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This is why I didn’t walk out of your presentation…

It is everyone’s worst nightmare isn’t it?  You are delivering a presentation and during the course of it 5 people walk out. Of course there could be a valid and reasonable explanation: they realised they were in the wrong presentation, they needed the loo, they had just received an urgent phone call because their budgie […]

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what landscapes and obligation have to do with presentations

I was listening to Richard Eyre the director speaking on Radio the other day. It was interesting hearing how he goes about directing a play or film from the beginning. He described it as ‘creating a landscape from scratch, with a world, people, language and activities’ This world was for the audience. It made me […]

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How to be an Inspirational Public Speaker not just an Informational Public Speaker.

Just recently I have been working with experienced presenters who have the self confidence and experience and expertise to stand up there and strut their stuff in front of an audience.  And at this level it strikes me that sometimes the difference between a competent and confident speaker and a speaker who is all of […]

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If you don’t even get up and try – of course you can’t present! Four stages on the route to be a good presenter & to speaking in public with confidence and clarity

On a recent two day Presentation Skills for Phenomenal Women, one of the delegates said on day one, ‘ I just can’t do this.  How do you manage to do it so naturally and confidently?’ What would her response have been if I had said, ‘ Well… I was born with this skill and as […]

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Wise Words – can Churchill teach us anything about public speaking in the modern world?

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears & sweat (Sir Winston Churchill) Ask most people to name a famous Great British orator and they will say Sir Winston Churchill.  Look through any list of famous quotes in the last couple of centuries and they will come up with some from Churchill without a […]

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