Presentation Skills

The Do’s and Don’t of PowerPoint

In this video I want to share my PowerPoint do’s and don’ts…. and when I say PowerPoint I mean any presentation software including Prezi and Keynote. I know that a lot of people use these presentation tools and used well they can be excellent. Unfortunately, all too often, I see people…

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Breathing Exercises For Confident Public Speaking

Breathing is really important for making you sound and feel confident when you are in front of an audience. The first thing you should think about is the placement of your breath. A common mistake that people make when they are nervous is to start breathing up into the chest….

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The Secret To Connecting With Your Audience

There are many things you can do to make your audience love you but in my opinion the simplest and most effective is to make brilliant eye contact. In my latest video I give you my top three tips for connecting with your audience using your eyes. If you find…

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How To Use Your Hands When Presenting

I wanted to make some videos so that I could share with you some quick tips and tricks. In this first video I talk about the topic that probably comes up most often in my presentation skills training sessions…. “what do I do with my hands?”. I hope you find…

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Game, Set & Match! Game, Set & Match!

Game, Set & Match. How To Win At Public Speaking.

What a match! Novak Djokovic pounded a cross-court winner past Roger Federer on Sunday afternoon to seal his third Wimbledon championship and ninth grand slam title. But what can the world’s most famous tennis tournament teach us about public speaking? #1. Love your audience. In a game of tennis the…

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Star Quality: What is it and how can you develop it?

Sunday night was an important night in the British Theatre calendar. Some of the biggest names is show-business gathered at London’s Royal Opera House for the 39th annual Oliver Awards, ready to celebrate the best performances, productions and stage craft of the previous twelve months. One of the highlights for me was seeing arguably two of the…

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How To Begin A Presentation

How To Start A Presentation: Three Guaranteed Ways To Grab Your Audience’s Attention.

No presenter in their right mind would set out to bore their audience to death! So why is it that so many presentations start in such a dull way? “Good morning everybody, it’s very nice to be here. I hope you had a safe journey….” SO WHAT!?!?! Research suggests that…

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