Retail Sector Testimonials

“Fantastic, Wonderful! I loved the content and skills for presenting as well as the life skills that I will take away from Michelle. This program has re-energised me to LOVE presenting and improving. I also loved Michelle’s style.”

Trudy Devereux, Estee Lauder

 

“Where do I start? They say first impressions are everything…so being greeted on Monday morning by the warm and pretty smile of Michelle with her bright flowers and fun energy gives you an idea of what this was like for me.  A safe, respectful environment to grow, learn and receive honest feedback, rewarding praise and facilitated by the country’s best speaker/trainer/author – plus mother, charity support and shall I continue…?  The dynamic of the group was so cool!”

Jade Hardy, Digital Marketing Coordinator & TVSN Presenter, Caruso’s Natural Health

 

“I loved the content, structure, delivery and how engaging Michelle is.  I also loved the easy to follow steps and that I am not so nervous – I’ve removed this obstacle.  Thank you so much for my late addition.  I really appreciate what you have done for me and my future.”

Michelle Young, Managing Director,  POP UP Cosmetics

 

“I loved soooo much!!  Structure and stagecraft.  It gave me hope that I can improve.  I would definitely recommend for all of our staff – hang on, we already have!”

Kelly Pumpa, Human Resources Director, Revlon

 

“I loved EVERYTHING! WOW!  Thank you Michelle.  The program was run in an enthusiastic, fun, yet supportive and nurturing environment.  Your knowledge came off so easy and even though you are the expert, you never made us feel like you were “better” than us.  You only ever empowered us to do our best and realise not everything is about us.  Useful tips in good amounts of knowledge to ensure it is in our mind longer.  Fantastic, fabulous, sensational!  The take home booklet, USB and the program will be utilised in the future, not just the present.”

Simone Barrance, Caruso’s Natural Health

 

“The energy across the two days was exciting!  I was blown away after day 1.  Michelle is inspiring, positive and reassuring.  I felt so positive after day one and I couldn’t wait for day two!  Hands down the best training I have ever done.  I vow to change the way I plan, present and connect with my colleagues, family and friends from this day forward.”

Mel Cunningham, QLD State Manager, Woolworths

 

“Michelle is fantastic!  A wonderful, insightful person with so much charisma.  I loved how all of the steps learnt on day 1 fitted together to create the 13 steps; the shift in knowledge that my presentation is about my audience; my new skill set; and how including 1-2 steps in everyday life is possible and that utilising all steps all the time isn’t necessary.”

Anneke Reynolds, Nursery Manager, Glenleigh Wholesale Nursery

 

“I was delighted to learn the 4Mat design (useful for almost every life situation), positioning/ moving around stage, cats/dogs (understand your audience), hotspot and PowerPoint rules/moving away from relying on slides, just know your content!! Michelle you are AMAZING!!! Thank you for your abundant energy and patience!!”

Philippa Curnow, National Education Manager, Revlon

 

“It was exciting while learning some breakthrough methods to become more persuasive.  The two days went quickly and I learnt heaps!”

Chris de Lorenzo, De Lorenzo Hair Care

 

“Probably one of the most informative, engaging and above all, useful, courses I’ve ever taken part in.  Michelle is an excellent presenter and teacher.  Full of insight and fun.  I’ve learnt real world tools I can use immediately in both my professional and personal life.  I could not be happier with the time invested in the course as I know it will make all the difference.  The program is an excellent addition to my bag of tricks.  I’m so glad I have attended and will recommend it to all.”

Nic Mesker, Woolworths

 

“I loved the practical skills it provided that can be very easily implemented. The helpful ‘reminder tools’ such as the mouse pad plus the opportunity to present and receive feedback/constructive criticism. This masterclass made me excited to prepare and present my next presentation, a feeling I have not experienced before, thank you SO much Michelle!”

Alyce Duggan, Assistant Brand Manager, Revlon

 

“Wonderful! Thank you for an amazing two days. I look forward to putting what we covered into practice. Michelle was full of energy, passion and commitment to bring the best out of every person in the class. Her knowledge was outstanding! The masterclass was truly fantastic information. Thank you.”

Sarah Smith, Learning Designer, Beacon Lighting

 

“I absolutely loved the entire program! Michelle was an enthusiastic, engaging and informative facilitator. The content was detailed, and I loved bring able to put it into practice. Was an amazing two days! Thank you Michelle!”

Laura Middleton, Senior Brand Manager, Revlon

 

“I loved the 2 way communication, ideas provided, structure/methodology of presenting, challenge to present, nice group of people, good presenter and the feedback received in the course.  Worthwhile investment of time, well organised and lots of ideas to take away.”

Paul Stern, General Manager Marketing, Online & International, Kathmandu

 

“I loved the techniques, presenter and how practical it is.  Great working with you again Michelle!”

Melissa Toa, HR Director, Campos Coffee

 

“I loved practicing and getting feedback for future improvement. It was a nice small group setting. It was nice to write a lot of notes to refer to later. I loved seeing it all come together on the second day. At the start I was worried the pace was too fast as I am a process learn but it all made sense and came together on the second day.”

