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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?
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 . . .
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 . . .
Audiences have short attention spans and in this post Cath outlines 3 ways you can get your audience hanging on your every word
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 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.
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 . . . .
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…
When the messages are mixed it can create confusion and even hilarity…… have a look at this clip to see what I mean.
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 . . .
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 . . . .
. . . your words say one thing but your gestures, body language, tonality, breathing etc. all convey something different to your audience.
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 . . . .
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 . . .
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 [...]
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 [...]
How do social perceptions apply to your business presentations?
How a Young Entrepreneur’s story became the Winner of Young British Talent Showcase……
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.
How your business presentation can be different, like The Iron Men in Crosby…………
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