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Connect to Grow Programme – 29th November & 6th December 2017

 Executive Communication Skills

This  2 day programme (one week apart)  is designed for delegates who have the business competence and now recognise the need to speak more effectively.

Our programme ‘CONNECT 2 GROW’ will enable you to make talks easier to understand and to deliver, leading to better communication and comprehension on the part of your audience.

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WOW – 8 Steps to a Winning Pitch

Preparing a proposal/pitch is a costly exercise in terms of manpower and disruption to the business. Preparing well and in a timely fashion will help you stand out from the crowd.

This article is based on a recent case study, telling you how I help pitch teams to prepare well and significantly increase their success rate.

Step 1

Meet the Pitch Team

We sit down and have a conversation about the company, its history and values. This conversation identifies the added value teams can offer to their prospect. Identifying value proposition for a particular pitch can often be the most challenging part, so once this is done we can start preparing the pitch.

Step 2

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TEDx Belfast Women invites Andrew Keogh

Recently I was invited to speak at TEDx Belfast Women on the theme of ‘Invented Here’ and I thought what could be more appropriate than to speak on the subject of improved communications. The title of my talk was  ‘The Gift of the Gab’  it’s something we are particularly good at in Ireland.

So if you wish to improve your Leadership and Communications skills please watch my talk, it’s 10 minutes packed, with stories and good advice.

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Speaking in Public will advance your Career

Fear of Speaking in PublicWhy is it that people are so fearful of speaking to groups? I have a chief executive who has paid me for one-to-one coaching and yet keeps cancelling every appointment we make to meet up and get started? 

I have people who I meet in companies I work with, who keep saying to me, I need to work with you, I need to do your programme, I need to engage with you, but they never do! 

If they feel the need to do this and yet they don’t engage with me or somebody else why is that?

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Andrew Keogh speaks to Tangible Ireland Business and Civic Leaders

Asguard

 ‘Ammunition for Success!’

Business & Civic Leaders

Join Tangible Ireland in

Howth Yacht Club,

Howth Harbour, Howth, County Dublin, IRELAND

 http://www.hyc.ie

 2.00 pm-6.00 pm-Thursday , 9th January 2014, Register from 1.30 pm

 for an afternoon of

Inspiration,Leadership,Project Reviews,

Success Analysis,Outcomes and Networking

 Called ‘Ammunition for Success!’ in recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the Gun Running in 1914. the focus of our event will be on the cultivation of Business and Civic Leadership. Various approaches and tools for developing a successful Business or Civic Endeavour will be ‘landed’ and we’ll debate the best ways for the ‘rising’ of a new era of Peace & Prosperity Continue reading

Ten Top Tips when preparing a presentation

Top Ten

  1. Find out about your audience i.e. age profile, gender mix, business etc.
  2. Ask yourself as a result of my talk what do I want my audience to do,  more of, less of, stop or start.
  3. Decide what is the key point you want your audience to take away from the presentation.
  4. Decide on an exciting opening that gets the audiences attention; fail to do this and you struggle for the rest of the presentation.
  5.  Devise a really high impact closing statement that leaves them in no doubt as to your message. Continue reading
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