presentations

The eight attributes of success.

– Posted in: Business, Free Video, Marketing, Presentations, Success, Training

I have noticed that many people who are successful in life seem to be good at public speaking. This is no coincidence really, because the attributes of a good speaker are the same attributes needed for a successful business. The eight attributes of success. Numerous business owners have a useful skill – a valuable skill – that can help a lot of people. They are passionate about communicating the knowledge they have, and love what they do. However, they have a one major difficulty: Not enough potential customers. And to overcome this difficulty, some presentation skills are essential. Marketing yourself, and your ideas, is a key function in any business. […]

How to structure a presentation

– Posted in: Marketing, Presentations, Video

In this video, I show you how to give a presentations with confidence and power. With a little planning, rehearsal and a structured approach, it is possible for anyone to deliver a professional presentation. Also, I show you how to deliver a marketing pitch that has clarity, credibility and relevance. Barack Obama, Robin Williams and Jonathan Ross all got their success by talking to every increasing groups of people. Being able to talk with ease in front of a group of people is a useful skill for creating success in business. There should be three sections to any presentation: • Introduction (INTRO) -- tell them what you are going to […]

Presenting and coping with nerves.

– Posted in: Business, Presentations, Training, Wellbeing

I recently did a presentation that did not go as I had anticipated. As soon as I started to speak, I began to feel slightly nervous. I would describe my experience as suddenly slipping into a poor quality of thought. I think that the actor George Jessel (1898–1981) described my situation very well: “The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.” My presentation was about the structure of presentations so; I was effectively, standing up to tell people how to do presentations. As I started to speak, I had a thought: I would not be able to […]

How to set objectives for presentations and training sessions

– Posted in: Business, Presentations

The best way to charge a premium for a presentation or training programme is to have clearly defined objectives. The concepts are equally applicable to an induction process (when someone joins a company or department) and to goal setting. Anyone who wishes to be seen as experienced professional needs to be aware of how to create a message that effectively introduces a presentation, training session or induction. When explaining the importance of objectives, and how to create them, the range of things I cover are: • The importance of defining objectives • How to classify objectives • The three domains of learning • The three factors affecting objectives