Author: Adrian Kirk


Celebrating International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day and I’m reminded of the presence and personal impact I’ve been doing with women-only groups, as well as one-to-one female leadership coaching, so I thought I’d post my thoughts. Whenever I introduce myself to a group on such courses I start off by saying three things: I was the only male […]


Speaking in the Round

How to master the trickiest of public speaking platforms Speaking on stage can be an uncomfortable experience, even for those of us who are trained to be on stage; so what’s it like when you have to speak on a round stage? I have an idea that we mostly feel uncomfortable when speaking in front […]


National Storytelling Week

I’m fortunate to have been part of British Gas’s training programme for fourteen years and for eleven of those years delivered a one-day Presenting with Impact course. As you can imagine, during that time many people attended the course, one who stands out for me is the guy who attended twice. Michael, as I’ll call […]