Communicating During Grief: Two Critical Lessons To Reduce Friction

You’ve lost a loved one. How do you communicate with others during grief to dispel friction, forge collaboration, and ensure the smooth execution of funeral programmes? Lucille Ossai, who unexpectedly lost a brother, offers two communication lessons to consider. Share this article with all who are grieving.

Four Evergreen Presentation Practices To Make You A Master

Presentation ‘hacks’, techniques, and solutions abound online. But how can you shift through the noise to get results? In this detailed post, Lucille Ossai, bestselling author and international award-winning communications trainer, shares four evergreen presentation practices that will make you a master of the game. Share widely.

Three Potent Reasons You Should Switch To Timed Video Presentations

Timed presentations are your secret weapon in your speaking arsenal. In this post, Lucille Ossai, keynote speaker, shares three potent reasons to ditch PowerPoint and use timed mp4 presentations — based on the success of her speech at the DisruptHR Lagos 2.0 event in April 2024.

The Three Biggest Lessons From 12 Years Of Blogging

What do you gain when you write thought-provoking articles every month for 12 years? In this post, Lucille Ossai, the bestselling author of ‘Influence and Thrive’ and editor of the multi-award-winning Rethinking Business Communications Blog, lists the three biggest lessons she’s learned in her writing journey. She also explains what you should do to reap the benefits of writing she’s enjoyed. Share widely.

Three Non-Negotiable Points To Address When Writing To Clinch An MBA Scholarship

You’re applying for an MBA scholarship, and you’ve been told to write a ‘personal statement’ or similar piece to support your application. Now, swap ‘MBA scholarship’ for any scholarship category, and the dilemma remains. Note three non-negotiable points you must tackle to heighten your persuasiveness and curry favour with the decision-makers.

5 Reasons You Should Speak Your Way To Incredible Opportunities

Ah, yes, public speaking. It always filled you with dread. It still does, by the way. But you can’t avoid it indefinitely. In this article, self-professed introvert and keynote speaker Lucille Ossai provides five compelling reasons to speak more often and practical tips on improving your speaking chops. Share widely.