Working independently has allowed me to expand my sphere of influence enormously. Whether executives or students, politicians or managers, lawyers or doctors – there is a growing awareness that quality communication makes their lives both easier and more productive. I am honoured and delighted when clients turn to me for assistance. Some for a few one-to-one sessions. While others I have accompanied and supported for many years, nurturing professional progress and personal achievements.
Today I work internationally, exchanging languages and cultures in a variety of settings and roles, including training, moderating, presenting, writing … I now have the privilege of sharing, teaching and learning at the same time!
Having established myself as the head of the rhetoric department in the school, I also discovered my true vocation. These were very productive years with the creation of train-the trainer programs and the “Be-Boss” leadership course to name a few.
Two best-selling books were produced describing the best communication and training practices from a panoramic perspective.
Presenting and moderating on live TV is very different from my earlier experience of playing on stage. Suddenly, I had to develop and speak my own script and within extremely tight production schedules. With a TV program scheduled for broadcast every day there was no “protection of role” but rather ‘adaptation and evolution.’ Whether, in front of or behind the camera I wanted to entertain and inspire the wider audience while still speaking to each individual.
The challenge and joy of using innate abilities; language, body, expression, emotion – to create and share ‘dreamscapes’ from the stage led me to acting. Actually, I wanted to become a stage director. However, a wise mentor advised, “if you can act, then you can direct later – so, learn and love to act!” My first love was for the classics …