Presentation skills aren’t just about how you present – it’s about what you present. It’s easier to act well with a good script. It’s easier to present well with a great presentation.
Because we can read silently so much quicker than we can read aloud, audiences ignore presenters who read bullet points from the screen. Instead, audiences read the presentation for themselves, and get bored waiting for the presenter to catch up. Presentation skills training courses that focus on these ‘soft’ presentation skills – body language, nerves, posture – can’t overcome this problem easily. So, don’t read tracts of text from the screen. The most effective presenters work seamlessly with visuals for maximum impact.
Presenting effectively is about more than just soft skills. Body language and tone of voice alone cannot disguise an awful presentation. Even the best presentation skills come unstuck with the wrong material.
m62 offers presentation skills training for presenters. These sessions can be run in-house for organisations, or are sometimes made available as open training courses. m62 presentation skills training teaches presenters to present well – unlike most presentation training which simply tries to minimise the damage a bad presentation does. Contact us for more details, or see the course outlines in this section.
23rd December - We interview Dmitri Tcherevik, creator of MightyMeeting – a cloud based platform that enables the user to share presentations any time, any place.Presentation Skills
21st December - Could England have secured the bid with a more influential presentation? Chas Williams compares Russia’s presentation with England’s, and asks: What went wrong?Presentation Skills
13th December - Chas Williams discusses a presentation by behavioural psychologist Daniel Kahnman, and the implications of his research into how memory is influenced.Presentation Skills
6th December - Chas Williams compares two presenters speaking on healthy eating: Ellen Gustafson and Jamie Oliver. How does Essex boy Jamie’s jargon compare to Ellen’s facts?Presentation Skills
29th November - Chas Williams reviews Swedish Professor Hans Rosling’s presentation, as he takes to the stage with a complex collection of data and a big stick.Presentation Skills
23rd November - The Nobo Kapture system records sketches in real time and reproduces them immediately on a paired computer, using innovative pattern technology.Presentation Skills
23rd November - We interview Martin Ruse, who was part of the production process for the Nobo Kapture system, to uncover some of the aims and developments of the software.Presentation Skills
2nd November - Chas Williams reviews a news piece by Martin Stanford on the UK government spending cuts, discussing how financial data is presented in an engaging way.Presentation Skills
29th October - Panopto is a piece of software that manages the recording and sharing of presentations, without the need to hire or purchase costly equipment.Presentation Skills
- Corporate Presentation Tips
- Visual Aids Gone Wrong
- Seven Aspects of Highly Effective Presentations
- Presentation Ideas
- Company Presentation, Brand, and Compliance
- Improving a Sales Presentation
- Presentation Tips that Suck
- Presentation Agency Selection
- Presentation Optimisation
- The Right Visuals
- Advanced PowerPoint Training
Douglas Ritchie, Business Development Director, Serco
The presentation was a resounding success, enabling us to engage with the audience, demonstrate our understanding of the brief, effectively communicate our value proposition – and ultimately, win the business.