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Yesterday David Cameron made his final speech as Prime Minister of the UK as he stood as a proud leader, husband and father with his wife and children outside number 10. Politics aside, I’ve commented many times on David Cameron’s oratory skills and having listened to his farewell speech yesterday I would reiterate a comment[…]

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Donald Trump

I often find it interesting that whichever aspect of life you may choose to focus on there is always an ‘exception to the rule’. When it comes to presenting and speaking in public many consider the number one rule to be the expression of passion. Every now and then a speaker raises his or her[…]

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Charity icons

Leadership lessons are abound in many of the worlds finest charities. Those leadership lessons extend way beyond culture. They impact their presentation and public speaking skills immensely too. At Mindful Presenter our presentation skills training revolves around creating that all important emotional connection as well as an intellectual understanding. Our team consider it an honour and[…]

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Having spent over 25 years in senior management roles I was often troubled by a particular pattern I saw in almost every meeting.  If I were to describe an image of what I believe I typically saw each month it would look something like this: – Each person sitting in the same seat they always occupied.[…]

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At Mindful Presenter we are at very successful at helping people to overcome their public speaking anxiety because we know that you can be very nervous and still give a great speech. The history books are full of speakers who by their own admission tell of how they were quivering, nauseous wrecks even moments before an[…]

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Simon Sinek’s inspirational TED talk ‘How great leaders inspire action’is a wonderful example of how effective public speakers and presenters can be without using PowerPoint.  With over 3 million YouTube hits is easy to see why Simon has been described as a “visionary thinker with a rare intellect”. If you invest just 18 minutes of your[…]

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Troubled business persons with question marks above their heads

Public speaking isn’t simply about sharing knowledge, information and insights; it’s ultimately about connecting with your audience. The next time you are called on to give a presentation at work or do any form of public speaking you can be certain that sitting before you will be a very diverse group of people. Some won’t want[…]

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