Category Archives for Communication

Communicating Financial Information Effectively

Many non financial managers will tell you that you don’t understand the financial information you produce, even when you go through it. As an accountant your ability to communicate financial information is a core skill. So what are some key tips on communicating financial information effectively to those in other parts of the organisation? Duncan […]

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How To Deal With Questions When Presenting

Many people do a great job at delivering their presentation. Then it comes to questions and they fall apart. In this video I share some thoughts on how to deal with questions effectively. For more information on the upcoming workshop, click here

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How To Practice For A Presentation

Giving a presentation for many people is a daunting experience. Yet it really does not need to be that hard. In this video I share a 4 step approach to effectively practice for a presentation. If you would like to learn more about being an effective presenter click here

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What To Include In Your Presentation

One problem few have when it comes to business presentations is too much time and too little content. Generally it is the complete opposite. In this video I share some thoughts on how to determine what to include and leave out of your presentation. For more information about my upcoming workshop, click here

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How To Get Your Messages Across As An Accountant

Accountants are communicating all of the time.  Sometimes this will be on a one to one basis.  Other times it might be to small groups.  Periodically it will be a full blown presentation to a whole organisation, division or department conference or meeting.  It can even be to industry analysts and the media if at […]

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Being A Great Simplifier

One of the qualities of great leaders that is often cited is that they have the ability to make the complex simple. With more and more people specialising these days, it can be a challenge when you become a leader to get your ideas, concepts, thoughts, visions and strategies across in a way that is […]

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The Real Barriers To Team Success

Teams, as we know, have the potential to contribute significantly to organisational performance. On the other hand they often fail to deliver to optimal performance levels.

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Biggest Barrier To Getting Your Message Across

Ever noticed how much a challenge it seems when people are asked to present.  There are of course many things that contribute to successfully getting our message across but in my experience their is one big barrier that gets in the way.  Watch this 2 minute video to find out what.   If you have […]

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Presentation Lessons From Dragons’ Den

In the Den businesses are seeking investment in their product or service.  So what were the key presentation lessons from the first week of the 2009 series? Make sure that you demonstrate your track record when presenting Don’t take big risks when making a pitch.  Focus on presenting professionally and in a business like way […]

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