21 February 2018In a nutshell…What are “Constructive Conversations”?Human beings like to build stuff. Things that have value. That last.In a way, every one of us is engaged in a life-long project to shape the landscape of the future. With our deeds and our words.READ MORE….
25th January 2018By choosing the right MC you can relax and be a guest at your own event.One evening when I was working at The State Theatre in Pretoria, the main entrances were found to be inexplicably locked just before showtime. This meant that audiences, performers (orchestra, dancers, actors) and crew all had to access the building through the stage door. READ MORE….
28th November 2017Laugh all the way to the bank.Okay, so you have an important product/service/message to communicate. Success, maybe even the survival of your company, depends on the results you get. This is no laughing matter, dammit! …Which is why you need comedy. Time may be money, but that doesn’t mean boring everyone into a coma is a good investment. READ MORE….
2 March 2018Toolkit Tip 1:Why should I say “Yes” to someone if I don’t agree with them?In communication, there’s a common misconception that the word “Yes” is a destination, the end point of a discussion. But it isn’t. “Yes” is just the beginning.READ MORE….
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12 March 2018INFOGRAPHIC: Build Better Business through effective relationships.Client feedback proves “Constructive Conversations” is popular and highly effective. “Constructive Conversations” empowers leaders to make better connections with clients and team members by using smarter communication strategies. READ MORE….
20 March 2018What if I say the wrong thing? I’m writing this post for Human Rights Day in South Africa, although whenever I deliver my keynote, people express anxiety about saying something “wrong”. Perhaps it’s a product of our history, upbringing or schooling. Whatever the cause, we feel anxious about speaking, like we somehow have to earn the privilege. And yet it’s our right. READ MORE….