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PechaKucha: Public Speaking With a Twist

PechaKucha: Public Speaking With a Twist Spending an evening listening to eight speakers giving Power Point presentations might sound like something to actively avoid, but this month I cleared the diary so I could attend my local PechaKucha. You’d be forgiven for thinking it sounds dry and dull, but actually it is anything but. As […]
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Disability & Leadership: What it takes, What it costs and Why it matters

This week I attended an event titled, ‘what it takes, what it costs and why it matters: disability & leadership’. The event was organised by Radiate which is a network for high-flying, senior and talented professionals with lived experience of disability or a long-term health condition. Radiate, supported by Disability Rights UK, undertook the first […]
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My Take On What It Takes to Influence

My Take On What It Takes to Influence My last blog talked about the list of influential disabled people that is currently being compiled. This post looks at what I believe influencing is and how it can be achieved. When I run leadership training workshops I am always told by the disabled leaders and aspiring […]
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Speaking, Snow & Senior Managers

Speaking, Snow & Senior Managers Looking forward to the Easter break after a busy period delivering motivational speaking, disability training and delivering work preparation training.   Last week I was invited to speak at Northern Pine Tree Trust’s event for Remploy employees facing redundancy. The event focused on employment and self-employment options open to those […]
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From Client to Motivational Speaker

From Client to Motivational Speaker Last month I was the motivational speaker on the Ingeus celebratory road trip. I was the motivational speaker at the Birmingham, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow events. The events were organised to celebrate ten years of Ingeus in the UK and to thank the staff for all their hard work and […]
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Training, Filming & Broadcasting

Training, Filming & Broadcasting The last few weeks have seen me training visually impaired and deaf job seekers in Newcastle, London, Birmingham and Eastbourne. I have filmed visually impaired employees from Like this: tweet this
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An Interviewer’s Perspective

An Interviewer’s Perspective This week I was invited to sit on an interview panel. We were recruiting for an Eye Clinic Liaison Officer for my Like this: tweet this
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Finding Your Feet

Finding Your Feet Acquiring a disability is tough. It takes a lot to adapt to your new situation and begin to look forward to a future. What I really like about the Like this: tweet this
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Influencing: Advice and Suggestions

Influencing: Advice and Suggestions Last week I delivered a career development workshop in London at RADAR’s Leadership and Empowerment programme. I chose to deliver it on influencing as I think now more than ever the ability Like this: tweet this
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Those Lucky Successful People

Those Lucky Successful People I regularly deliver career development support to people who are job seeking. We often look at what it takes to be successful. I pose the questions .. Like this: tweet this
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