Tips ‘n’ Tools

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 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.  ...

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 ...

How to avoid one of the most common flaws in voice projection – transcript

8 December 2019 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Presentations

https://youtu.be/yqH3PrV-D14 Watch the video. It's a whisker under 3 minutes... Dribbling is one of the most common presentation foibles. Now when ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...