The second quarter of any new year is a strange one. For some companies, it can feel dormant – as first-quarter launches deploy and reflections from the previous year take a back seat, there’s often a sense of suspension in the air. But realistically, this is a critical and dynamic time for leadership. I’m here to tell you why, and how to make the most of this crucial time…
SME owners must act as their own brand ambassador, this also means they must know how to deliver a winning pitch or presentation.
What sort of judgements are you making when you see prime minister Theresa May present? Like her or loathe her, May could be part of the furniture for at least another three years.
When it comes to showcasing your business with pitching skills, you may want to be aware that 90 per cent of firms use Microsoft PowerPoint.
A poor PowerPoint presentation runs the risk of leaving your audience bored stiff – so, given you’ll inevitably require use of the Microsoft programme at some stage, we’ve got four quick and easy steps that can pimp your showcase in a way that will keep your crowd engaged.
If you run a business , then you are in the business of persuading people, says Christina Hession.
It’s going well. You’re delivering an important work presentation and you have audience just where you want them. Then it happens. You lose your train of thought. You just wish the ground would open up and swallow you.
We live in the age of the soundbite, a three minute culture, always-on comms, the global village, a media scrum. Here are six tips on how to get your message across.
During a presentation, your confidence influences how receptive your audience is to your message. Sweating yet?
Q: Iâve recently started my own consultancy business. A customer has asked me to put a pitch together for their board. I’m terrified! How can I make sure I wow them?