The Importance of Nonverbal Communication

When delivering presentations or speaking in public at meetings, events, conferences or any social gatherings, it is important to never underestimate the power of nonverbal communication and positive body language. When I first meet clients, I will always tell them 3 simple figures to remember when they are thinking about public speaking. Personal Communication in…

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7 Steps to Preparing Powerful Presentations

This post outlines 7 STEPS to PREPARING Powerful Presentations ,Speaking at Events and Conferences 1. Create a Mind Map See my post on “Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking” for tips on how to prepare a Mind Map. 2. Audience Analysis When you are delivering any presentation it is imperative to know your audience. Find out as much as…

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Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking

When you are asked to deliver a Presentation or to Speak in Public, a lot of people become anxious. This BLOG will help you overcome the fear! You often hear – “You must Prepare” – I say: “PREPARE! PREPARE! PREPARE!” In order to prepare properly, a terrific method is to do a “MIND MAP”. Usually…

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Overcoming Work Presentation Anxiety

The majority of people who contact me – tell me that they are very anxious, nervous and as a result, opt out of delivering Presentations in their workplace.  What a pity that is ! I tell them this is normal.  There are a number of ways to reduce this fear.  One important method of reducing…

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Tips for Wedding Speech

Writing a wedding speech can be one of the most daunting roles you can be tasked with. Whether you’re the father of the bride, best man, bridesmaid, bride or groom, it can be nerve wracking! I have compiled a brief list of do’s and dont’s to help keep you on the right track. If speaking…

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Top Tips for effective presentations

Want to improve your presentation skills. Here are seven top tips for delivering an effective Presentation. 1)      Be Enthusiastic 2)      Use a Conversational Style 3)      Use Inflection 4)      Make Eye Contact with Each Person in the Audience 5)      Prepare,  Prepare,  Prepare 6)      Dress “One Notch” above the Audience 7)      Arrive at least 30 Minutes before your Presentation

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