Michelle's Blog

Common Presentation Mistakes

What NOT to do: Don’t turn the lights off!

When you’re sitting in a meeting and the presenter is using slides, you know yourself that you will be more inclined to sleep or switch off when the presenter turns the lights off to make it easier for you see their slides. Don’t turn the lights

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Presentation Skills Tips

5 tips for presenting brilliantly at work!

I delivered a presentation a few years back in the worst venue possible! There were no walls – just curtains between the various parts of the event. Unfortunately, there was another speaker who was scheduled to speak in the room right next door at exactly

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July 2020 Book Giveaway

This month we have 3 copies of ‘Funny Business’ by Rodney Marks to give away.   Our best free tips and advice is found in LinkedIn and instagram. so I’d love to be connected to you there please.   To enter the competition, please connect

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Success Stories

Rachel Carter – Success story

Rachel Carter is a fun, fit, healthy, inspirational and strong-minded business/sales leader who is so passionate about ‘TRUE’ leadership. She has zero time for ego’s! She’s known for balancing IQ with EI and challenging her people to set high standards and achieve success. Rachel loves

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7 steps for powering up your persuasion

When was the last time you had to persuade someone? Was it today when your children forgot to make their beds or needed to do their homework? Maybe you needed to ask your manager for something, or resolve a problem with a service provider? Maybe

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Presentation Skills Tips

What NOT to do: Moth to a flame

When an audience member asks you a question from the floor, be careful for what’s known as the moth to a flame syndrome. This is where you hone in on the person who asked the question and exclude everybody else, which breaks rapport with the

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Managing Your Nerves/Confidence

Deal with your fear of public speaking

Glossophobia is something you may be able to relate to. It’s the fear of public speaking. And you probably know that most people feel very anxious or nervous before important presentations. For many people, this anxiety can extend to informal team meetings or one on

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