An important part of the bidding process is the step after you submit your knock-out tender, when you deliver your post-tender presentation. This is when your client’s decision makers will be even more convinced of your credibility for the job, or left with doubt about how realistic your tender promises were. When preparing presentations to […]
I’m using this post as an opportunity to consider the importance of corporate identity and communicating it in a consistent style across all of an organisation’s outgoing media.
What do you understand a compelling presentation to be? What makes it compelling? What is it about a presentation that makes you want to stay and keep hearing more? We look here at some key tips that contribute to ensuring all your presentations are as compelling as they can be, so that your audience leaves […]
In previous blog posts, we’ve looked at how to present without notes (https://mercury-cs.co.uk/how-do-people-present-without-notes/), communicating strategy (https://mercury-cs.co.uk/strategise-and-communicate/) and how not to spoil an otherwise good presentation (https://mercury-cs.co.uk/dont-spoil-a-good-thing/). This time, we’re having a look at what it takes to ensure authenticity, believability and credibility when presenting.
The Labour Leader, Ed Miliband, is being praised by the media this week for delivering his hour-long conference speech without using any notes. This is a skill that public figures have mastered through the course of their careers. What about the rest of us who aren’t politicians or public speakers who find themselves in front […]
What’s important when submitting a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) or tender? The client, your reader, will want to know that you have the experience, credibility, capacity and genuine desire to deliver their requirements on time and to a high quality.
A presentation by a subject matter expert was spoiled yesterday by some shortcomings that could have been avoided. The following are some of the issues that we identified throughout the presentation: