The Art Of Engaging An Audience

I speak, a lot! Every time I try to make it better, engage my audience some more, and leave the audience feeling three ways: 1) It was worth coming along to hear Joanne 2) I've taken one thing away from Joanne's talk 3) I'll follow her online and join her community I always always change my address every single time I speak. Why? Because the dynamic is going to be completely different and so I make sure I consider my top 10 tips below before every speaking event. So I decided to document my tips on how to engage an audience. Make no mistake, sometimes I have off days and I don't perform to the standard I expect off myself or indeed...

TALK-VEMBER: A Month of Speaking Ahead

This month I've got a whole host of speaking events coming up, so I've renamed November TALK-VEMBER. Here's my speaking calendar for this month to give you a flavour of who I address and what I talk about. Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur, Mid-West Finals, Tipperary I've been asked to address the finalists representing Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Tipperary in the second annual Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards. There are 12 finalists under the age of 30 competing in three categories: 1. Best New Idea (not yet established) 2. Best Startup Business (up to 24 months) 3. Best Established Business (over 24 months) My brief is to tell my own business story, having set up my first business at 30 years...