Success Series: How to Study Effectively

Success Series: How to Study Effectively
Reading time: 1 minute May 5th 2015

In my latest NEW video & the first from my Success Series, I discuss and share some of the key skills to help you to study more effectively and to stay focused. Check out the video category in my blog for more great videos… If you found this useful and would like to sign up to be the first to receive…

RAISING THE STANDARD

RAISING THE STANDARD
Reading time: 3 minutes Apr 28th 2015

A few people came up to me at the Influence Mastery course last weekend and said that we had really raised the standard in terms of the course compared to previous courses we had done. It got me thinking, what does raising standards really mean, why do we do it and how do we successfully do it? To me, raising…

THE BEST PREDICTOR OF SUCCESS

THE BEST PREDICTOR OF SUCCESS
Reading time: 3 minutes Apr 21st 2015

People often ask me what THE most important thing is that I have learned over the last twenty years of working with people in life and business. Usually, I will decide on an answer depending on what I think is important for the person. But recently, something has struck me as being continuously important and, indeed, vital to success. So…

How to Create Rapport with Anyone

How to Create Rapport with Anyone
Reading time: 1 minute Apr 21st 2015

In my latest NEW video, I share a number of key steps to help you create rapport instantly with someone and have a long lasting impact. Check out the video category in my blog for more great videos… If you found this useful and would like to sign up to be the first to receive new videos and more useful content…

3 Big Mistakes We Make when Making Decisions

3 Big Mistakes We Make when Making Decisions
Reading time: 1 minute Apr 7th 2015

In my latest NEW video, I outline the 3 biggest mistakes and biases we tend to make when making decisions across all areas of our lives. I also share some insights from the field of behavioural economics to help you become more effective in your decision making. Check out the video category in my blog for more great videos.. If…

The Dublin Interview Series: Influence Episode 2

The Dublin Interview Series: Influence Episode 2
Reading time: 1 minute Mar 30th 2015

From 2014 – welcome to the Dublin Interview Series – episode 2 on Influence where I answer questions on Influence, including what makes people successful at influencing others and also, offer some tips on the best books on influence!  ‪#‎ThrowbackThursday‬ #Influence Check out the video category in the blog for more great videos… If you found this interesting and would like to sign…

How to Handle Uncertainty

How to Handle Uncertainty
Reading time: 1 minute Feb 14th 2015

In this video, I discuss the challenge of uncertainty in the world today where we have far too many choices. I share my insights in this area and what can happen when we get “decision fatigue”. Handling uncertainty means that you accept that uncertain times will come but that is the exciting part! Check out the video category in my blog…

The 3 Keys to Inspiring Others

The 3 Keys to Inspiring Others
Reading time: 2 minutes Feb 4th 2015

How do the most inspiring people on the planet do what they do? How can you inspire your team as a leader? How can you inspire your children as a parent? Well there are three essential keys to inspiring others that may well be useful for you to know. Be the example. The most important rule of inspirational leadership is to…