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Secrets of the world’s best public speakers best speakers media training presentation training public speaking speech making Aug 18, 2021

There is no doubt that great public speaking is a true art-form. We usually recall public speaking or presenting ‘fails’ first, but we guarantee that the impact made by a truly great speech, presentation or interview stays stays with you for years.

Being a great orator is...

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It’s not what you say… The importance of body language in your media interviews. body language media interviews media training Aug 04, 2021

We’ve all seen the squirming politician, the red-faced celebrity or the well-meaning, yet utterly clueless spokesperson.

There they are, on our screens, brainwashed with the ‘company line’ of statement or opinions and truthfully, we haven’t the faintest idea what they are...

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How to breathe life into your presentations online presentations presentation training Jun 03, 2021

Death by PowerPoint? You bet.

Zoomed out of your mind? Absolutely.

There’s no doubt about it, presentation fatigue is endemic. Not just for those people who are sitting through hours upon hours of screen time, but those obliged to sit in a room with yet another presentation whose content...

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Nail your media messaging communications media interviews messages May 27, 2021

You’ll hear us talking constantly about the need for preparation before taking up any media opportunities, and the importance of training spokespeople to make a positive difference. There is one key part of getting the media interview right that you will also see us mention often. We use...

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How to support your spokesperson in a media interview media interviews media training supporting spokespeople May 13, 2021

There is no better support for your spokesperson in a media interview scenario than preparation, but we also know that you know that already. Sending an untrained executive or representative out to face the media on behalf of your organisation would leave us, at best, questioning your HR and...

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6 Top Tips for Media Interviews media interviews media training online interviews tips for media interviews zoom interviews May 06, 2021

Over a year into our ‘new normal’, we are still surprised to see spokespeople, heads of organisations and CEOs struggle to give ‘good’ virtual media interviews. It seems a struggle for people to present their best selves remotely, compared to face-to-face interviews....

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How to communicate in a crisis crisis crisis training media training Apr 28, 2021

It happens to the best of us, and often without us knowing it’s coming. Communicating effectively in a crisis can be the one thing that saves your brand or business reputation. We all know what the opposite can do, and so often the idea of ‘saying nothing’ and hoping it goes...

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Five steps to a fantastic presentation presentation training presentations Apr 21, 2021

Giving an effective presentation has high rewards – winning business, impacting an audience or influencing colleagues and peers can leave you feeling on top of the world. But in a world of more and more presentations being given virtually, as well as in person, it can feel harder to connect...

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What is media training anyway? media interviews media training Apr 14, 2021

It’s not called ‘car crash TV’ for nothing. The chances are you’ve witnessed a wreck of an interview on screen before. What’s frightening is it’s not just the average citizen who cannot be trusted in front of a camera, but often a senior executive, politician,...

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