Effective Spoken Communication
Inclusive communication is crucial to create a more inclusive workplace. Here are five tips to help you achieve this.
Do you need to prepare for a job interview presentation? It is a crucial part of the process. Make sure you are getting it right.
It can be difficult when you are put on the spot answering interview questions, here are some tips to combat this.
Imagine cooking a sensational meal and then serving it on paper plates and using the kids plastic cutlery to save on the washing. It might still taste great (and you are doing your bit for the environment) but a vital part of any great meal is the full experience. Far too often, the vital question […]
Research has shown that an excellent visual presentation can significantly improve the retention of information and ensure a far better experience for your audience if it is delivered well. There are many different visual aids and software programmes that you can combine with your spoken presentation. You must choose the right ones for your audience. […]
A lot of my time is spent supporting people on the technical side of communication; the pace of a speech, managing non-verbal communication, maximising silence, among many other areas. However, one of the most critical aspects that people often dismiss when speech writing is the content. The language you use can have a significant impact […]
The majority of my job is advising clients on how to improve public speaking. My advice is always predicated on being yourself, but that’s easier said than done when you’re in the heat of the moment and the adrenaline starts to flow.
Just as the top sportspeople and finest actors make it look easy, so the world’s most inspiring speakers have a calmness and a flow that keeps us captivated. However, as with anyone who’s successfully mastered their craft, the hard work that goes into the final result is very rarely appreciated. The most effective orators over […]
Assertiveness, to some, comes with negative connotations, and it shouldn’t. There is nothing wrong with being assertive; it is a crucial trait of great leaders, as long as it doesn’t stray into aggression.