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Presentation Skills

Business trainer giving presentation to group of people

How To Calm Your Nerves Before A Presentation

Business trainer giving presentation to group of peopleHow do you feel when you are about to present information, even to people you are familiar with? If you’re like most people, you will suffer from nervous anxiety or, at best, have ‘butterflies’ in the stomach. How can we calm our nerves? Why do we suffer from ‘nerves’ and how can we calm them in a situation where we feel fearful of the actual act or the consequences of it? Learn More

Woman Giving A Sales Pitch

3 Quick Tips On How Entrepreneurs Create A Great Business Pitch

Woman Giving A Sales PitchA startup owner needs the funds to get the business of the ground, grow it and market it to prospective clients.

Few entrepreneurs have the capital required to grow a startup, and they need investors to finance their endeavours. Learn More

Woman delivering a presentation

3 Top Tips To Improve Your Presentation Skills

Woman delivering a presentationManagers often have to make presentations as part of their job duties.

Whether you are making a sales pitch to a client, presenting a report to your company’s president or announcing a new project to your team, you need the skills to make a good presentation. Learn More

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Improving Your Public Speaking Ability To Become A More Successful Manager

Presentation in office Speaking in public is a very useful skill for any manager and in also in life.

In the workplace this will include speaking in team meetings, making a sales pitch to a new client or presenting information in a board meeting.

Outside work may include wedding speeches both male and female or talking at a community event. Learn More

Dont panic

Frightened Of Your Next Presentation? Here’s What To Do

Dont panicIt has been said that making a presentation is the most fearful experience for so many people that it heads facing death in the fear stakes! Learn More

How To Overcome Nervousness Before a Presentation

If you have ever needed to make a presentation, you will have at some point experienced the fear of making a mess of things, looking foolish, frightened of forgetting what you wanted to say, having a sense of inferiority, or something along those lines.

Why is this? Well, we all feel that we want to make a good impression, to make a difference, to make an impact, and often we put so much pressure on ourselves to perform that we suffer from a greater flow of adrenalin, hence causing ourselves to feel the effects of nervousness.

Some form of nervousness is actually good; it causes you to concentrate on what you are going to say and makes you focus on what would make that good impression. It’s when your nerves get the better of you that causes the problem of excessive fear of under-performance. Learn More

7 Ways To Enhance Your Business Case

A business case sets out the reasons why a particular course of action will benefit the business, how it will provide that benefit and at what cost. Your business case should be made either in value-added terms (how much extra you will get over the cost of implementing it) or on the basis of return of investment (the cost of implementation is justified by the financila returns you will recieve, like increased productivity) Learn More

Deliver Presentations That Will Blow Them Away!

Having prepared your presentation, how can you deliver in a way that will make the maximum impact?

No doubt you can recall presentations from others that had you constantly checking your watch, wondering when this was all going to end, and concentrating more on what you had to do afterwards than in listening to what was being said.

And no doubt you can recall presentations from others that had you riveted to every word, enthused and inspired by the message and determined to take action as a result of what was being said. Learn More