Jackie: Good morning Sylvia – thnx so much for joining us this morning especially last min. plse tell us something about your business
Sylvia: I run 3 speaker bureaus inc www.womenspeakers.co.uk – 1st women only speaker bureau outside of the USA & Canada
Jackie: yes u have wonderful client base – congratulations! r u a beer & skittles gal, or champagne?
Sylvia: neither – I’m a wine girl so I like a nice glass of Chablis or Puligny Montrachet – Pol Roger Champers is rather nice tho
Jackie: aha! so nicely chilled 4 u! what about success 4 u Sylvia – is it all about money?
Sylvia: Pretty much – why set up a business for any other reason but to sell on too – it’s not a hobby
Jackie: I remember somethings u wrote/spoke about that a while ago…
Sylvia: I used to write the viewpoint column for the Daily Telegraph and used to say a lot about business and what got my goat
Jackie: I notice that the wonderful @hilarydevey is in yr stable, how exciting is that?
Sylvia: @HilaryDevey is doing so well and we are very proud of her as we are all our other super dooper clients
Jackie: so Hi to all our “listeners” – any Qs for Sylvia?
@jackiewalker: does @sylviatidyharris have special requirements before she engages speakers into her fold?
Sylvia: we are deluged with speaker applications every week and turn most away – we need a taster tape and testimonials
Jackie: is there something you’d like to promote with us today Sylvia?
Sylvia: we provide speakers and hosts to events around the world and operate ethically and transparently
Jackie: something to be v proud of Sylvia. What gr8t thinkers wld u have around yr dining table?
Sylvia: alive Bill Clinton, Queen Elisabeth ll Clint Eastwood Buzz Aldrin and my father @BillTidy – dead Nancy Wake, Edith Piaf, Ghandi, Wallace Simpson and Abraham Lincoln
Jackie: Wow! have met yr father, he’s lovely, not the Queen yet! So last Q coming up Sylvia – what’s best advice u’ve been given? or advice u’d like to give?
Sylvia: Always look confident even when you don’t feel it and learn the art of when to run and when not too
Jackie: Excellent! thnx SO MUCH 4 yr time today Sylvia – hope u’ve enjoyed. thnx everyone – c u same time same place nxt wk – Friday 26 August, 10.30 am
@HilaryDevey: Have a lovely weekend everyone – hope the sun keeps shining and looking forward to your tweets about #dragonsden on…