Taz Thornton

THIS morning, I took a call from the BBC. As both a business coach and speaker trainer, they wanted me to go live on air to provide some public speaking tips for Boris Johnson.

Of course, I was delighted to do so.

The thing is, having listened to the much-reported…

I REMEMBER the weight, pushing me down. I remember the pillow on my face — no longer a comfortable support, but suffocating and rough. Above all else, I remember the voice coming from above me, behind me, telling me the more I struggled, the worse my ordeal would become.

I…

I FORGET where I first heard that quote, but it’s particularly apt now, as furlough ends, many people are finding themselves out of work, and some are reinvesting their redundancy into training for a new career.

Enter the greatest dry land sharks of our time – people promising a world…

HAVE you ever wondered where some people get seemingly boundless inspiration from? I’m a big believer that inspiration is all around us if we know how to look for it.

I’m also well aware that many of you — particularly after the past few years we’ve had — are finding…

I AGONISED over writing this piece. I’ve ummed and ahhed, swung to and fro like a pendulum, weighing up the pros and cons of speaking out. Honestly, I’ve given myself emotional whiplash!

In just the same way, oh so many years ago, I hid my truth for far too long…

I’VE been lurking on Clubhouse (CH) for a little while now, but only properly diving in this week.

Being a bit geeky when it comes to visibility and personal brand, I’ve been doing some research into growth hacking tips and ways to build your audience and, as a result, I’ve…

IT took Joe Biden and Kamala Harris less than a day to reverse some of the horrendous discriminatory acts signed off by Donald Trump, and to issue an executive order expanding LGBTQ non-discrimination protections.

If ever there was a sign that this new leadership team are determined to rule from…

NOT so many years ago, I discovered I was ‘at risk’ of one of those degenerative conditions we all dread.

I still remember the news being delivered. Two ‘senior’ family members sat me down, at the kitchen table, to deliver the blow.

I would need to seek medical advice, decide…

THAT headline and intro might feel a little difficult to stomach right now. Wherever you sit on the political spectrum, you may well believe the victor has the power to make your life better, or worse.

I’m not about to start arguing about which one of these guys would make…

Taz Thornton

3 X TEDx speaker, bestselling author, award-winning confidence & visibility coach. Creator of the #UnleashYourAwesome empowerment & #BrandMastery programmes.

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