The Penny Drop

Lift Your Spirit: Three strategies to be authentic, (even) when the mic is turned on

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Penny has a problem with the word authenticity because it seems no one knows what it means anymore... yet everyone is trying to be it.

Hot tip: While you shouldn't have to try and be authentic, for anyone who's ever tried to open their mouths when the mic is turned on, remembering how to be yourself can be something we need to re-learn.

This is certainly Penny's experience and in this episode of The Penny Drop, she talks about one of the most instructive conversations she had during her ten years as a radio presenter, the thing that helped, and three strategies that she's still trying to master to help be herself whenever the mic is on. 

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More about me:

I love both sides of a conversation - equally. 

I know powerful questions leverage powerful stories. 

As such, I'm all about helping people and organisations to ask better questions, share better stories, and create better systems to make it easy (and interesting) for people to engage with who you are, what you do and why it matters. 

I spent more than a decade as an ABC radio presenter, I host and produce multiple-award-winning podcasts, and deliver keynotes, workshops and executive coaching services across the globe. 

I'm also the co-founder of for-purpose company Healthy Tasmania which I started with my awesome sister Lucy Byrne. Together we provide a range of services to help solve common problems that prevent people, communities and organisations from thriving.

I've always wanted to be a rockstar and now sing to my kids (and colleagues) whenever I get the chance. 

I'd love to sit down with you and find the right way to use better questions, better stories and better systems to solve your engagement problems.

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