Monthly Archives: September 2009

34th Edition

In this Edition: “Ouch!” How to avoid ‘Cold Buttons’ By Tim Farish Ever been bored silly during a presentation with excessive statistics and cliché phrases?  Tim Farish provides some top tips on how to avoid these and other ‘Cold Buttons’ and keep the audience interested.   You say ‘Smorgasbord’, I say ‘What?’  By Carl Schreiter A guide […]

33rd Edition

In this Edition: The Walk to the White House By Carl Schreiter Would you like to know the secrets to Barack Obama’s success? Carl Schreiter explains the presentational tools that have helped Obama to the White House. They could help you too! Do you speak Quango? By Alastair Grant Ever been befuddled by someone’s lingo or […]

32nd Edition

In this Edition: 2008 Christmas Quiz – ‘Who said that?’ by Annalisa Dovey You might have heard the quotes, know the names and recognise the faces…But can you put them all together? Do that, give your favourite funny quote and perhaps you’ll win some champers! Competitive Dialogue – Shout to be the loudest? by Ewan […]

31st Edition

In this Edition: Going For Gold by Michael Parker Michael Parker shares his valuable insights into winning in the pitching arena. To say or not to say? That is the question… by Ewan Pearson Have you ever been put on the spot with a tough question? This article gives you some tools to deal with […]

30th Edition

In this Edition: What’s in a face? by Ewan Pearson Can appearances be deceiving? Ewan Pearson examines the science behind your expression. The Wow! Factor… Part 2 by Tim Farish Tell me more… After giving away the trade secrets of how to start with a bang, Tim Farish unlocks the secrets behind giving a presentation. […]

29th Edition

In this Edition: Just a minute by Ewan Pearson Ummm, errrrrrr, y’know! Ewan Pearson explains how to speak eloquently by improving your fluency Compelling Content by Tim Farish WOW! Tim Farish gives you the low-down on how to keep your audience glued to their seats and hanging off your every word. Sail Through with PowerPoint […]

28th Edition

In this Edition: Pitching: so you think you could impress a Dragon? by Tim Farish Tim updates you on our latest thinking on the world of pitching with the suggestion that you need to be more up front. Apparently there be Dragons out there…. Be Yourself – Be Authentic by Alastair Grant Brown or Cameron? […]

27th Edition

In this Edition: The Russian dolls are coming…to a negotiation near you. Alastair Grant opens the dolls one by one to reveal their secrets and how they together make up the good negotiator. Is your Press Office online or behind the line? Brenda Bates from Mainland PR, our guest writer this issue, suggests you need […]

26th Edition

In this Edition: Ten out of Ten, once more directing the traffic Ewan Pearson writes the second article in the brace on how we score and feedback on the 10 top elements of presentation content. You also get a handy A4 sheet to use for your own or a colleague’s presentation. With traffic lights. What’s […]

25th Edition

In this Edition: Pause on pauses Ewan Pearson (and not Jeremy Clarkson) tells us about 5 types of pause, some good, some bad, and which is which. So (pause) you can have a go over Christmas and get some good resolutions going for 2007. Melody on monotony Sarah Cottam has a brainwave and takes us […]