Tips ‘n’ Tools

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.

The Four Styles of Communication – which one are you?

13 September 2021 / All Posts, Body Language, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

I was standing in her villa being screamed at, "You're meant to be making me feel good!" That was a slightly ...

How a lower voice will change your outcomes

20 June 2021 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion

Have you ever heard anyone whose voice grates?  You want to switch them OFF regardless of what they're saying, like this, ...

3 ways to handle presentation anxiety and nerves

21 March 2021 / All Posts, Presentations

Presentation nerves affect the best of them. Here are three ways to control anxiety before you present. They're quick and effective.

How to get your speech clearer (plus FREE download)

7 February 2021 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Presentations

Get your tongue in a twist when you speak? Sound a little limp and lacking in conviction? If you know ...

How great speakers end presentations

7 October 2020 / All Posts, Presentations

Ending a presentation can feel awkward. Once if grinds to a halt, you're left weakly asking, "Any questions?" or an ...

Three magic words that can transform your mindset

23 September 2019 / All Posts, Presentations

Do you ever get nervous before you present? Here’s a trick that even science has proved to be effective and it ...

9 weak words and crass cliches to avoid when you present

13 September 2019 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Presentations

"For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change. Their articulation represents a complete, lived experience." —Ingrid Bengis ...

5 verbal techniques to keep your audience hanging onto your every word

26 August 2019 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Presentations

As tech becomes more integrated with business, soft skills such as presenting to non-technical audiences have become crucial.  According to ...