Audiences demand more from company events today, largely because of the modern, fast-paced, interactive and dynamic world in which we live. Conferencing seems largely to be stuck in an industrial revolution era time-warp of darkened rooms, rows of chairs and merciless nonstop barrages of largely incomprehensible data which is dumped (at great expense) on the […]

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I’m so fed up with car rental companies, who still seem take plenty of joy (in a business concept that’s now well over 100 years old) from milking customers of every last possible morsel of extra cash at every single opportunity. Renting a vehicle today remains an absolute chore at best and at worst resembles […]

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Essentially conference speakers fall into several distinct categories; and it’s important to know the difference in order to choose the right level of presenter for your next event… Let’s examine the wide range of available speakers and the typical work they do in order to help you properly plan the agenda of your next conference; […]

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Wanting to inspire or fire up the troops at a conference or event to achieve, deliver or create better value is one thing. Telling people they can fly, by hyping up their belief on a Friday and then watching them walk or drive back into work in the real world as Monday rolls around, is quite another. That’s the trouble […]

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Most conferences I attend are often boring ‘in the box’ style affairs…with many of them set up exactly as they were done in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Conferences needn’t be boring. Conference planning just requires a new sense of thought, creativity and initiative to raise the bar from both an audience and presenter perspective. Take a look at […]

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In Conference with Michael Jackson is a brand new 15 minute podcast, which will happen each week from top global conference speaker the other Michael Jackson – who has spoken to date at over 2 500 conferences globally. Each episode features guests from the world of conferencing; speakers, authors, event planners, multi-millionaires and business leaders.Here’s […]

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As a keynote global speaker I’ve spent over 15 years developing my own unique materials for my presentations. It’s vitally important that you develop and present your own ‘stuff’ in the same way. Recently I’ve been generating a lot of LinkedIn articles on my business subjects and they’ve been very well received. I’ve also been […]

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  Great speakers should be able to offer you full value of their time and expertise by providing so much more than just a great keynote. For the price you are about pay, you should expect all of the following: A complete upfront brief Have the CEO, Marketing and HR directors make time available and […]

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  Let’s face it; we’re all drowning in the stuff. With over 4 million emails being sent every single second and the average full time employee in the western world now receiving an average of 186 emails per day; it’s not surprising that we’re all struggling to cope. There’s a pandemic out there and email […]

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