Jessie Ross, Key Account Manager, Revlon

 

“Michelle gave so many helpful tips. She covered a lot of content though it didn’t feel like it dragged on. She provided so many useful tools. The program was energetic, boundary pushing, exciting, and well worth attending.”

Matt Martin, Livestock & Supply Chain Officer, Wingham Beef

 

“This is a great program that includes skills that expand beyond the workplace into personal life. The tools provided help with implimentation beyond the training days. The interaction and activities were actually helpful, the techniques were not too technical, more focused on application. I loved the honesty!”

Cara Locatelli, Assistant Brand Manager, Revlon

 

“I loved your tips on cleaning up my own presentation skills – looking at reducing the PowerPoint and having more interaction.  I also loved the time saving planning tips that I can implement in work and personal.  Love it – you’re amazing!”

Alycia Lucas, Regional Training Manager, Ultraceuticals

 

“I’m so delighted to learn about sequence and how to become and effective presenter. I need to unlearn some old habits and embrace the effective techniques. This program was enlightening, refreshing and challenging.”

Craig Scoble, State Manager and Key Account Manager, Caruso’s Health

 

“Excellent. I loved the techniques, Storyboarding, 13 steps and 5-Step Analysis to work out my leading statement. Totally enjoyed it.  Got what I wanted to get out of it.”

Narinder Singh, CEO, QE Foodstores

 

“The energy and passion Michelle had to help us be better presenters with more persuasion was incredible. Really great tools and learning that will be realistic to put into practice. This is certainly an exceptional course.”

Debbie Gladen, National Key Account Manager, Revlon

 

“I loved the structure of 13 Steps; working in a small group and how interactive this program was. It was different to anything I’ve done before. I learnt so much in two days, it was perfect.”

Alana MacMillan, State Sales Manager, Caruso’s Health

 

“I love the clear and useful tools to take away and actually use. Michelle is an inspiring educator. This program was fun, empowering and insightful.”

Maree Knapp, Brand Manager, Revlon

 

“Where do I start? Michelle’s presence and warming nature made me feel at ease considering the program is incredibly outside my comfort zone. The persuasive presentation skills were delivered in easy to execute steps and I promise I will be an eagle! Thank you so much for everything.”

Jessica Harding, Sales and Marketing Executive, Estee Lauder

 

“This program gave me tools to perfect a structure and message for a presentation.  It highlighted reasons why I haven’t been able to deliver in the past.  Great involvement!  I’m in awe of how Michelle can facilitate this course with ease.”

Thoren Hadley, Sign Manager

 

“This was time well spent and I am sure it will improve my presentation skills. I liked the approach, the techniques and the simplicity of the course.”

Ajay K. Dua, Estee Lauder

 

“I loved that it was comprehensive and concise, and the fabulous tools to take away.  A great group size and essay environment.  Very informative content in a relaxed environment.”

Charlotte Hill, Sign Manager

 

“I loved the engagement with Michelle and the other members in the course.  After Michelle gives which makes it much easier to apply to my own presentations. Michelle kept it fun and engaging while teaching us a massive amount of content and giving us her incredible knowledge.”

Hayley Fitzsimons, Retail Marketing Manager, Clinique

 

“Wonderful, thank you for the experience. I enjoyed the way we were made to feel relaxed and comfortable. The energy was great and the information very relevant.”

Deborah Tillier, Estee Lauder

 

“Michelle was fabulous. I enjoyed the whole day and I have learnt so many new and exciting concepts that I am hoping to use when I next present. All the skills and tools that I have learnt today will be invaluable in business and real life.”

Susanne Pearson, Estee Lauder

 

“I would strongly recommend this program. It was a great day and I loved the class. I loved how Michelle was just such a fun and clear presenter. I learnt heaps.”

Marisa Catanese, Estee Lauder

 

“I enjoyed the course! It gave me a good understanding of the different presentation skills techniques. I love the 13 steps that will assist me in creating and doing my presentation. I initially was scared but enjoyed it at the end.”

Marciel Pimentel, Estee Lauder

 

“Excellent. I am now able to give presentations with confidence and more effectively.”

Julieta Gallo, Estee Lauder

 

“Excellent. I loved the contents of the course and the presentation’s style”

Damodar Asalla, Estee Lauder

 

“I loved the 13 step process for structuring a presentation, as well as learning the different types of language used to try and influence people, including presentation etiquette, posture, gestures.”

Pedro Courtinho, Estee Lauder

 

“I liked having a clear outline of steps to create a better presentation and most of the workshops were good.”

David Lobry, Estee Lauder

 

“Excellent. I loved the structure, the examples of what to do and what not to do as well as the practical knowledge of the presenter.”

Damien Markey, Estee Lauder

 

“This is a very effective and useful course. I loved the structured way of prepared a presentation as well as preparing yourself.”

Ram Palakonda, Estee Lauder

 

“Good program. I enjoyed the interaction and the main points given to present effectively.”

Belinda Louie, Estee Lauder

 

“I loved Michelle’s way of presenting as well as the 13 steps and the pace, pace, dance move to remember the steps. This course helped to analyse my weaknesses in presentation.”

Shireen Jahan, Estee Lauder

 

“The course taught me some good tools to help in building relevant presentations and to improve my techniques at delivery. Michelle was very open to questions specific to us.”

