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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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If one of your goals is to present with confidence in 2020, 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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Everyone is a presenter; the question is, what type of presenter are you? Every day, in organisations across the world, millions of people are presenting. They are called on to inform, update, inspire and lead colleagues and customers to think or act differently. Many don’t have the time, inclination or knowledge to present as effectively[…]

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The presenting challenge is real. We are heading towards the end of 2020 and politicians still won’t answer a simple question directly. Most business presentations are still boring and virtual presenting hasn’t helped the phenomenon of ‘death by bullet point.’ With more and more of us stifling yawns on Zoom and sneaking  a quick look[…]

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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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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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