If You Hate Presentations, You’ll Love This

20 February 2024 / All Posts, Presentations

Your presentation skills can be severely tested when it come to what to say, how to say it and the nerves that underpin it all. Enhance your presentations with these 7 ways to make the load lighter.

How To Increase Your ‘Presence’

22 October 2023 / All Posts, Body Language, Effective Communication, Featured, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

What are the qualities that make some people more trustworthy, authoritative and persuasive? Go here to see what 'presence' is and how to increase yours.

The Happy Valley Presentation Structure

2 July 2023 / All Posts, Featured, Presentations

"I still can't understand why we need this" said Lee.This left Marina exasperated.She'd spent a considerable amount of time listing ...

Flip the Fillers

30 May 2023 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Presentations

Want to sound more fluent when presenting? Say goodbye to annoying speech fillers and discover practical techniques to stop using them.

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.

The Four Styles of Communication – which one are you?

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

Which of these 4 communication styles is your 'go to' and which could you use more? Learn how to adapt your behaviour to get your message to land.

11 reasons to pause when speaking

26 April 2021 / All Posts, Featured, Influencing and Persuasion, Job Interviews, Presentations

Pause is one of the most underused but most powerful tools in conversations, negotiations and presenting. Here are 11 reasons for using them more.

How to kill a story

29 March 2021 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations, Storytelling

I witnessed a murder.  Thankfully, no-one was killed.It was the evening of the first day of my two-day Presentation workshop ...

How to control presentation nerves – with the technique that snipers use

11 March 2021 / All Posts, Presentations

When I was about 16, I recall my cousin declaring, with great concern, that she had nothing to worry about.  ...