Jon January 25, 2016 @ 5:21PM
Death by PowerPoint: How to improve your PowerPoint presentations.

Death by PowerPoint: How to improve your PowerPoint presentations.

The rest of the audience wriggled, one person’s head dropped, I smiled as he woke up. The group looked bored and ready to walk out (including me). Business PowerPoint presentations can be good, but they need to be done well. This one was not and now we were in the...
Jon January 7, 2015 @ 8:17AM
Presentation tips: How to give a business presentation

Presentation tips: How to give a business presentation

Most business owners have to give presentations, maybe to a client or in a networking meeting. I am often asked for Presentation tips as networkers get ready for their “10 minute presentation”. Here is my Presentation tips checklist. How to give a business...
Jon January 25, 2016 @ 5:20PM

2 tips to improve your business presentations

I thought my presentation was flat, then one person killed it at the end. How to ensure your presentation isn’t flat, by improving your presentation skills. Do some people put you off? Have you ever had to give a business presentation and been afraid, or thought...
Jon January 25, 2016 @ 5:18PM
9 tips to help, if put off by people or objections.

9 tips to help, if put off by people or objections.

If being in front of some people causes your work to suffer, read on. I often meet people who want to improve their sales, or communication. Perhaps you have been totally flummoxed when somebody said something, or worse still by the presence of a certain type of...
Jon August 31, 2013 @ 12:25PM

Would you tell your customers to eat their fingers?

What do your words mean to your team? I recently heard that the famous phrase “finger licking good” was translated into Chinese for helping to sell product into China. The company later realised that the translated version meant “Eat your fingers off”. When I finished...