Playing to a Live Audience

The Value of Performing on a Real Stage

Wednesday night was one of the highlight evenings at my children’s school. It was their Peripatetic Concert evening. It is an opportunity for all of the kids learning musical instruments to perform in front of an audience. It is a wonderful evening where the parents are spoilt with inspiring performance (and the occasional missed note).…

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Mirror, Mirror – How to practise a speech

“How can I practice my presentation?” is a question I frequently hear from clients wanting to perfect their pitch between coaching sessions. Usually its followed by “Should I practice in front of a mirror?”   There are many reasons why I don’t encourage clients to waste their time delivering a speech in front of a…

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