Jul 2017

What can being scammed by a Tuk-Tuk driver teach us about persuasion for your next sales presentation? How the loss of 45p led to five important lessons around creating a persuasive presentation.

Jul 2017
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I’m a closet sitcom writer. I don’t mean I write sitcoms about closets, I just don’t tell many people about it. But you’d be surprised how the skills for writing for comedy and writing for presentations often overlap. Here are four of the things I’ve learned about writing sitcoms that I use when I write presentations – and trust me, it’s a serious business...

Jul 2017

I know it seems like summer is just over but it’s now the time of year when many of you will be starting to plan your company’s sales kick-off event. Now I’ve been exposed to a number of these over the years and, to be kind, let’s just say that they haven’t always been the inspirational and motivational events they could have and should have been! So, what’s the solution?

Jul 2017

Glisser is an online platform that allows you to create interactive presentations that can be used for marketing, training or any other type of events. The site has different functions available for presenters, attendees at events and event planners which all focus on allowing for increased presenter-audience interaction. Since creating engaging visual presentations is what we do, I decided to take a closer look at Glisser and see what it’s all about and how the various functionalities work.

Jul 2017
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We live in a noisy world. Advertisers constantly clamour for our attention and we’re much less likely to engage with something if we have to actively seek it out. The trend is that content is becoming bitesize. So how can we create content that will keep audiences engaged? Here are ten tips.

Jul 2017

There are some really important things you need to know when you’re snowboarding and there are some equally important things you need to know when you’re presenting. Here are five essential pieces of advice that overlap the two.

Jul 2017

We exhibited at a large trade exhibition a couple of weeks ago, and I went along to see what other vendors are up to. A lot of exhibitions are a desolate wasteland for exhibitors with nothing but tumbleweed and other vendors to stop the boredom. This show was actually pretty busy though, and by walking around l think I managed to notice things companies were doing (right and wrong). Some of these observations are surprisingly apt for sales presentations too...

Jul 2017
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For consultants, the client presentation is part of the value delivered – and so it makes sense to get it right. It’s pretty silly to spend weeks researching, thinking, testing, and prototyping – only to make your work look bad with terrible slides and a confusing talk. We share 9 presentation tips for consultants.

Jul 2017

Very often in college the way we learn skills and concepts is geared towards a curriculum rather than “real world” application. While this may afford us high grades, when it comes to applying those skills people are astonished at how little that grade will help them in non-academic settings.

Jul 2017

I moved house at the weekend. It was a cacophony of boxes, trips up and down the motorway, and flat pack furniture. Though at times chaotic, everything happened as it needed to, nothing got broken, nothing was forgotten, and as I sat on my new sofa I decided that the whole process had been a success. Presentations are much the same...