Virginia Leung, Estee Lauder

 

“This course provided very valuable information to help with future presentations. I loved the way Michelle presented and her passion and energy.”

Karmela Rosillo, Estee Lauder

 

“The program was great fun. It was easy to interact and follow. I loved how it was open and engaging while providing good tips for presenting and a great framework to follow.”

Sally Jacobs, Estee Lauder

 

“I loved the breadth of knowledge we received. So many tips and tricks to make me overcome my fear of presenting – thank you Michelle!  I loved every minute – would recommend to anyone that’ll listen!”

Sarah Maher, Consumer Engagement Manager, Estee Lauder

 

“I loved that the message was explained in a simple everyday language and the post-it flipchart being up on the wall was a good reminder.”

Linna Nguyen, HR Business Partner, Estee Lauder

 

“This program has been extremely helpful in outlining clear, concise steps in presenting. I loved the amazing and thorough content, Michelle is an extremely engaging presenter. She gets the point across and ensures thorough understanding”.

Jasmine Marques, Sales & Education Executive

 

“Incredibly interactive, no chance to lose focus and become distracted. Michelle really cares. She is sincerely with you during every steps of the program. Just wonderful”.

Mae Hobbs, Event Coordinator, Estee Lauder

 

“Loved It! So much to learn and take away with me. Inspiring and informative, entertaining! I loved the practice, information and gets to the ‘guts’ of best practice”.

Suzie Lightfoot, Marketing Manager, Diamonds International

 

“I loved that this course is a sales and presentation skills training in one.  So many valuable tips and techniques for delivering a strong message and influencing for a positive outcome.  It was fabulous!  So much learnt and gained in one day.  I highly recommend this course for anyone and any organisation that wants to improve its key messages, increase sales and be truly memorable to their customers.”

Melinda Hills, Education Manager ANZ, Ultraceuticals

 

“It got my brain thinking about different ways to present and influence people.  I loved the new ideas and inspiration.  Thank you.”

Louise O’Connor, Accounts Development Manager, Ultraceuticals

 

“I loved the Storyboarding in 15 minutes.  Everything we learnt is for a better outcome.  I will look at the magazine and read the given books.  Thank you Michelle!”

Michelle Turner, Account Development Manager, Ultraceuticals

 

“My highlights were the key influencing strategies, the support for learning outcomes for all learning types and the drive, energy and influential skills of Michelle.  Thank you for showing us the way of the future!”

Olivier Duvillard, General Manager, Ultraceuticals

 

“Very enjoyable and I feel it will support my success.  I loved that the content was broken down into manageable and digestible chunks and that it was relevant to my position.”

Emelly Simons, Account Development Manager, Ultraceuticals

 

“I loved the content and how it applied to our roles and the benefits it will give.  I also loved the interaction and diversity of involvement.  Loved it – thank you!”

Danielle O’Dwyer, Accounts Development Manager, Ultraceuticals

 

“I loved the 13-step program.  I learnt lots of new techniques and skills that I can’t wait to implement and put to use!”

Kate Huwaidi, David Jones Account Executive & National Sales Manager, Ultraceuticals

 

“The program was very informative, especially as I did not really understand what was going to be covered.  I loved getting an awareness of my gaps and how complacent I have become.  You have given me steps to be more confident.”

Natasha Shalfoon, State Manager (VIC & Tasmania), Ultraceuticals

 

“Great, now I have so many ideas to take back to my role!  I loved that it was easy to understand and relevant to my role.”

Debra Agnew, Key Account Manager- Ella Rouge, Ultraceuticals

 

“Michelle was fabulous and I felt at ease straight away.  I loved that it was an intimate group and the course content was fantastic!  The course structure/schedule worked well and the environment was great.  Worth the investment.  I’m feeling so much more confident and ready.”

Lisa Welsh, General Manager, Spell & The Gypsy

 

“I loved the clear formats, templates and steps; the warm, inviting, unintimidating learning space; and the tools to take home, plus the additional tips we can use in everyday work or personal life.  Challenging, with lots of information in an engaging environment, which made it digestible and enjoyable.  Very rewarding and skills I will keep for life.”

Caitlan Wye, Sephora

 

“It wouldn’t be as great nor as inspirational without Michelle’s style and leadership in presenting – Michelle makes the content amazing!  I was challenged, expired and taken out of my comfort zone.  Very worthwhile – have been given tools for life and I hope I can execute them!”

Rebecca Edwards, General Manager Human Resources & Safety, Kathmandu

 

“Full of energy, motivating and an extremely effective program.  I loved getting the structure and the tools to use this in my everyday life.”

Alphie Sadsad, National Artistry Lead, Sephora

 

“I loved everything! Michelle made me feel it is going to be okay.  I need structure and she made this easy.  Fabulous!”

Rene Herald, Director, Temple Skin Care

 

“I loved that Michelle educates in a way that doesn’t say, “you need to”, she says “you can!”  I have learnt so much over the last two days and I am excited to get feedback from my managers on how I have improved.  Thank you Michelle for your energy and for being such an optimistic and encouraging trainer.”

