Simon Morton

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The Unconsciously Incompetent Presenter - The Case For Ongoing Presenter Training

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself"

Leo Tolstoy

There are legions of zombies presenting at business events and meetings across the world right now. These zombies tend to be pretty benign, but chances are...

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What A Car Ad Tells Us About Death By PowerPoint And The Presentation Holy Trinity

PowerPoint gets truly dreadful press. Tap the phrase 'Death by PowerPoint' into a search engine and you get over 134 million results. There are books, videos, blogs and TED Talks all dedicated to the topic. Dig a little deeper and search...

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The Biggest Reason Your Fancy New Sales Presentation Will Fail

What ensures the success of a sales presentation? If you're a regular reader of our blog, you'd expect us to talk about the clarity of message, understanding of audience, and valuable visuals. And of course, all of those things are important....

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My Name Is Simon... And I'm An Anxious Presenter

There are many upsides to working in the presentation sector – a steady flow of new and interesting projects, incredibly grateful clients and the opportunity to spread your creative wings on a daily basis. There is, however, one sizeable downside...

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Stop Listening To Your Colleagues

Colleagues. Co-workers. Peers. Whatever you choose to call them, there's no doubt that they form an important part of what makes your working day tick.

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Tips For Increasing & Measuring Impact

Let’s face facts - CPD presentations are about prompting action.

Simply turning up, speaking, and then dishing out the sandwiches serves little purpose for you or for your audience.

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B2B Video Has Lost Its Mojo

Do you remember the first time you received an email? Exciting, wasn’t it?

What about the first text message? Yep – I remember that too…

And while this may age me, I recall sending my first fax and uttering to a colleague, “That’s it – we’ve...

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Amending Presentations For Different Audiences

The art of internal communication is often about ensuring that you share a core message across your organisation in a consistent manner.

Unfortunately, the net result of this aim is that internal presentations often become very ‘safe’ - a bit...

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Harnessing The Power Of The Pitch Presentation

Simply uttering the word ‘presentation’ can send some perfectly rational people into a tizzy.

The thought of stepping in front of an audience sets the heart racing, the stomach churning and the mind completely frazzled.

This (all too frequent)...

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Is your SKO/GSC delivering ROI?

We're in the thick of Sales Kick-Off season.

At this moment, thousands of sales people across the land are packing bags and preparing to depart to an exotic location for days of back-to-back presentations about new strategy, products, skill...

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