Author Archives: Caroline

5 techniques – straight from TED – to give your business presentations more impact
28 Apr

5 techniques – straight from TED – to give your business presentations more impact

TED and TEDx are held up as the pinnacle of effective public speaking. Here are some winning techniques – used at last month’s TEDx Barcelona event – that you can easily apply to your own business presentations.

Which ones will you apply?

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Language is just a tool: how to reduce the stress of business presentations in English
18 Oct

Language is just a tool: how to reduce the stress of business presentations in English

Making a business presentation in English when it’s not your mother tongue can be a nerve-wracking experience. But it doesn’t have to be.

These 3 tips will help you reduce the stress, connect with your audience – and make a real impact.

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Presenting with Presence: the 7 – 38 – 55 breakdown
05 Oct

Presenting with Presence: the 7 – 38 – 55 breakdown

Your content may be rich and interesting and well researched. But if you don’t speak with energy and passion the delivery falls flat, and the impact – and probably the message – is lost.

So if you have something important to say, how do you say it with impact? By focusing on how you present. And by presenting with presence.

Here’s how.

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How to brag nicely – a motivational talk
10 Apr

How to brag nicely – a motivational talk

Many of us feel uncomfortable talking about our professional accomplishments and successes. After all, we’ve probably all been told that it’s rude to brag or boast. But if you’re going to make an impression in a job interview, networking event or elevator pitch situation, glossing over your achievements is not a solution. You need to brag – but nicely.

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Speaking at Barcelona’s International Community Day
06 Apr

Speaking at Barcelona’s International Community Day

It was an early start at Barcelona’s beautiful Maritime Museum, housed in former shipyards that date back to the 13th century. I was to lead the first workshop at International Community Day on how to inspire through your personal brand – tips for promoting yourself professionally and seeking out opportunities to connect in Barcelona.

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