Chantal Morrill, NSW Field Training Executive, Sephora

 

“Michelle was very engaging, extremely knowledgeable and made you feel comfortable.  I love that this program took the time to address real ways to deal with anxiety and public speaking.  I love how complex concepts were simplified to be useable.  Great program – so much is learnt in a very short amount of time.”

Jade Isaacs, Customer Experience Executive, Sephora

 

“Michelle is incredible!  She’s so knowledgeable and a great teacher.  This program didn’t feel rushed and allowed time to feel confident in the content.  The content is easy to understand and apply!  Would highly recommend to other team members within Scalzo!  I feel so much more confident in my ability to present.”

Ebony Arabella, Vendor Assurance Manager, Scalzo Foods

 

“I love that it has made everything clear!  It gave structure and ways to overcome hurdles/barriers.  I also loved Michelle!  She brings it to life!  I love how every part of it is relevant far more than just presenting.  I will apply it to all areas!  Full content/great tools to continue learning.  All so useful!  Want to do it again!”

Kerry Stenzler, Clinique

 

“Michelle is amazing = pocket rocket!! I loved the content (4Mat, POO, WIIFM), energy and in 2 days we learnt so much where time just melted away.”

Kelly Taylor,  State Education Manader WA & SA, Clinique 

 

“I loved the structure of preparing a presentation; storyboarding; and the 5-step analysis.  Lots of information behind the reasons and the practical tools for successful presentations.”

Krista Watkins, Company Director, Natural Evolution Foods

 

“I loved Michelle Presentation Skills Course she is so respectful, helpful, excellent skill level! I loved the program design tools/pace, and the challenges, building rapport, and learning with other attendees from different industries. The work book is an ongoing tool that will continue to offer value for future reference.”

Danni Wade, State Education Manager, Clinique

 

“I loved the structure.  I can see the relevance to my job (application).  I also loved the helpful hints I can apply in my everyday work/personal life, not just in presentations, and the role plays.  Intensive – by day 2 fatigue kicked in.  The support from Michelle post-course is fantastic.  Tools of the trade are invaluable.”

Anna Dinioti, Revlon

 

“This program completely challenged me in terms of changing the way I prepare and deliver effective presentations in terms of the audience, and not focusing on myself as the presenter.  Always review the 13 steps!  Challenging, energetic, informative, engaging and interesting.”

Jennelle Meyer, Brand Manager, Revlon

 

“Loved it! I loved that it was engaging, informative, useful with great use of real life case studies (our own examples and presentations) to facilitate learning and real improvement.  It made me feel like I have gained invaluable skills to apply to work.”

Radina Blanus, Revlon

 

“I loved everything!  Lots of things to take away from this course which I know I will use in both work and personal life.  Most importantly, how to overcome nerves and be the best version of yourself.  Michelle, you are a fantastic presenter.  Very inspiring and extremely likeable!!  Thank you!”

Nicole Moi, Revlon

 

“I loved 13 steps and 4Mat.  Engaging and interactive but not too confronting.  The course was very informative, engaging and I feel I have learnt a lot of techniques that i could use daily and to help prepare presentations to overcome nerves.”

Lyndall Cortis, Frostbland

 

“I loved the small group – interactive.  Michelle’s training has changed my way of presenting moving forward.  Has made me think out of the square.  Such a wonderful trainer!  Enjoyable, informative and everlasting.”

Sheryl Osborn, Revlon

 

“Was fun and engaging.  Built confidence.  Felt 2 days was not quite enough in terms of amount of material covered.  I loved building up confidence and learning to structure a presentation.”

Paul Yoo, Revlon

 

“Really helped me to organise ideas and present them in a proper way.  Also outstanding techniques and personalised suggestions.  Great value for employees and of course for Revlon.”

Maria Ponelli

 

“I love that it gave me a model for future presentations and gave me an idea of my strengths and where I can improve.  Great training course.  I am happy I got a change to attend.  I am leaving knowing how I can become a more persuasive presenter.”

Divya Chatterje, Revlon

 

“I loved the clear, concise, structured flow and the real life tips that helped me identify what I have been doing and not doing.  I enjoyed the interactive workshop style – it made learning so much fun.  Fantastic awesome program, every personnel should be doing it.”

Annie Duong, Revlon

 

“I feel this course has helped me to layout presentations and how to deliver to different audiences.  I loved the little tips and tricks and the 13 Step method to conduct a presentation.  Michelle was fantastic.”

Ed Falls, Revlon

 

“I loved Michelle’s energy: so honest and happy to answer all questions.  The 13 steps are amazing: best thing I learnt.  Amazing tips, i.e. flip chart use, passive concert and BFO’s.”

Olga Paraskevas, Revlon

 

“Michelle is a great, engaging trainer.  Loved the textas, very memorable!  The program taught me the real purpose of a presentation – it’s more than a PowerPoint!  It gave me a framework for presentations that will help me have clear direction.  It’s given me real confidence going forward.”

Sonia Gouveia, Revlon

 

“I loved everything – Michelle was amazing and the techniques were really helpful.  Amazing, very engaging.  Michelle was really amazing.  The best corporate training I’ve ever been to.”

