Olivia Roberts

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Mayday Mayday - We're Lost

Well, nobody threw anything. It looks like you got through the presentation relatively unscathed. Yes, there were a few yawns and some puzzled looks halfway through but that’s to be expected when you’re presenting such complex material, right?

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What Does Your Presentation Really Say About Your Business?

First impressions count…and business presentations epitomise this daily.  The hard-fought opportunity to present your message is only half the battle - things can quickly go downhill if you and your presentation don’t deliver from the moment you...

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Eyeful Announces Latest Insights Study - Data Is The Story

Data plays an increasingly important role in how today’s audiences engage with presentations. In an age of cynicism and ‘fake news’, the use of data to support your message has never been under more scrutiny or held more sway.

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Glossary Not Included

You’ve galvanised the audience with some ‘blue sky thinking’, prompting them to ‘think outside the box’ through a series of ‘thought showers’. This is the moment where ‘shift happens’ and you join up with your audience to take on the challenges...

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Warning – The Following Presentation Contains Flashing Images

You have a sneaking suspicion that your presentation is a little, um, dull.

You’ve hacked away at the text.

You’ve fiddled with the images.

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The (Sales) Power Of Toolkit Presentations

Are you blowing your sales chances on the first date..?

Picture the scene…

After much time wooing a wonderful potential partner, they agree to a first date. You sit down, pour the wine and then you start talking…and talking…and talking. You throw...

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Eyeful Stories: The FM Company

Customer Sector: Facilities Management

Presentation Type: Sales Presentation

Timescale: 6 weeks from initial engagement to roll-out

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Hitting The Snooze Button

You can see your audience fighting sleep. Their eyelids heavy, heads nodding (but not in a good way) and yawns being muffled.

You begin to suspect that your presentation is the root cause of this mass-snoozefest. Is the message not on point? Is...

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The Importance Of Putting Your Best Foot Forward

You wouldn’t turn up to an important meeting, interview, or pitch wearing an old pair of jeans and a scruffy T-shirt. You may have heard it many times before, but the ‘you never get a second chance to make a first impression’ cliché stands up to...

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Your Audience Don't Deserve You

You’ve sweated long and hard over your presentation. You’ve convinced yourself that the hours of preparation, rehearsal and anxiety attacks were going to be worth it. Visions of a standing ovation kept you going.

And then the reality of your...

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