Presentation Skills

Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
October 21, 2020

Should I use bullet points in my presentation?

No. Categorically, no. We’ve been through this several times, but there really is no excuse any more. I know, I know, there are reasons you’ve considered using bullet points. Arguments...

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Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
October 21, 2020

Can I view a PowerPoint file on an iPad?

Yes. Depending on your requirements, there are a few ways to do this, and each carries pros and cons. Option 1: Office 365 – The first and most obvious solution is...

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Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
October 21, 2020

Presentation Language

Many presenters spend a lot of energy (and money!) focusing on body language in a presentation, but a far more important area to focus on is actually your spoken language....

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Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
October 21, 2020

The Future of Presenting

Where do we see presenting headed in the near future? Technology predictions can be difficult to make. Technology is advancing faster than ever, and the changes we’ve seen in the...

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Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
October 21, 2020

Presentations and Twitter

The way we present is changing. The rise in the number of presenters actively publicising their presentations on Twitter has led to a huge wave of responses – some good,...

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Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
October 9, 2020

How long should my presentation be?

The short answer to this question is, of course, that it depends. It depends on your audience, on your content, on the setting. Often the choice is taken entirely out...

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Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
August 21, 2020

Communicating through a Language Barrier

Recently, I started learning Spanish. Whilst it’s certainly not an easy task and I’ve been taking it very slow, just learning the basics, it did get me thinking about past...

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Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
August 4, 2020

Should I use animation in my presentation?

Yes. But, as with most presentation advice, there are limitations. Animation should aid, not hinder, your audience’s understanding of your presentation. Animation doesn’t work when it’s distracting. Flashy animations such...

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Harry Wilson
Posted by Harry Wilson
April 5, 2020

What equipment should I take for my presentation?

When you are pitching to prospective clients, current customers or even your team it is essential that you have the correct equipment with you. Having the right equipment with you...

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