Five Things You Must Know About The Future of Conferences


The NSW Government recently announced a trial of in-ground “traffic lights” at key intersections in the CBD, to warn pedestrians on mobile phones who don’t look up while crossing the road. It’s been interesting to see the reactions to this idea on social media. Many people a...

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How Much Writing Time Do You Really Need? (It’s Less Than You Think)


Most speakers, trainers, and other thought leaders tell me they know the importance of blogging regularly, but most of them don’t do it! Some people tell me they don’t have the time. Others say they don’t have enough new material. Others say they don’t see the point. What...

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Stunning Slides: The Secret Formula for Engaging Presentations


Have you ever sat through a presentation with boring PowerPoint slides? Of course you have! But the problem is not with PowerPoint, but with the way the presenter used it. One of the most important factors in the success of your presentation is the design of your slide deck. Text-heavy slides and bu...

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LeaderSpeak


The ability to craft and deliver compelling messages is a key leadership imperative, but many leaders struggle to be influential in a cluttered world. Rohan Dredge teaches leaders the skill of LeaderSpeak. In this interview, he shares what it takes to transform your messages to be truly influential....

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5 Things Your Conference Audience Cares About Now


We keep hearing stories about the generational shift in the workplace, with more Gen Y’s (Millennials) moving into leadership positions. That’s true in the world of conferences as well. If you’re a conference organiser, sponsor, speaker, or event manager, it’s crucial that y...

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Why Conference Speakers Need To Add More Value – And Five Ways to Do It


Now that we have so many more ways to interact and meet – especially online – people have much higher expectations of conferences. Of course, conferences are still important, but they are a huge investment of time and money, so we’re expecting a greater return on that investment. I...

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Five Ways to Use Webinars to Support Clients and Customers


The most common use of webinars is for marketing purposes: a free webinar that attracts new potential customers to your products or services. But another very powerful use of webinars is to support existing customers and clients. Although you will generally get much smaller numbers for these webinar...

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How Travel Agents Can Use Free Webinars to Build Their Business


Many businesses run free webinars for marketing. You promote your webinar to as many people as possible, attract more people into your marketing funnel, conduct the webinar to promote something at the end (even if it’s just getting their e-mail address for follow-up marketing), and eventually ...

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Ten Reasons To Use Free Marketing Webinars For Your Business


Many businesses use free webinars for marketing. You promote your webinar to as many people as possible, attract more people into your marketing funnel, conduct the webinar to promote something at the end (even if it’s just getting their e-mail address for follow-up marketing), and eventually ...

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Hans Rosling’s Masterclass in Presenting Complex Data in an Engaging Way


If you’re a fan of TED Talks, you have probably come across Hans Rosling, who is a favourite TED speaker. Rosling has built a reputation for presenting complex data in an engaging way. For example, he’s famous for his dynamic data visualisation software and the dramatic way he uses it in...

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