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Superstar Communicator podcast
39 minutes | 4 days ago
Claim your space
Being able to be confident and make an impact at work and in your home life is something we all wish to do. It is more of a challenge for women, and particularly women of colour. Our latest guest Eliza VanCort, the author of a Woman's Guide to claiming space This interview is about being aware of the power we all have; the fact that as women we must support women of colour and strategies for having more power, influence and presence. In this fascinating interview, which has MANY take aways. Here are three learning points. 1. You can make more impact in virtual meetings by having good lighting; a good mic and push yourself to ALWAYS say something. 2. You can claim your space with your body language: be aware of your posture, particularly if you feel nervous 3. Become aware of those self sabotage thoughts - and the people who surround you. Are they acting in your best interest. Download the transcript here: https://superstarcommunicator.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Eliza-Van-Cort-transcript.pdf More information on Eliza www.Elizavancort.com Here is the link for Eliza's book https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1523092734/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1634&creative=6738&creativeASIN=1523092734&linkCode=as2&tag=superstarcomm-21&linkId=1fa1714176b3fcbf77c5b0f81cc3cba0 Remember you can be kept up to date with our monthly masterclasses. Register at www.superstarcommunicator.com/webinar-interest and our 10 top tips www.superstarcommunicator.com/ten-top-tips
38 minutes | 14 days ago
Choose the right Language
The language and tone of voice we use has a significant impact on our audiences. I am delighted to to interview Tone of Voice Expert Ben Afia who shares his extensive knowledge of language - and particularly written language. This is an amazing interview; top tips include: * Being clear about what you want your audience to do or feel as a result of your written messages * How we could modify our language for different generations and groups of people * Think deeply about your audience and what's going on as they only have a limited attention span * Think about what will inspire your audience! Here is the transcript of the podcast You can contact Ben at www.benafia.com Remember you can find out about our monthly 30 minute masterclasses here.
21 minutes | a month ago
Mind your Language
Jeff Heasman is an expert in creating straight forward language within the legal and insurance industries. In this podcast Jeff will share: * why it is important to use straight forward language to ensure others understand you * How to check the other person really understand what you have said * How to structure your spoken and written content, when you have to use a specific word or term for compliance - and wrap an explanation around it Here is the transcript of the podcast interview You can contact Jeff at on www.insuranceupskill.com Do you want to attend the Superstar Communicator monthly complimentary webinars? Register interest here. We'll then let you know how to register for the next one!
27 minutes | 2 months ago
Mindful Communication for International Happiness Day
For International Happiness Day I am interviewing author Edward Turnbull about mindful Communication. He shares how important this is to ensure everyone remains happy and avoids misunderstandings. Learning points include: 1. Take Time to focus on your health and wellness to ensure you communicate effectively. 2. Look at your own communication styles and why you are doing these. Are they effective? 3. Be mindful of others' communications. Are they being grumpy because they are having a hard time? Might you have been rude triggering a response? Here is a transcript of the interview. Edward's book is available from Amazon Here is a link for the Superstar Communicator TEN TOP TIPS Want to be kept up to date with our future webinars: sign up here
26 minutes | 3 months ago
Valuing your customers
How do you show you really value your clients and customers? Why is this so important for any business? Well we have Customer Experience and Secret Shopping expert Claire Boscq Scott to share her secrets. This includes: 1. Ensuring your customers have the opportunity to provide feedback - and for you to listen! 2. Identify what customers really need to ensure their experiences are positive. 3. A smile and politeness go a long way to improving the experience for your clients. Download the transcript here: Contact Claire here And grab your Superstar Communicator Top Tips here.
31 minutes | 3 months ago
Create those opportunities
Caterina Rondo is an author, Business Coach and entrepreneur who inspires and empowers women to step up and be successful. Certainly I was inspired by her interview. In this fabulous edition Caterina shares some brilliant ways to create a mindset for success. Download the transcript here. Takeaways include: 1. Always wear your superstar cape. Cape means: Certainty, Authenticity, Positivity, Enthusiasm. 2. Expect Success; If you are having a rocky moment, refocus on the success. 3. Be willing to be successful! You can contact Caterina at her site. If you want to be a Superstar Communicator, grab your 10 top tips here.
21 minutes | 4 months ago
How to have great virtual meetings
Fiona Kearns is a business psychologist from Kearnsconsultancy One of the challenges for any talented, ambitious person is dealing with meetings - and interruptions from others. IN this podcast episode we'll find out: How to deal with interruptions when you speak Work out what is really going on HOw to plan how to deal with 'players' who are in the meeting. This is perfect episode for anyone who is wishing to make more impact in meetings - but also for those facilitating or chairing a meeting to be more aware of how they can run a meeting more effectively. Download the transcript here: And if you want to be a Superstar Communicator why not grab our 10 top tips here.
