Speak First Blog

10 February 2017

Sales season: Part 5 A face-to-face with sales manager Jun Man

Does anybody ever think of the sales manager behind the sales person? We see a wealth of media coverage of the sales person’s perspective, how to be successful, how to reach all your targets, how to ...

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8 February 2017

Why it’s time to leave behind your presentation ‘Leave Behinds’

  One common cause of ‘Death by PowerPoint’ is trying to kill two birds with one stone – producing a presentation and a leave-behind at the same time. As a result both get done badly. As Jerry ...

6 February 2017

SAles season Part 4: Personal development done right

Everyone can benefit from personal development on some level. Afterall, that's the reason you're here. The key thing to remember is that personal development is ongoing and needs constant refinement ...

20 January 2017

Sales Season Part 2: Appearance skills and Body language

 ‘You never get a second chance to make a first impression’.

11 January 2017

Body Language: 7 steps to becoming instantly likeable

We all want to be liked and accepted. Be it by our managers, our friends, family, neighbours, audiences and our other everyday crowds - but as we all know a little too well, it can be a struggle. ...

11 August 2016

9 Secrets to delivering successful webinars

With a greater number of presentations and meetings being delivered by webinar, simply knowing your message isn't enough.

28 July 2016

What are the advantages of 'open' training courses?

What are the advantages of 'open' training courses over in-company training?     As the training market shifts and new global training trends have been appearing, we have been asking what the ...

6 July 2016

Hot tips for handling nerves

  Often, nerves and a lack of confidence can be the main thing holding us back, particularly when speaking in public or attending an interview. While a certain level of nerves can be useful to keep ...

2 June 2016

Personal Effectiveness – learn to do the right things right and save time

More than ever, the pressures of work – and indeed life – can make us feel overloaded, overwhelmed and unable to achieve what we need to, when we need to. As people are being asked to do even more ...

1 June 2016

Make a great first impression

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression” W. Triestof Research has proven just how true this quote is. The opinions people form on meeting us for the first time rarely change. One ...