It’s sad but true, if people can’t understand you, they tend to undervalue you. That’s the rather depressing evidence I’ve included in the book… The long and the short of it is that when people were given information by someone without an accent they valued that information more than when it was given by someone …
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- How to make a cheap studio for better online presentations from your home or home-office... https://presentationgenius.info/online-presentations-with-a-cheap-studio/
- How to use stories in your presentations (not just telling them! ;) )... https://presentationgenius.info/a-story-matrix-and-using-them-one-your-presentation
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Right, so Presentation Genius is based upon a lot (and I mean a lot!) of research. You know that, right? An article I wrote for HSBC just went online at https://www.knowledge.hsbc.co.uk/expert-views/article/improve-your-business-presentations which makes reference to some of it – specifically one way of dealing with presentation nerves… The gist of it is that trying to pretend you’re not nervous when …
Who do you suppose are the speakers who display some Presentation Genius? And what do they have in common? … What allows this presentation genius to show itself? Practice. No-one can give a great presentation the first time.
I’ve done a few different interviews in the last few months as we lead up to the launch of Presentation Genius and one of the questions that keeps coming up is “What’s the biggest single problem you find with people making presentations?” or …