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We have been improving business and financial presentations & pitches for 10+ years. Clients get advice, coaching and training to help them achieve their business objectives. They tell us we stand out because they get expert advice, practical help and fast results.

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The “So What?” Test

December 30, 2009

When you put your talk or presentation together, how do you decide what to include and what to leave out?  Use the “So What?” test. The SO WHAT TEST should be an essential part of any presentation preparation. What is the SO WHAT TEST?  For...

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Why are so many good accountants bad public speakers?

December 30, 2009

Why are some people good at presenting numbers on a piece of paper, but bad at getting the message across when speaking in public? Having coached scores of CFOs over the years, I have come to the conclusion it is because of their rigorous...

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How to start your business presentation

December 30, 2009

When presenting, the first few seconds of your talk are the most important. You can win, or lose, your audience within the first 10 seconds. Learn how to start your presentation powerfully Structuring an opening that grabs attention and sets the scene will mean...

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Develop better presentation messages for better presentations

December 30, 2009

The toughest part about putting a presentation together is knowing what to say.  Using better presentation messages can transform your presentations Fortunately, there are some tried and trusted techniques we at BBA use to work out the message that your presentation should deliver.  For...

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