Tamara Mitchel, Brand Manager, Revlon

 

“I’m so glad I was asked to do this course.  I am happy to have seen my room for improvement.  I loved Michelle, the steps, the feedback and the energy.”

Simone Cunico, Revlon

 

“Michelle was engaging and motivating.  I loved the clear steps for a presentation, language during presentations, stance, PowerPoint, storyboard, icebreakers and the 5-step analysis.”

Ashleigh Latto,  Revlon

 

“I loved Michelle, of course!  This Masterclass set up a great structure for me to follow in so many areas of my work and also my personal life.  I loved the small group, which made it easier and a more enjoyable learning experience.  Michelle is brilliant, motivating and most inspiring – love ya guts!”

Felicity Downes-Casipit, Naturopath, Caruso’s Health

 

“My nerves always set me back and I felt I was able to go through the course and then present without the nerves.  I loved learning 4Mat, storyboarding, pacing and leading and 13 steps.  Michelle makes you feel like you are capable of anything.”

Niki Horan, Kathmandu

 

“I loved everything!!! Simplified the how and where to start in presenting by introducing me to the systems. LOVE LOVE LOVE Michelle. Se is someone who I will always remember. I will aspire to be as motivating, clear and energetic as Michelle.”

Carly Ward, State Education Manager QLD, Clinique

 

“I loved the combination of theory and practice, small class size, and being given the template/framework that brought everything we learnt together and applicable to use for any presentation going forward.  Very comprehensive.  Michelle was an engaging facilitator.”

Phoebe White, Clinique

 

“I loved the great participation opportunities with high energy to keep us engaged and clearly explained steps to great presentation skills. It all feels easy now.  All the advice and documentation is very practical and feels easy to connect to my day to day role.”

Stephen Arnold, Woolworths

 

“I loved everything!  Very useful course and I got a lot out of it.  From 5 step analysis, 4Mat, 13 step process, extending the self, presenting and delivery skills.  Felt like I came out equipped with resources to be a better presenter.  Michelle is fantastic!  Such a fantastic course – definitely recommend!  Interactive, useful, got a chance to present, resources, and no role play.  Michelle is a fantastic facilitator and presenter.”

Evette Sanders, Woolworths

 

“This is hands down the most relatable and meaningful course I have done in my career.  I have practical and workable models to take back and make me a more valuable person for Woollies. I loved the tools and models – practical, useable examples of how we can take them back to our workplace.  It was engaging and meaningful – all content and honest discussions.  I also loved the practical presentation tips and advice – simple and meaningful.”

Sarah De La Mar, Woolworths

 

“Michelle is warm and welcoming.  I felt comfortable that I was in good, safe hands.  The content was logical, but delivered in a way that everyone could understand, recall and use.  The session was interactive but NOT filled with useless exercises and role-play.  Thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend.”

Bianca Milne, Woolworths

 

“Michelle delivered the info in a fun and easy to digest format.  I loved that it was practical – we put what we were learning into actions straight away with live feedback.  The end of the program isn’t the end of the learning with lots of other resources available.  Great and engaging course.  I learnt a lot of things I can apply in both my professional and personal life.”

Vanessa Tin, Woolworths

 

“I loved that the engaging content, activities, practicing and the engaging presenter.  The first course I have been to where I did not feel I dozed off or lost interest. An exceptional course.  Fantastic catering.  Outstanding facilitator.”

Paula Carnevale, Woolworths

 

“Engaging, practical, interactive, relevant, not boring (great pace), informative.  A fantastic course, not just for persuasive presentations but being persuasive in all aspects of life.”

Paul Stibbard, Woolworths

 

“I loved that it took us out of our shell and we never felt embarrassed because we were all in the same boat and just supported each other.  There was always feedback and answers to questions.  A great program – intense but fulfilling.”

Angela Moscoso, Woolworths

 

“I loved everything!  I know I am a confident presenter, but learning tools to properly form my presentation through the use of 4Mat, Storyboarding and 13 steps – I honestly feel like a brand new woman and I am so proud of what I have achieved today.  I will definitely be teaching my team, showing them the modules and trying to influence how Woolworths marketing present in the future.  Bloody loved it!”

Aysha Down, Woolworths

 

“Amazing, useful content that we can all implement into our personal and professional lives.  I loved the great venue and great catering.  Michelle was amazing!  Great that it was a small group of 10.  Challenging but so rewarding. I would definitely recommend too others.”

Jessica Vertellini, Woolworths

 

“The program opened me up to a lot of techniques and processes to succeed in public speaking situations/presentations.  It’s inspired me to present in as many forms as possible and apply the theories and techniques where possible.”

Marlyn Awadalla, Woolworths

 

“I loved that the program made me comfortable; was easy to understand; was fun and simple; had so many examples so you can really understand; and was a really supportive culture.  Fantastic in every way.”

Josephine Hasrouny, Woolworths

 

“I loved the structured information in a clear and easy to follow 4Mat.  I also loved pacing and leading. Very full on, but not unbearably so. Very beneficial.”

Brent Richmond, Woolworths

 

“I loved just how much I learnt for life over a two day period.  I won’t ever forget what Michelle has taught us.  Most worthwhile two days.  Michelle is a breath of fresh air, so knowledgeable and life-changing.  Thank you so much!”

