Are you providing the right communications experience?

What experience do you provide when you deliver a presentation? Think back to the leaders and speakers who have had most impact on you. What was it they said that made a difference? Can you remember? Possibly not… But, what if I asked how did they make you feel? I imagine you can recall exactly…

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How to make your next presentation irresistible

It is vital you make your presentation irresistible. We live and work in a world that has never been busier. As presenters and influencers this presents a unique challenge. The people we want to influence are battling with the mountain of distractions before we approach them. When we ask them to move their attention from…

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A sure fire way to increase your influence

There’s a sure fire way to increase your influence and make your presentations more persuasive. Know what your desired outcome is! It sounds simple, and it is, but to often it’s a neglected aspect of any presentation or communication.   As the Lewis Carroll wrote in Alice in Wonderland “If you don’t know where you…

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3 Pitching Lessons from Shark Tank

School holidays are great. I get to spend more time with the kids and the after school activities wind down. As a result I was able to sit down and enjoy Shark Tank this week. It’s fascinating to see the different styles of pitch that the business owners deliver in the hope of securing an…

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How to get A grade clients without high pressure sales tactics webinar replay

The webinar, conducted live on Tuesday 20th June covered all the essential areas you need to know to get A grade clients without resorting to high pressure sales tactics that leave you and your clients feeling bad.   You can watch the replay below…  

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Do you want to increase your Influence? Use this Public Speaking tool

There is one really powerful tool that will help you dramatically increase your influence. Whether you’re speaking to clients or colleagues in a small setting or on a large stage using stories appropriately will dramatically improve your ability to influence them to adopt your proposals.   The most powerful tool to persuade other people is…

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How to lead and influence with non verbal gestures

What a great show we had. On this weeks episode we talked about how to lead and influence with non verbal gestures.     Key points covered in the show were: 1) Bad gestures impacts your ability to influence Bad body language leaves your audience wondering if you are trustworthy, credible, and believable. Most importantly your…

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How to increase your income by 50%

Increase your income by 50% – Warren Buffet tells you how

Is there a way that you can easily increase your income by 50%? Conventional logic says that there is no way to quickly and effortlessly increase your value by 50% overnight. However Warren Buffet disagrees. Speaking to student at Columbia Business School, in a televised address, he told them how they could easily increase their…

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How the Logies can help you increase your influence

  I don’t normally pay attention to the Logies or any awards ceremonies for that matter – especially the Oscars! Really who cares? But a story from the Logies ceremony did catch my eye. And there’s a nice lesson in the story that can help you improve your ability to influence your clients and colleagues.…

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Power of the Pause

The Power of the Pause – How to Increase your influence

The power of the pause! Silence is the most powerful sound in public speaking. When you’re delivering your very next presentation I challenge you to incorporate the sound of silence. In this article I’ll share with you three different techniques that you can use to incorporate the power of the pause, to have real impact…

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