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Exploring aspects of conversation, both personal and professional

The conversations we have are fundamental to our success in life, whether it is with our children, colleagues, clients, friends - or even ourselves.

Hugh Gyton's blog Sailing, a metaphor for Scaling Up?

Sailing, a metaphor for Scaling Up?

Knowing where you are going is an essential part of Strategy and its Execution. With clarity it just takes a gentle touch by your People to generate the Cash that provides your business' oxygen.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

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Hugh Gyton's blog Strategy for Start-Ups

Strategy for Start-Ups

HBR article shares model to improve Start-Ups chances of picking the right strategic execution path as they Scale Up.

Monday, 28 May 2018

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Hugh Gyton's blog Someone’s birth order – does it matter?

Someone’s birth order ~ does it matter?

Apparently knowing someone’s birth order can assist in building your sales approach.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

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Hugh Gyton's blog What would you say if you could only type?

What would you say if you could only type?

When walking around the streets of Sydney and riding public transport, it is hard not to be conscious of the number of people clearly, deeply in 'conversation' through the use of their thumbs.

Monday, 19 February 2018

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Hugh Gyton's blog When language fails you

When language fails you

Recently I travelled to Poland to attend a wedding. I’ve done a lot of travel and I’ve had minimal problems with communications. The Polish language, however, is incredibly difficult and for the first time I struggled. It left me wondering how were we all going to survive the wedding?

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

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Hugh Gyton's blog Dealing with Difficult Conversations

Dealing with Difficult Conversations

I am sure you have at some point in time experienced lost sleep, sweaty palms, and procrastination in anticipation of an impending difficult conversation. But what makes a conversation difficult and how does one deal with it?

Monday, 24 July 2017

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Hugh Gyton's blog How to engage someone in conversation over the telephone

Engaging in conversation over the telephone

How does one engage someone in conversation over the telephone, someone whom you have never met before?

Friday, 5 May 2017

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Hugh Gyton's blog First impressions and the importance of starting with a compliment

First impressions and the importance of starting with a compliment

Research is confirming that first impressions are more lasting than we thought - and it takes less than one second for people to formulate their first impression of you.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

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Hugh Gyton's blog Shaping the behaviour of others

Shaping the behaviour of others

Shaping is a great way to help people learn new behaviours.

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

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Hugh Gyton's blog Stories and how to be a legend at selling

Stories and how to be a legend at selling

Applying Simon Sinek's work around the 'Golden Circles'.

Sunday, 23 October 2016

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