Articles on ‘Presentation Training’

Presentation Skills Training – Is it worth it?

With all of the information and advice available in books and for free on websites like our own you might well have asked yourself:-

“Do I really need to attend a presentation skills training course to improve my skills?”

No matter how good the tips and advice you read are, there’s likely to be a finite limit to what you can achieve in isolation. So the answer might well be a “Yes”.

Are your presentation skills critical to your job?

For many people today, the ability to communicate well and deliver business presentations convincingly is an absolute must for career progression.  And when you need to present an idea Read more »

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Presentation Skills from London Training Course Providers – The Power of Eye Contact

One of the key areas that can have a significant impact on the success (or not) of your presentation is how you connect visually with your audience.  And one of the main ways of achieving that is by using eye contact. Read more »
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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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How to create a successful interview presentation

How many presentations have you seen in the past that were out of touch with the audience, a bit rambling or just plain boring? Have you ever wondered what message the presenter is actually trying to convey when sitting through yet another powerpoint presentation?

So how do you avoid this happening to you – if you have to give a presentation for your next job interview?

Delivered effectively, an interview presentation can certainly enhance your chances of success.  However, for many it can be the opposite.  When nerves kick in, or lack of preparation or focus become evident.

So when you want to present successfully at an interview it’s vital to prepare a clear message that is:-

  • Easy to memorise;
  • Can be delivered confidently; and will be 
  • Understood by your interviewer

And the best way to achieve that is to take a structured approach to planning and writing it.

(And thanks to Skillstudio – the presentation skills training experts – for the brilliant infographic at the bottom of this post.) Read more »

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