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Mark Masters - You Are The Media - know that If you want to grow you need to be brave and ask for feedback. To get quality feedback you need to reach out to a community that you have built trust with – so here are tips from a community building expert and very real, open kind of a guy! He describes lessons learnt from his recent experience of asking for feedback. How to go about it, why it matters and what he learnt.

Yes! As Vicky Doxat demonstrates so well - you can me more than one you! You evolve and you can tweak your style of communication according to the context – as long as you are consistent with a ‘core you’. If you put more of your natural style out there – you get the kind of clients you enjoy working with. You can combine formal with informal – as long as you are authentic. Also – think out of the box – say it your way

Lord Simon Jacobs - not a real Lord, but a very real person! Flying the flag for the perfectly possible mix of being professional and 'weird' - as in not following all the conventions! A really intelligent, thoughtful conversation. We are wired for conformity – so you have to put conscious effort into not conforming. Grow a community around you that feels interesting – that you want to engage with yourself. You want to attract the people that like the stuff that you do differently. 

The very real Janine Capaldi - great chat! If you don’t let people know who you are – they won’t know if they want to get to know you more – and potentially work with you! If you don’t consistently show up as ‘you’ demonstrating your values – you won’t attract the kind of people you want to work with. Good news – you can do this step by step – and quietly!

Ben Capper - all the way from Liverpool! He shares his journey from big organisations to being a business owner–and now sometimes working for big organisations! He reminds us that the secret of ‘niching’ is remembering only you have your experience–there are others doing what you do–but not like you!Some top tips from a marketing and communications man–a very real man

Peter Sumpton - Marketing Study Lab - generously offers up marketing gems – but keeps it simple! It is this mix of rich but simple that he encourages you to practice – rich value but not too widely spread – and communicated to the right people, in the right place – in your voice – and uncluttered!

Hennesys Disla is a filmmaker turned medical supply start-up founder - developing medical products that help communities – a start-up family company doing good! In this very real conversation, you hear her journey – patience, comfort-zone stretching, self-doubt bumps, tactics and insights galore … and above all the quest to find real stories by having real conversations out in the real world!

Sarah Mulcare - Chat Marketing & Chatbot Specialist – chatting! If you have ever thought ‘chatbots are bad – they mess with human connection…’ - this will make you think again! Sarah suggests they are more of a ‘message experience’ than a ‘bot’ and you can use automation to increase a sense of real connection – if you use it well of course. Here are some brilliant tips and resources from a very real person!

Bob Burg – coauthor of the wonderful ‘Go-Giver’ series and sought-after speaker.

What a fascinating interview full of giving! The insight and tactics range from a total re-frame on ‘selling’ to Bob’s thoughts on ‘value’ and ‘being human’… and…our ‘money’ baggage! You will love this chat!

Dipti Tait – Hypnotherapist and author of ‘Good Grief’ – reminds us that our brains do need some space to operate in effectively! Her very real and challenging story has led her to what she does for others – and that includes dealing with grief. Dipti will calm you down – listen to her story and her valuable tips on mind body wellbeing.

Amanda Relyea-Voss is the owner of Like A Voss Social Media - speaking to us from Ontario - which is where she has landed after a fascinating story! This will remind you that none of us wake up one morning and know what we want to do - and get there instantly! Some practical tips on time-saving social media strategies too. This is a real boss being human.

Jo O’Connell generously shares loads of strategies, secrets and steps to take right now! This is how to be a very real, relatable human whist building your visibility and know, like and trust factor! Jo shares her own story – warts and all – as well as a cracking story about a Jelly Rock client!

Jules White – TedX speaker and author of Live it Love it Sell it reminds us of two things – and more! Firstly – we have choices. Secondly – sales is not a thing to fear, it is something we can learn to love if we reframe it into ‘them wanting’ rather than ‘us pushing’! Lovely conversation encompassing the highs and lows of Jules’s journey and her very real insights to help stop your fear of selling.

Dave Brown calls out bulls**t! Sometimes, you need to be less loyal and tenacious. Sometimes you need to be more honest with yourself. Sometimes you need to go back and sort out unfinished business. Sometimes you need to be a bit more childish. This is a Make it Real Long Conversation special. Go for a longer walk or sip your tea/coffee/wine/G&T slower!

Marie-Claire Ashcroft reminds us that a picture speaks a thousand words. What are yours saying? Marie-Claire is a Professional Rebel – as she says: A Moment Capturing Goddess (i.e. photographer) and Happiness Ninja on a mission to help people feel happier and realise how awesome they really are. She inspires people, who feel they don’t belong to remember who they are and find their place in the world - and grab life by the balls!

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