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GAVIN MEIKLE

The Presentation Doctor

Unique ID: gmeikleinter-activ-co-uk

Keywords: Speaker, Author, Trainer, ,

Industry sector: Coaching & Training, Education, Marketing

Location: United Kingdom

I am a  Scot, born in Dundee and brought up in Arbroath but now living and working in Portsmouth in the South of England.  After a successful corporate career in the pharmaceutical industry, I went self-self employed in 1997.

I run workshops and training courses on communication skills topics including public speaking and presentation skills, influencing skills and leadership. In addition, I am a prolific blogger and have published almost 400 articles on related communication skills topics.

I speak regularly to local business groups on communication-related topics and am comfortable with audiences from 10 to 1000+.   I have also acted as Emcee at various events and been interviewed on radio and TV.

Expertise & Speciality

Coaching and Training,  Communication Skills,  Emcee / Master of Ceremonies,  Event Hosts,  Leadership and Peak Performance,  Motivation / Inspiration,  Neuro linguistic programming  ,  Overcoming Fear,  Positive Psychology,  Positive Thinking,  Presentation Skills,  Presenters,  Sales and Marketing,  Spoken Word,  Toastmaster,  Training

Industry Sector

Coaching & Training,  Education,  Marketing

Passions & Purpose

Communication is at the heart of everything I do, be it face to face communication 1:1 or in groups; presentation skills and public speaking; or written communication including website content; blogging; social media and speech writing. My Mission is to change the way people communicate for good.

Recent gigs & credits

I ran a 45-minute workshop on Getting Your Point Across, at the Toastmasters D91 Spring Conference in Southampton

I was interviewed on The Business Show on Voice FM in Southampton recently. a one-hour live show featuring local businesses.

I spoke for 20 minutes on the Joy of Blogging at the Business Bulders Fareham meeting on Hayling Island

I was guest speaker at the Oxfordshire Project Summer Gathering at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

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Qualifications & Training

Educational and Professional Qualifications


  • BSc Hons in Chemistry

  • Prime and Excel Certified trainer with JCI

  • NLP Practitioner, Master Practioner and NLP Coach certifications

  • PTTLS Teaching Qualification

Awards & Achievements

Toastmasters International:

Communication awards: Competent Communicator, Advanced Communicator Bronze, Advance Communicator Silver, Advanced Communicator Gold, Competent Communicator, Advanced Communicator Bronze, Advance Communicator Silver, Advanced Communicator Gold,

Leadership Awards: Competent Leader, Advanced Leader Bronze, Advanced Leader Silver and Distinguished Toastmaster Awards from Toastmasters InternationalCompetent Leader, Advanced Leader Bronze, Advanced Leader Silver and Distinguished Toastmaster Awards

Press

8 tips to tackling the fear of public speaking

Eight tips for taming terror – transforming presentation nerves into confident communication

http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/8-tips-tame-terror/story-26673117-detail/story.html

http://www.recruiter.co.uk/personal-dev/2015/06/eight-tips-for-taming-terror-when-presenting/

 

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Interests and Hobbies

  • Active member of Solent Speakers, my Local Toastmasters Public Speaking Club
  • Blogging on presentation related topics
  • Leisure cycling
  • Reading

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