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Creating a new ‘look’ for your presentation – a lesson from my wardrobe!

I saw a great blog the other day about the importance of having a capsule wardrobe.  This has long been an ideal of mine: I say ideal because anyone who knows me knows that I am like most other people with a wardrobe full of favourite items, items too small/large, fashion items woefully out of […]

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Presentations – an opportunity to snooze..or has the Speaker got the measure of you?

Think of a recent presentation you attended.  How involved did you get in that presentation?  Did it make you think?  Did it make you do something?  Did you feel something? If the answer to those questions was YES, then the chances are you will remember the content and may have cause to draw on it […]

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This is why people don’t listen to you in your presentations!

Look, you ask me why people don’t listen you in your presentations.  Why they snooze, dose, check their phones and chat to their neighbours. Why they stare glassy-eyed and passive.  Why they sink further into their seats and look nervously at their watches. Well here are some of the reasons: 1. You just haven’t thought of […]

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Don’t even try to be someone else…finding your true voice when delivering presentations

I have been working with a private client recently and he has had an interesting dilemma. For many years he has been overshadowed by his louder, dynamic, extroverted colleague when it comes to speaking in meetings, delivering presentations and representing the organisation to clients, journalists and other interested parties.  For many years this has been […]

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Six questions you should ask before accepting an invitation to speak to a group…

Speaking to a group is a fabulous opportunity to share, teach and sell your expertise. It raises your profile, it expands your ‘reach’ and it increases your impact. BUT there are some questions you need to ask before accepting that invitation and starting to put your presentation together: What is the purpose of the meeting […]

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