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Presentations
14 May 2022

It's all in the voice. 1-Clarity

For a speaker to succeed they need a clear message delivered with a clear voice. Clarity is…

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Presentations
14 April 2022

The great speakers

Speaking skills are important, but in the end, the great speakers that we refer to have achieved…

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Presentations
14 February 2022

3 Questions and 3 Answers

Employ Ethos, Logos and Pathos from the very start of a presentation or training session to…

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Training
16 January 2022

Nerves - 3 tips for those opening moments

The best way to come through the stress of the opening of a presentation is to prepare by keeping…

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Training
13 December 2021

Be Different

Being different is about learning to create patterns and then break them, looking for opportunities…

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Training
08 November 2021

The Secret to Listening well

Listening is hard work, which is presumably why so many of us struggle to do it well. 

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Michael's superb training style is underpinned by an incredible depth of knowledge and experience. Like all true experts, he delivers what he knows with ease and simplicity, exampling the skills he is teaching as he does so.

Very informative and great anecdotes which illustrated points and provided visual markers.

The most interesting training that I have ever taken part in! Experience + Wisdom + Perfect teaching approach.

The training was spot on. He really listened to us and customised his responses throughout.

Loved the creation of visual examples through the use of body and how relating the experience really helps demonstrate the message.

Very approachable and motivational. So much information, brilliantly delivered.

Loads of great analogies and stories - very friendly and helpful.

Very approachable and knowledgeable and good use of examples to simplify the material.

In just one day Michael was able to teach a class of children how to craft their own personal stories and experiences into powerful and engaging speeches that resonate with an adult audience as well as with a younger audience. It is a marvellous way to help them increase self-confidence and in the process - almost without them even realising it - become natural speakers and excellent communicators.

Michael has a style of speaking which draws the audience into his world, captivates them and leaves them with lasting memories of some of the descriptive phrases he has used and the information he has included. He also has the ability to pass the skills he uses in his own speaking on to those he trains.

Very good rapport, attention to detail, individual support, positive atmosphere and encouragement - a great place for learning.

• Very great example; how to express yourself, how to be engaging and how to match body language with what is said.