Archive for the 'Presentation skills' Category

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How Aroused Is Your Audience?

Posted in Presentation skills by Sarah

October 14th, 2014

Paying attention to the arousal levels of those around you will make you a much more accomplished presenter. In this article Sarah Haddon shares how…

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Losing The Umms and Errs

Posted in Presentation skills by Sara

July 29th, 2014

A common presentation problem is filling your presentation with “umms and errs”. This article looks at how to eliminate them, and other habitual conversation fillers, from your presentation.

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Why No Reaction Can Be A Great Reaction

Posted in Presentation skills by Debs

June 10th, 2014

Usually we love getting questions after our presentation. However Matt Drought points out in this blog that a presentations can still tick every box regardless of whether there are any questions.

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3 Presentation Techniques For Avoiding A Sea Of Blank Faces!

Posted in Presentation skills by Sarah

June 4th, 2014

A sea of blank faces is not a welcome sight for any presenter! This blog looks at how to avoid that sinking feeling with 3 techniques to help.

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Presentation Skills: Three Types Of Speakers

Posted in Presentation skills by Sara

May 23rd, 2014

Mark Twain said:  “There are two types of speakers – those that are nervous and those that are liars.” I disagree.  I think there are 3 types.  Nervous, liars and prepared. We believe preparation, how certain you are about your next presentation, is the key.  Certainty about the key messages, the structure, and your own [...]

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The funny (awful) truth about conference calls

Posted in Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Mark

February 15th, 2014

A funny video which highlights some of the drawbacks of conference calls. I’m sure you can relate to some of these!

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The difference between a Value Proposition and an Elevator Pitch

Posted in Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Debs

October 1st, 2013

The difference between a Value Proposition and an Elevator Pitch is finally answered in this short blog from Debs.

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Selling secrets – how restaurants employ “menu engineering”

Posted in Blog, Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Matt

September 26th, 2013

We share the top 7 ways restaurants present menus that help you to spend just that little bit more…

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Life is short. Have an affair. (and other straplines)

Posted in Blog, Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Mark

August 18th, 2013

“Life is short. Have an affair”. So goes the strapline for a rather cheeky new brand in the adult market. But this begs the question – what’s your personal strapline?

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Make your next presentation your best ever!

Posted in Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Matt

July 17th, 2013

How do you make your next presentation your best ever? In this blog, Matt talks about what it takes to create a stunning presentation, that changes the world of your audience. There’s also a fabulous example of what it takes to succeed.

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The six principles of persuasion

Posted in Negotiation Skills, Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Matt

July 3rd, 2013

The 6 principles of persuasion, from Dr Robert Cialdini, are as relevant today as when he wrote them 20 years ago. Here we outline them, with an extra note or two about how to use them in sales.

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How To Sell An Idea Without Any Words

Posted in Flim, Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Matt

February 13th, 2012

Chipotle’s Grammy Award Winning Advertisement highlights the power of imagery.

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The Winning Pitch #10: 10 reasons why customers say “yes”

Posted in Presentation skills by Mary

December 27th, 2011

Mary presents the final piece of the “Winning Pitch” – explaining why customers will say “yes” to your next pitch!

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Seth’s advice, could be a good new years thing

Posted in Flim, Presentation skills by Matt

December 22nd, 2011

Assorted tips, hope they help – No stranger or unknown company will ever contact you by mail or by phone with an actual method for making money easily or in your spare time. And if the person or company contacting you asserts that they are someone you know, double check before taking action. – Don’t [...]

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Presentation Skills: Show Your Natural, Human Warmth: TED TALK

Posted in Flim, Presentation skills by Mark

December 16th, 2011

This talk from the wonderful http://www.ted.com/talks website really encapsulates what we are all about at Natural Training.

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The Winning Pitch #9: 10 reasons why customers say “yes”

Posted in Presentation skills by Mary

December 13th, 2011

Mary presents piece 9 of the “Winning Pitch” – explaining why customers will say “yes” to your next pitch!

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An Example of a Great Story! The Greek Economy…

Posted in Presentation skills, Sales Skills by Greg

December 8th, 2011

Here’s an example of a great story which is useful to help you present and inspire others when selling!

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The Winning Pitch #8: 10 reasons why customers say “yes”

Posted in Presentation skills by Mary

November 29th, 2011

Mary presents the 8th exciting installment of the “Winning Pitch” – explaining why customers will say “yes” to your next pitch!

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The Winning Pitch #7: 10 reasons why customers say “yes”

Posted in Presentation skills by Mary

November 15th, 2011

Mary presents the “Winning Pitch” – explaining why customers will say “yes” to your next pitch. Here is reason number 7.

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The Winning Pitch #6: 10 reasons why customers say “yes”

Posted in Presentation skills by Mary

October 25th, 2011

Mary presents the next part of the “Winning Pitch” – explaining why customers will say “yes” to your next pitch!

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