17 minutes | 4 months ago
Why I podcast
I, Susan Heaton-Wright have podcasted for seven years. For those listeners who are new to the podcast I wanted to share why I podcast; the purpose of the podcast and how this is a great opportunity to learn a new skill and content from brilliant guests. The learning points include: * How I recognised I was procrastinating and pushed through * That the podcast journey clearly demonstrates how I have developed my skills * The purpose of the podcast is to demonstrate that we all have a voice, as well as tips for building your confidence when speaking. * Having a clear vision and persistence lead to success. Enjoy this episode and if you need to download the transcript it is here.
44 minutes | 4 months ago
How work will change for the better
Author Jeff Schwartz discusses his fascinating new book Work Disrupted Opportunity, Resilience, and Growth in the Accelerated Future of Work. Schwartz shares how our working world is changing; and the traditional idea of a 'career ladder' won't exist. The pandemic, AI and technology are changing the way we work, and we have an opportunity to alter our working style for the better. A fascinating episode. Download the transcript here.
17 minutes | 4 months ago
New Year Outlooks
A New Year is the perfect opportunity to celebrate all you have achieved in the previous year as well as looking forward to the new year. I share 3 activities I always use to celebrate and look forward. This is not exclusively setting career goals but all aspects of your life. Here is a complimentary worksheet I use for New Year Outlooks. Download here.
19 minutes | 5 months ago
2021: The Year of Saying Yes
Inspired by Shonda Rhimes's incredible book "Year of Yes" I discuss why we should listen to what is being asked. Are we saying no when we should really be saying yes? Are we saying no because we are nervous or frightened? I share examples from successful people who do say yes; as well as considering when you could say yes to increase your opportunities. Let's do this together. Download the transcript.
37 minutes | 5 months ago
Just Ask with Andy Lopata
Andy Lopata has written a thought provoking - and potentially life changing book for everyone. He challenges us to Ask more: for help, support, opportunities. And also makes us reflect on WHY we don't ask. This is an important episode for anyone who runs a business, wants to develop their career or who is struggling. Purchase his book from all good book outlets. Download the transcription of this episode here.
32 minutes | 5 months ago
Including everyone in Conversations
Beth Hartley is a Cambridge Graduate and leads a strategy team for Sainsburys. She lobbies the Government and raises awareness of invisible disabilities and the importance of inclusion. Beth is deaf and recognises that facemarks are a barrier for deaf people to be in a conversation. In this powerful podcast we discuss considering the challenges others could be having to ensure they are part of the conversation. Download the transcript of the interview. Contact her via Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisabethhartley/
13 minutes | 6 months ago
How to be a great Podcast Guest
Podcasts are becoming more popular than ever, and 75% people listen to learn something. This is a great way to raise your credibility! But podcasting might not be the best fit for your business: why not consider being a podcast guest. In this episode I share why it is a good idea and also offer a complimentary Podcast Guest Top Tips ebook To ensure you are prepared to be a great podcast guest. Receive from here https://superstarcommunicator.com/podcastguesttips/
45 minutes | 6 months ago
Making Effective Conversations
Fred Dust was a Senior Partner and Global Managing Director at international design firm IDEO. A leading voice and practitioner of human-centered design and networked innovation, he helps organizations in media, finance, retail, and health confront disruption stemming from shifts in consumer behaviour, social trends, economic pressures, and new technology. In this incredible podcast interview Fred shares fantastic tips on how to have meaningful and effective conversations. His new book Making Conversation is available here.
36 minutes | 6 months ago
Top Tips for Leadership
Mark Terrell is a leadership coach who candidly admits that he wasn't prepared to be a leader when he was promoted. In this brilliant episode, Mark shares his top tips for leading teams and businesses - even if you are a reluctant leader. He can be contacted at https://www.thereluctantleader.academy
13 minutes | 6 months ago
5 tips for working remotely in lockdown
We are back to remote working; in our own homes. In this podcast I share top tips - from exercising every day to creating a daily routine. This is essential to ensure we all survive being isolated and restricted with our lives. Good luck.
33 minutes | 6 months ago
Having your voice heard with Dr Marcia Morgan
As a tribute to Black History Month I am delighted to interview Dr Morgan. Dr Marcia Morgan is the author of "The Silenced Voice: there is purpose in pain". She shares her perspective on how the minority of people within a group: whether this is at work or the community risk being ignored. This is a powerful, insightful interview and I guarantee you will be challenged to look at others in a different way. Her book is available here.
34 minutes | 7 months ago
Valuing Talented People in a Diverse World
To honour Black History Month, I interview the amazing Carol Stewart on the importance of a diverse workforce; how crucial it is for us all to have an open mind and see everyone for how they can positively contribute to this changing world. Everyone has a talent and everyone deserves for their talent to be developed Carol can be contacted on Linkedin Her website is www.aboundingsolutions.com She also mentions the petition to stop using the term 'BAME'. Sign here.
31 minutes | 7 months ago
Talking about money with Peter Komolafe
Peter Komolafe is a financial education expert: he coaches people to talk about money issues. Financial Wellbeing is a major cause of stress and anxiety; being able to talk about your financial concerns as well as working with money in a positive way is a far more healthy way to approach finances. Peter shares some ways to start talking about money in an effective way. If you want to contact Peter here is his website. www.conversationofmoney.com
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