More of me, somewhere else!

Lets play. Let's play a game of "let's pretend".     Specifically "let's pretend you want to hear me instead of reading me".  Well here's your chance.   Here's a fun chat I did on the Industry Angel po … [Read more...]

Presentations after my holiday

My voice went lower in Spain.  Don't get me wrong, it's not 'cos it was Spain, specifically, just that I was there for a week to do nothing. Just recharge. The toughest decision I'd have to make was … [Read more...]

Charity Presentations 2

Welcome back. Part one is here. ;) So now we know the problems faced by charities in their presentations, what's the solution? To be honest and brutal, they're not very different from the ones faced … [Read more...]

Charity Presentations

At the risk of being obvious and boring, I'm going to split this blog into two, big parts.This week it's why charities need to be particularly good at presenting, and then their particular … [Read more...]

Using videos in presentations

There’s a group on Facebook called Speakers’ Corner. In it there are some interesting conversations between professional speakers (and would-be professional speakers). Before you rush off there, let me … [Read more...]

Personal stories in your presentations: Scars not scabs

"Scars not scabs" is a phrase I picked up of Episode 115 of Beth Below's "Introvert Entrepreneur" podcast where Beth is chatting to Esther Choy of the Leadership Story Lab. It rang a bell with me … [Read more...]

Make a presentation about anything you like, Simon

I’ve had a few invitations to speak recently (some paid, some asking for a favour), and it struck me that when I followed up and said “Okay, what about?” and unusually high number said something like “ … [Read more...]

Presentations and the illusion of truth

Put simply, the illusion of truth is that we (by which I mean people!) have a tendency to belief/trust those things which are familiar. It doesn't have to be true for that to work, we just have to … [Read more...]

Small Simon talks about Science – using metaphors in presentations

Yeah - sorry!  This is late... but hopefully you'll forgive me when you see the output and have a giggle while you learn  ;) Introducing Small Simon, who's talking about using metaphors in your p … [Read more...]