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You've been invited to speak at a conference...

It's a great opportunity to build your reputation with colleagues and fellow experts. It's a chance to share your message and influence your industry.

You want to be the best you can be. You want to nail it!

But you've got limited planning time - it's not like you can take a week off to prep your presentation. You've got to squeeze your planning time between all your other commitments. And progress is slow or maybe you're feeling stuck.


The Procrastination Pitfall

Some presenters feel so overwhelmed by the enormity of the task of planning their presentation that they put if off. Then they end up in a mad panic trying to get it done at the last minute.

Presenter's Block

Some presenters try to get started right away, but get stuck at the first hurdle - they don't where to start. Or they start with planning the beginning of their presentation, but get stuck because it's difficult to plan the beginning when they don't know what comes next.

The Brainstorm Trap

Some presenters have no problem getting started and generate heaps of material, but then get stuck trying to sort through all their material and getting it into a logical order. They end up spinning their wheels, with no clear direction and no end in sight.

From stuck to success

It doesn't have to be this way.

There is a system that will guide you to prepare an effective and engaging presentation.

That will breakdown the whole process into easy action steps that you can complete one at a time and feel a sense of accomplishment as you tick them off.

That will show you exactly what to do first, and then lead you by the hand from one step to the next.

And a system that won't have you generate heaps of information that you won't ever use. You'll only create the content you need, and no more.


Hi, we're Olivia Mitchell and Tony Burns

It took us six months to plan our first major conference presentation

We were determined to deliver the best presentation of the conference.

We had heaps of ideas, but we had no planning system and so we struggled to get all our ideas and information in order. Over the months our speech started to take shape and we refined and fine-tuned it week by week.

How that Presentation Led to the Creation of a Planning System

We nailed that presentation! But after our elation died down, we reflected on the huge amount of time and effort that we had put into that presentation.

2 years later, we started our presentation training company. We didn't want our clients to go through the same struggle as we had.

We scoured our library of presentation books and combined that book learning with our own speaking experience to create a thorough 13-step process that we called the SpeakerMap™.

But then, the Police Challenged Us

We were engaged to run a series of courses for the NZ Police, and they told us they wanted to learn how to deliver briefings – short, to the point presentations.

We realised that a 13-step process wouldn't cut it. So we deleted out any step or sub-step that wasn't absolutely necessary. It worked brilliantly and the Police loved it.

And then it dawned on us - this new streamlined SpeakerMap™ would work for all our clients.

Our Clients Love the SpeakerMap™

Over the last 18 years, our company has trained thousands of our clients to use the SpeakerMap™.

The SpeakerMap™ is a streamlined tool to help presenters create highly engaging and persuasive presentations as rapidly as possible.

Until now the SpeakerMap™ has only been available to people who can come to our live events...

Introducing our new program:

NAIL THAT PRESENTATION is a self-paced online coaching program to help you create your presentation using the SpeakerMap™ in 10 hours or less.



Module 1: Set your Destination

Decide on where you want to take your audience:

  • The only 4 questions you need to ask, to ensure you pitch your content just right and meet your audience's needs
  • Develop a crystal clear message that ensures everyone in your audience will get it
  • Design two super-simple slides which will instantly have you stand out from presenters using traditional slides
Module 2: Prove your Prototype

Build a short version of your presentation by reverse engineering from your Destination:

  • Use the 3Q sequence methodology to develop a logical structure so that your audience can follow you with ease
  • Express yourself in a clear and succinct manner that will enhance your reputation as an expert who can communicate
  • Design slides using a scientifically-proven method that helps people remember more than ever before
Module 3: Engage your Audience

Explore the magic of stories to add another dimension to your presentation:

  • Create an opening for your presentation which creates anticipation and instantly establishes your credibility
  • Add variety and novelty to keep your audience on the edge of their seats
  • Supercharge your slides with engaging visual elements
Module 4: Develop your Topic

How to dive deep into your topic without losing your audience:

  • How to stay within the Zone of Engagement™ so that your audience don't zone out
  • Implement the seven easy Signposting sentences that will allow your presentation to flow seamlessly



100% Risk Free

We stand so solidly behind the effectiveness of our program to help you Nail that Presentation, that we will make it totally risk-free for you.

