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The secrets of a good presentation – Phil Waknell will tell you!

Practice, practice, practice! This is just one of many tips Phil Waknell gives for successful presentations in an interview with Matthias Garten. Beforehand, however, conscientious and comprehensive preparation is also needed – especially for all beginners.

Expert tips are also available for advanced presenters at Phil Waknell. In the following video interview, you can find out what they should primarily pay attention to and what the term “presentation director” is all about.

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Phil Waknell has more than 12 years of management experience. He worked for companies such as Procter & Gamble and Hewlett-Packard – mostly as Director of Strategic Sales. As a result, Phil Waknell has lived and worked in many countries. In the company he co-founded, “Ideas on stage”, he heads the training business and teaches presentation skills and  skills at HEC Paris (Europe’s #1 business school!) Phil is English but speaks fluent French. In addition, he runs well-known blog around the topic of presentation skills. More information at:

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Informatiker Matthias Garten is the expert for multimedia presentations. He is an entrepreneur, speaker (TOP 100 Speaker), trainer (TOP 100 Excellence Trainer), multiple book author, presentation coach, member of the GSA and Club 55, organizer of the Presentation Conference and the Presentation Bootcamp. In addition to PowerPoint and presentation training, he inspires and advises companies to present themselves even more effectively and thus stand out from competitors. He is the business owner of the presentation and PowerPoint agency smavicon Best Business Presentations and with his team has created over 15,000 presentations for over 150 industries since 1993.