Last year, I was privileged to have done some professional speaking, presenting and sharing with a number of smart folks here and there. Hopefully, I’ll get to do more of this in 2019.
Most of my presentations were around the field of marketing communications (Public Relations & digital advertising), social media and content marketing. These included presentations at an international marketing conference, team training at a local startup, digital marketing seminar for a group of entrepreneurs, masterclass at a PR conference and lectures at a digital marketing institute.
Of course, there were also in-house training workshops with colleagues at BHM and ID Africa, several one-on-one pep talks, plenty of hallway ‘tutorials’, countless mini-rants and a number of impromptu speeches. And let’s not forget presentations to clients, plus loads of pitches for new business.
In all, my experience has been that sharing knowledge is the best path to learning or acquiring new knowledge.
This works for a number of reasons:
1. You get to discover new information that you might not have come across if not for the need to be ready for the ‘big day’. This only works if you do some additional research or brushing up of your existing knowledge ahead of the …read more