Do you find yourself having to present complex information to people who don’t have the same level of knowledge or expertise as you do?

Presenting complex information can be a significant challenge for even the most seasoned presenter.

Regardless of the topic, all presenters share the common goal of ensuring…


For many people, presenting and public speaking can feel as scary as Halloween.

As we approach Halloween, households all over the world have begun preparations. Huge trays and tubs are being filled with sweets with pumpkins being strategically placed by front doors. I’m also getting ready for the frenzy. …


These 21 Powerful PowerPoint tips will add enormous value to your presentation. Create the impact you want to make not just verbally but visually.

Eight years ago it was estimated that there were more than 500 million users of PowerPoint globally. PowerPoint had an estimated, 95% share of the presentation…


Do you have any bad public speaking habits?

A mindful presenter considers, crafts and conveys their message with a high level of awareness. A distracted mind has a habit of reacting rather than responding and operating on autopilot rather than appreciation. …


Presentation anxiety is probably the most written about topic when it comes to presenting and public speaking. Storytelling, structure and style pale into insignificance compared to requests we receive to help professionals calm their presention anxiety and nerves.

Despite the ubiquity of presentation anxiety, at Mindful Presenter we have noticed…


How effective is your public speaking voice?

‘The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play.’ Richard Strauss

Despite the truth and elegance of this quote, I believe that the word ‘voice’ means a great deal more than the sound produced…


Public speaking nerves is something which can effect even the most seasoned and talented professional. In fact, Mark Twain probably wasn’t too far away from the truth when he suggested,“There are two types of speakers: those who are nervous and those who are liars.”

Barbra Streisand, the singer and actress…


f great presenting is a skill you aspire to develop in your profession you needn’t look any further for inspiration. Many of the most gifted speakers have already led the way in powerful public speaking and high impact presenting.

History has provided us with a very clear premise on which…


If presenting at work or speaking in public is a source of anxiety for you then you are not alone. The very idea of sitting in on a business presentation makes great number of professionals uncomfortable too.

For some, the anticipation of presenting or attending a presentation is akin to…


The most powerful way to make a memorable impact in business presentations is to tell a story.

Human beings have been telling tales from the first moment we developed the capacity to speak.

In fact, we’ve been telling each other stories for thousands of years to help us to make…

Maurice DeCastro

Author, speaker, trainer, presenter - former corporate executive passionate about personal leadership, people and results.

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