Tag: presentation skills

Michelle Bowden on stage
Common Presentation Mistakes

The Power of Posture: Satir Categories for Public Speaking Success

The Power of Posture: Satir Categories, Body Language, and Public Speaking Success Virginia Satir’s Categories are invaluable for understanding how individuals communicate and respond under stress. Each category—Placater, Blamer, Computer, Distractor, and Leveler—comes with distinct body postures that reflect underlying emotional states and communication styles.

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Picture of confident man on mountain in Michelle Bowden's blog on improving your confidence in business and life!
Managing Your Nerves/Confidence

Improving your confidence in business and life!

In this blog article Michelle Bowden CSP – twice best selling author on public speaking and persuasion – shares her tips for improving your confidence in business and life! Confidence to be YOU! You know that I’m a presentation skills trainer and in that capacity

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Picture of punching gloves in Michelle Bowden's blog on managing objections
Common Presentation Mistakes

Resolving conflict like a pro

Let’s look at resolving conflict like a pro! We often have to speak to people who are resistant to our point. Sometimes in meetings people can be feeling cranky about something. These people have some kind of objection and they aren’t going to listen to

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RSM Australia Marketing team members excelling in presentation skills training with Michelle Bowden presentation skills trainer in June 2024
Common Presentation Mistakes

RSM Australia Persuasive Presentation Skills

What did we learn? We present (persuade and influence) our family members, friends, clients, patients, 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 influencing

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1000 Masterclass Extravaganza - the Power of Persuasion Unveiled 2024 - Michelle Bowden, female keynote speaker engages the crowd
Common Presentation Mistakes

Top Tips for Rehearsing your Presentations

It’s literally frightening what people can say when they speak without first rehearsing. Former US President George W Bush was famous for saying some bizarre things when he went ‘off script’!  Take a look at some of my favourite ‘Bushisms’: “I remember meeting a mother of a

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