Is It Time To Ban PowerPoint?

Is It Time To Ban PowerPoint?

Last month in the Australian Financial Review Westpac Chief Executive Brian Hartzer was quoted as saying: “I think one of the dangers in large companies is that people start to think that their job is to create PowerPoint’s, [rather than] to make decisions...
Make your stats sing!

Make your stats sing!

Maybe it is just me, but I start to hyperventilate when I see a wall of numbers. I then experience a rapid slide into narcolepsy when they say “Oh, the text is a little small… you may not be able to see this at the back.” If you are numerically impaired like me, this...
Ahhhh Charisma!

Ahhhh Charisma!

I know I have said it before many times: ‘People buy from people that they like, know and trust’ and here’s the thing – we all sell! Every time we speak we are saying “Listen to me, believe me, and please, do as I suggest”. Studies show the more charismatic you are,...
Presentation Skills – Kick those bad habits!

Presentation Skills – Kick those bad habits!

Are you still presenting the way you were taught at school?  Time to kick those habits and develop expert presentation skills. My two boys aged 8 and 10 are learning public speaking at school. Fabulous! I thought – here is something I can help them with! So, trying...