Blogs Tagged: public speaking

Presenting – Focus on what you can control

Posted on 17th April 2020

Imagine someone asks you to deliver a presentation to the board in a few days’ time. You immediately start worrying about who will be there, how long the presentation will

Presentations – It’s all about the 3 Greeks

Posted on 1st March 2020

Have you got a presentation on the horizon? Your biggest challenge when designing and delivering your presentation is making sure you engage your audience.  Lose them and your presentation is

Presentation Skills – It’s all about your Goal…

Posted on 12th July 2019

The pressure is on.  Steve has been asked to deliver a presentation in a few weeks.  He’s been given the title but that’s about it.  He spends the next week

Choking on the big day

Posted on 15th August 2018

(A Potential Unearthed definition of ‘choking’ – “To lose your bodily functions in moments of severe stress and anxiety; To forget who you are, what you are, where you are

Storytelling – Stay away from the Fig Rolls

Posted on 4th December 2015

I’ve always been captivated by stories, whether it’s listening to them or reading them. As a child I loved nothing more than perching myself on the end of my Grandma’s

Oh no, I think I’ve done a Ratner

Posted on 4th March 2016

By 1991 Ratners was the world’s largest jewellery retailer and Gerald Ratner was the head of the family business. I can imagine him sitting up into the early hours laughing

Break Away from Ready Salted Crisps

Posted on 4th May 2015

There’s no bigger creature of habit than me. I always eat ready salted crisps and I always have crunchy nut cornflakes for breakfast. The current Mrs Ode is no different,

Bringing your Tender Document to Life

Posted on 11th December 2014

Steve had spent weeks preparing his tender document and so he was overjoyed when he heard the news that he had been selected to present his tender to an eagerly

You don’t always have to aim for the stars…

Posted on 3rd February 2015

I’ve been thinking for a while now about taking up golf. I have played in the past but not with much success, in fact, I spent more time trying to

Why Presentations Sometimes Fail

Posted on 3rd May 2015

I recently watched a presentation at a training conference. I sat there and just 5 minutes into it, it appeared that I was just as confused as everyone else, “What