Jess Syam, Woolworths

 

“I loved the amazing content; Michelle’s energy; and that it was actionable and useable.  I would definitely recommend.”

James Pick, Woolworths

 

“Very structured, informative, good content, practical, task oriented and easy to learn.  I thoroughly enjoyed the program.  I have learnt a lot in the last 2 days when it comes to presentation skills.”

Ram Radhakrishnan, Woolworths

 

“Presented in a way to build confidence – the tools and concepts are easy to understand and link together.  The welcoming room creates a good vibe.  Great day structure.  Good catering too.”

Loretta Arrasha, Woolworths

 

“Worth it.  Engaging, clear, colourful and fun, great presenter, excellent learning process and subject matter. Highly recommended.”

Joe Mouawad, Woolworths

 

“I loved Michelle! And the extending yourself techniques are really something I’ll take with me forever.  I’ve always dreaded speaking and presenting and now with 13 steps I can finally feel prepared and confident.  Thank you!  Amazing.  Would definitely recommend.”

Morgan Fletcher, Woolworths

 

“Exceptionally powerful for formal presos at work, informal communications at work and in fact communications in life. I loved the takeaway tools; frameworks; Michelle’s style – dynamic and energetic; varied practice; safe/encouraging environment.”

Jo Rose, Woolworths

 

“I love that the program applied to my role.  It was structured and interactive.  Great delivery, super useful information.”

Melanie McPherson, Woolworths

 

“Michelle’s energy is infectious.  She delivers content in a highly engaging way that has left me wanting to take away these techniques and start using them immediately. I loved learning techniques and models to structure my key thoughts into a logical and persuasive format.  I also loved the fun, energy and confidence it gave me.”

Warwick Simpson, Woolworths

 

“Fantastic! Michelle was able to take us on a journey on a topic that is uncomfortable for most but managed to make it comfortable and rewarding I loved the practical advice and personal improvement plan, and the easy to follow and really good facilitator.”

Menreet Kaur, Woolworths

 

“I loved the structured and logical content of the course; the practical examples; and the practical hands-on.  Great, fun, worthwhile and engaging.”

Mark Logan, Woolworths

 

“I would highly recommend this program for people/team members on all levels.  Thank you!  The program allowed me to focus on myself.  It gave me tool which I can’t wait to use in my every day work and even personal life.  I stepped outside of my ‘everyday Liz’ to really extend myself, even with the nerves.”

Elizabeth Dewar, Woolworths

 

“The presenter was persuasive and convincing.  I feel more confident for future presentations if I apply the steps that I learnt from the two days.  I have learnt the amazing 13-step structure to follow.  A good program but probably I feel a bit too advanced for me.”

Ivy Yeo, Woolworths

 

“Thank you so much. I loved the content covered – gives structure to a presentation that covers all the bases.  I loved creating a presentation based on it and despite the nerves I was so glad to present and get feedback on it and on me. I’m excited to put it into practice!”

Rachel Sultana, Woolworths

 

“I loved the solid theory combined with practical tools.  Michelle made it engaging and it sped by!  I barely thought about work!  I loved seeing my team learn and I also loved challenging myself to change habits.  The offer for future support is really helpful so that it’s not just a one-off”.

Cassie Wheeler, Woolworths

 

“It was so insightful and fun at the same time.  The skills taught in the course are skills that are so beneficial not only for presentations but for everyday life.  I learnt so much in this short period of time without being overwhelmed.  It also helped me to bond with and appreciate my colleagues that I don’t otherwise work closely with.  Michelle was fantastic and engaging.”

Amber Hawke, Woolworths

 

“I loved that it was energetic; extremely educational; and personalised to the group (each individual presented).  Michelle is great!  I also loved the 13 Step process to follow and the support after the program.  Day one food could be better.  Life changing.  Location is great.  Very useful.”

Chris Cheung, Woolworths

 

“Amazing.  Super fun. I loved the interactivity; being able to present and get real time feedback; learning to calm the nerves; techniques to remember what we learnt; the fact that it is outside of the office; small group of colleagues; practical skills and lots of materials to remember and apply the skills.”

Daisy Smith, Woolworths

 

“I loved learning the valuable techniques that I’ll be able to use in my presenting, emails and everyday conversations.  Michelle was a captivating presenter, thorough teacher and extremely effective at getting her point across.  I loved how we got to receive individual feedback on our presentation.”

Efrosini Savidis, Woolworths

 

“I loved learning new ways to present ideas, storyboarding, learning new things about yourself and finding ways to improve.  Engaging, well-taught program and lots of experience from Michelle Bowden.  Thank you!”

Michelle Low, Woolworths

 

“Really good course.  Engaging and interesting.  Should be useful in upcoming presentations. A good process to use in the future.”

Iain Third, Woolworths

 

“Love, love, love this program.  I loved the clear framework; inclusive atmosphere; good location; engaging presenter (Michelle) and I liked the group I attended with. Thanks Michelle!”

