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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 . . .
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……
Cath describes why 90% of resolutions fail within 30 days of setting them and what you need to do to get more of what you want for your business.
If you would like a quick and easy way to destress at Christmas then here are 3 things you can do that will make a huge difference.
Are you up for a challenge?
This challenge is to make a decision whilst letting go of “getting it right”……
We sometime over-complicate things …… and it really is simple.
Do you ever feel like your message isn’t being received by your audience? Well here are 10 tips to be more flexible and better at communicating.
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.
Using 4 lessons from popular reality TV show Strictly Come Dancing, Cath teaches you how to apply these lessons to your presenting skills.
Are you losing credibility because your presenting is like having a stone in your shoe…..
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 series of blog posts Cath outlines the practical ways you can use the scientific principles of persuasion in your presentation .
Part 3: Authority
Here are 11 suggestions for helping you to stay fully focused and present for your audience. Each one is simple and easy . . . .
Listen to how his pitch and tone get stronger and stronger as he runs through his marathon ‘let freedom reign’. . . .
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 . . .
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 [...]
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.
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 . . .
What happens when you get negative feedback after your presentation? Here are some tips for dealing with it.
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.” . . . .
The three best moments form the Olympic Opening Ceremony London 2012 and your presentation……
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 . . .
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…
Facial expressions, body movement, gestures, posture, etc all display how we are feeling and the non-verbal message is harder to fake.
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 . . .
In the next week whenever you begin to feel stressed out apply The Green Cross Code:
STOP : what you are doing for 1 minute . . . . .
. . . why when it comes to your business or your relationships is it often so difficult?
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 [...]
What links a new snack, an international prize for physics and your business presentation?
If you are feeling down and struggling a bit at the moment here is a simple 5 step exercise to change all that…..
Unfortunately The Dementors are at work in every business and every organisation….
I came across this story the other day so I thought I’d share it with you……………
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