How to avoid a damp squib ending to your presentation

21 May 2016 / All Posts, Featured, Presentations

A presentation often ends very abruptly. If you want more impact - especially online - you need a powerful conclusion. This is how to end strongly.

3 reasons you blank and what to do about it

28 February 2016 / All Posts, Presentations

Blanking in a presentation - or forgetting what you're talking about - can make you feel as if your clothes have dropped off in front of the audience. Here you have the very natural reasons why it happens, and, more crucially 3 ways to stop it.

How to stop shaking when you present

16 December 2015 / All Posts, Presentations

Get shaky arms and legs when presenting? Here's how to stop the quivering and feel freer.

The incredible science behind stories

16 May 2015 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Featured, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

"Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today,"(Robert McAfee Brown)Stories are one of the most ...

‘It is what it is’ and other meaningless palliatives

2 November 2014 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

How to persuade people that change is good when they've got used to mediocrity, struggle and drudge.

What’s More Important in Your Presentation? Content or Delivery?

7 January 2014 / All Posts, Body Language, Presentations

Presentation day looming? You've slaved over your slides, ensuring that you've remembered your key points and a few vital statistics.But something's ...

8 ways to get what you want from presentations

7 October 2013 / Presentations

You've just finished a fantastic presentation and people are gurgling with joy about you/your content/your services.You get back to base ...

A simple way to use visuals when presenting

26 May 2013 / All Posts, Featured, Presentations

How to use visuals to engage your audiences.

How to increase your ‘Presence’

4 March 2013 / All Posts, Body Language, Effective Communication, Influencing and Persuasion, Presentations

Some people seem to find catching the attention of others effortless, be it in a job interview, presentation or a ...

You don’t need your name. Here’s why.

6 December 2012 / All Posts, Presentations

'I can't remember names'  Speech developed long after body language and it is our non-verbal signals that enabled our ancestors to ...