Archive for December, 2017

06
Dec

Five on…reasons to say no to an interview

1) No junctions reached Remember that you need compelling and interesting content. If every answer is likely to be prefaced with, “it’s too early to say…” then it might be better to bide your time. 2)  Your headspace There might be all sorts of reasons why you are in the wrong headspace for an interview. Ultimately it is your reputation on the line as well as that of your organisation. Feel free to resist the (often internal) pressure if there is a personal ...

06
Dec

Five On…Questions you must always ask

1) Is the interview live or pre-recorded? An important question to ask, but treat both the same. Your energy levels shouldn't be any different for a pre-record. Additionally assume the producer will forget to edit your interview before broadcast. (I can speak from personal experience that this happens all the time…) 2) Am I the only guest being interviewed? Your worst case scenario is to be ushered into a studio full of people ready to debate with you - and for ...