Change Your Mindset and Anything Could Be Possible!
 -
RSS Follow Become a Fan

Delivered by FeedBurner


Recent Posts

Take Five with Caroline Dale
Take Five with Caroline Banks
Take Five with Mark Powers
Have a Good Scream!
Change Your Mind, Not the Past

Most Popular Posts

Take Five with Trina Dalziel
Take Five with Nina Farrell
Take Five with Alexandra Harley
Creatives Blocks - They Happen to Us All
Take Five with Claire Meredith

Categories

Advent Calendar
Attitude
Coaching
Creativity
Ebook
Events
Motivation
Productivity
Seasonal
Take Five
Tango
Tools
Well being

Archives

November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010

powered by

My Blog

Change Your Mindset and Anything Could Be Possible!


If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.
Henry Ford


I had a breakthrough recently, my own little 'light the blue touchpaper' moment.  

As regular readers will know, I have mentioned that whilst I would do public speaking, it has not been the place where I was most comfortable.  I have gone into speaking engagements determined to give of my best, but knowing that I would dislike the experience.

A couple of weeks ago, I did my first speaking engagement of the New Year.  I did all the things that I usually do to prepare.

I got as many logistical details as I could from the organiser, so I knew where to be when; audience size; materials needed.

I set out the main points of my presentation, then filled it out with relevant stories, examples and practical exercises.

I wrote my key points onto index cards.  (I don't care that speaking trainers tell you not to use notes - I don't intend to embarrass myself and my audience by going blank in front of them.)

I practised my presentation, to time, every day for 3 weeks before the event, so I felt at ease with the material.

I planned my clothes so I would feel comfortable and relaxed, as well as looking professional (even adding tango shoes).

Then I did something I had never done before in the lead up to a talk.

Instead on thinking, "oooh, public speaking - scarey!", I told myself, "I am really going to enjoy myself doing this talk."

And you know what happen?

I had a blast!!

And all I did was change my mindset.

So what could you change your mindset about today?


If this has struck a chord with you and you want to find out if coaching will support you,  check out how we could work together and get in touch.

0 Comments to Change Your Mindset and Anything Could Be Possible!:

Comments RSS

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Website:
Comment:
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment