Tag Archives: Lisa Evans

Storytelling on the theme ‘what if?’

Live Storytelling Stories from the Heart    As another evening of storytelling is set to begin. There is a heightened sense of anticipation and excitement is palpable in the room. The audience is brimming with a mix of ‘first timers’ and seasoned storytelling aficionados. As the lights sink low, the buzz of the crowd transforms… Read More »

Present your message with presence when you speak

Present your message with presence Have you ever been to a function and noticed all heads in the room turn to look at one person? Have you been in the audience when a speaker mesmerised the audience? These people exude confidence and charisma. They have a presence. Most of us have to learn presence Presence… Read More »

The Power of Business Storytelling

Weave your story around your service If I told you to buy a chocolate bar because it’s tasty, you’d probably forget about it in a few seconds. But if I weaved a story around a young boy fishing with his grandpa, whose face lights up the moment his grandpa digs out a chocolate bar from… Read More »

Reflections on being a speaker

What I have learned in business It seems like yesterday, but it is three years since I set up my business Speaking Savvy. I have learned a lot along the way as a solopreneur speaker, there have been many highs and some lows, and plenty of falling, but isn’t it about falling forwards?   A… Read More »

How to deliver an Ignite style talk

Make your presentation concise and compelling There are many different styles of presentations. The fast-paced lightning talks are a lot of fun. I recently gave an Ignite-style talk and I want to offer some tips on how to create one. My mantra ever since speaking my mantra has been Speak at every opportunity, because every time… Read More »

Heal Your Heart At Stories From The Heart

Michele Woods, accomplished writer, and fledgling stand-up comic writes a beautiful piece about Stories From The Heart                            “You can warm your hands at a poem” is a quote from the writer Jeanette Winterson. To those words, I’d like to add, “you can… Read More »

Vulnerability in Public Speaking. Be Real. Be Present. Be You.

It Takes Courage Making an authentic connection with your audience takes courage. If you want to create an impact it requires being yourself. For some that’s hard. It’s a lot easier when public speaking, to talk about the latest company figures or systems. Peeling back the onion layers of your unique self can be hard,… Read More »

Conversation Community Connection – The Power of Live Storytelling

Stories From The Heart Guest Blog By Jacqui Alder “Our life is a series of moments. These moments become our stories” Lisa Evans And so it was with the 4th Stories From The Heart event on the 27th November 2016 at Lazy Susan’s Comedy Den, where Lisa Evans gathered a full house of diverse souls for… Read More »

You Are Not Your Story

  Venturing Out From Behind The Words – A Guest Blog by Jay Crisp Crow I’m hilarious, confident, bolshy, and brave. If I can hide behind a keyboard. Forging a living from being a writer is about as in my element as I could be. I’m naturally an introverted lioness of complexity that resonates more… Read More »

Sharing My Story How This Changed Me

A guest blog by Katrina Davy. I love to play with ideas that stretch me out of my comfort zone and so when Lisa Evans founder of Speaking Savvy asked for volunteers to tell stories at her Stories from the Heart live storytelling event, I found part of me, the Adventurous One, yelling “Okay, let’s… Read More »