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What makes a good virtual presentation?

What makes a good virtual presentation?    In a post pandemic world, virtual presentations and meetings have become the norm, and like them or loathe them, it looks as though...
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Become a better public speaker using this ONE underused technique

Becoming a great public speaker takes great patience, practice, and perseverance. Even the most confident of leaders aren’t always the best speakers. One of the most underused public speaking techniques...
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Importance of getting feedback as a public speaker

Getting feedback as a public speaker   If you want to improve your public speaking skills, all you have to do is ask.    Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But many...
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The science behind the art of persuasion

We all have the capacity and power to persuade someone. Very few people are naturally persuasive, but for most people, we have to work at our persuasion skills. There’s no...
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The key element that makes your stories MEMORABLE

Memorable stories are well thought-out, informative, and entertaining - all at once. Yet they all have one key element in common: they create an emotional connection with the audience.   ...
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4 ways to use ethos in persuasive speaking

4 ways to use ethos in persuasive speaking If you want to deliver a persuasive speech with the aim of convincing the audience to adopt or accept your viewpoint, you...
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Create an effective slide deck presentation

10 simple rules for creating an effective slide deck presentation   “Not another boring powerpoint presentation!”    Death by powerpoint is to be avoided at all costs if you want...
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Get a video evaluation of your speech or presentation

Get a video evaluation of your speech or presentation    I am pleased to launch a brand new service for business leaders and Toastmaster speech contestants to help perfect their...
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How to get your audience to emotionally connect with you

Connections and meaningful relationships are crucial in business.  They’re the foundation for sustained partnerships and successful collaborations, whether it be with your team, your leaders or your clients.    Whether...
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The art of selling as a public speaker

I’ve been a professional keynote speaker for the best part of 10 years, and every time I get up to speak, I’m often selling something. It’s not always obvious and...
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