kay white maximise potential Archive

  • How to get your message across with a story

    How to get your message across with a story

    Think of any film you’ve seen that grabbed you.  What about a TV series you follow, or a book you read and re-read or share?  They’ll all have grabbed your attention and kept it with a story.  The story that’s threaded and woven throughout any attention-grabbing book or film is what we remember, long after […]

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  • Kay White – speaking at Maximise Potential ‘LIVE’ 2012

    Kay White – speaking at Maximise Potential ‘LIVE’ 2012

    Kay White, who has one of most highly downloaded episodes on the Maximise Potential Podcast (ep. #14), was one of our leading speakers at the Maximise Potential ‘LIVE’ 2012 event, that we held in London in September of last year. Kay has put together a wonderful 15minute video on You Tube that captures the presentation […]

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  • Influencing Skills: Do you know your value?

    Influencing Skills: Do you know your value?

    That expression ‘talk is cheap’ is a common one. The idea that words mean less than actions was the intention of this expression but in actual fact, talk can be expensive, it can be valuable, it can be discounted and it can also be cheap. It depends on the words you use and the value […]

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  • Avoid being stuck in a conversation – how to move on when you’re ready

    Avoid being stuck in a conversation – how to move on when you’re ready

    We’ve all been there haven’t we? You’re at a social function, a networking event, a business conference and your intention is to circulate, meet new people, catch up with colleagues and friends and then you get stuck. What started off as an exchange of ideas can then turn into a one-way street where someone goes […]

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  • Do you scare people off?

    Do you scare people off?

    We’ve all heard someone start off with “Well, the trouble is” or “What worries me is” haven’t we? Or what about the classic “Now, our first problem is” – talk about putting you on your back foot and priming you for ‘trouble ahead’. You know the thing that happens when we hear those sorts of […]

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  • Grab attention by adding just one little word and notice how people sit up and listen

    Grab attention by adding just one little word and notice how people sit up and listen

    Small, simple things make a big difference. We all know it and it’s often these small, subtle distinctions we add – garnishes if you will – that change the course and outcome of our conversations and connections. This is going to be so obvious to you – it probably is already from the title above […]

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