How can accountants and lawyers improve their online training?

For obvious reasons training has had to be moved online but without the all-important face-to-face element, how can accountants and lawyers improve their online training? The first thing to realise is online training is here to stay.  Restrictions aside, there are many reasons for this: – Its more cost effective – They are easier toContinue reading “How can accountants and lawyers improve their online training?”

When is a webinar not a webinar? When it’s a meeting!

Something I seem to be sharing a lot at the moment are my practical tips on how to get better outcomes from online events.  I have learned a lot from facilitating more than 200 virtual events in the last 12 months but the main thing is when you’re planning an event, you need to beContinue reading “When is a webinar not a webinar? When it’s a meeting!”

How do you really engage your audience during video meetings?

Whenever and however you’re presenting, you know your number one objective is to engage your audience.  Presenting via video is even more difficult so how do you engage your audience during video meetings on Zoom, Teams or Skype? Firstly, if you think presenting virtually is the same as in person or easier you are gettingContinue reading “How do you really engage your audience during video meetings?”

What are the 3 ways to make a good presentation great?

One of the questions we are asked a lot is how do you make a good presentation great?  If I was being terse I’d  say there is actually only one way to make a good presentation great … … Engage your audience! The importance of engaging your audience is the same whether you are presenting virtuallyContinue reading “What are the 3 ways to make a good presentation great?”

How good are your presentations … no REALLY, how good are your presentations?

Ask yourself how good are your presentations actually are and answer yourself honestly! Most people think they’re a good presenter.  Unfortunately usually they’re not.  The evidence is all over LinkedIn – people hiding behind lecterns or other physical barriers, text heavy slides, presenters staring over their shoulders at the screen, auto-cues and scripts and my personal hate,Continue reading “How good are your presentations … no REALLY, how good are your presentations?”