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Delivering an Effective Presentation isn’t Rocket Science

Rocket engineer Allan McDonald knows the importance of delivering an effective presentation more than most. As a contractor to NASA, he was working on the rockets that powered the space shuttle – a project that had suffered its share of difficulties. In January 1986, NASA was hammered by the press after one mission was delayed … Continued

Martin Luther King Jr – Communication Power

It’s probably one of the most famous speeches in the world and this speech always moves me because of the passion Dr. King exhibits. It is without doubt one of the most famous speeches ever made throughout the history of mankind to date yet it was less than 11 minutes in length. If you break … Continued

Pitch Perfect

As a leading communication skills training company, it can be tricky sometimes to go to a presentation or pitch and not be wearing a critical hat. A colleague and I recently attended the Pardot breakfast meeting as we are exploring marketing automation systems. The breakfast meeting was interesting as it focused on getting the most … Continued

How To Dress For Presentations

I often get asked what you should wear for an important meeting or how to dress for presentations. Ask yourself, how do you want to come across to your audience? Formal or casual, authoritative or approachable?  What will your audience be wearing? You don’t want to alienate them through being too formal, but you want … Continued

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

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