Posted by Dee Clayton on 6 Aug 2019

The top three skills missing in presentations

Our public speaking coaches in London work with clients to help them improve their presentation skills. We come across three main issues and areas ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 5 Aug 2019

Why audience engagement is so important – especially in conference presentations

Audience engagement is important – right? And perhaps even more so at conferences and all-day events. Often, when attending these events, I notice that ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 5 Aug 2019

Presentation Skills: Don’t forget to breathe!

A common problem for anxious presenters is talking too quickly not helped by extra adrenaline resulting in shallow upper chest breathing and tension in ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 25 Jul 2019

Using humour in professional presentations

Should you use humour in a business presentation? Humour really helps when it comes to being a public speaking coach and presentation skills coach, ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 15 Jul 2019

How to master the skill of storytelling

Storytelling is practised in every country and every culture, so to say it’s important is a bit of an understatement. It is everything. Stories ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 18 Jun 2019

Common mistakes to avoid when presenting to directors

One common public speaking situation that our clients ask us for help with is giving a presentation to the board. Not every board is ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 15 May 2019

How To Improve Audience Interaction

We’ve been training professionals to communicate effectively and interact in their presentations for years; engaging others is the foundation of good communications, good marketing ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 4 Dec 2018

How to give a presentation at a virtual meeting

As technology improves and travel budgets decrease, virtual meetings have become almost the norm, especially for younger generations who use this type of technology ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 7 Nov 2018

How to prepare for a business presentation

Understanding who your audience is is essential, and all High-Performance Presentations consider the audience and what they want. Having said that, many of the ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 10 Oct 2018

What’s Your Presenter Personality Style?

In order to give High-Performance Presentations every time, you need to base it on your personality. There are four Presenter Personality Styles which are ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 21 Sep 2018

Body Language – Presentation Skills

Rightly or wrongly, human nature drives us to follow (and trust) high-impact or “high-status” individuals, so if you want to influence and persuade, having ...

Posted by Dee Clayton on 14 Jun 2018

The power of pausing in presentations

Think about the speakers you admire, and you’ll notice that they share a common trait: they have all mastered how to use effective pauses. ...

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