Blog - TalkDrawer

13 June 2019

LEADERS SPEAK. No really, they do…

“The difference between a leader and a manager is their ability to communicate.”  We use the above line frequently at TalkDrawer. It sounds cool but what exactly are we talking about? I’m sure plenty of managers will say; “I communicate all day long, I send hundreds of emails, I have a team WhatsApp group, my Slack […]

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16 February 2018

Why you need to speak to your team.

I’ve run our other business, Missing Link, a presentation consultancy based out of South Africa since I was 22 (I’m 43 now). We have had amazing people, a great work ethic, a phenomenal culture, and even award-winning offices: You’d think we’d have shiny happy people show up every day, right? Wrong. Are they just ungrateful millennials […]

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16 February 2018

You write a great speech before you deliver one

One of the most common misconceptions about delivering a great talk is that you need to be a great speaker. That helps, but first, you need to be a great writer. Here’s our founder, international speaker, and TED coach, Richard Mulholland talking about that point. This is the #1 stumbling block that we witness. Them: “Nah, I […]

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16 February 2018

Welcome to TalkDrawer

Mandela, Churchill, Roosevelt, King, and even Hitler. Good or terribly bad, all were leaders that brought about significant change in the world. They were vocal leaders that could move masses with mere words – and that’s exactly what they did. Branson, Musk, Jobs, and Bezos are no different – when they speak the world listens. […]

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