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You want sizzle, not snooze, at panel discussions

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I get booked to moderate a lot of events every year so I get to see at first hand the hard work and forethought that organisers put into making their events really sing. Generally, the right bass notes are: choosing a relevant topic, so people will want to attend, and casting panellists who will energise that topic, share their unique perspectives and opinions …

Where to look, when you’re on TV

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It’s one of those little questions that gets bigger the more we imagine ourselves on TV, so not surprisingly it’s one of the most asked questions when I’m running media training. So worry no more, lift the shroud of mystery that surrounds ‘being on television’ and watch my short video that shows you where to look – whether you’re being …

Use FACE to showcase expertise

Penny Haslam Blog, Expert Advantage, Media Training

You might have seen me speak at an event recently, with my sessions Make Yourself A Little Bit Famous or Get The Expert Advantage and Get Noticed. Sounding expert is a crucial part of raising your profile in order to stand out in the crowd and my FACE acronym can help you prepare really quickly for all your business communication. You might …

Leaders! There’s no badge for burnout

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My Brownie Guide handbook didn’t deal with mental health. There was certainly no badge for it. Making a bed (House Orderly), laying out a tea tray (Hostess), and jumping over a garden cane resting on two plant pots (Agility), was where it was at for my early 80s Brownie Pack. Which was a shame, because I fell head long into …

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Penny Haslam named as UK’s Professional Speaker of the Year 2016

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18th April 2016 – for immediate release Business journalist and professional speaker, Penny Haslam, has been named as the UK’s Speaker of the Year 2016, scooping three professional speaking accolades at one event. The business journalist and former BBC broadcaster, who now delivers keynote speeches to business audiences, Penny Haslam, has been named ‘Speaker of the Year’ by the trade body for …

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Listen up to get the expert advantage…

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When you’re carving out a role for yourself as an expert contributor on TV and radio, it’s vital that you listen and watch as much ‘output’ as you can. It helps you work out where to ply your expertise and create opportunities for appearing. And it’s a way to find, and understand, your market. Once you’ve found two or three ‘pet programme(s)’ on which you …