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Leadership: Harnessing the power of authenticity

Leadership: Harnessing the power of authenticity

These days I am best known as somebody who inspires others and helps them to find their voice just as I found mine. Some say that leadership is knowing how to bring out the best in people so I guess that makes what I do a kind of leadership. While I don’t have...
Just a Man Released 4th of the 4th

Just a Man Released 4th of the 4th

This is third in the Just a Boy trilogy by Richard McCann Little did Richard know that 32 years after his mother was murdered by Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper his heart would be broken once more. In his second book The Boy Grows Up we discovered how Richard...
Teams are built on talent

Teams are built on talent

Isla’s scored a hat-trick My daughter, Isla, has a passion for football. She also has more than her fair share of talent and only today she has scored a hat-trick for her team. But things would have turned out differently, had she not decided to move to a new team....

Teams are built on talent

Isla’s scored a hat-trick My daughter, Isla, has a passion for football. She also has more than her fair share of talent and only today she has scored a hat-trick for her team. But things would have turned out differently, had she not decided to move to a new team....

Just a Man Released 4th of the 4th

Just a Man – This is third in the Just a Boy trilogy by Richard McCann Little did Richard know that 32 years after his mother was murdered by Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper his heart would be broken once more. In his second book The Boy Grows Up we...

Leadership: Harnessing the power of authenticity

These days I am best known as somebody who inspires others and helps them to find their voice just as I found mine. Some say that leadership is knowing how to bring out the best in people so I guess that makes what I do a kind of leadership. While I don’t have...

I’m so Emmerdale.

Just when I thought I’d seen and read it all,  I realise that I hadn’t. Yesterday, which is the day we laid to rest my stepmother, I received one of my most unusual pieces of diologue ever.  I did post parts of it on Linkedin but as there were restictions...

44 Talks in one day.

Want to be a part of something great? #Challenge44 It is 20 years since I left prison and made a decision to turn my life around. Now I am an internationally recognised public speaker who helps others to find the confidence to find their voice. To celebrate this...

13 sure-fire ways to fail as a speaker.

  1.   Speak monotonously When speaking to the audience, do not be enthusiastic in any way. This will only connect you with the audience, which is the opposite of what you want. There’s a very good chance that many of the delegates will have had a heavy...
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