Presentation Q&A: Handouts

Question: Which is better? Giving the handout before or after the presentation? Answer: In general, it’s best to give handouts after the presentation, if you give the handout at the start of the presentation then you run the risk of people flicking through it while they should be listening to you, thus losing connection. If […]


Open with the Fire

How many presentations have you heard starting with “hello my name is X, I work with company Y. Company Y is was established in xxxx and prides itself on good quality products and service. We are the market leader in blah blah blah and today we would like to tell you about Product Z.” ? […]


It’s Not About You

When it comes to public speaking, presentations and sales there are four words that you’ll find in every book, blog or workshop. Four words that can be applied to every speaking situation, four words that are so obvious that you’d wonder why anyone would bother even mentioning them… The four words? – “It’s not about […]