07 Nov 2014

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMAoMOk_fd4 One of the many things we teach in both our Media Training and Presentation Training courses is how powerful the visual is versus the verbal. Now in order to understand that, you must first know how each of those two areas are defined. Visual means the way a viewer or reader sees something. While verbal is the actual words on a page. P...

05 Nov 2014

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTjqwo31MEk Often times in our Media Training we have to explain to participants how much the media today has changed from in years past. One example of this is the lack of knowledge the media now has on many matters that should be obvious. Case in point, this CNBC anchor who has no clue which UK and EU countries use the Pound versus the Euro. Luckily ...

31 Oct 2014

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBUW2MU2PG8 Seeing Rikk Wilde struggle with the World Series MVP trophy presentation shows the need many individuals have to over some speech anxiety. Mr. Wilde obviously didn't get any Presentations Training prior to this very important presentation on a national stage. Shame on Chevy for not preparing their executive to deal with his moment in the spo...

13 Jun 2014

Whenever we conduct a Presentations Training for a client, the first thing we typically have to critique a participant on is where they should look while they are presenting.  For most, the natural place for their eyes is the same as everyone else in the room:  The screen.  Wrong!! The screen (of monitor in some cases) is for the audience.  The laptop on the table, or printed Power Poin...