Morning Live Interview
Dineshrie Pillay talks how employees can gain a competitive edge in the workplace and serve as business leaders in 2015.
Tuks FM Campus Radio
Dineshrie Pillay is interviewed about how graduates can build experience whilst studying.
Dineshrie Pillay talks about her book, The Contract With yourself and how to deal with failure.
Durban Youth Radio
Dineshrie Pillay talks about interview skills and how job seekers can get a head-start to their careers.
Dineshrie Pillay talks about her book, The Contract With yourself.
Accountancy South Africa – Toasting at Special Events
At special occasions, I observe how most people happily record the event on their mobile devices and few actually volunteer to conduct a Toast. It seems that most people either lack the skill of Toasting or feel embarrassed by the formality of doing so.
Accountancy South Africa – Receiving feedback
We are all on a journey of self-development. As a speaker – every time you get up onto a speaking platform – regardless if you are speaking to an audience of 5 or 5 000 people – your purpose is to improve your skills as a speaker.
Accountancy South Africa – Eliminating crutch words
We have been guilty of using these in our conversations and speeches. It helps us to get through a stressful public engagement, but to our audience, we might be perceived as being unprepared, incompetent and lacking confidence.
Accountancy South Africa – Simple Speech Structure
The next time you are asked to speak, you can use this simple structure to script your speech. This structure works very effectively for short talks between 7 to 18 minutes.
Accountancy South Africa – Team Presentations
There may be times when you need to co-present with 2-3 other people as part of your talk. In order for you and your team to present with impact, follow the steps below.
Accountancy South Africa – Confidence as a Speaker
Confidence is ‘a feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something.’ There are a series of actions and thoughts that will contribute towards you being perceived as confident. Let us take a look at these factors as it relates to speaking in public.
Accountancy South Africa – Camera Confidence
Videos have become one of the quickest ways to deliver content using a multitude of social media platforms whilst also serving the purpose of branding you and your company.
Accountancy South Africa – Being Engaging
One of the most sought-after skills as a speaker is knowing how to be engaging on stage and being able to hold the audience’s attention from start to finish.
Accountancy South Africa – Answering questions with ease
Your audience has just been informed, inspired or educated by your thought-provoking talk. The floor is now open to the audience to ask you questions. Whilst you cannot predict what questions your audience will ask, you can prepare yourself on how to respond to them.
Accountancy South Africa – Making a powerful point
Your brain makes decisions either by taking its time or through mental shortcuts based on past experience. As a speaker, if you present too much of information, your audience will take longer to make a decision.
Accountancy South Africa – Holding your audiences’ attention
Time is fixed; 20 minutes is 20 minutes. However when it comes to speaking – a 20-minute talk may seem longer or shorter from the perspective of the audience.
Accountancy South Africa – Overcoming fear of speaking
Sweaty palms, tingling sensation, rapid heart rate are just some of the physical symptoms that people feel when asked to speak; it’s officially called glossophobia – fear of public speaking.
Accountancy South Africa – Unanswered Questions Subject Matter Expert
As a speaker, regardless of what you are speaking about – you are messenger of change. This is because you need to convince your audience why they need to listen to you and adopt your viewpoint. In order to do this effectively, you need to craft your speech in a way that answers 4 questions that people in your audience will naturally have about your topic.
Accountancy South Africa – Movie Magic Impromptu speaking with a structure
As leaders in business whether you need to deliver a mini-speech or respond to someone on-the-cuff in the passageway, your ability to communicate on demand will set you apart from others. Most people shy away from on-the-spot speeches.
Accountancy South Africa – Webinar Magic Using technology to reach your audience
Technology makes it easy to spread your message to your audience. However technology is only as good as its execution.
Accountancy South Africa – Speaking Sickness When you are too sick to speak
Imagine owning a musical instrument valued at $4.5 million – would you not treat this with care? As a speaker, your vocal box and credibility should be cared for just as much. If you are too sick to speak, your best option would be either to postpone the talk or find a replacement.
Accountancy South Africa – Instill Change To present or to inspire?
Regardless of whether you are speaking to inform, persuade, sell, or to motivate, your primary objective as a speaker is to instill change. Consequently you need to focus more on changing the mindset of your audience rather than providing them with skillset.
Accountancy South Africa – Start somewhere When you are the MC
I hate it when people refer to speaking as a “soft skill” it’s actually quite a hard skill to master! What made it easy for me to transition into as a speaker was to first start speaking as a master of ceremony (MC). Below are my insights to being a memorable MC.
Accounting SA – TED IT
Dineshrie talks about how to construct a TED Talk.
Accounting SA – Time Out
Dineshrie talks about how to construct a Pecha Kucha presentation.
Accounting SA – A bad nightmare
As a presenter, things will go wrong someday. In this article Dineshrie reviews how to deal with your bad presentation nightmares.
Accounting SA – Technical Presentations Need Not Be So Theoretical
In this article, Dineshrie talks about how to make a technical presentation more relatable to your audience.
Accountancy SA – Speaking to acknowledge
Dineshrie provides a step-by-step guide on how you can construct an acknowledgment speech.
Accountancy SA – Speaking Myths Debunked
Dineshrie addresses the most common public speaking myths and what you can do instead to be a poised speaker.
Business Brief – The Rise of Servant Leadership
Dineshrie talks about the shift in leadership culture and how anyone can become a servant leader.
Accountancy SA – A platform for change
Dineshrie talks about how you as a public speaker can use the stage to instill new ideas and change beliefs of your audience.
Accountancy SA – A conversation with many
Dineshrie explains how a public speech is still a conversation and how to relate to your audience.
Accountancy SA – Present with confidence
Dineshrie shares simple and practical tips on how you can become a confident public speaker.
Accounting SA – Inspiring Female CA(SA)’s
Dineshrie is profiled as a women leader in business.
Accounting SA – Adaptability & Perseverance
Dineshrie is interviewed and talks about her success as a business leader.
Sunday Tribune – Staying Fresh and Indispensable and Tips to bring out the best in your staff
Dineshrie shares her insights on how both how Employees can think differently about their careers and how Employers can better manage their staff.
Sunday Tribune – How to make success, out of failure, she wrote
Dineshrie is interviewed and talks about her book, The Contract With Yourself, and how to turn success into failure.
Sandton Chronicle She is a motivator
Dineshrie is interviewed and talks about her book, The Contract With Yourself.
Project Legacy – Dineshrie Pillay, Author & Business Partnering Specialist
Dineshrie is interviewed and talks about her thoughts on life, success, leadership and wealth building.
The Bottom Line – CV and interview skills: applying for a job with your life purpose in mind
I gave attendees tips and techniques on linking their purpose in life to their careers, preparing CVs to win an interview and performing well during job interviews.
The Bottom Line – GBC presentation skills
Dineshrie gave tips on presentation skills, how to use body language and how to maintain a professional presence at conferences and meetings.
Dineshrie Pillay on LinkedIn
Connect with Dineshrie on LinkedIn.