Wowsers. I just realised this morning that I’ve been speaking from stage for around 10 years now! Apart from making me feel quite old it also reinforces just how much experience I’ve had on the speaking circuit . . . I’ve spoken on other people’s stages, I’ve run my own highly successful events, I’ve even […]
Did you know the one secret ingredient that can make or break an effective and profitable presentation? Luckily it’s an ingredient all of us have but sadly not of all us use effectively. What is that ingredient?! It’s your voice! Take a moment now to recognize the power that your voice has to impact another […]
I believe that one of the best presentation skills you can have is the ability to deliver “effective presentations”. These are the kind of presentation that don’t just inform, but involve, inspire and move people to action. A core part of moving people to action is that you have to prove and back up your […]
As we enter a new dawn of multimedia, it’s more important than ever to use video in your marketing. Let the power of your message go viral. As speakers, a video should (in theory!) be easy for you. So, let’s look at how to make your videos look slick and professional. Our resident video expert […]
When I am stood up on stage I always try to speak from the heart and connect with the audience in this heart-felt way. And funnily enough, when I bring my heart into my speaking, it always follows that my sales increase!
So my number one tip to new speakers is . . . follow your passions!
If you’ve done a number of presentations, you will have had the experience of delivering your well-designed “speech” to a few different crowds. But one thing I have noticed with speakers time and time again is that when they are actually on stage, sometimes their focus is on the wrong place.