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May
15

Effective Presentations: Using flipcharts effectively

Effective Presentations: Using flipcharts effectively Depending on your type of presentation, sometimes a flip chart is easier and more effective for the group, as they give you the opportunity to post notes around the room for later reference, tear off pages for group work etc, but so often the presenter botches the use of the flip […]

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Apr
15

Effective Presentations: Using PowerPoint effectively

Effective Presentations: Using PowerPoint effectively We’ve all been there – A hellish PowerPoint presentation. They come in a few different shades. The presenter that has typed out EVERY WORD on their PowerPoint slide and insists on reading it all back to you. The over-animated, bouncing whirling, motion-sickness inducing presentation. They just keep coming. So what […]

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Mar
15

Effective Presentations: Using Visuals

Top reasons to use visuals in your presentations We all know that being spoken at for anywhere between 15 minutes to 8 hours during your general presentation days/conferences is enough to make you want to leap out the nearest window. So how can you make your presentation engaging, effective and kind on attendees sanity? Firstly […]

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Feb
15

Effective Presentations: Encourage Participation

Encouraging Participation Whichever of the methods listed below you choose, you must keep it moving. Catch the audience’s attention and keep it. Participants expect to be involved but you must choose the most appropriate methods for your particular audience. Here are a list of the top ways to encourage participation in a group, along with […]

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Jan
13

Effective Presentations: Involve your Audience

Effective Presentations: Involve your Audience There is nothing tougher than standing in front of an audience of complete strangers and asking them to give you their undivided attention for the next x amount of minutes. One sure-fire way to get your audience onside is to get them – and keep them – involved. We all […]

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Dec
11

Effective Presentations: Controlling your ‘wobbles’

Effective Presentations: Controlling your ‘wobbles’ For most of us, the most nerve-wracking part of giving a presentation is the shakes and trembles that seem to develop out of nowhere. Murray has worked with everyone from thirteen year old’s looking to nail their class speeches, to high flying CEO’s, to professional athletes, to help each of […]

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Nov
12

Effective Presentations: Preparation

Effective Presentations: Preparation Putting together an effective presentation is a skill that Murray has helped numerous clients and companies with, from Brisbane to Melbourne, Sydney to Perth. Talking to a crowd is a difficult thing to do for most of us, so over the next few weeks, we will be going through the key steps […]

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Nov
07

Why Presentation Skills training is important.

Why Presentation Skills training is important.   To avoid feedback like this:

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