Julidar is a General Manager at JELD-WEN Indonesia. As a female leader who leads an operation of more than 900 people, Julidar and her strong team of leaders believe that the best way to inspire the team to provide the best contribution to the company is...

Humour is a wonderful way to engage your audience and hook their attention.  The question is,  how can you use humour in business?  How do you do that? One way to create humour is to either expand or reduce the details of a situation.  We call...

(from Michelle Bowden’s workshop for MPA September 12th, 2019) We persuade and influence our family members, friends, clients, colleagues and managers every day of our life. Our days and filled with negotiating, finding compromise, updating, advising, selling, influencing and persuading.Most people forget that we are actually...

Many of the best presenters use the power of positive thinking before they present. They imagine themselves as successful, confident, engaging speakers and almost 'trick' themselves into believing they can do it. It's called re-framing and certainly works for some.   Another aspect to positive thinking in...

Lucy is the National Education Specialist for a pharmaceutical devices company in the diabetes division.  She plans, organises and develops diabetes material for everyday use. And she also works with the launch of new products into the Australian market. What kind of presenting do you do...

Saumil is a Corporate Group Financial Controller at JELD-WEN Australasia.  He is responsible for the monthly analysis of financial results for the whole Australasian Group comprising approximately 50 business units. Plus he also presents financial data at group level to his US head office.  Saumil...

From our school life, to uni and then even in our home life, influencing skills are critical in every day life. And we are influencing the people we come into daily contact with: our friends, family, colleagues, bosses, customers and suppliers. Just think about it.Our...

Anthony Pannuzzo is a city-based health care professional who grew up on a farm.  Communication and telling stories is a big part of Anthony's life.  Recently, Anthony got to compete in a MOTH story Grand Slam – true stories, told live, without notes, for 5...

95% of people who express an interest in improving their presentation skills have absolutely no idea how to start a presentation.  Is this you? Today in less than 45 seconds, I'm going to show you how to nail an icebreaker; which is one way of starting. https://vimeo.com/335799119...

Leah is a passionate Business Development Manager who represents the Mortgage and Finance Association (MFAA), the peak industry body for finance professionals.  What did Leah say after attending Michelle's Persuasive Presentation Skills Masterclass? “I loved Michelle, of course! And the practical, easily implemented techniques. Great flow...