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The 6 Ways You Communicate Your Executive Presence – or Don’t!

According to a year-long study by the Centre for Talent Innovation, leadership potential is signalled through your gravitas, your communication skills and your appearance . . .

Posted on Feb 19
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You Will Continue to Get What You Don’t Want in 2015 Unless You Make This Change….

Following from last week’s post, find out why you will continue to get what you don’t want in 2015 unless you make this change……

Posted on Jan 14
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Would You Have a Go at This or Let It Be?

Imagine for a moment that I give you a box.bright box with lid

It measures 30cm x 20cm x 5cm.

It is brightly coloured and has a lid which at the moment is closed.

Posted on Nov 21
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Do You Know of Anyone Who Uses “Presentation Collagen”?

Linguistic fillers usually have little, if any, meaning- they’re like “Presentation Collagen” and they can wreck your credibility. Find out which ones you use and what you can do to avoid them.

Posted on Aug 08
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Do you have a Presentation Habit Like Maria Sharapova?

If you do the same thing as Maria Sharapova it could be losing you business…

Posted on Jul 03

Why It’s Time to STEP UP and STAND OUT

Cath outlines why it’s time to STEP UP and STAND OUT.

Posted on Jun 19
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A New Food Processor and Your Presentation

The brain has a limited time span for concentration, particularly if you are just listening passively to the presentation – and this limits the amount of information that can be meaningfully absorbed. So avoid bombarding your audience when you are presenting!

Posted on Jun 06
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Your Presentation “Cover”: brown paper or designer jacket?

In this post, Cath talks about how your presentation should be like a designer book cover, so that you grab people’s attention so they want to know more.

Posted on May 29

Thinking of Presentation Training? How to Make Sure You Get a Great Return on Your Investment.

In this blog post, Cath tells you the key things to look for when deciding on a presentation training course…

Posted on May 23
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The Cardinal Sin of Presenting

There are many ways that people mess up when presenting and most of the time they are not even aware of it but one of my pet hates is what I think of as the cardinal sin of presenting.

Posted on May 15
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How to Switch on Confidence

Presenting is all about what we do with our bodies and by changing the way you hold your body, you can change the level of confidence you feel.
You can try this by….

Posted on May 01
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Presenting – Like Making Simnel Cake?

What has Easter simnel cake got to do with giving a great presentation?
Surprisingly there are a number of similiarities and here Cath outlines what they are so you can give a successful presentation every time….

Posted on Apr 17
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The TED Commandments of Great Presenting

In this week’s post, Cath shares with you, the ten commandments from organisation TED Talks, as a reminder of what to strive for when you are presenting to have a profound impact on your audience.

Posted on Apr 03
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VIDEO: Why Women Make Better Business Leaders

In this week’s post, take a look at this video to see a) why women make better business leaders, b) why it’s a good presentation and c) what could be improved.

Posted on Mar 27
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5 Toxic Beliefs that Ruin Your Presentations

We all have different beliefs when it comes to presenting depending on our life experiences. Here are 5 limiting beliefs that consistently make people mess up when they present.

Posted on Mar 06
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4 Ways to Build Your Persuasive and Powerful PresenceTM as a Woman in Business

As a woman in business, are you taken seriously? Do you want to reach the highest level of success? Here are 4 ways to start your powerful and persuasive presence to achieve just that.

Posted on Feb 06
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The 12 Worst Excuses for Not Improving Your Presenting Skills – Which Ones Do You Use?

Are you guilty of using excuses to avoid improving your presenting skills? In this post, Cath points out the 12 worst excuses we use and how to tackle them.

Posted on Jan 22
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4 Lessons from Strictly

Using 4 lessons from popular reality TV show Strictly Come Dancing, Cath teaches you how to apply these lessons to your presenting skills.

Posted on Dec 19
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12 Reasons Why You Need to Get Better at Presenting

If you are in business you are repeatedly presenting yourselves and your business – whether that’s to a new contact, a prospect, your boss, a client, a procurement team . . . whatever the situation the impact you make is down to how effectively you communicate and . . .

Posted on Dec 12
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Are You Messing Up Your Message Like This?

In this latest post Cath describes how a recent study carried out at Maryville University shows how the identical message can be received so differently ….

Posted on Nov 28
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6 Powerful Presenting Lessons from Master Yoda

Based on principles from the wise Jedi Master Yoda, here are 6 ways to make your presentations more powerful.

Posted on Nov 20
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Blackadder, BEM and You

Taking inspiration from Edmund Blackadder, Cath Daley outlines the key points to delivering memorable and well structured presentations.

