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From the vault: 7 times to turn down a speaking gig

The Eloquent Woman

I've had a few speaking invitations pegged to a specific topic, then found out it had changed after I accepted--without hearing directly from the organizers. Each one comes with lessons for speakers, plus video or audio and a transcript, where available

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Derek Draper – another psycho-therapist who talks too much and listens too little?

Max Atkinson

Since then, I’ve come across a transcript with more examples of Mr Draper interrupting a co-interviewee, this time former Tory cabinet minister John Redwood – and another case where the interviewer intervenes to put a stop to it ( full transcript HERE ) – which suggests that the earlier observation may not have been an isolated instance: Redwood: "Well he was the chief regulator of them, he was the Chancellor of the Exchequer running a tripartite regulatory system…?"