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Maurice Decastro

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  The fear of public speaking is as ubiquitous as it is paralysing for many people in the workplace today. If you are one of the millions of people who feel nervous, uncomfortable or insecure about presenting and public speaking this article will help you. This is a statement I can make with great confidence,[…]

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Virtual presenting has become an everyday feature of business. Since Covid-19 it’s become the mainstay of business communication and it’s here to stay. Many professionals find the very thought of virtual presenting unsettling. It’s not too difficult to understand why that is. In the good old days of presenting in person, while in the same[…]

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How many chances do you get to make a first impression? All presenters and public speakers face the same Universal challenge; getting and keeping their audience’s undivided attention. Psychologists at Princeton University suggest that people make judgments about the attractiveness, likeability, trustworthiness, and competence of other people after looking at their faces for just 100 milliseconds.[…]

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Virtual presentations should be considered and crafted with the same level of mindfulness as in-person presentations. COVID-19 has changed the way we communicate with each other in business. Virtual presentations, virtual meetings and even virtual conferences have become the norm in 2020. Post pandemic, we are still highly likely to be living in a world[…]

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These 21 Powerful PowerPoint tips will add enormous value to your presentation to create the impact you want and your audience needs. Eight years ago it was estimated that there were more than 500 million users of PowerPoint globally, PowerPoint had an estimated 95% share of the presentation software market and around 30 million presentations[…]

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mindful selling 4D slide - Product knowledge, sales skills, mindset, impact

Mindful Selling isn’t a new age buzzword riding high on the back of mindfulness. Selling has changed more in the last ten years than it has in the past five decades.  Advances in technology, competition, buying decisions, highly discerning and savvy purchasers presents today’s sales person with a formidable challenge. Mindful selling is the route[…]

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A mindful presenter considers, crafts and conveys their message with a high level of awareness. A distracted mind has a habit of reacting rather than responding and operating on autopilot rather than appreciation. A mindful presenter conditions their mind to focus with clarity on how to connect with their audience emotionally as well as intellectually.[…]

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Books and scales of justice

Mindful presenting isn’t a new age fad. It’s not about ‘chilling out’, cushions or candles. It’s not even about meditation. Mindful presenting is about awareness. It’s designed to: – Challenge the status quo of long, boring, and forgettable business presentations. – Help professionals to craft and deliver presentations with clarity of purpose, real value and[…]

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confidence boy about to fly

If one of your goals is to present with confidence in 2021, Mindful Presenter has the solution. Standing in front of colleagues or clients to speak can be a daunting experience. Public-speaking anxiety isn’t an affliction isolated to the meek or inexperienced. It has no respect for age, position or experience; it can trouble the[…]

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