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Geoff Burch

Is Your Event Ideal or an Ordeal

As a professional business speaker I have, for some time, had a page on my website entitled ‘Getting the Best from Geoff.’ We had a look at the statistics and realised that it wasn’t exactly the most popular page on the site. The content of that page still bugs me and I feel bad when I attend...

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The Cock-Up Report (When events go horribly wrong)

When I am speaking to small enterprises I am often asked who they should speak to, to get a guide to success, and I am then bombarded with a list of global successes. Having read most of the biographies of very successful people I realise that usually it is a tale of luck and that they...

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When Choosing a Speaker for your Event do you want a Worm or a Strawberry

During one of my customer focus workshops I use the cunning ploy of asking my audience if any of them like strawberries. About 90% of the hands go up, then “Who really really likes them?” Only a few hands go down at that point. Then the whole NPS routine “Would they recommend strawberries to a...

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motivational business speakers

Can a Humorous Business Speaker Deliver a Serious Message

Perhaps the question should be, can a non-entertaining speaker deliver any message at all? A survey suggested that in a presentation which an audience considered boring or dull, only 3% of the messages delivered are retained or are repeatable by the delegates. Alternatively a pacey, engaging (often funny) presentation, can reach the heady heights of...

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