Alison Dim, Woolworths

 

“I loved the interaction and the facilitator (very passionate).  It was very well structured and was easy to follow and understand the next steps (homework).  I also loved the small group of 9 – easier to learn.  Great content – can actually use it.”

Nour Kamal, Woolworths

 

“Michelle is a great, engaging and uplifting presenter. I am super impressed by the additional things we received (content and support), and that we are able to ask for support in the future. I loved that the steps actually flowed and had purpose.  It was great that we actually got to present as this helped us to utilise what we had been taught and receive constructive criticism.”

Zoe Johnson, Woolworths

 

“10/10. I loved Michelle’s enthusiasm and knowledge; that I learnt so much; it was fun; it wasn’t boring.”

Nicole Smith, Campos Coffee

 

“Engaging, funny and different to the many courses I’ve already attended.  A good balance of interaction and presentations in front of the group.”

Peter Hartnett, Campos Coffee

 

“I loved the enthusiasm, knowledge and practical implementation of tools.  It was informative and humorous.”

Duncan Purvis, Campos Coffee

 

“I loved Michelle’s energy, the way she communicates and everything that I learnt.  I’m so happy I can walk away with effective tools to communicate with the people around me.”

Lisa Dollimore, Campos Coffee

 

“Excellent!  I loved the trainer (A++) and awesome content.  I learnt so much.”

Mary-An Urquhart, Campos Coffee

 

“I loved not using “but” or “however”; the storyboarding; the closing statement.  Good to have eliminate presentation fears early.”

Elliot Hudson, Campos Coffee

 

“Fun! Educational! Inspiring!  I loved the very structured explanation and solution to communicational issues at workplaces as well as other aspects of one’s life.  A useful tool was given to handle different situations.”

Clara Cheng, Campos Coffee

 

“Michelle’s passion during the whole time was priceless.  Her energy was the biggest factor in ensuring this program was such a legend.  Thanks Michelle for the awesome tips.”

Da-Jeong Choi, Campos Coffee

 

“What I loved is the amount of information that I was given on how to communicate more efficient and better with customers and staff.   Loved learning how to pace and poo and use ‘because’ a lot more.  Amazing! Learnt a lot.  Thanks Michelle.”

Manny Nooroa, Campos Coffee

 

“I loved how things were presented in a simple and fun way to understand and implement in our personal and professional life.  I also loved the new tools and team bonding with Sydney and Melbourne staff because I had a great time with many.  Everything was awesome, thanks so much.”

Guillaume Orcel, Campos Coffee

 

“I loved that it was fun, interactive and informative.”

Jack Jian, Campos Coffee

 

“The program gave me time to think about how to handle conflicts with certain personalities that I find a major struggle.  I love that each of the strategies were able to be summarised with ease.  Remembering the strategies will make them easy to teach.  It was a good program to perform with teammates.  An excellent display of the taught techniques.”

Patrick Dann, Campos Coffee

 

“I loved the energy, content and clarity.  The clear messages were very well delivered.”

Jono Shingo, Campos Coffee

 

“Love it!  I loved that it was encouraging, structured and practical. I feel this makes me a better and more complete person.”

Dan Audy, Campos Coffee

 

“Really entertaining to follow up.  Super fun and valuable lesson to implement!”

Daniel Park, Campos Coffee

 

“Fun and energetic.  I loved the enthusiasm and involvement.  I really valued the comfort and atmosphere created.”

Loren Pearma, Campos Coffee

 

“When I really need someone to do something I can now avoid argument and make it happen very efficiently.  It was nice and easy to learn this method.”

Jiyoon Son, Campos Coffee

 

“I loved the practical and effective tools to improve communication techniques.  Casual and great sense of humour.  Very enjoyable learning experiment.”

Ray Vella, Campos Coffee

 

“Informative and engaging.  Michelle is inspiring and funny.  I loved the well-structured content and the team experience.”

Min Zhang, Politix

 

“This program was very engaging and practical in developing skills for presenting and delivery.  Michelle was a fantastic coach who had paced the program in a very effective manner and ensured everyone was involved.  Feedback from both team and Michelle was very insightful and useful and I look forward to using the new skills to improve on my presentations and help further my career.  A fantastic program – I would definitely recommend to everyone.  The class was very engaged and inspired to improve and do better.”

Carmen Ly, Product Marketing Manager, Estee Lauder

 

I didn’t think a presentation skills training course could teach me anymore than I had already learnt in other courses. I merely thought it would remind and reinvigorate. Boy was I wrong!! Michelle’s technique is fun and memorable. The course provides real life tools you can put into practice the very next day to boost confidence and conviction when presenting.  Thank you Michelle!”

Marisa Laria, Senior Brand Manager, Revlon

 

“Fun, engaging content, lovely presenter (Michelle) and useful tips.  A really intuitive program – insightful and useful.”

Jennifer Lu – Product Marketing Manager, Estee Lauder

 

“I loved Michelle’s knowledge and insights, the depth/thorough explanations, engaging/motivating environment and that I actually came out with what I came here for!  Excellent! I loved getting out of my comfort zone and flying!”

