How we help introverts present
Why are some people such naturals at presentations, and what can you do if you are not but your job requires public speaking? We have found the answer to both these questions, as HBM's Mark Laudi explains.
Why teaching MBA students presentation skills is easier said than done
My clients for media skills and executive presence training are almost exclusively senior business and government leaders. But when National University of Singapore asked me a few years ago to coach their top MBA students, I accepted. The opportunity to contribute to the development of future business and government leaders was too good to pass up.Fast forward six years, and we have added Nanyang
"Before I start"... well, you've already started, so just get on with it!
Please can we retire "Before I start" from keynote presenters' vocabularies. Fact is, when you say these words, by definition you've already started! Here are some of the most egregious abuses of the phrase. And some replacement options.
Appearing well in the media is part of our heritage
It's auspicious to be good in media appearances. These two guests show why.
HBM launches online presentation skills course for future leaders
HBM is launching an online presentation skills course for tomorrow's leaders. It is customisable yet scalable, it has both theory and practical elements, and it benefits both the universities which license the course and participants.
Dealing with investors' questions - are you ready?
Annual General Meetings are critically important for companies and investors to come together, to review the accounts and to discuss the outlook. But in a weaker economy, companies may need a helping hand communicating the difficult year ahead to their shareholders. That's why we are launching a public speaking course specially geared to the C-suite ahead of AGM season in Singapore and Malaysia.
How to choose the right media mentor
So, you or your CEO is getting set for a media interview and you are anxious it will go well. Or you are starting your own in-house video series and you need to prepare your CEO for it. But how do you go about finding the right media or presentation skills coach?