Posted on Nov 14
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How MasterChef Can Help Your Business Presentation

In this post Cath shows how lessons from MasterChef can help you produce an exceptional presentation every time.

Posted on Nov 06
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7 Reasons I Hated Your Presentation – What the Panel Don’t Tell You in Their Feedback

Many bid presentations and pitches fail and if that’s ever happened to you then you’ll be interested in finding out why.I did some research with many people who sit on procurement panels. I asked them for their candid feedback about what they hated and here are the results.
This is what you don’t get in your feedback….. and you may find a few surprises!

Posted on Oct 30
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What Does the Way You Walk Say About You?

From time to time I come across articles that I think you might be interested in and find useful so have a look at this….
I may have mentioned in past posts how important and powerful first impressions are.
This article by Cindi May in Scientific American describes some of the science behind it…..

Posted on Oct 23
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8 Tips for Using Stats in Your Presentation

Many people find it challenging to add statistics in a way that is memorable for your audience rather than switch them off and in the worst cases the message can be entirely lost and that can have serious and horrific consequences…..

Posted on Oct 16
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Have you got a small presentation “stone” in your shoe?

Are you losing credibility because your presenting is like having a stone in your shoe…..

Posted on Oct 09
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19 Great Quotes to Inspire You to Better Presenting

Here’s a list of 19 interesting quotes about presenting and public speaking that can inspire you to become better at presenting.
As well as being motivational these quotes include bits of presenting wisdom that are essential to keep your listeners on the edge of their seats.

Posted on Oct 02
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9 Simple Tips for a Powerful and Persuasive Presentation

In this post Cath outlines 9 simple and specific things you can do to make your next presentation more powerful and persuasive.

Posted on Sep 26
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Using Your “Super Brain” to Get Rid of the Nerves

In this post Cath outlines why developing your “Super Brain” can really help you get rid of the nerves when presenting.

Posted on Sep 12
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Why Go Ski-jumping in Summer?

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…….

Posted on Aug 22
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13 Business Reasons Why You Need To Be More Persuasive

In this post Cath outlines 13 reasons why you need to learn how to be more persuasive if you want to be more successful in your business and personally too.

Posted on Aug 08
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The 2 Words You Must Avoid at All Costs If You Want to Be Taken Seriously

In this post Cath describes the two words that seriously undermine your credibility – that you’re probably not even aware of using!

Posted on Jul 25
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The Essential Part of a Presentation Most People Neglect or Even Forget

Cath outlines the 5 elements that are neglected or even forgotten in many presentations that make a big difference to how it is received.

Posted on Jul 17
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10 Reasons You Need to Improve Your Presentation Skills

Here are 10 reasons you need to improve your presentation and communication skills if you want to be more successful in your business….

Posted on Jul 10
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Do you have a Presentation Habit Like Maria Sharapova?

If you do the same thing as Maria Sharapova it could be losing you business . . .

Posted on Jun 24
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How Your Body Language Affects How You See Yourself

We know that our gestures and body language affect how others see us, but does it also change how we see ourselves? In this video you can see lots of examples of how your posture has a significant effect on your success.

Posted on Jun 19
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The 6 Shortcuts to Persuasive Presenting

In this short post Cath outlines the 6 shortcuts you can take to be immediately more persuasive.

Posted on Jun 12
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The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 6

In the final post in this series Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation .
Part 6: Consensus

Posted on May 30
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The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 5

In this series of blog posts Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation .
Part 5: Liking

Posted on May 23
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The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 4

In this series of blog posts Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation .
Part 4: Consistency & Commitment

Posted on May 07
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The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 3

In this series of blog posts Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation .
Part 3: Authority

Posted on Apr 25
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The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 2

In this series of blog posts Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation .
Part 2 : Scarcity

Posted on Apr 18
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The 6 Principles of Persuasive Presenting:Part 1

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

Posted on Apr 10
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What You Can Learn about Presenting from Ladies’ Day at Aintree

Friday is always Ladies’ Day at Aintree, an opportunity for many females to get dressed up to the nines to go to the races. I was in Liverpool in the morning and saw some of them on the train on the way there and then walking to my meeting saw many more. They were dressed in bright colours, [...]

Posted on Apr 05
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The 6 Principles of a Persuasive and Influential Presentation

Would you like to be more persuasive and influential when you speak?
Imagine what it would be like if you know that you can persuade and influence people to take the action you want them to take.
In this post Cath outlines the 6 principles you need to take into account if you want your presentation to persuade.

