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What do you think of public speaking for children? The benefits of learning to speak confidently in public at the youngest possible age can pay huge dividends. Lessons in public speaking for children can help young people: – Boost their personal confidence and self-esteem – Value their voice and express themselves openly, with greater ease[…]

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Are you a confident presenter? Confidence is often cited as one of the most critical factors affecting professionals when it comes to presenting and speaking in public. In fact, it’s one of the biggest hurdles we help people to jump every day at Mindful Presenter. Regardless of status, experience or knowldege many professionals want to[…]

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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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Presentation skills are a major contributor to personal success in business today providing the platform to influence, persuade and even inspire others. The days when the need to present well were useful or important have are long gone;today it’s essential. If you haven’t experienced it yet I’m certain you will soon. Unfortunately despite its significance, presenting remains[…]

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Presenting your monthly or quarterly  update at your company meetings is  challenge for even the most confident and gifted speaker. Presentation updates are largely designed to keep everyone informed. It is that last Friday of each month that everyone sits in the same seat around the same table telling each other the same thing they say every month.[…]

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Authenticity has long been one of the most respected and sought after qualities in leadership, presenting and public speaking. We live in highly competitive world where for many our very self-esteem rests squarely on being liked, impressing people and an insatiable desire to look good. That’s why it’s so refreshing to hear someone speak who is[…]

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So much has been written about the skill of speaking and presenting in public; in fact I’ve written over 100 articles myself in the last year alone. I’ve written an entire series about the ‘Art and Science of Presenting’, opening, closing, storytelling, anxiety, body language, and probably just about everything you may be able to[…]

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business meeting. Professionals asked to present

  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[…]

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  Is PowerPoint the first thing you turn to when you are called on to present? 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 almost 15 milion YouTube hits, it’s easy to see why Simon has been[…]

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The key to mindful presenting is having clarity of your ‘M’ POINT? The distinction between mediocre and mindful presenting is real and highly visible. For the mediocre presenter, years of unconscious programming can lead to mechanical reactions. In other words, a presentation based on ‘information overolad’. Presenting everything you know and want to say on[…]

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