How To Avoid One Of The Most Common Flaws In Voice Projection

28 March 2024 / All Posts, Effective Communication, Presentations

Dribbling is one of the most common vocal flaws that will undermine your public speaking. Find it what it is, if you're doing it and how to stop the trait in this post.

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 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.

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 ...

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.