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Dale Carnegie’s sage advice … “Remember, that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language” … has been trotted out by sales, networking and influence trainers for the last 80 years since his book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People” was first published. And what great […] Read Full Article

Panel discussions are a feature of many Conference and Convention agendas and it’s often the role of the MC to moderate or facilitate the discussion. Here are some tips –   # Remember, “it’s not about you!”  Your role is to  encourage the free flowing discussion, but also keeping it on track and importantly on […] Read Full Article

For any independent professional, getting a great start to the day ensures a focused and successful day. Here is a proven 6 step  technique I use. It’s obviously perfect for MC’s […] Read Full Article

Do you need some Memory Improvement? If you ask anyone “How’s your Memory” most people reply, “Not as good as it used to be!” As working MC’s it’s really important to keep our Memory Skills sharp. Think for a moment what it would be like if you had a Memory Improvement of  just 10% – […] Read Full Article

Here are 4 Ideas that you can use in your Corporate MC work straight away. (7 Minute video.) An Introduction framework A Fun use of Technology A great Question to ask a Speaker or Panel Member A Networking Secret You will also get a sneak preview of what’s coming up in the next video […] Read Full Article

There are two schools of thought about delivering important information at banquets and dinners. Do you do it early when people are focused, sober and paying attention or later in the night just before they leave? My suggestion is always do it early and if possible repeat it later. Info like – when the bus […] Read Full Article

The role of the MC is to control the atmosphere of an event and as such this should extend to controlling the music. Spend a little time and choose some great music for your conference.  It is a worthwhile  and easy way to add fun and enjoyment. Don’t just leave this up to the AV […] Read Full Article

As the MC at an event you are in charge of the well being of the entire event and in particular the comfort of your audience. Keep a good eye out on the temperature of the conference room and if in any doubt ,turn it down. Hot stuffy rooms send audiences to sleep faster than […] Read Full Article

              Our new eBook is ready for instant DOWNLOAD Jam-packed with content ready to slot immediately into your own MC work. Scripts, Lines, Jokes, Activities, Filler material, Quotes – Plus 6 Pro MC’s share their inside secrets. Save […] Read Full Article

A big mistake many MCs make and I’ve done it many times in the past myself  before I learnt better is using the Bio of a speaker as their Introduction. Now I’m still amazed how many Speakers, even Professionals  who should know better, don’t bother providing a good Introduction before every presentation. So often  it’s […] Read Full Article