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“The Secret to delivering an Expert Conference Presentation”

When early career researchers present at conferences they’re in a very different environment to the one they’re used to. When they present internally to colleagues, they’re merely reporting on history – “We did this, we did that, we discovered this-and-that … Continue reading

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“How to Build a Relationship of Mutual Trust”

In a TV programme (Grand Designs Abroad) I came across about a year ago, 2 hard-up artists were rebuilding a house in Puglia, Southern Italy themselves. They were learning how to build whilst on the job. I watched fascinated when … Continue reading

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“Listen To You, Respect You, Follow You?”

As I said in my previous post, there are 3 fundamental influencers that inspire others to follow, place their confidence and trust in you: What goes on inside your mind What you project What impression you leave Today, I wanted … Continue reading

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“Leadership Presence: The Three Influencers That Win Trust”

As a leader, your role is to get people to follow you. You will win your first agreement  because you are trusted – you will have convinced people to believe you, believe what you say is true, to believe in … Continue reading

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“How DO You Meet And Influence People You Don’t Know?”

May I recommend a useful article to help in your job search “How To Meet And Influence People You Don’t Know” I came across in the Huffington Post.  It gives some very sensible ideas as to how to develop connections … Continue reading

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“Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish: Steve Jobs And Public Speaking”

For several months now, I have been watching and re-watching this moving speech from Steve Jobs. Yes, of course many of us miss him for being the towering presence of a man who was intensely creative and self disciplined – … Continue reading

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“When Your Audience Closes Their Eyes, It Doesn’t Mean They’re Not Listening!”

I was lucky enough to be invited to give a workshop – “Influential Presentation Giving” – to members of The Chartered Institute Of Marketing on Tuesday. I made the (I think) very good decision not to use PowerPoint. As research … Continue reading

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