I spent a fun evening yesterday delivering a workshop for students on the Enterprise Challenge at the University of Dundee. I love teaching, and take every opportunity to get in front of a group of people to help them learn new things. This week I've run three workshops, as well as a full day of … Continue reading Marketing 2.0
Over the years I've done a lot of public speaking. I enjoy it and it's something that's come naturally. I've talked at conferences, business events, networking groups, and Universities. I've hosted a TEDx event and chaired a Business Breakfast. However, it wasn't until I spent a day with Marcus Sheridan back in May 2016 that … Continue reading Singing for your supper
You know the scene - you're at a networking event or maybe at a Christmas party at the neighbours, and someone asks you what you do. Many people give a simple answer, if that's possible these days - I'm a teacher / lawyer / accountant / nurse. It's not the kind of answer that makes … Continue reading How do you introduce yourself?
As I mentioned in Monday’s post, I spoke at The Milk Bar in Glasgow on Friday. What I didn’t say in that post was what I’d spoken about! For a change, I wasn’t speaking about customer experience or designing services. This time I got the opportunity to speak about something else that I’m passionate about … Continue reading What do you stand for?
On Friday, I spoke about the way work is changing at The Milk Bar in Glasgow. It was the second time this year that I've done a talk that was #upfront (the first being with Niamh Nic Daeid at the Dundee Design Festival back in May). By now you've probably seen me tweeting about #upfront and talking about it on Facebook, … Continue reading Upfront – making stages more diverse and accessible