The weak presenter is an anaesthetist to business productivity – and to an audience. Learn the fundamentals of a great business presentation. Inspire confidence in your audience, sell your ideas and motivate action.
Mastering the art of influence is an essential component of leadership. Understand what motivates others and enhance your interpersonal impact. Authentically influence your clients, colleagues and stakeholders.
Do what most business people can’t and master the art of the effective visual aid. Poor engagement with presentation technology is the single biggest obstacle to clear communication within organisations. Powerful visual stories are what work.
Bad business meetings kill productivity. The most valuable resource you have is the time of your employees. The less time they waste in unfocussed meetings the better. Get to the point, reduce the waffle and create a culture of collaboration.
Don’t assume your audience can follow your convoluted hypotheses or screeds of data. Distill complex concepts to their simplest form, reduce unnecessary jargon and communicate with confidence and clarity.
The use of story is one of the most fundamental aspects of being human. To influence, nothing matches it – and great communicators are always great storytellers. Harness the power of creativity and narrative and make your audience really care.