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Posts in Presenting Yourself With Impact

The Case for Presence and Impact skills and presentation skills training

9th Mar, 2015
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In this article from Casio the case is clearly made for presence and impact training. We can help – see http://www.iridiuconsulting.co.uk/presenting-yourself-with-impact  UK organisations are losing out on new business due to a lack of proper presentation skills, according to the ‘Art of Presenting’ report from Casio. The study questioned over 250 senior business decision makers in UK […]

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The Map is Not The Territory

16th Mar, 2014

  Like me you’ve probably used the London Underground and referenced the famous tube map to get you from A to B. On other occasions you may have been walking down the streets of London and been surprised at how close some stations are together and how far others are apart! A map is only a […]

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Presentations: Story Telling and the Life of Pi

24th Apr, 2013

  The Life of Pi and the power of the metaphor As you probably know we like a good story! A good story providing a powerful metaphor, is often the best way to convey the challenges and victories of organisational life. Stories engage at the emotional level rather than the more logical level of most […]

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Interview Preparation – Bids, Pitch, Tendering

8th Apr, 2013
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It is becoming increasingly common for those tendering for major bids to have to attend an interview either individually or more commonly as a team. We help organisations prepare for such interviews by focussing the team on: 1. their own strengths and personalities often utilising one of a number of personality profiling tools, 2. the […]

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Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad – Presenting Yourself With Impact

25th Jun, 2012

As you are probably aware, presenting yourself with impact is one of our areas of specialisation.  We were therefore intrigued by the latest offerings from the Royal Shakespeare Company in which overseas theatre companies produce their own versions of Shakespeare’s plays, in their own languages, as part of the Cultural Olympiad. The most successful so […]

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Bid Presentation Training

8th May, 2012

Have you thought about bid presentation training? Most large tenders and bids require the bidder to present to the client. In a very defined time period bidders have to present a bid that may have taken months to compile. Our experience is that often the presentation is an afterthought after the hectic submission of bid documents […]

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What can Managers and Coaches Learn from the King’s Speech?

13th Jan, 2011

The following is an excerpt from the new film The King’s Speech: “Listen to me. Listen to me. Why should I waste my time listening to you? Because I have a voice! Yes, you do.” It is a poignant moment. A moment when Bertie, King George VI, claims his real, authentic voice and so, perhaps […]

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Cialdini reaches the NHS/positive language

31st Aug, 2010

The Guardian and the BBC Today Programme  report the use of influential language and particularly the principles of Dr Robert Cialdini (See his book Influence) is bringing tangible cost improvements for the NHS at no cost.  In particular the cost of missed appointments, no shows and Do Not Attends (DNAs) have been reduced using the principle of ‘social […]

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You Cannot Not Communicate

13th Aug, 2010

You Cannot Not Communicate You may have noticed that it is impossible not to communicate with people? Or, to put it more positively, you may have noticed that through non verbal clues, as much as verbal interactions, you are communicating all the time? Albert Mehrabian, currently Professor of Psychology at UCLA, has become well known […]

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Brain Rules

5th Jul, 2010

Brain Rules is a great website outlining the rules you need to keep in mind to engage, influence, communicate with others.

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