Training / Communications Blog

We blog weekly about training and communications. If our posts strike a chord of elephantine proportions, do comment – we love a good conversation.

fear of public speaking, pink elephant

Eight steps to beat a fear of public speaking

Glossophobia! The fear of public speaking. And three out of four of us in the UK suffer from it. Little wonder most arrive at our presentation skills courses nervous…until they find out they’re in the majority.Then practice and simple techniques take the place of fear and doubt.

18th May 2015

3 steps perfect introduction man joey.

3 steps to the perfect introduction

I voted for the only election candidate I met. Why? Three things: he introduced himself with a warm handshake; he had good eye contact; he listened to my points – then answered them. It’s the right way to make a first impression.

7th May 2015

how to co-present, pink elephant, bill mcfarlan

How to co-present

When co-presenting with colleagues, you have to underline rather than undermine their message. Simply look at them when they’re speaking – rather than the audience. With that, you’re saying their message is important.

22nd April 2015

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