Category Archives: Presentation Skills

Presenteeism at Work: Its Causes, Solutions and Impact on Work Productivity

Mia Naumoska December 11, 2021 Presenteeism is a growing concern for managers and HR across the world. Organizations should try and tackle this issue and help the employees avoid the mental and physical effects of not taking sick leave when needed. What is presenteeism at work? Presenteeism is the act of showing up for work … Continue reading Presenteeism at Work: Its Causes, Solutions and Impact on Work Productivity

How to Be Clear and Compelling When You Make an Important Presentation

Liz Kislik September 2, 2021 As a management consultant and executive coach, I’m often present when crucial presentations are being made to boards, senior leadership, and top customers. Although many presenters have good technical chops, know their stuff, and care a lot, their presentations often confuse rather than persuade their audience. It’s remarkable how often … Continue reading How to Be Clear and Compelling When You Make an Important Presentation

Release Notes: Braze boosts orchestration and personalization

Braze seeks to boost empathetic engagement through increased personalization. Kim Davis on July 24, 2020 Braze, the customer engagement platform, this week announced the a series of product enhancements, some of which were already on the company’s roadmap, but in Beta or with restricted availability. Through increased relevance of messaging, and improved orchestration of campaigns, … Continue reading Release Notes: Braze boosts orchestration and personalization

The Foolproof Route to Presentation Success – The Mindful Way

Maurice DeCastro — March 17, 2020 Everyone wants their presentation to be a success. Every presentation is an opportunity to inspire people to act or at the very least think differently. Each presentation offers an opportunity to lead, improve lives and make organisations stronger. The success of any presentation depends upon a great deal more … Continue reading The Foolproof Route to Presentation Success – The Mindful Way

5 Mindfulness Techniques to Help You to Present With Confidence, Clarity and Impact

Maurice DeCastro — November 29, 2019 Follow @mindfulpres Mindfulness is a word that’s being used in just about every walk of life at the moment. Google, Apple, Nike and many of the world’s most successful brands have realised and harnessed the power of mindfulness. Even though it’s a way of living that’s been around for … Continue reading 5 Mindfulness Techniques to Help You to Present With Confidence, Clarity and Impact

Corporate Wellbeing and the Problem with Presenteeism

Holly Ashby — February 7, 2018 Follow @https://twitter.com/wwmeditation — February 7, 2018 Everyone in business is looking to decrease absenteeism. Whenever it’s due to illness, unavoidable circumstances, low morale and even (occasionally) employees pushing their luck a little, absenteeism has a big impact on businesses large and small. Sick pay, lost productivity and various other … Continue reading Corporate Wellbeing and the Problem with Presenteeism

Start With Why – 3 “Why” Questions to Increase Your Presentation’s Success

Julie Hansen — May 31, 2017 Follow @acting4sales— May 31, 2017 If you’ve ever sat through a presentation and thought, “Why am I here?” you are not alone. Most presentations fail to answer this most fundamental question until five, ten – even thirty minutes into the content. Presentations that do not quickly answer the question … Continue reading Start With Why – 3 “Why” Questions to Increase Your Presentation’s Success

A Presentation without Stories is a Lecture – Lessons from TV Commercials

Maurice DeCastro — April 21, 2017 Follow @mindfulpres— April 21, 2017 A presentation, a conversation or a lecture, which would you prefer to take part in? In my experience, a great number of presentations in business feel far more like lectures because of the absence of stories and the essential elements of a great conversation. … Continue reading A Presentation without Stories is a Lecture – Lessons from TV Commercials

7 Insights that will Improve Your Presentation Close Rate

Julie Hansen — February 16, 2017 Follow @acting4sales— February 16, 2017 New York Yankee Mariano Rivera “The Closer” This may sound funny coming from a presentation trainer, but the most effective way to improve your presentation close rate doesn’t happen during your presentation. It takes place before your preparation. No deck, prop or story can … Continue reading 7 Insights that will Improve Your Presentation Close Rate