Nigel MarshNigel Marsh hashad a successfulcareer in brandingand marketing.
How to make work-life balance work In Nigel’s presentation he speaks of the continuous struggle to balance a successful career while raising a family or having a full life.
“I’d like all of you topause for a moment,you wretchedweaklings, and takestock of yourmiserable existence.”Nigel used this quotefrom St. Bennedict tolead into the topic oflife and how tobalance it.
Nigel Marsh would userelatable stories of hispersonal life in orderto better connect withhis audience. Hewould share personalstories of his wife andkids and wouldcontinue to provide aninput of what his ideal“balanced” dayconsists of.
Nigel follows some tips byNancy Duarte and GarrReynolds in that he customizedhis content for the audience. Itwas an issue everyone in theroom was most likely strugglingwith. He also left the audiencefeeling smarter and inspired. Itlet me realize that Only I canmake the necessary change tobalance my life.
I realized somethinginteresting whilewatching Nigel’sspeech and that wasthat a bit of humorgoes a long way. Hisgenius use of humorevery now and thenkept me immersed inthe topic and highlyinterested in what hehad to say.
What can I teach you?A bit of comedy goes a long way. The use ofsome subtle jokes every now and then makes ahuge impact. Make sure to connect with theaudience. Share some stories that everyone canrelate to.