How To Find Your Unique Story and Make It Into a Powerful Presentation by Carmel O’Reilly

Sage Wisdom “Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas out into the world today.” Robert McKee How To Find Your Unique Story and Make It Into a Powerful Presentation … is part of a series of tips, techniques and stories to help you make an impact in all your communication needs, whether it’sContinue reading “How To Find Your Unique Story and Make It Into a Powerful Presentation by Carmel O’Reilly”

Top Ten Tips to Tell a Story that Makes an Impact by Carmel O’ Reilly

All great communicators are great storytellers. They use their own stories to communicate with power and impact.  Top Ten Tips to Tell a Story that Makes an Impact … is part of a series of tips, techniques and stories to help you make an impact in all your communication needs, whether it’s conversations, educating, teaching,Continue reading “Top Ten Tips to Tell a Story that Makes an Impact by Carmel O’ Reilly”

Red Velvet: A Story Both Triumphant and Tragic By Carmel O’ Reilly

Red Velvet tells the true story of African-American actor Ira Aldridge (1807-67). The playwright (and actor) Lolita Chakrabarti brings this fascinating story to vivid life and her husband Adrian Lester plays the part of Aldridge. Red Velvet: A Story Both Triumphant and Tragic is part of A Story Worth Telling series. Origin stories that matter. Stories,Continue reading “Red Velvet: A Story Both Triumphant and Tragic By Carmel O’ Reilly”

Identity and Work, The Subtlety of Persuasion and The Importance of Being Present By Carmel O’ Reilly

Two Days One Night (2014) is a film about Sandra (played by Marion Cotillard), a young Belgian mother, who discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job. Continue reading “Identity and Work, The Subtlety of Persuasion and The Importance of Being Present By Carmel O’ Reilly”

What’s the Best Thing That Anyone Has Ever Said to You? By Carmel O’ Reilly

Your CV Demonstrates Your Loyalty and Ability, and Your ‘Stay Ability”  Has someone ever said something to you that surprised you? (In a good way). Maybe it was about an attribute or skill you have, which you never gave much thought to, because it was just you being you, you doing what you do naturally,Continue reading “What’s the Best Thing That Anyone Has Ever Said to You? By Carmel O’ Reilly”

Communication and The Power of Words by Carmel O’ Reilly

Words are fundamental in our WorkLives and are the medium though which we communicate who we are and what we stand for. Communication and The Power of Words … are stories which demonstrate what we can communicate with words – ideas, images, hopes, theories, fears, vulnerabilities, plans, understanding, expectations, a past, a present, and aContinue reading “Communication and The Power of Words by Carmel O’ Reilly”

Top Seven Tips for WorkLife Development by Carmel O’ Reilly

WorkLife development is about enriching your life to reflect your changing professional and personal needs.  Top Seven Tips for WorkLife Development … is part of a series of tips, techniques and stories to help you learn, develop and grow in your WorkLife. WorkLife development is about enriching your life to reflect your changing professional andContinue reading “Top Seven Tips for WorkLife Development by Carmel O’ Reilly”

My Top Three Isolation Inspirations By Carmel O’ Reilly

My Top Three Isolation Inspirations is part of a series of people’s stories of how they’re spending their lockdown, and how they’re being inspired in isolation. In deciding what I was going to do in this strange time of lockdown and isolation I asked myself: How can I make the most of this time? TheContinue reading “My Top Three Isolation Inspirations By Carmel O’ Reilly”

The Irish and The Chocktaws: A Story Spanning 173 Years That Connects our Tribes Across the Ocean By Carmel O’ Reilly

“To everyone who wants to create a world where not a single person is poor”. Muhammad Yunus The Irish and The Chocktaws: A Story Spanning 173 Years That Connects our Tribes Across the Ocean is part of Acts of Kindness, Solidarity, Making a Difference and Reciprocity series of stories. Stories where people showed and were shownContinue reading “The Irish and The Chocktaws: A Story Spanning 173 Years That Connects our Tribes Across the Ocean By Carmel O’ Reilly”

How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife by Carmel O’ Reilly

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backwards. You have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” Steve Jobs How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife … are people’s stories of how a side hustle allowed themContinue reading “How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife by Carmel O’ Reilly”