The reluctant Presenter

Blog URL:http://www.inter-activ.co.uk/gavins-blog
Blog Tags:Presentation Skills, PowerPoint, Public Speaking, Sales, Selling, Influencing, Communication Skills
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Southampton

A blog packed full of practical articles and tips relating to presentation skills, public speaking, sales and influence



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Many people have written about the importance of storytelling for speakers from the perspective of the audience. They remind us that packaging information and ideas in the form of a story make it more memorable. But I have never seen an article warn...

Having learned about the importance of speech projection and delivery speed in the first two articles in this series on vocal variety, it’s now time to turn our attention to pitch and resonance. What is pitch and why is it important? In vocal...

In my first post in this series, I shared some ideas about how public speakers could learn to make the most of their voice projection. In this, the second in the series, I'd like to show you to make the most of your speaking speed. Vocal Variety - Ch...

What is Vocal Variety? Vocal variety is just one of nine key components of effective speaking, but it is often ignored or misunderstood. In this series of posts, I’d like to look at this important topic in greater detail and show you how you ca...

I've wanted to write a new post about public speaking confidence for a while now, but I was struggling to find the right angle to take. Then, I happened to be talking to a friend about the TV series Dr Who when the idea for this post hit me. Read mor...

Having published by first book The Presenters Edge,  back in December 2016 and, having made loads of book marketing mistakes along the way, I was keen to read Karen Williams Book Marketing Made Simple My first reaction after reading this useful pub...

I have noticed that many speakers dread the traditional Presentation Question Time slot at the end of their presentation. When I ask them why this is, the most common reasons given are: Fear of losing control Fear of being asked difficult questions F...







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