Death by Powerpoint: Why storytelling is key to presenting

I am willing to bet that when you’re tasked with giving a presentation at work, the first thing you do is load up PowerPoint on your computer. However, by presenting yourself with a blank canvas that...

Written by Michael Pryke

Published: March 16, 2018

communication presentations public speaking Tips work

How to pitch like a pro

Whatever line of work you’re in it is likely that at some point, you will be called upon to pitch something. Whether you are responsible for securing business for your company; or an entrepreneur...

Written by Michael Pryke

Published: March 15, 2018

presentations effective ebook business pitching

7 presentation tools that will ‘wow’ your colleagues.

At LSW, we know that giving presentations can be some people's worst nightmare. We also know that many of you will have sat through boring presentations, wishing for the moment you see that final...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: March 1, 2018

power pose presentations Tips ebook

How To Handle Presentation Disruptions

Whether we like it or not, the worst can happen when giving a speech or important presentation, our body can behave in ways we really don’t want it to, and other people can also. As was the...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 11, 2017


The Equation For Effective Communication

What if there was a simple equation that helped you to become a better communicator? Well, now there is!

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: October 3, 2017

communication presentations public speaking

Empower your speech by using vowels

The delivery of what you say can make all the difference in how your audience remembers you - for both the right and wrong reasons! Remember that lacklustre speech you endured that almost sent you...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: September 12, 2016

babies shakespeare Accent softening effective communication elocution Hamlet presentations public speaking Resources vowels

Authentic speech: what does it mean and why should you care?

We all know what inauthentic communication looks and sounds like. Whether it’s a politician from an elite background trying to mimic a Northern working class accent to “get on the voters’ level”,...

Written by Emma Serlin

Published: July 23, 2015

body language confidence effective communication Interview technique presentations public speaking Resources Tips Assertiveness