Sell them what they want, so you can give them what they need

By |2019-06-06T07:38:13+12:00May 30th, 2019|Rock Plain Language, Rock Your Brand, Rock YourSELF!, Rockstar Communication|

OK, I need to take you on a little bit of a journey to explain what I mean here, so bear with me. I have a background as an educator. I trained as a high school English teacher. I started teaching at universities at 21 years old.  I worked in indigenous [...]

How to persuade and get buy-in

By |2019-05-30T07:12:22+12:00May 22nd, 2019|Rock Plain Language, Rock Your Brand, Rock Your Writing, Rock YourSELF!, Rockstar Communication|

How not to argue If you’re in an energetic discussion with someone, what’s a sure-fire way to get them to dig their heels in? Flat-out tell them they’re wrong. Point out all the faults in their logic. Deny their point of view. The more you do that, the greater the barrier [...]

How to like someone more: Find commonalities

By |2019-04-02T11:13:13+12:00March 27th, 2019|Rock the Good Shit!, Rock YourSELF!, Rockstar Communication|

People are irritating, right? And this is coming from one of the most loving and empathetic people I know (that’s me – yes, I’m saying nice things about myself. And?) I’ve believed since I was a teenager that I’m on this earth to love. Empathy is one of my superpowers. I [...]