That awkward silence

Workshops can be great, and the best bit is often the discussions to be had with the other participants in smaller groups. In real life, it can take a few minutes for the conversation to get going, but the facilitator is always on hand to guide the groups and make sure everyone knows what’s expected.Continue reading “That awkward silence”

Pitching – a judge’s perspective

I’ve sat on a lot of judging panels, and so I thought it would be useful to give you some insights into what matters to the judges. Every competition is different, but there are a few things that judges always look for. Focus on the customer Most importantly, you need to focus on the customerContinue reading “Pitching – a judge’s perspective”