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It’s halloween but do you trick or treat in your business all year round? because it’s probably losing you sales….
In this post Cath outlines 9 simple and specific things you can do to make your next presentation more powerful and persuasive.
As we were waiting for the funicular car to arrive, enjoying the fabulous view I was wondering why they were watering the track when suddenly I looked up and saw someone hurtling towards me out of the sky…….
In this post Cath describes the two words that seriously undermine your credibility – that you’re probably not even aware of using!
Cath outlines the 5 elements that are neglected or even forgotten in many presentations that make a big difference to how it is received.
This interactive panel discussion with Women CEOs and Directors about the main challenges women face today was a great success and produced some very thought provoking ideas…..
In this series of blog posts Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation.
Part 1 : Reciprocity
You may have heard the saying “Failing to plan is planning to fail” and outstanding presenters really take this to heart.
And in the same way . . . .
Great speakers and presenters are liked by their audiences and being likeable doesn’t only help with presenting but will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life.
What makes great speakers so likeable and so successful? And how can we do it?
In the present financial climate, when all seems to be doom and gloom, it may seem inevitable to dwell on mistakes, failures and the negative aspects of life. And as long as we continue to so, then that is what we will get. The process of what you choose to focus on, and what you [...]
In this post Presentation Specialist Cath shares with you how to avoid your audience ever thinking ” so what?” in your presentations!
Cath outlines THE worst way ever that people begin their presentations that switches off the audience and how you can very easily avoid it.
Did you know that how you stand can lose you clients? In this post Cath shows you how you can instantly appear more confident and have more authority by just changing the way you stand.
I’ve recently been watching some of the re-runs of the comedy show “Little Britain”, and you may or may not be a fan of it but I’m sure . . .
I know that change has been a constant factor in business in the last ten years because if what you’re doing isn’t working then you must do something you haven’t done before if you want to get different results . . . .
So let me be controversial here.
“To be successful you need to put in the effort.” . . . .
How good are you at describing your business in just 60 seconds?
Here are 11 Top Tips on how to do it in a way that will get you more business…..
Presentation audiences are very much like aircraft passengers…….
When you focus on what is really going to take you closer to your goals often the sense of overwhelm begins to disappear and effective time management becomes easier . . .
The first Visiting Professor of Networking in the world at Cass Business School at City University, London says effective networking will make the difference between…..
How would you like to achieve much more with much less time and effort? Sounds impossible?
Well that’s what many thousands of . . .
Now for many people Macs are like Marmite- you either love them or loathe them but they have four characteristics that can teach us something about an effective presentation…
In the next week whenever you begin to feel stressed out apply The Green Cross Code:
STOP : what you are doing for 1 minute . . . . .
It was always a challenge to persuade the Laurens of this world as to the benefits of studying physics! But what has this got to do with your business? . . .
Feelings ranging from nervousness to sheer terror are common for many people and it has been said that the fear of public speaking comes higher than the fear of death for a large proportion of the population but . . . .
They all have hugely inspirational stories that are an example to us all but unfortunately most of the speakers couldn’t tell them in a way that engages and inspires an audience.
. . . why when it comes to your business or your relationships is it often so difficult?
How the “curious incident of the dog in the night-time” links to your business presentation………
Most businesses have a website these days and huge amounts of money are spent on SEO but . . . .
As you all know my areas of expertise are Learning and Communication and I do a lot of business networking. I was approached to do a workshop for students about “ Communication and Networking in Business “ – not a particularly sexy title! I designed the workshop around the importance and purpose of networking and [...]
In London recently I was in a hurry and took a black cab from my hotel to the station. I was desperate not to miss my train and the driver was brilliant, exhibiting the famous ”knowledge” to get me there in record time. Now let me ask you a question – would you ever get [...]
Chances are that whatever your business at some stage you will be have to do some sort of business presentation and this happened to the wife of a friend of mine recently …..
Did you know that most business presentations fail? and that’s really good news….
Have you ever done the same as this hotel owner I met in Scotland?……
If you regularly go business networking have you noticed an increase in the number of events and the number of people new to networking?
And I think many have been given this sort of advice…..
Are you one of the 68% of businesses who pass up on this chance to market your business for free?
The 10 questions that will help you to really tailor your presentation to your listeners
It has been said many times that a great way to grow your business is through networking.
But it seems to me that “rude networking” is on the increase!
(By the way this is not the same thing as sexy networking and has nothing to do with clothing or the lack of it…)
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