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Rewards Drama

Rewards Drama works with csuite, leaders and public figures globally to master their influence and communication on stage and on camera.

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20/06/2024

Unlock Your Leadership Potential with Expert Guidance!

Are you wondering what a leadership consultant can do to elevate your career and business?

Here’s how they can make a transformative difference:

🔹 Strategic Vision: Leadership consultants help you craft and refine your vision. They ensure your goals align with your values and the broader market trends.

🔹 Enhanced Skills: From communication to decision-making, they provide tailored training to enhance your leadership skills, making you more effective in your role.

🔹 Team Dynamics: They work with you to build cohesive, motivated, and high-performing teams. A great leader is also a great team builder!

🔹 Conflict Resolution: Leadership consultants equip you with techniques to handle conflicts efficiently, fostering a positive and productive work environment.

🔹 Personal Growth: Beyond professional skills, they focus on your personal development, helping you become a more empathetic, resilient, and adaptive leader.

🔹 Change Management: Navigating through change can be challenging. Consultants guide you through transitions smoothly, ensuring minimal disruption and sustained momentum.

🔹 Objective Feedback: Sometimes, an external perspective is all you need. Consultants provide honest, unbiased feedback that is crucial for your growth.

Investing in a leadership consultant is investing in your future.

Did you know that I offer an Up Level Leadership package? Contact me to start your journey towards exceptional leadership today!

13/06/2024

Leadership Tips to Earn Acknowledgement and Respect.

In today’s fast-paced world, effective leadership isn't just about steering -it's about inspiring and nurturing.

Here are some key tips to ensure your leadership is recognized and appreciated by others:

Lead by Example: Actions speak louder than words. Demonstrate the work ethic, integrity, and attitude you wish to see in your team.

Listen Actively: Great leaders listen more than they speak. Show your team that their opinions and concerns matter by actively listening and responding thoughtfully.

Empower Others: Trust your team with responsibilities and encourage them to take ownership. Empowering others not only builds their skills but also fosters a sense of trust and respect.

Communicate Clearly: Transparent and effective communication is crucial. Ensure that your team understands goals, expectations, and feedback clearly.

Show Appreciation: Recognize and celebrate the efforts and achievements of your team. Acknowledgment goes a long way in boosting morale and fostering loyalty.

Be Adaptable: The ability to pivot and adapt to changing circumstances is a hallmark of strong leadership. Show your team that you are flexible and open to new ideas.

Build Relationships: Strong relationships are the foundation of effective leadership. Invest time in building genuine connections with your team members.

Stay Humble and Open to Feedback: No one is perfect. Be open to feedback and willing to learn from your mistakes. Humility will earn you respect and admiration.

Remember, leadership is a journey, not a destination. Continuously strive to grow, and you’ll find that acknowledgment and respect will naturally follow.

What are some leadership tips that have worked for you? Share your thoughts in the comments below! 👇

06/06/2024

In the realm of leadership, few skills hold the transformative power of confident communication. When you speak with conviction, you don't just convey ideas – you inspire action, build trust, and set the tone for your entire organization.

Why is confident speaking so crucial for leaders?

Clarity Over Uncertainty: Confident communication cuts through the noise, ensuring your vision and goals are understood by all.

Trust & Credibility: When you speak with authority, you demonstrate expertise, bolstering your team's faith in your guidance.

Inspirational Spark: Confident leaders ignite motivation, driving their teams to strive for excellence and embrace challenges.

How can you cultivate this powerful skill?

Prepare Thoroughly: Know your stuff inside and out. Confidence stems from a solid understanding of your message.

Practice, Practice, Practice: Rehearse your delivery to feel comfortable with the words and project authority.

Embrace Authenticity: Don't try to be someone you're not. Your unique voice is your most powerful tool.

Seek Feedback: Ask trusted peers for honest input to identify areas for growth.

How has confident speaking impacted your leadership journey?

29/05/2024

Strategic leadership is a critical component of organisational success and can be a game-changer in several ways:

Vision and Direction: Strategic leaders have the ability to see the big picture and create a compelling vision for the future. They set clear goals and provide direction, aligning the organisation towards a common purpose. This clarity of direction can inspire and motivate teams, driving them towards achieving the organisation's objectives.

Decision Making: Strategic leaders make informed, data-driven decisions that support the organisation's long-term goals. They have the ability to analyse complex information, identify patterns and trends, and make bold moves when necessary. This ability to make tough decisions can set the organisation apart from competitors.

Adaptability: The business landscape is constantly changing, and strategic leaders are adept at adapting to new circumstances. They are agile and resilient, able to pivot the organisation's strategy as needed to stay ahead of the curve. This adaptability can be a key differentiator in today's fast-paced business environment.

Talent Development: Strategic leaders recognize the importance of building a strong team and invest in the development of their people. They identify talent gaps and work to attract, retain, and develop the skills needed to achieve the organization's goals. A strategic leader's commitment to talent development can create a competitive advantage through the organisation's people.

