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Presentation tips are everywhere. Put those two words into Google as I did this morning and you will get 1,190,000,000 results. Tell stories Pause, Make eye contact Slow down Know your audience Prepare ‘Cut the fat’ Smile Breathe Move Practice Start strong Close stronger Show passion Ditch the bullet points. Following those 15 tips alone will[…]

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Many articles posted on the Internet today about presentation skills tend to focus largely on delivery style rather than content. Delivery is critical of course, although you can be the most engaging and inspirational presenter on earth but if your content is weak or boring what’s the point? The prerequisite to a brilliant presentation before[…]

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Company summits and leadership conferences present an invaluable platform to inspire, enthuse and rally the troops. Whether you’re celebrating success or need that extra lift to meet your business targets, the vital ingredient required for success is communication. The courageous leaders understand that it’s not an expense, it’s a visionary investment. Most shy away from[…]

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Theresa May demonstrated the power of clarity to the EU following the recent summit in Salzburg. Over the last few months the uncertainty of Brexit has left many of us in the UK dismayed, disillusioned and divided. Every day our television screens are commandeered by politicians and punters telling us what to think about Brexit.[…]

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The need for highly effective presentation skills is profoundly evident in the workplace today. Every day, in businesses all over the world professionals find themselves presenting in: Meetings Conference calls Conferences Networking functions Important staff and management updates Pitches to clients Outside of those scenarios, arguably every conversation is a presentation. There is rarely a[…]

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For many professionals, being on the receiving end of a typical business presentation today feels akin to the way they wake up most mornings; tired, vacant and depleted. How many business presentations do you walk away from each week filled with vigour and vitality? Sadly, it’s more likely that you’ll return to your desk or[…]

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Man with his head down in a meeting

Do you enjoy most business presentations you attend? For decades presenting in business meetings has been far too lacklustre. I’m generalising of course, although I’m not exaggerating. At Mindful Presenter we see evidence of this every week. Despite the widely acclaimed power of storytelling, presence and mindfulness professionals still insist on donning their corporate spokesperson[…]

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Stephen Hawking is a name that will be remembered for an extraordinarily long time to come. A British cosmologist and physicist loved, admired and respected all over the world for his notable scientific work was also a brilliant public speaker. World class public speaking is normally associated with political leaders, motivational speakers or philosophers. Last[…]

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Excellent communication skills are vitally important to highly effective leadership. The ability to communicate with confidence, clarity and emotional intelligence is our strongest leverage in such a competitive world. Please don’t make the mistake of buying into the idea that to be a leader you have to have people working for you. That’s one type[…]

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