Presentation Skills - Advice, Tips & Help

Have a look at our articles below which contain great tips and advice to help you improve your skills in this area.

Why even complicated messages are always simple

Do you ever fall into that really obvious, hugely gaping elephant trap? The one where you’re presenting or explaining something to someone and those readily available, deadly words slip out: “It’s a bit complicated”.

Because your audience will take their lead from you. If you believe it’s complicated (which, of course, implies Read more »

How to use clear English as your ‘stressometer’

Your worst nightmare has become flesh.

You’re in the meeting that your colleague was supposed to have got the presentation ready for. But they’re conveniently sick. Instead, it’s you flustering your way through a mass of charts, graphs and figures that resemble nothing less than a Jackson Pollock. Read more »

Effective Presentation Skills

In these recessionary times, you might well need to be a highly effective presenter just to remain in your current job – or find new employment. To achieve this, it’s first necessary to identify what creates an effective presentation and what skills are needed.

It is also important to understand that effective presentation skills are not solely for the fortunate few who are naturally good communicators but that effective presentation skills can be developed in anyone and that we all have the ability to learn how to become highly effective presenters.

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Professional Presentation Skills

In today’s competitive world, the need to present a highly professional image is now more important than ever. Unfortunately however, it’s easy to miss some of the opportunities available to help you present yourself in the best possible light and, as a result, enjoy the success you deserve.

A professional presentation style requires the confidence and ability to convey the right image that you want your audience to see.

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Executive Presentation Coaching

Having the confidence and presentation skills needed to present a powerful and persuasive message are key skills needed by all company executives if they really want to succeed in today’s business environment.  Whether its delivering that all important company pitch, presenting at the next executive board meeting, or motivating and inspiring your team at the next company conference.  But how do you acquire some of these skills in the first place?  Or at least take them to the next level?    Read more »

Executive Presentation Skills

It is becoming increasingly important in today’s business environment for the executive to be an expert communicator in order to be successful.  In any area of business, the people who are good communicators are generally the ones who get ahead and achieve the success they want.  Having the confidence and presentation skills needed to present a powerful and persuasive message is very important in any situation – whether its delivering that all important company pitch, presenting at the next executive board meeting, or motivating and inspiring your team at the next company conference.  Read more »

How to Inflict Death by PowerPoint

Many of us have probably been there, done it and have the teeshirt as well.  But what are the key presentation skills needed when lulling your presentation audience into a stupor just before you apply the master stroke of inflicting a slow death by PowerPoint?  How do so many people succeed at this?  What’s their secrets?  And can we all do the same? 

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Improve Your Powerpoint Presentation Skills

“Good afternoon and today I am going to present my thirty slides on ….” .. This common presentation opening is now sounding increasingly more like an apology. As soon as the presenter starts to speak they sense that the audience’s reaction is to brace themselves for the endurance test that lies ahead. There is an inevitable underlying feeling from both parties that before long the audience will go into ‘PowerPoint Switch-Off’ mode.

It’s therefore time to take stock and remind ourselves “what exactly is the purpose of PowerPoint – this supposedly supportive presentation skills aid?”

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Presentation Skills

For many of us presenting is an important part of our business lives. The ability to communicate ideas, whether in a small meeting, or to a large audience is essential to our ongoing success. However, many of us continue to feel uncomfortable at the prospect of speaking in front of a group of people and we will try to find ways of avoiding it as much as we can.

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Personal Presentation Skills

In today’s highly competitive business environment, one of the key ways to succeed is the ability to communicate well. When presenting, it is often said that you are your best audio and visual aid and knowing how to exploit the use of your soft skills – the way you use your voice and body language, to communicate effectively will certainly help you to increase your overall impact.

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