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How To Manage A Mistake When Presenting

Presenting, whether it is to a few colleagues or a huge audience, can be a daunting experience, and one seemingly full of pitfalls. A potential mistake and slips of the tongue could occur anywhere. Here Henry gives his advice on what to do if you make a mistake when giving a presentation: Experts make mistakes … Continued

The Republican Takeaway

One big lesson of the recent Republican Debates—at least from a Communications standpoint—is that the chasm between professional and memorable is easy to identify, but hard to define. I’m an Interpersonal Skills Consultant. That means I help people get their messages across. Most of my clients would consider themselves geniuses if they could deliver with … Continued

9 Dos & Don’ts of Presenting

Henry Caplan explains what you should and shouldn’t do during your next presentation.   1. Do – Manage your nerves Often our nerves are internalised. There is always a difference between our perception of ourselves and how others see us. Sometimes this perspective can help with nerves as well. So seek out feedback from people … Continued

Finding Your Inner Voice

I was coaching someone recently who described their first day at school when they were 12 years old. He said, he was a skinny kid with a terrible stammer and the teacher asked his name in front of the class; he couldn’t get it out of his mouth, in terror he ran out of the … Continued

Ed Miliband’s Communication Woes

  Click here to read Nick Smallman’s article on Ed Milibands’ communication style and watch an interview with Alex Stevenson for The Huffington Post. “Miliband’s team had five years to fix this, but they’ve failed to do so. The result is Labour is going into the 2015 election led by a man who lacks the … Continued