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Not Everyone Is The Same – Become The Brilliant You

April 8, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Brilliant you

Recently I attended a Leadership Academy in Sydney where presenter Fiona Craig, who spoke about “Brilliant You”. Here are some points I noted from her presentation that I wanted to share with you: Everyone is NOT the same: we are all different · 1 billion users on Facebook · 400,000 on LinkedIn · 100,000,000 on Instagram […]



How Many Brains Do You Need To Be Successful?

March 10, 2016 | Sue Lester

Multiple Brains

“How many brains do you need to be successful?” is somewhat of a trick question. You could argue that one well nourished, trained and focussed brain is enough, or that you need many brains to create a supportive team around yourself. Actually, from the individual perspective, to be living more meaningfully, fully and authentically you need […]



Healthy, Wealthy And Wise Speakers

March 8, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Speaker personal training analogy

Recently I attended a seminar presented by 3 well-respected professionals in their chosen industries of Personal Training (Healthy), Property Investing (Wealthy) and Business (Wise). It was a free seminar, with approximately 50 people in the audience. I noticed there were a few couples, but by far, more of the guests were women. And we know […]



Reasons People Get Worried About Public Speaking

February 17, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

fear of public speaking

Remember, speaking is an international business but there are certain tricks of the speaking trade – some definite “Do’s and Don’ts”. As you enhance your global speaking repertoire, you will need to overcome your fears so that your presentation has maximum impact with your audience. There are a few key reasons why reasons people get […]



The Psychology of Selling

January 15, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Sales lessons learnt on the retail floor.

I recently had the opportunity to be a Brand Ambassador for a Supermarket. Ok… so it was demonstrating and promoting branded Iced Fruit Cake and Fruit Mince Tarts!! However, I made a conscious effort to make the 2 x 4 hour shifts standing on my feet, near the 4 degree fridge worthwhile. What I noticed […]



What’s The Secret To Success?

December 8, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Surround yourself with experts and entrepreneurs that can become your mentors.

Often people think there is a secret to other people’s success – whether that be personally or professionally. Well, I am a great advocate for personal (and business) development or improvement. I believe THAT this is the secret to people’s success! I am constantly reading positive or business books, listening to audios (via podcasts, Soundclouds […]



Leverage Your Time

November 3, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Leverage is the secret to time management.

We’re all busy people.  Some people, though, are busier than we’d ever imagine, yet are somehow are able to stay on top of things so well they seem to go about their life so casually, while we struggle to produce good work and maintain a household. What’s their secret? Why do they seem to have […]



Treat Your Speaking Business Like Flying in A Plane

October 2, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

Speaker survival

Often when building your speaking business, you may get consumed by others who want to take time and energy from you and they constantly ask you to speak here and there, they want you help them or do something for them. You need to STOP!  Before you rush into things or help anybody else, you […]



Building Social Capital and Emotional Fitness

October 1, 2015 | Vicki Writer

Inner peace and happiness

We have the power inside of us to figure out what inspires us and what makes us happy and we are able to cultivate those emotions. 50-80% of our own contentment is completely within our own control. The brain does not differentiate between what is real and what is imagined. We will trigger all of […]



5 Tips For Better Public Speaking

September 29, 2015 | Catriona Pollard

Public speaking is an important part of every business. These tips will help you to be better at communicating your message.

Public speaking is a useful tool in public relations and a great way to communicate your key messages while connecting with your target audience. You can participate in public speaking at conferences, events or any time that you intend to inform, influence or entertain an audience. The main purpose of public speaking is to communicate […]