Archive For: Speaker Success

How to Give a Great Introduction


Too often introductions can end up putting the audience to sleep. It is almost like the speaker gave the host their resume and the host thinks they need to read the entire thing!

If you are a speaker, update your


BLAB 008 The Future of Events

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IMG:Screenshot from the PCMA Marriott video

What does the future hold for events?

What is important for you depends on whether you are a PCO, Venue, Speaker or Industry supplier. One thing is clear, technology will play a leading role.


BLAB 007 Travel Tips

We gathered some international, domestic and even ‘just up the road’ travellers for our Blab on Speakers Travelling.

Some fantastic tips, ideas and emergency tricks, for both social and professional travel, were revealed.

Do you have any travel tips that


BLAB 005 Feel the Event Love

It’s Valentines day (or at least it was a few days ago) so what better way to share the love than having a chat about it.

In particular, Love when it comes to events. As an event organiser or as


Why Do you Need a CSP?

This months Get More Speaker Success blab was about CSP as part of the CSP Celebration month of January.  CSP stands for Certified Speaking Professional.  The designation is issued by the member bodies of the Global Speakers Federation.

In Australia


BLAB 002 Get More Speaker Success Blab

Every time we have a speaker blab, something unexpected happens.

In this edition we had a tour of one of the presenters office, there was almost a desk icon war and you will be happy to know that there was …


Social Media Gurus

This November, social media gurus Terry Brock and Gina Carr are in Australia. They are touring Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney (with a stop off in Singapore on the way over). I was fortunate enough to get them for 20


BLAB 001 Get More Speaker Success

Woo Hoo!

We had our first Blab on how to Get More Speaker Success. It was a very informal chat with some great ideas and thoughts.

Here is the recording you can watch at your leisure.

We talked about:

  • Referrals

Online Training Success

How one man evolved from Geek to online training guru

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When you talk to Roger Courville, you learn quickly to stop calling them Webinars. Mainly because people have a poor perspective on what a webinar, a really good webinar is.

With a background in IT and feet firmly set on …