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GRAVITATE: Impromptu speaking for business

By Kate / March 14, 2018 / Comments Off on GRAVITATE: Impromptu speaking for business

  Another fun interview with Norm from Gravitate, this time chatting about Impromptu Speaking for business.

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GRAVITATE: Communication to boost sales conversions

By Kate / March 12, 2018 / Comments Off on GRAVITATE: Communication to boost sales conversions

  Another great chat with Norm McGillivray of Gravitate, this time talking about communication to boost sales conversions.

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GRAVITATE: Perfecting your 1 minute pitch

By Kate / March 9, 2018 / Comments Off on GRAVITATE: Perfecting your 1 minute pitch

We had a good time with Norm McGillivray of Gravitate. We had a good chat, discussing the tips and tricks to perfect your one minute pitch as a small business.  

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(Part 3) CLARITY IN COMMUNICATION – What it is and why it's important.

By Thomas / March 7, 2018 / Comments Off on (Part 3) CLARITY IN COMMUNICATION – What it is and why it's important.

  This is the last of a three part series where I discuss the varied and far-reaching benefits of clarity in communication. Each part details another reason clarity shows your clients that you are an authority in your field, product or service. In Part One I talked about how clarity leads to both confidence and…

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(Part 2) CLARITY IN COMMUNICATION – What it is and why it's important.

By Thomas / March 5, 2018 / Comments Off on (Part 2) CLARITY IN COMMUNICATION – What it is and why it's important.

  This is the second of a three part series where I discuss the varied and far-reaching benefits of clarity in communication. Each part details another reason clarity shows your clients that you are an authority in your field, product or service. In Part One I talked about how clarity leads to both confidence and…

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(Part 1) CLARITY IN COMMUNICATION – What it is and why it's important.

By Thomas / March 2, 2018 / Comments Off on (Part 1) CLARITY IN COMMUNICATION – What it is and why it's important.

  We’ve all seen that speaker. They’re not entirely sure what it is they are trying to say and are rambling and fumbling their way through a lengthy train of thoughts. You struggle to maintain concentration and the flow of this talk but your mind wanders to what’s for lunch. Everyone else in the room…

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What Pilot Training Can Teach You About Public Speaking!

By Thomas / February 28, 2018 / Comments Off on What Pilot Training Can Teach You About Public Speaking!

  Our mental capacity to concentrate is limited. I like to think of this capacity as a bucket – a brain bucket. It has a finite amount of space you can fill with simultaneous tasks and each of those tasks takes some amount of space. Think about when you’re learning to drive, for instance. Your…

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3 Simple Ways to Improve your PowerPoints Immediately!

By Thomas / February 26, 2018 / Comments Off on 3 Simple Ways to Improve your PowerPoints Immediately!

  PowerPoint is the most used presentation software in the world. It is installed on basically every PC on the planet and thanks to being relatively easy to use, it is also the most abused piece of software. A tool for good, twisted and morphed into a tool for human torture. And I see you…

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Stagecraft Lessons from Gary Vee

By Thomas / February 23, 2018 / Comments Off on Stagecraft Lessons from Gary Vee

  In a room of about 1500, it was incredible to watch an expert communicator work with his audience. Much of the audience had come largely to see Gary Vee talk and you could feel the energy in the room due to a speaker speaking to exactly the right crowd. There is a lot to…

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Why Saying Less Will Communicate More

By Thomas / February 21, 2018 / Comments Off on Why Saying Less Will Communicate More

  The reason a lot of presentations struggle to capture an audience is because content is king but it’s treated as an afterthought. Communicating a clear message is the most important and most forgotten aspect of a presentation. ‘After twenty minutes of droning on, I don’t even know what he told us’ So how do…

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