Tag: public speaking


A trick for boosting your mood and mental performance

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17th January

Three studies have shown that a simple trick can dampen down negative emotions AND boost mental performance. What’s the trick? Answer: sitting or standing with erect posture.

In the first study, scientists headed by Erik Peper at San Francisco State University asked 125 students to complete a mental mathematics exercise. Half of the students sat upright; the other half sat slumped while they completed the mathematics task.

All of the … Read more


Want to present well and excel at public speaking?

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3rd May

Apparently more people are afraid of having to speak in public or give a presentation than are scared of snakes or spiders!

Having written a book on public speaking and presentations and run training courses on it, here are my five top tips for giving great presentations:

  • Tell a story to illustrate your main point. Audiences hate being bombarded by numbers. So think of an anecdote you can share to
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Want to delve into the surprising psychology of selling?

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4th July

More than 90 per cent of the lectures and workshops I run are only for the managers of organisations such as KPMG, Baker Tilly and the Boston Consulting Group as well as universities and business schools. I very rarely speak at events that are open to members of the public.

However, I’m speaking at one such event next week on the 10th of July at the SOLD conference, which … Read more