How do you take information that’s specialised, complex and often emotionally dry and bring it to life for a non-technical audience? It’s a common challenge for my clients, many of whom work in science and tech and seek investment from people far removed from their...
No matter how many times I present my process, I know it’s the first time my audience will experience it.
Jonathan Risley is the CEO of #ThinAir, a company on a mission to transform the way we source clean drinking water, providing their water-generating technology to rural communities, future cities and drought-stricken areas.
Instead of looking inward, focus on your audience. Ground yourself in your purpose. See the opportunity for what it is: a chance to share your passion and help others benefit from its value.
Know what to rehearse, why it’s important and the outcome you want to achieve.
Milan Samani is the CEO of TIL Ventures, who work with governments, multi-lateral development banks and 30 of the Fortune100 companies to build venture accelerators, develop market creation capabilities and drive intrapreneurial innovation.
In this video I look at why people fail to inspire confidence in investors and offer advice on how you can present the very best version of yourself.
The words you choose when presenting matter. Most don’t realise the damage they can inadvertently do to their cause by using the wrong words. Investors fund you based on your ability to execute. They need to know you have a relentless resourcefulness to bring your...
In this video I share a powerful technique that ensures you enter every pitch with the right mindset and the energy needed to win investors over.
People assume I’ve always been comfortable presenting to an audience. They think I’m a natural. But nothing could be further from the truth. When I was young, I was painfully shy. I almost developed an ulcer because I was so worried about public speaking. My sister...
In this video I highlight one such mannerism that should be eliminated from every woman’s presenting behaviour.
Meet Kate Hofman, CEO of GrowUp Urban Farms, a company committed to feeding people in a way that is positive for communities and the environment, today and in the future.
When creating your pitch, be ruthless. Remove any element that doesn’t serve your story. Even those you love.
In this short video, I show you a simple technique that ensures every audience member feels like you’re having a one-to-one conversation with them.
How we think we influence people, and how we actually influence them, is very different. We assume WHAT we say is most important. To have impact, what’s said must align with HOW. Only 7% of what people absorb is due to what is said. 38% is voice tone. 55% is body...