Wed Workshop – Best Laid Schemes …

You may have noticed that this week’s Wed Workshop’ is actually being posted on a Sunday (Australian time). That’s because, as the poet said, “The best laid schemes of mice and men gang aft agley….” I am, as I’ve mentioned, an occasional ‘enrichment lecturer’ on cruise ships – and in recent weeks I’ve been on…

Wed Workshop – Training v Real World.

I was at a Toastmasters meeting last night when a member, attempting to encourage newer speakers, said “No speech is a failure – Each speech has an outcome. It’s how you deal with that outcome that counts.” And I’d agree – at least as far as the sentiment goes. But to paraphrase the old saying, sentiment (and…