Diversity & Inclusion: Decolonizing Every Day Language In Our Workplaces

Diversity and inclusion has (rightfully) been a hot topic in workplaces. Unfortunately, language habits can often get in the way of proper everyday inclusiveness. This is especially true for colonial expressions and manners of speaking, which are deeply embedded and often unconsciously (or perhaps unthinkingly) used. Decolonizing our language, however, requires thoughtfulness, deliberate engagement, and for…

From speaking for your job to becoming a paid speaker – special interview with Speaker Launcher Jane Atkinson!

So you’ve given a number of talks at conferences and events in your industry, in front of some decent sized audiences, and you’ve caught the speaking bug. Now you’re wondering how you can move from being someone who speaks as part of your job to a paid, professional speaker in your own right. But you…

How to have better political conversations (it’s election time!)

You can find David Moscrop on Twitter @David_Moscrop Politics and religion: two topics that are never to be broached in polite company. We all know how realistic THAT particular saw is. Political conversations are everywhere, and while there has never been a period in history where politics made for “nice” conversation, current trends towards populism,…

How to Speak Like a Fortune 500 Business Leader – Tips from a top international speaking coach

You can find Tom Mucciolo on Twitter @TMucci   Want to speak with the poise and confidence of a Fortune 500 CEO?  Even our corporate top dogs need help with their presentations, and they get it from Tom Mucciolo. Tom is a highly respected speaking expert who specializes in performance and visual presentation for high-level…