Using apples to handle presentation nerves

It’s not just presenters who feel the pinch of nerves! Chatting about the Commonwealth Games a while ago, my friend Alan Stevens posted on the Professional Speaking Association’s Facebook group a comment from one of the shooters, saying that they didn’t feel under pressure … Continue readingUsing apples to handle presentation nerves

How to sound interesting in presentations: by telling the toucan

One of the recurring questions when I do live training is “how to sound interesting during presentations“. Well one part of the problem is that people sometimes think that their content is boring, so they protect themselves from how the audience will … Continue readingHow to sound interesting in presentations: by telling the toucan

why appearances matter in presentations

Appearances in presentations matter because of the Oppenheimer Effect. I’ve known of the Oppenheimer Effect for years – partially as a social phenomenon and partially from personal experience. When I was a researcher I was the best there was at what I … Continue readingwhy appearances matter in presentations