Articles on ‘Presentation Skills’

What are Effective Presentation Skills?

Effective Presentation Skills

Have your presentation skills ever let you down in the past?

Have you ever avoided giving a presentation at work?

Might you be more successful at work if you were a better and more effective presenter?

The good news is that Effective Presentation Skills can be developed by almost anyone with the right training.

But what are Effective Presentation Skills? And how do you develop them? Read more »

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PowerPoint Presentation Skills Tips for Effective Presenting

How often have you switched off (even for a few seconds) when attending yet another PowerPoint Presentation at work?

Our experience is that this probably happens more than 9 times out of 10.

So that’s about 90% of PowerPoint presentations where the lack of PowerPoint presentation skills actually undermines the very presentations PowerPoint is supposed to enhance.

So why do people continue down this road to presentation anesthesia?  And can we divert at least some of them to a more enlightened, creative approach? Read more »

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Life after Death by Powerpoint

You’ve probably heard the phrase “death by Powerpoint” used lots of times at work.  There’s no great secret to how to achieve that.  In fact we’ve probably all witnessed it many times in the past!

But why not look on the brighter side of life with Powerpoint?

Don McMillan is a great exponent of the funnier side of Powerpoint and his latest video (below) is absolute proof that there is definitely Life after Death By Powerpoint!

Enjoy!

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How to overcome the fear of presenting

If like many people in employment today you have a fear of presenting it’s more than likely that this fear and anxiety is holding back your career.

Lots of people just shy away from the issue and never get to the stage where they have the skills to give a presentation confidently. At most they are happy to “just survive” the experience of a team presentation and never really get to realise their true potential at work.

If you have a few colleagues like this then you also have the opportunity to overtake them in the career ladder, if you can sort out your own presentation skills. Read more »

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