Vocal Warm Up Hints
It’s because we know why we are doing what we do. We have a goal and understand our ‘call to action’. Remember what it is you want to achieve from your talk, speech or pitch. We did…
we have two new dates booked into Parndon Mill for our workshops. The first date is Monday 19th July and the second is Monday 20th September!
Poppin’ over to present at Networking events needn’t feel like taking medicine! It can feel like a Jolly Holiday if you do all the correct prep and help everyone Stay Awake, giving you a Step in Time to Feed The Birds! So Chim Chimeree over to the website for more info. http://www.cwcsolutions.org
Jim and Sarah have both, individually, been training people for the last 20 years! So when they say “Trust in me!” you know that we do things by the Book!
making sure we come across well is essential to building upon relationships
I’d held a fascination in teaching from an early age. A lot of my older relatives are, or were, teachers. There was a lot of high regard held for the profession in my house as young kid. When it came to me looking at my career options at school, I had put down ‘Teaching’ asContinue reading “My Teaching History – Jim Thompson”
Having an introduction that catches people’s attention is vital if you want them to listen. Jim has this to say on Introductions… “Introductions to films, songs or stand-up routines are really important in setting the tone for the rest of the experience. You wouldn’t get a chilled mellow song to have a heavy thrashing guitarContinue reading “Introductions!”
Sometimes our presentations need to get our audiences to connect emotionally with our message. We might need them to say to themselves – “that’s me” or “I totally get that”! People who connect with our message powerfully are more likely to be receptive – so how do we grab them quickly and easily? And howContinue reading “Emotional Engagement”
Today’s #quoteonpublicspeaking comes from Ryan McLean, who is an Australian that has his own Youtube Channel and is passionate about making people better Public Speakers! Just like us really… So this little nugget of advice is perfect for what we want people to think about when embarking on their next presentation. #presentationskills #communicatewithconfidence #harlowparndonmill #publicspeakingcourse
Jim has been teaching since he left school… (oh the irony…) firstly at Harlow Ballet School and then on to other schools around Essex and East London, with many students going on to work professionally as actors and directors. Jim is an avid reader and continually expands his knowledge in order to pass on whatContinue reading “Learn a bit more about your tutors: Jim”
“Confidence is bred through familiarity” – John Cleese Mr Cleese is well know for his public speaking engagements (as he still has alimony to pay off – apparently) but this is something he wrote in his autobiography that he states is one of the best lessons he ever learned in his professional career. The moreContinue reading “Quote of the day #1”
If you boil down presenting to it’s brass tacks, it is talking to other people in a room (physical or virtual). But you can’t just jump straight in. With Communicate With Confidence, we will no only give you a load of new skills with our workshops, but also, on this page, give you some usefulContinue reading “Vocal Warm Up Hints”