Talks and Workshops

Starting conversations - inspiring action

Trisha Lewis Speaker
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Inspiring the next generation of professional communicators.

Dr Joyce Costello , Programme Leader

It was a chance for the marketing, advertising and PR students to learn first hand about many key elements they need to consider when communicating with emotions. It is great when a BU alumni inspires the next generation of professional communicators.

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Fabulously engaging speaker

Gill Donnell MBE , Founder - Successful Women in Business

What a fabulously engaging speaker, full of fun and lots of anecdotes.
I thoroughly recommend working with Trisha.

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I could visibly see lightbulbs of realisation in peoples faces

Paul Hamblin , Producer Treehouse Digital Ltd

Trisha's talk at Cameras and Coffees was fantastic, there were several times that I could visibly see lightbulbs of realisation in peoples faces. As always she brought copious energy to the room and was really open to hearing other peoples opinions and questions. Thanks Trisha!!

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You prompted some thoughts!

David Matthews , Owner Upton Beach Consultancy

Thanks for your workshop yesterday, your honesty and passion is refreshing. You've prompted some thoughts about how we can be better at learning by spending time reflecting, something I'll ponder.

Whether a talk or a workshop - timings and content are adapted to fit the audience, attendees and practicalities.

Overview and sample timetable for workshops on request.

Bespoke options discussed.

'Off the shelf' options (tweaked for occassion)

Beyond the double bind
The strong/warm balance

Once you face the existence of the female double bind you need to stop being the victim and start speaking up (tactically!)

Emotions and rationality

People pleasing trap

Use of humour

The hold-back traps
spotting and sorting barriers

What is holding you back? What are you afraid of? What is fear and how is it playing games with your progress?

Perfectionism

Impostor Syndrome

Fear of judgement

Persuasive presentation
the way to connect

What makes the difference between an 'ok' presentation and a 'brilliant' one? How to present with:

Preparation

Complete Connection

Clarity

Keynote

Escaping the Cage of Self-Doubt
A very real instructional story (funny in hindsight)

It is never too late!

My personal story has a happy ending - this talk is inspiring I promise!

Audiences appreciate the resonating stories, the humour and the gems of wisdom from a journey that starts in 1973 when I landed in a huge boy's school - one of just 6 girls taken into the 6th form! 

From art school to a career in advertising - to setting up as a freelance actor and speaker and starting a coaching business when nearly 60 years old - fighting against impostor syndrome every step of the way... but I didn't realise that until I was nearly 60!

This talk shares key lessons that will apply to anyone wanting to escape the cage of self-doubt and be enjoy the freedom of self-belief.

"Massive ‘yay’ to this event – cleared so much of the feelings I have had all my life!"

"I though Trisha was a fabulous speaker – so insightful and inspirational  I look forward to future events."

"A great presentation by a brilliant facilitator. I feel more confident and have a better outlook already!"

Schools and Community
Talks and Workshops on Impostor Syndrome

'Community Fee' offered to schools and certain organisations and charities.

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Deb Porter Lead for Young Enterprise - Poole High School

So many students took such a lot away from the day.

The day was so worthwhile and I know that so many students took such a lot away from the day. I would like to recommend you to the Head of 6th form and their enrichment coordinator who is always looking for speakers and guests that might come and support some of the other activities.

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Extracts from a 30 minute talk - School Assembly

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Very very useful, best workshop ever! 

Katie Jane , Small business owner

Was fantastic! Delivered superbly and was very very useful, best workshop ever!

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You prompted some thoughts!

David Matthews , Owner Upton Beach Consultancy

Thanks for your workshop yesterday, your honesty and passion is refreshing. You've prompted some thoughts about how we can be better at learning by spending time reflecting, something I'll ponder.

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it really struck a chord

Annie Elston , Elston Holgate Consultancy

Thanks for a fantastic workshop today! It has given me lots to think about and was really refreshing to know we all get negative thoughts! When you said about comparing other people’s websites and then giving up based on false beliefs, it really struck a chord-I was literally doing that last night!

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