Jamie Smart is a number 1 bestselling author, coach and consultant. He shows individuals and organizations the unexpected keys to clarity; the ultimate leverage point for creating profound transformation and meaningful results. Jamie’s primary focus is in showing transformation professionals and business leaders how to bring the principles behind clarity into their work with clients, into their own businesses and into every aspect of their lives. In addition, he works with a handful of 1:1 coaching clients and leads selected corporate programmes. Jamie’s corporate clients range from an SME ranked as one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For to a Fortune 500 business designated by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. He has appeared on Sky TV and on the BBC, as well as in numerous publications including The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Huffington Post and Psychologies Magazine. He is also the author of the books CLARITY: Clear Mind, Better Performance, Bigger Results and The Little Book of Clarity.
Connect Quickly with a Challenging Audience
Any audience is challenging if they don’t feel connected to you. A speaker must understand her audience’s world.
- Meet people where they live. Listen to their world.
- Your mind is a self-correcting system, a self-clearing system.
- People pick up where you’re coming from. The feeling of challenge is coming from you.
A Jamie’s experience with a challenging audience
Jamie Smart keynoted a strategy workshop for the council of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Jamie wrote about this experience in Chapter 16 of his book RESULTS: Think Less, Achieve More. In this audio recording, you can hear the entire keynote speech for yourself, and discover the ‘strategy equation’ used by many of the world’s greatest strategists (including Napoleon, Steve Jobs, Microsoft and Netflix).
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Routine to Shine
Listen to people to get hit by who they are. Pay full attention, don’t be thinking what you’re going to say next.
Make it a practice.
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