Posted on Mar 20
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The 6 Ps of Outstanding Presenting (that you avoid at your peril)

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 . . . .

Posted on Mar 06
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Are you a Likeable Presenter? Which of these 10 key characteristics apply to you?

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?

Posted on Feb 28
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11 Ways to Stay Fully Focused When Presenting

Here are 11 suggestions for helping you to stay fully focused and present for your audience. Each one is simple and easy . . . .

Posted on Jan 30
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The Power of 3

Listen to how his pitch and tone get stronger and stronger as he runs through his marathon ‘let freedom reign’. . . .

Posted on Jan 23
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Abraham Lincoln, the Oscars and Your Presentation

When you ask people what Abraham Lincoln is famous for it’s usually two things – being assassinated and The Gettysburg Address. The Gettysburg Address is considered to be . . .

Posted on Jan 17
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How To Get Less of What You Don’t Want in Your Business

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 [...]

Posted on Jan 09
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How to Keep Your Audience Glued to Your Presentation

Audiences have short attention spans and in this post Cath outlines 3 ways you can get your audience hanging on your every word

Posted on Dec 12
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How to Use WII FM to Connect with Your Presentation Audience

In this post Presentation Specialist Cath shares with you how to avoid your audience ever thinking ” so what?” in your presentations!

Posted on Dec 05
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Is Your Presentation You?

The extremes of the presentations spectrum- which are you?

Posted on Nov 29
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THE Worst Way EVER to Start Your Presentation…..

Cath outlines THE worst way ever that people begin their presentations that switches off the audience and how you can very easily avoid it.

Posted on Nov 21
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Which Rank of Presentation Jedi are You?

Now whether or not you like Star Wars, the stories offer a number of ideas that we can apply in business and just one of them is the concept of the Jedi Academy.
Members of the order progress through four tiers of rank, at times referred to as levels. I’ve taken these and applied them to the development of Presentation Skills for your business.
So,with apologies to Star Wars fans, here is my version of the Presentation Jedi Academy…….

Posted on Nov 14
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8 Things to Hate about PowerPoint

If you’ve ever had to endure a “Death by PowerPoint” presentation then you’ll really enjoy this very funny video…..

Posted on Oct 24
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12 Reasons Your Presentation Sucks!

Did you know that most business presentations fail? If this has happened to you then it’s usually for very good reasons – your presentation sucks!
..and here are 12 reasons why.

Posted on Oct 17
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How You’re Standing Could Be Losing You Business

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.

Posted on Oct 09
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How Ignoring Your Presentation Body Language Can Lead to a Big Disaster…….

Two things have come together this week….. I had a question sent to me on LinkedIn and I saw a TV ad for the upcoming US Presidential debates between Barak Obama and Mitt Romney. How are the two connected? The question was “I’m not really convinced that body language, gestures, facial expressions and appearance are [...]

Posted on Sep 28
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The Disastrous and Catastrophic Effect of Being Spontaneous in a Presentation.

Here is a great example of how it can go disastrously and catastrophically wrong when you decide to be spontaneous in your presentation……

Posted on Sep 20
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Are you a Claimer or a Blamer?

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 . . .

Posted on Sep 06
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Your Presentation – How Do You Deal with Negative Feedback?

What happens when you get negative feedback after your presentation? Here are some tips for dealing with it.

Posted on Aug 30
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Are You Ready To Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway?

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 . . . .

Posted on Aug 15
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Olympics – Love them or Loathe Them?

So let me be controversial here.

“To be successful you need to put in the effort.” . . . .

Posted on Aug 08
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Bond, The Queen and Mr. Bean

The three best moments form the Olympic Opening Ceremony London 2012 and your presentation……

Posted on Aug 02
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11 Top Tips for a Scintillating 60 Seconds

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…..

Posted on Jul 26
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Why You Need to be the Pilot in Your Business Presentation

Presentation audiences are very much like aircraft passengers…….

Posted on Jul 20
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Which Way Is Your Business Compass Pointing?

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 . . .

Posted on Jul 12
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Boiled Eggs and Business!

How would you like to achieve much more with much less time and effort? Sounds impossible?
Well that’s what many thousands of . . .

Posted on Jun 27
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What You Can Learn about Your Business Presentation from the i-phone and i-pad

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…

Posted on Jun 20

Video:Nina Conti – How Mixed Messages Create Confusion

When the messages are mixed it can create confusion and even hilarity…… have a look at this clip to see what I mean.

