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Kay White
16
Feb

Do you scare people off when you speak? | Show Up and Sparkle

How to inspire instead of being scary I think we’ve all heard someone start off with “well, the trouble is” or “what worries me is” haven’t we? Or what about the classic “now, our first problem is” – talk about putting you on your back foot and priming you for ‘trouble ahead’. Do you know...
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typewriter and other equipment for a writer featured
02
Feb

Write to connect and compel | Show Up & Sparkle

How to engage and keep people’s attention When writing, one of the easiest things to do is just quickly type or write what you ‘think’ needs to be said and give a ‘shoot from your fingertip’ response and assume that the other person will work it out. Well they might and they might also get...
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pillow talk featured
18
Jan

Practice your pillow talk | Give clear, distinct messages at work (& at home)

It’s so easy to lose your message, your audience, their attention, their trust by using ‘weasel’ words; by using ‘gobbledeegook’ if you will – and it’s everywhere, it’s like an epidemic. With the pace of information being shared today, the cultures which must be crossed and included in our messages, and the turbulent times we’re...
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18
Dec

Do you really show them what you’re made of?

Remember to know AND show your brilliance so others can reward you for it. If you’ve ever heard yourself say any of the following, it is a sign you’ve forgotten some of the things that you’re really good at or you’ve forgotten some of the key pieces of your career and life journey. If you...
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Public Speaking
07
Dec

Can you get to the point? | Show up and Sparkle

Keep attention, say your piece and be clear We’ve all been there haven’t we? – sat in meetings, presentations and at lunches when someone has been rambling on and on or pontificating about something and we’ve asked ourselves ‘what’s your point?’ or ‘I wonder what the point is here?’  Well if you ever wonder that, everyone...
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team clapping together and looking happy featured
23
Nov

Gratitude: Two small words change everything

Thank you: it’s such a small thing to say and these two small words cost you absolutely nothing and yet make a huge difference to how and if people remember you – and respond to you. Thanking people is often the difference that makes the difference as to whether people do what you want, get...
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09
Nov

Detox Your Relationships: Cleaning out your relationship closet

Now, here’s a confronting idea for you: “To truly cherish the things that are important to you, you must first discard those that have outlived their purpose. To throw away what you no longer need is neither wasteful nor shameful. Let them go, with gratitude. Not only you, but your things as well, will feel clear and...
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26
Oct

Do you take No for an answer? | Turning a No into a Yes

As career women navigate their path inside corporations they so often tell me about something they ‘wish’ they could have or do, or be involved in. Often my first question is in response is “well…do they know that?” or “who have you asked about that?”  I’m often either met with a blank stare or a...
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