Public speaking can be an extremely challenging experience for even the most confident presenters when speaking to a difficult audience.

Prior to stepping out of the board room a many years ago I spent several months travelling around every major City in the UK presenting a vision and a strategy to thousands of small business owners. The objective was clear; to acquire all of the support we needed to save and revive an ailing global brand.

Thankfully I wasn’t on my own at the time, together with a small but brilliant executive team and a visionary CEO our job was…


Mindful Presenter is hosting a free, 90-minute, high impact, public speaking masterclass and presentation skills webinar.

Public speaking and presenting are a challenge for a great number of people. Regardless of age, knowledge, position or even experience it’s a skill many people still struggle with. There are of course people who are not only very confident and comfortable giving a presentation, some enjoy it and are very good at it too.

If you haven’t experienced it already, I can promise you that the time will come when you will be asked to give an important presentation at work. …


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Presenting with impact doesn’t seem to be something that comes naturally or easily to many professionals but it is within our reach and the key to success is presence.

At Mindful Presenter we believe that presence is having a sense of poise and self-assurance along with the ability to make others feel like they are the most important person in the room. It is that feeling of credibility a person conveys together with the air of authority even though in terms of position or status they may not actually have any.

It’s a charisma in the form of a likability…


Many of us have been called on to give a virtual presentation over the last 12 months; it’s become the ‘norm’.

With so many people working from home all over the world we have all become used to the virtual presentation.

Coaching and training professionals to craft and deliver a high impact virtual presentation is now an everyday experience.

Within a few short months the world changed.

The virtual presentation became a natural, simple and very powerful way to communicate.

As 2020 progressed, the world opened up to a more casual way of presenting through Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype and…


Joe Biden made his inaugural address on Wednesday. It was an inspirational masterclass in the choice and use of words.

I’m not a US citizen, I live in the UK. I’m not particularly interested in politics; I’m interested in people and progress. I have zero interest in division, I live in hope of unity wherever we live in the world.

Politics aside, it was the impassioned theme and mindfully chosen words of unification which connected with me during President Joe Biden’s speech. “To overcome these challenges, to restore the soul and secure the future of America, requires so much more…


The key to high impact public speaking and presenting is contained in a number of timeless, real and very powerful truths.

We call it mindful presenting.

2020 has been a challenging, exhausting and troublesome year for all of us. The team at Mindful Presenter would like to help you take your public speaking and presentation skills to a whole new level in 2021. We hope this series of articles will help you to do just that.

Truth 26 — It’s like walking on fire

Public speaking and presenting in business can be stressful and anxiety provoking; a bit like walking…


The key to high impact public speaking and presenting is contained in a number of timeless, real and very powerful truths.

We call it mindful presenting.

2020 has been a challenging, exhausting and troublesome year for all of us. The team at Mindful Presenter would like to help you take your public speaking and presentation skills to a whole new level in 2021. We hope this series of article will help you to do just that.

Truth 14 — Nobody cares who you are

You have moments to capture your audience’s full attention, interest and curiosity. …


The key to high impact public speaking and presenting is contained in a number of timeless, real and very powerful truths.

We call it mindful presenting.

2020 has been a challenging, exhausting and troublesome year for all of us. The team at Mindful Presenter would like to help you take your public speaking and presentation skills to a whole new level in 2021. We hope this series of article will help you to do just that.

Truth 1 — Don’t be yourself

Far too many public speaking articles champion a flawed mantra. …


The key to high impact public speaking and presenting is contained in a number of timeless, real and very powerful truths.

We call it mindful presenting.

2020 has been a challenging, exhausting and troublesome year for all of us. The team at Mindful Presenter would like to help you take your public speaking and presentation skills to a whole new level in 2021. We hope this series of article will help you to do just that.

Truth 14 — Nobody cares who you are

You have moments to capture your audience’s full attention, interest and curiosity. …

Maurice DeCastro

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

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