Posted on Jun 13
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Are You Making the Same Mistake as the B.B.C.?

If you are in the UK and probably beyond, you cannot have escaped hearing about the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations and………

Posted on Jun 07
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Presentation Self-sabotage: 13 Ways You Give Yourself Away

Facial expressions, body movement, gestures, posture, etc all display how we are feeling and the non-verbal message is harder to fake.

Posted on May 15
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What the Sea Odyssey Can Teach Us about Presenting

We all love to hear stories and effective use of stories is a key tool for creating an outstanding and memorable presentation.

So what’s your business story . . .

Posted on Apr 25
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How To De-stress with The Green Cross Code

In the next week whenever you begin to feel stressed out apply The Green Cross Code:

STOP : what you are doing for 1 minute . . . . .

Posted on Apr 11
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How Do You Cope with a Client Like Lauren?

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? . . .

Posted on Mar 28
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Your Business Presentation : Are you on A Spin Cycle or Delicates?

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 . . . .

Posted on Mar 21
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How Even Global Figures Get It Wrong

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.

Posted on Mar 15
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How Would You Choose – Spaghetti Bolognese or Pizza Quattro Stagioni?

. . . why when it comes to your business or your relationships is it often so difficult?

Posted on Mar 07
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Your Business Presentation- Do You Ever Self Sabotage Like This?

. . . your words say one thing but your gestures, body language, tonality, breathing etc. all convey something different to your audience.

Posted on Mar 01
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What Your Business Presentation has in common with a Sherlock Holmes story…..

How the “curious incident of the dog in the night-time” links to your business presentation………

Posted on Feb 22

Video: What Facebook and Google don’t tell you……. (You may find this shocking – I did).

Most businesses have a website these days and huge amounts of money are spent on SEO but . . . .

Posted on Jan 25
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Why “Pitching” in Business Doesn’t Work

In various business magazines, on websites and in the press you will often see references to “pitching” for business. You’ll see articles and book with titles like “ How to Give a Winning Pitch”, “Pitching to Win “ and “ How to Write the Winning Pitch”. I even wrote a blog a while ago called [...]

Posted on Jan 18

Video: The Effect of When and Where on Your Presentation Success

How do social perceptions apply to your business presentations?

Posted on Dec 14
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Have you got your Business Handbrake on?

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 [...]

Posted on Nov 10
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What Links Toblerone, the Nobel Prize and Your Business Presentation?

What links a new snack, an international prize for physics and your business presentation?

Posted on Oct 26
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Video: Presenting and Winning – The Magic of A Young Entrepreneur’s Story

How a Young Entrepreneur’s story became the Winner of Young British Talent Showcase……

Posted on Oct 15
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How Did David Cameron’s Delivery Help Or Hinder His Message?

The words do matter in a speech but the way they are delivered matters more in terms of how the speech is received and perceived.So how did David Cameron do?

Posted on Oct 07
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A Presentation Analysis of Ed Milliband’s Speech – and How it Can Help with Your Business Presentation

” It’s not what you say, it’s the way that you say it – that’s what gets results”.
What we can learn from how Ed Milliband’s delivered his speech to the Labour Party Conference.

Posted on Sep 30
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Neutrinos, the Speed of Light and Your Business Presentation

The astonishing and startling results from CERN about the behaviour of neutrinos can……

Posted on Sep 23
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How Your Business Presentation is Like an Electrical Circuit

How you can use what you know from high school physics to give a winning business presentation…..

Posted on Sep 16

Video: Is Your Business Message As Powerful As This?

How a simple yet profound idea can be truly exciting and inspirational…….

Posted on Sep 09
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The Bid Presentation Interview-Why It’s Yours To Lose

How would you feel about losing a £26 million contract that you know you should have won?

Or don’t win a £7 million even though you know that you are by far the best company for the job?

Sounds like a nightmare….

but these are just two instances I have come across in the last few weeks where

Posted on Sep 01

Video: When Business Presenting Are You Distracted or Distracting?

Are you distracted or distracting when presenting in your business? and what are the consequences?

Posted on Aug 27
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Why Being Confident When Presenting Is Not Enough

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 …..

Posted on Aug 23
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Wonderful News – Most Business Presentations Fail!

Did you know that most business presentations fail? and that’s really good news….

Posted on Aug 16
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One of The Biggest Mistakes in Business Presentations and Pitches

Have you ever done the same as this hotel owner I met in Scotland?……

Posted on Aug 10

Video: How Not to Use PowerPoint- If You Want to Make the Right Impression

Things to hate about PowerPoint… how many of these drive you nuts?

