Paula's Blog

7 Presentation Myths That Need to Die

You may have been to many public speaking courses over the years and received some great advice. Getting tips and advice from other professionals is a fantastic way to grow your knowledge and skill base but what about all the advice that hasn’t serviced you well? Here are a few presentation myths that if used on the platform could have…

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When a speaker cancels at the last minute

When a Speaker cancels at the last minute I used to always joke that I hoped a speaker cancels at the last minute so I can jump up and say 'I'm ready, pick me' but when it happens Oh My Goodness. On Monday night about an hour before our big launch one of the 6 speakers  decides after 2 months…

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Valentines Day is nearly here!! Noooo

Wow, it's January 8th, everyone is still recovering from  the Christmas and New Year celebrations and there on the radio some business is talking about Valentines Day.  Noooo!!! please let me recover from Christmas were my first thoughts but then another thought entered my head.  I am on holidays until February 1st, then I will be madly working for a week…

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The Launch of the Global Institute of Training and Presenting

I am proud to announce I am now the Director and Chief of Business at the Global institute of Training and Presenting. After 30 years in the industry it was time to give back.  My colleague Karen Livey has joined me on this journey and we have developed a wonderful new association and some leading edge programmes and offerings. On November the 3rd…

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