Presentation Techniques

  When you make a presentation, wouldn’t it be amazing to completely control the room–without turning anyone off? Wouldn’t you like to create a presentations that enthrall, hold and move an audience to action? So what causes presentations to come alive? There are three core components to presentations: 1) Design control. 2) Delivery control. 3) Event control. […]

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I didn’t give up video. I just got busy. You know how it is, right? You want to do something and then you make this grand list. Then you do a bit of it. And you do some more. And some more. And you get results. And then you do a spectacularly stupid thing. You […]

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Around the year 2006, we used to have free seminars. Monthly. We had room for 40 people And 40 people would show up. Every single time. Not always the same 40 people, but the room was always full. The interesting thing about these seminars, is that we weren’t selling anything We weren’t upselling anything. We […]

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When you think about it, why would you get your audience to introduce themselves? When you think of pet hates, introducing oneself at a workshop is easily one of the most hated of all activities. So why bother getting the audience members to introduce themselves? Or you could take a totally different route, and avoid the […]

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  You know those presenters who read out from slides? You know how you detest them? Well there’s a reason. And it comes all the way from Hollywood The Hollywood saying goes like this: If the scene shows you what the scene is supposed to show you, you’re in deep shit. What does that mean? If […]

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Have you ever been to a primary school play? There they are, all the kids, all keen to play their part. And then one kid forgets his part He stands there dumbfounded. Unable to speak. Frozen in fear. The words seemingly circulating in his brain somewhere. I was that kid! Except I wasn’t five years […]

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Can you really tell when your audience has had a full feed of information? Amazingly the answer lies in the eyes and ears of the participants. Look first at the eyes And if you look at the eyes, you’ll think you’re the best speaker on the planet. You’ll think your audience is rapt with attention. […]

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How many days does it take to recover from conducting a workshop? Back in the year 2001, it used to take me about a week. Three days after the workshop, I’d be utterly exhausted. And it would be another four days before I could really crawl back to work at normal speed. And it was […]

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A few weeks ago I went for swimming classes It’s not that I can’t swim, but I’ve only ever learned the breaststroke. And if you’re a swimmer, the breaststroke doesn’t get you anywhere in a hurry. And so I went to learn freestyle. Except that’s when I ran into a whole lot of trouble. Why […]

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Have you ever been to a primary school play? There they are, all the kids, all keen to play their part. And then one kid forgets his part. He stands there dumbfounded. Unable to speak. Frozen in fear. The words seemingly circulating in his brain somewhere. I was that kid! Except I wasn’t five years […]

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Seminars are just information dumps Yes, I don’t mind going to a seminar, but it’s just a newsreel. You then have to go out and do all the hard work. In fact, everything that’s being taught at that seminar could have been downloaded on a PDF file and an audio (if not video). But let’s […]

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