Posted on Aug 02
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What’s Your Business “WOW” Factor?

How The Macula have taken a well known type of presentation event and made it their own…..

Posted on Jul 25
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Three Pointers from The Apprentice Final…..

This was their opportunity to convey their business idea in such a way as to convince and persuade Lord Sugar to become their business partner and ……

Posted on Jul 18
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Are You Taking Full Advantage of This Free Marketing Opportunity for Your Business?

Are you one of the 68% of businesses who pass up on this chance to market your business for free?

Posted on Jul 04
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Lessons from Glastonbury……

Wow! what a weekend of music…. I think Glastonbury was better than ever this year. Even my 82 yr old Mum watched it! I didn’t know she was so interested…..  although I do remember she wouldn’t let me go when I was 18… anyway that’s another story. I wasn’t able to be there but like many [...]

Posted on Jun 27
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Business Presentations:The Ten Most Irritating Mannerisms?

Are these the ten most irritating mannerisms of business speakers and business presentations?

Posted on Jun 19
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How to Turn Your Business Presentation Butterflies into The Red Arrows

Two quick, easy and powerful techniques to help get rid of the panic of public speaking

Posted on Jun 15

Is Your Presentation Saying What You Think It Is?

Is your presentation saying what you think it is ? or is it saying something different to the audience?

Posted on Jun 11

The Link Between Your Business Presentation and The Iron Man

How your business presentation can be different, like The Iron Men in Crosby…………

Posted on Jun 07
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How to Get To Know Your Business Presentation Audience

The 10 questions that will help you to really tailor your presentation to your listeners

Posted on Jun 02
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Getting More Done in Your Business in Less Time … Sounds Impossible? Not if You Use This….

I came across this story the other day so I thought I’d share it with you……………

Posted on May 24
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Is Yours a Business Presentation for All Seasons?

Do you have a business presentation for all seasons?

Posted on May 20

Video: Are You More Like Abbott or Costello in Your Business ?

Have you ever had a conversation like this?
Have a look at this very funny video clip…..

Posted on May 18
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The Key to Getting More of What You Want from Your Business Presentations

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 [...]

Posted on May 16

Podcast : My Interview on City Talk’s Business with Frank McKenna

Listen to the podcast of my recent interview on City Talk’s Business with Frank McKenna where we talk about the weeks big business stories and find out why it’s important to increase your skill set.

Posted on May 03
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Are You Pitching To Win or Pitching To Lose?

Now that may seem a daft question…… who pitches to lose? but if you regularly pitch for business what are your results like? Do you win every contract you go for? because if not then sometimes you are pitching to lose. I was recently working with a company who were pitching against 9 other companies [...]

Posted on Apr 20
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Does Your Communication Makes Things Better or Worse?

The other day I was doing a bit of spring cleaning and you know when you start a task and then get side tracked? Well I was  sorting through the desk drawers and came across some photos we’d taken on previous holidays  and ended up going through lots of them  ….. This was taken in  [...]

Posted on Apr 17
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Why Presenting to Your Best Friend Works in Your Business

I’ve been getting emails about my previous video blog about imagining that you are presenting to your best friend asking me can it be that simple? how does it work? is it as easy as that? …… well…… Einstein said that “Imagination is more important than knowledge” and it’s our imagination that gets us to feel [...]

Posted on Apr 06
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Are you making the same mistake in your presentations as Jamie Oliver?

Grrr!!! I’m frustrated. Jamie Oliver’s newest venture on TV – Jamie’s Dream School is a success, but for me it’s based on a huge, incorrect supposition. For those of you who haven’t heard of it, Jamie is trying to improve the education of 20 teenagers …. by calling on “Britain’s best inspirational experts” to try to [...]

Posted on Mar 31
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Giving Your “Presentation”

It’s my friend Sarah’s birthday tomorrow and I was out and about yesterday looking for something to buy her as a present but what do you buy the person who has everything? I went to buy her chocolates, but she’s given them up for Lent. I thought about the latest Jo Nesbo book, but I [...]

Posted on Mar 22
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Why Winning Business Presentations?

Hello and welcome to the Winning Business Presentations blog. This blog is about sharing with you ideas, strategies, tools and techniques for becoming even more effective at presenting yourself and your business and I hope that you’ll use it to share ideas about how and what you are learning and the results you get. Let [...]

Posted on Mar 16


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