If you implement our principles and systems and find that they don't make a significant difference to the success of your first presentation after doing this program, we will offer you your investment back, for up to 60 days after that presentation.

Dr Rich Allen

In the decade I’ve known Tony and Olivia, I have watched them become New Zealand’s most passionate and knowledgeable presentation skills trainers.  These are dedicated professionals, at the height of their skills.  I cannot recommend them highly enough.

Dr Rich Allen Green Light Education
Clarissa Wallace

In August I was asked by our CEO to give a presentation to the Board of Trustees. I prepared myself with your SpeakerMap™. I got fantastic feedback and heard that the Board were very impressed with me. This presentation has been the highlight of my year!

Clarissa Wallace Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre
Daniel Bowbyes

Out of the 117 presenters that spoke at the TechEd conference my final ranking  was #9.  I absolutely would not have achieved that had it not been for the invaluable speaker training you provided!

Daniel Bowbyes Datacom



Frequently Asked Questions

  • q-iconWill I be able to access all the program at once?

    Yes. You will have instant access to every module of the program so that you can work through the program at your own pace.

  • q-iconFor how long will I have access to the program?

    You will have lifetime access to the program.

  • q-iconI have to give a speech at my wedding. Will this work for me?

    Sorry we can’t help you. Nail That Presentation is best suited for planning business and conference presentations.

  • q-iconI see that you're from New Zealand. Will what you're teaching work in other countries?

    Absolutely. The principles of excellent presentation design are universal across Western countries. Olivia has a popular blog with a worldwide following and has been a speaker at the Presentation Summit in the US.

  • q-iconI'd like my employer to pay. Can you invoice them?

    Sorry, we’re only able to accept credit cards or PayPal at this time. The best method is for you to pay with your own credit card or PayPal and claim the expense back from your employer.

  • q-iconWill this work for academic presentations?

    Yes, absolutely it will. However, you may find that your presentation stands out – in a good way!

  • q-iconI'm not sure that online learning will work for me?

    It’s a great question. We’ve run face to face courses for 18 years and were skeptical about online learning too. But we’ve now done enough online learning courses ourselves to know that online learning can work. We’ve designed this program carefully so that you get the support and feedback you need. We’ve made sure we provide the material in a variety of formats so that you can digest the material in a way that suits you. And of course the pluses of online learning are that you can take part from wherever you are in the world and in a way that works easily with your schedule.

Here's what you get included...

BONUS #1: "Keep on Track" Scheduling System

Plug in the date of your presentation and we'll give you a schedule which gives you an ideal timetable for each stage of prepping and rehearsing for your presentation.

BONUS #4: Write an Engaging Speaker Bio

Another of those pesky jobs you have to do as a conference presenter. We'll show you how to write a speaker bio that people will want to read.

BONUS #2: The "Be Prepared" Equipment Checklist

Yes, Tony was a Scout. We'll give you a checklist of all the equipment you should bring with you to your presentation so that you're prepared for any eventuality.

BONUS #5: What to ask the Conference Organiser

We'll give you a list of all the essential questions you need to ask, so that you're aware of all the parameters for your presentation.

BONUS  #3: Captivating Presentation Title Templates

Often, giving your presentation a title is an afterthought. We'll give you a page full of templates that you can adapt to your topic and which will have conference attendees flocking to your session.

BONUS #6: Royalty Free Stock Images

We'll give you our list of free stock photo sites where you can find great images to make your presentation stand out.

Imagine feeling READY and EXCITED  to deliver your presentation

Boost your confidence

You'll have the confidence of knowing that you have great content that is sure to engage your audience.

I feel 100% more confident.

Jo Honey, Winstone Wallboards

Impress your audience

Imagine audience members coming up to you after your presentation and saying "That was the best presentation of the conference".

At a recent conference the best speaker by far had just attended your course.

Paul Wilson, TrustPower

Invest less time

And you'll be thinking to yourself "I achieved that, and in less time that it's ever taken me to prepare a presentation before!"

Your SpeakerMap™ enabled me to plan an effective presentation in half-a-day. Normally this would have taken me two weeks.

Simon Lloyd-Evans, IAG