Good Speakers don’t always make great Chairs.

They can do. But it’s not guaranteed. Because Speaking and Chairing are not the same. While they are both actively involved in an event, the Chair’s role is different. My Masterclass on Conference Chairing and Facilitation for Association of Association Executives (AAE) will prepare you to perform well as a Chair or Facilitator. In the

7 Mighty Questions for Chairs

If you’re finding Chairing hard work, it could be time to change the work you’re doing. When you step from being a member of a group to chairing it, it’s like swapping from a player to a manager. Your work changes. It becomes about enabling the group to perform well. As a chair, your work

Chairing: Stop Wasting Time

Watch retailers are known for displaying their products to show the time of 10:10. Why? Because it sells watches. It creates the space for the brand name and logo to be clearly visible. And the position of the hands puts a smile on the face of the product which makes for a positive and appealing

Chairing: It’s not all on John Wilson

John Wilson is a pretty amazing conductor with many internationally reputed orchestras. I’ve been lucky enough to see him in action from the Choir seats at the Royal Albert Hall. These seats are behind the orchestra and they give you a fresh perspective on his performance, viewed from the front. It occurred to me that