Culture Creation: The culture of an organisation is shaped by its leadership, and strategic leaders create a culture that supports the achievement of the organisation's goals. They model the behaviours they expect from others, promote a culture of innovation and continuous learning, and foster an environment where people can thrive. A strong, positive culture can be a game-changer in terms of attracting and retaining top talent and driving business results.

Stakeholder Management: Strategic leaders have the ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including employees, customers, investors, and partners. They are skilled communicators, able to articulate the organisation's vision and strategy in a way that resonates with different audiences. This ability to manage stakeholder relationships can be critical in gaining support for the organisation's goals.

Strategic leadership is about making tough decisions, building a strong team, creating a positive culture, and driving the organisation towards a compelling vision. It requires a unique blend of skills, including the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and inspire others to achieve their best. When done well, strategic leadership can be a true game-changer, setting the organisation up for long-term success and sustainability.

17/05/2024

Thought for the day:

Ego.
So often thrown around as a negative or an insult, ''Oh they have such a big ego!''

But ego doesn't mean inflated sense of sense. It means sense of self. It encompasses thoughts and feelings, self-esteem, sense of self-importance, and self respect. Ego is the idea or opinion that you have of yourself, especially the level of your ability and intelligence, and your importance as a person.

Without a healthy ego we are prone to playing small and minimising ourselves to others. A healthy ego enables us to achieve and boosts self-confidence, pushing us to confront or overcome fears.

So stop and think for just a moment. Let's flip this on it's head. What if your ego isn't high enough? What is the current state of your ego? As a leader, what would that be doing to your leadership??

14/05/2024

Leadership is a position. It's a title, a role, a box on the organisational chart. But true leadership is more than that. It's a character description.

A leader inspires, motivates, and empowers others to achieve their best. They set a vision, make tough decisions, and take responsibility. Leaders are accountable, honest, and transparent. They put their people first and lead by example.

You don't need a title to be a leader. Leadership is about action and impact. It's about influencing others positively, regardless of your position. So, don't wait for a promotion to start leading. Step up, take initiative, and make a difference where you are.

Leadership is a choice. It's a mindset and a commitment to excellence. So, choose to lead. Choose to make a positive impact on those around you. Choose to be the kind of leader that you would want to follow!

08/05/2024

Fear of failure is destructive. No one wants to fail. However, the feeling of fear may not be an accurate reflection of the facts of the situation.

Feelings are our learned response to an emotional trigger and are conscious experiences of sometimes unconscious emotions.

Think about this: What imaginary fears are you supporting with contrived evidence?

Consider too, there is a massive difference between being fearless and being courageous.

Being courageous is saying to fear, “I’m not going to let you dictate my life to me”.

02/05/2024

Today's reminder:

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
Robert H. Schuller

29/04/2024

Reminder for the day:

'To influence' means to be able to impact, change, or shape someone or something. We can do this in a positive way - compassion, encouragement, leadership, inspiration. Or we can influence in a negative way - manipulation, aggression, judgement, disinterest. How we affect the people or situations around us is our choice.

15/04/2024

Leadership isn't just about making decisions. It's about how you communicate those decisions that truly determines your influence.

Think about it: a great leader can rally a team around a vision, even if the plan isn't perfect. They inspire action with their words. A mediocre leader, on the other hand, might have the best strategies, but if they can't articulate them clearly and persuasively, those strategies will never get off the ground.

Your communication style sets the tone for your entire leadership approach. It builds trust, fosters collaboration, and drives results. That's why the most effective leaders invest in honing their communication skills - not just their technical expertise.

So, how's your leadership communication? Does it build influence, or is it holding you back? Take a moment to reflect. And if you're ready to level up your leadership communication, let's connect. I'd love to help you find your voice and amplify your impact.

19/03/2024

The significance of effective presentation as a leadership trait is undeniable. What distinguishes leaders such as Steve Jobs, Sir Winston Churchill, and Richard Branson? Their proficiency as orators and leaders is directly attributable to their robust vision and purpose, which they consistently demonstrate through their actions and leadership style.

An equally crucial aspect of leadership is the capacity to convey this vision and purpose to the organization and its personnel in a self-assured and persuasive manner.

Whilst leaders may possess substantial knowledge and competence in their respective fields and a robust vision, their effectiveness can be hindered if they are unable to articulate and present their ideas and vision in a clear and impactful manner to those who need to understand them!

The ability to communicate like a leader, to earn the trust and commitment of staff and colleagues, and to influence the audience to align with the speaker's perspective, are all essential components of leadership. It is imperative to be able to impact the audience and guide them towards the speaker's viewpoint.

Success requires the ability to influence!

06/03/2024

“Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition... What you will discover will be wonderful: Yourself.” – Alan Alda

22/02/2024

I read this today and am wondering about it's validity and impact. What have you experienced or what are your thoughts?