Trent Samuels, Woolworths

 

“Inspiring, engaging and so informative.  I did not believe I would learn this much in 2 days.  I’m so excited to put what I have learnt into practice.  Highly recommend this course to anyone – I wish my English family and friends could attend.  I don’t feel as stressed about an upcoming presentation I have with EXCO.  Looking forward to putting it into practice, especially in front of my manager.  Thank you for the power!  You are eccentric and fabulous in every way.  I hope I meet you again.”

Lauren Barber, Woolworths

 

“I loved the great structure, fantastic concepts, and knowledgeable presenter. I feel better prepared to present in future.”

Jason McQuaid, Head of Business – dairy, deli and bakery, Woolworths

 

“I loved the structure, flow and order.  I was looking for a step-by-step guide to crafting a presentation and this delivered in spades!  I also loved the language, voice, stance and eye whites – a great bonus!”

Greg Fairey, Woolworths

 

“The structure will set me up for success!  Michelle’s energy and experience enabled me to learn her model in 2 days.  I feel empowered to grow.  I loved the group activities and examples.  I loved how Michelle kept me engaged and was so positive.”

Louise Taylor, Woolworths

 

“Michelle rocks!  I loved that it was engaging and taught practical skills.  It was fun and pushed me out of my comfort zone.  Michelle was very warm.  I look forward to using 4Mat.”

Jaime Brock, Woolworths

 

“I loved learning a whole lot of expert skills to significantly improve what I thought I was good at.  A very worthwhile and beneficial course – all team members should improve.”

Cameron Jenkins, Woolworths

 

“The energy, logical planning and the content was just so helpful.  I really enjoyed not only learning it all, actually practicing it and getting real feedback.”

Tiana Manticos, Woolworths

 

“A great program.  I loved the motivation, energy, Michelle and structure. Very intense but effective.”

Michelle Carfrae, Woolworths

 

“Engaging – a lot towards the end.  I learned practical things and focused on self.”

Lauren Kelly, Woolworths

 

“This program inspired confidence.  Whilst there is a lot, the structure is easy to follow.  The simple tips and tricks are fab and these are common mistakes that feed the “boring” perception that I want to change.  Michelle, you are great.  The content is amazing and both days were engaging and inspiring.  I cannot find a single fault!”

Kirsty Payne, HR Business Partner, Estee Lauder

 

“I loved the inspiring and engaging presentation – made the skills relevant and relatable to all scenarios of both work and life.  I also loved the good mix of theory and practice and the dynamic.  I feel motivated and undaunted by a skill I previously would always be the first to say I wasn’t confident in doing, or would shy away from.”

Louisa Penney, Estee Lauder

 

“I loved the interactive nature of the day, the multiple different topics and examples of how to use them.  Michelle is and amazing presenter and made me feel so comfortable.  Michelle is great at adapting the material for our working situations so we can apply it easily!”

Lauren Manuel, Woolworths

 

“I loved 4Mat and storyboarding – it really showed me where I was missing areas.  Also, the linguistics aspect and how to use words to be persuasive.  Informative, inclusive and it got everyone engaged.”

Stephanie Milne-Jones , Woolworths

 

“I loved the format of how to create a whole presentation, and the techniques to be more confident at presentations.”

Loriann Tapia, Woolworths

 

“Michelle is a great speaker and this course has been brilliant.  I loved everything!  The course has given me the confidence and skill set to use in my job.  Informative and empowering.  Michelle, you were amazing! Thank you.”

Philip Lowe, Woolworths

 

“I love the structure it creates for the pre-presentation process as well as the presentation.  I am really looking forward to using what I’ve learnt.  Michelle you are great!”

Natasha Arora, Woolworths

 

“Fabulous presenter!  I loved 4Mat, storyboarding, POO and the great energy. Loved all of it – thank you!”

Daniel Kyle, Woolworths

 

“I really enjoyed the training.  I think I will benefit a lot in not only work but all aspects of life.  Michelle was an amazing teacher/trainer.  I loved the interaction, practice sessions, structure and concepts.”

Tamara Pavlovic, Woolworths

 

“I loved learning 4Mat and the best way to get a persuasive presentation.  I also loved the key takeouts like making a storyboard and using ‘because’ and placing in second positon.  Very informative and easy to use.”

Jessica Mooney, Woolworths

 

“A great program that was full of energy.  Lots of learnings.  The presenter/trainer was amazing!  So much fun.  Loved the 13 steps.”

Jasleen Lamba, Woolworths

 

“The content and structure was amazing.  Michelle made the learning fun and engaging.  Great tips for presenting, engaging content. Michelle was amazing!”

Malavika Khanna, Woolworths

 

“Michelle, you are a wealth of knowledge.  Thank you for teaching us so much which not only can we apply at work but in our everyday lives.  The program has been very informative and engaging.  I loved learning how to frame a presentation, 4Mat, linguistics (what to say and not to say) and the 5-step analysis.”

Sherryann Utan, Woolworths

 

“I loved the speed, pace, examples and Michelle herself – very real, funny and a credible expert in her field.  Very practical with lots of tips and techniques.”

Caroline Crabtree, Woolworths

 

“I enjoyed a fresh take in presentation skills that had a lot of relevancy and content that I can use in my everyday.  A great program with great content, great presenter and energy.”

Jasleen Lamba, Woolworths