What are you talking about? No I haven’t spent so long talking to my daughter that I’ve reverted to baby talk. Na No Wri Mo is short for National Novel Writing Month. It’s a programme that encourages budding writers to spend time in November writing a novel. Simple really. And what has
Nerves are bad. Nerves can cripple you, they can transform even the most confident person in to a sweating, shaking wreck. Nerves destroy speeches. But they don’t have to. In this video I’ve got a bit of advice about how to master your nerves.
It’s nearly Christmas It must be I’ve started to see the adverts. It’s not the end of the world if you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet but it is high time to think about your Christmas cards. Yes, civic cards require some thought. They can require a considerable amount of work.
The last little thing is by far the most important part. It is an amazing experience writing a book. It can teach you a lot. In this video I want to share what I learnt about the hardest bit. My new book ‘More than a Chain’ doesn’t hit the shelves until 19th October
Most people will tell you to put the audience at the heart of what you do. I’m not most people. When I was asked this question while delivering some public speaking training I realised that my answer shocked a lot of people there. To find out what they were surprised about look at this
Sadly missed This month saw the passing of Jerry Williams, first black mayor of Camden. We should never forget that as civic leaders we stand on the shoulders of great mayors. In his day Jerry modernised the role and made it more relevant to his community. We should remember pioneers like Jerry.
Sometimes you can see what you have learnt while you are learning it. It is an amazing experience writing a book. It can teach you a lot. In this video I want to share what I learnt about reflecting on what you have learnt. My new book ‘More than a Chain’ doesn’t hit
Doing it the right way. Alex Maskey used his chain to unite his community. That’s what all civic leaders should do, they should bring their communities together. So maybe we should be surprised that’s what he did. But then again, for Alex bring his community together was a matter of life or death.