Tag Archives: Jacqui Harper

When Jacqui met Harry … or Six Tips to Speak with Scripts

I’ve spoken at hundreds of conferences yet when asked to share a platform with Royalty I was SO nervous! I sorted out my nerves by writing a professional script. It worked; the conference organiser described my presentation as “assured, business-like and warm”. This blog  shares techniques to speak well with scripts. Rewrite The goal is […]

6 Tips for Online Job Interviews

When it’s time for a new job use personal presence to do a confident and memorable online interview. It’s all about the first ten seconds. That’s when recruitment professionals decide whether to continue watching you or move on to the hundreds of other recordings. At the heart of the decision is whether they trust you. It’s […]

Can Amy Cuddy’s new book on Presence live up to the global success of her TED Talk?

Executive Coach, Jacqui Harper, finds out. It was always going to be a tough call to follow Amy’s 2012 TED Talk: it’s had over 30 million views. Why? A lot of it is to do with the Harvard Business professor herself. When she tearfully discloses her own struggles with not feeling worthy it takes the conversation […]

What I Learnt From Strictly Dancers Ian and Natalie

I recently hosted a fundraiser for my son’s school, The Grammar School at Leeds or GSAL. It featured two of the stars of Strictly Come Dancing – Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite. In between exquisite dances I interviewed them. To my surprise, that evening I learned so much about powerful communication.