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Why you need to become a good storyteller

A great story is memorable and easy to understand, and can engage and draw in your audience far more readily than a speech or presentation can. The good news is that effective storytelling is not as difficult as it might seem - being prepared is the key.

Mastering the art of public speaking

Yes, it terrifies many of us, but for a business owner, improving public speaking skills can be a real asset. It all starts with knowing your audience, making a connection, telling a story and involves plenty of practice.

Three ways to engage with the audience before you speak

Engaging with the audience before you speak is invaluable, it's as valuable as what you say on the day. Here are some powerful preparation techniques you can use to create inroads into the hearts and minds of your audience.

Be graceful under pressure: Seven tips

Why do some choke, while others stay cool and calm? It's all about how you prepare.

Webinar: How to overcome your speaking nerves

For small to medium business owners, good presentation skills are vital for delivering ideas with impact to prospects and clients, for raising capital, and for pitching opportunities to strategic partners. You can learn how to perfect yours in this free webinar...

Four mental tricks to build self-confidence

Use these four rules to make sure your next presentation, demo, or sales pitch is a success.

Ladies, here’s how to be heard in meetings

While there is a very public battle going on to get more women on boards and into executive positions, women in businesses across all sectors, be it corporate or SMEs, are still trying to be heard and acknowledged in meetings. Here are some tips for getting your message across, whether at an important board meeting or coffee catch-up with a client.

Give a great speech: Three tips from Aristotle

Convey your message, convince your audience, and confirm where they stand. A method from the master of rhetoric himself.

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Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

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Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...