Tips ‘n’ Tools

How to get your message through to mixed audiences

21 November 2022 / Effective Communication, Featured, Presentations, Productive Meetings

More often than not you'll be presenting to a mixed audience. There are many variables such as experience, sector, roles. You may have Commerical and Tech in the same meeting with different concerns. So how do you keep all of them satisfied? Read this to find out how.

How to get useful feedback at the end of your presentation (instead of blank stares)

21 November 2022 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Presentations, Productive Meetings

You ask your team for their thoughts on the plan you've presented but get nothing back. This guide explains three ways you can collate constructive feedback - before they've left the meeting.

How to sound natural when you’ve scripted the whole darn thing

3 April 2022 / All Posts, Presentations

Writing out a 'script' and sticking it on your screen won't do you any favours. So how can you use prompts without sounding scripted?

How to use gesture when you present – and speak to sound confident (even when you’re not)

6 March 2022 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Presentations

Learn when and how to move and sound to seem more confident: even when you're not.

How to breathe for voice and calm

18 February 2022 / All Posts, Presentations

Here's how breathe to calm your nerves and power your voice before you present.

Pitching: turning ‘NO’ into ‘YES!’

14 February 2022 / All Posts, Body Language, Effective Communication, Presentations

Here's how one person turned THREE rejections to the SAME client into a yes, after discovering unspoken skills behind pitching.

How to deal with virtual presentations when you can’t see each other

14 February 2022 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations, Productive Meetings

Cameras are off either for you or your audience in a virtual presentation. Here's how to make them more engaging, regardless of who can't see whom.

How to introduce yourself in a presentation

24 January 2022 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Presentations

How do you tell people who you are in a presentation? This guide shows you what to include when you introduce yourself.

Amplify your credibility with this technique

14 December 2021 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

Use this quick narrative structure to prove your credibility or that of your service or product. No need for plot lines or protagonists.

6 story themes that win pitches

9 November 2021 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

Storytelling is crucial in pitches. Here are 6 proven themes that drastically improve your chances of winning funding.