Welcome to Barry Brophy, Presentation Skills

Most people’s response to an afternoon of presentations will be: ‘Do I have to stay for all of them?’ Presentations are often dull and ineffective but they don’t have to be. A presentation and a conversation are essentially the same thing and if you arrange your content properly, you can present as easily as if …

Graphs in Presentations – How Good They Can Actually Be

Graphs don’t have to be the worst thing in your presentation. In fact presentations – which are live, interactive, physical, 3-dimensional, personal – offer the best forum for presenting numbers through graphs as this short video (with a little help from Hans Rosling) shows.

Top 5 Presentation Hates.

View a short video of the top 5 things that drive me maddest in presentations. It features two young guest presenters who do as good a presenting job as most, unfortunately. View here.

New Set of 5x Presentation Mini E-Books Now Available – Aug’18

New series of 5 x 15-minute mini e-books now available. Upskill your presentations at your next coffee break…at your next 5 coffee breaks! Get targeted help on overcoming nerves, creating effective visual aids, interacting with your audience, keeping it interesting and keeping to time. Buying options from just £1.79 here.

Only Fools and Presentations

Watch this week’s videocast, which finds insights on how to deliver a presentation from an unlikely source: the Trotter brothers. It shows how arguments unlock the key to good delivery. It’s funny, too. Get my new book, Awful Presentations, here.  

Presentation of the Year 2017…kind of…

Video – “MY PRESENTATION OF THE YEAR 2017″…sort of. Watch my seasonal ‘presentation of the year’ short video to see the kind of role models I like to cite, and maybe learn how a presentation should be more of a conversation than a performance.

Discussion on Awful Presentations with Samantha Kelly on Crowdcast

I know it looks like the opening titles to The Brady Bunch (for those of a certain age) but this is actually a screenshot of my recent Crowdcast with Samantha kelly (and others) on presentations and ‘Awful Presentations’. It was a really good way to explore a subject with interaction, questions, polls, in-vision contributions and sample …