CEO Personal Branding. CEO branding is the new corporate branding. 82% of consumers are more likely to trust a company whose CEO and leadership team engage on social media, yet only 1 in 5 CEOs have a social media presence.

12/02/2024

How is everyone?

We have been busy over here since we started back this year... We have some new virtual trainings coming soon!

* A 45 minute virtual lunch n learn, 'Communicate like a Leader'
* A 5 hour (yes FIVE!) virtual intensive, 'Presenting on Camera'
* A new intake for 'Presenting On Stage and On Camera' virtual training in a group format.

All the new events info is over on the website: https://www.rewardsdrama.com/events

You can sign up for the waiting list for each of them and get all the information and early bird pricing. Go have a look!

We have a lot to organise, so back to it now!

08/02/2024

The terms 'leadership' and 'leader' are thrown around a lot. But what does a good leader look like to you?

A leader is not merely someone with the title of leader, but someone who encompasses and demonstrates the key attributes of a good leader.

A leader is confident, strategic, a visionary, a communicator, a hard worker etc.

Above all however, in my experience, a leader is a good leader when they demonstrate servanthood, are humble, have empathy, are willing to reflect, and they listen to others.

What are your thoughts? And how can you outwork that?

21/12/2023

We are now CLOSED until mid January. See you next year! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our wonderful clients and connections. Be blessed!

18/10/2023

Vision is the foundation that business is built upon. The purpose and the reason why. It provides your framework, values, and what you become known for. So, what is your vision?

12/10/2023

Imagination has a purpose. Dream about a better future!

06/10/2023

Did you know Rewards Drama has an Affiliate Program?

We offer an affiliate program with great commissions, so you can earn good money by helping us to reach more people who can benefit from Rewards Drama’s services.

Rewards Drama transforms Corporate Leaders, Business Owners, and Public Figures into confident, effective influencers through professional speaking, video and presence training. We utilise psychology and the actors and directors skillsets to lead and inspire.

If you offer complimentary services then our training may be exactly what your client needs. You will be helping them and earning some money as well!

Interested? Have a look! https://www.rewardsdrama.com/affiliate-program

27/09/2023

Musing today... the difference between 'daring to dream' and 'daring to do'...

13/09/2023

Updated Company Logo! 😀

22/08/2023

Great leaders enable others to be great.

03/08/2023

Success requires the ability to INFLUENCE.
Leadership communication training utilising acting, directing, and psychology.

At Rewards Drama we work with C-suite, leaders, public figures and performing artists globally to transform their public speaking in any context, from a meeting with colleagues, to client pitches, boardroom presentations, video recordings or lives, and the live stage in front of thousands.

Our unique and comprehensive training utilises Amanda Meyer's background in acting, directing, psychology, and business and teaches the skill set to quickly have confidence and authority in the marketplace and the voice of an effective and influential leader.

Learn persuasive communication delivery skills and how to leverage the techniques of persuasion to shape opinions, influence behaviour and guide outcomes.

Leaders need a confident voice. They need to inspire. They need to persuade. They need to lead the way.

Your company needs strategic presentations so that you can confidently and powerfully impact your audience.

A performer needs to represent their brand, promote, and work with sponsors and endorsers.

Speaking reveals, speaking instils, speaking inspires, speaking leads.

Rewards Drama is the solution.
Learn how to master the Stage, Room & Camera and be successful!

Public speaking training that actually works!

Rewards Drama is based in Melbourne, Australia and we train, consult, and speak online and in person.

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https://www.rewardsdrama.com

28/07/2023

We finally gave up on our Google business listing and have created a new one. If you left a Google review for us before it's gone now too :( If you're able to leave us a review on our new listing we would really, really appreciate it!!

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25/07/2023
Peter Brace PhD on LinkedIn: #psychologicalsafety #leadership #asiapacific 23/01/2023

I was recently interviewed by Peter Brace (Psychological Safety Consultant for APAC Leaders and DEI Experts). Here is the link to his post with the interview on LinkedIn.

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/peterbracehcr_psychologicalsafety-leadership-asiapacific-activity-7022020778275553280-X9ka?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop

Peter Brace PhD on LinkedIn: #psychologicalsafety #leadership #asiapacific “It's not just about what you say; it's about how you say it.” All leaders know this, but could an acting coach help you to become a better leader? From body…

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Rewards Drama... Translating the Actors Skillset to Presenting.

Rewards Drama translates acting and directing skills to the business and performance worlds so that you can overcome fears, & confidently & effectively reach your audience on stage, in the room and on-camera.

However, we focus not only on stagecraft, voice and body, and on camera work, but on worth, individuality and the importance of our own voice.

Training can be provided 1:1 or in a Group Online, as well as In-Person 1:1 or Group Training, Workshops and Conferences.

At Rewards Drama, we have seen time and again, people who are amazing at their jobs, but when it comes time to share that with others, speak to a crowd, pitch to the board, film their expertise on camera, they are completely let down by their lack of skills for presenting themselves effectively to their audiences. This is where we come in!

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