The ability to speak well in business is essential if you want to be taken seriously. However many people are afraid to step out in front of an
audience and talk. It doesn’t matter how bright and capable you are, if you can’t present yourself eloquently and with confidence, you
are unlikely to receive the recognition you deserve. An engaging presentation does more than deliver a message: it establishes you as
the 'go-to' guru in your field and raises your professional profile. And the good news is that the skills to speak in front of strangers
can be learned.
People who speak well and communicate confidently earn 81% more!
It never ceases to amaze me that intelligent, bright and capable people, miss the skill that is guaranteed to position them as being eloquent,
worthy and valuable. They fear public speaking. Seldom do they stand to deliver. Seldom do they say anything at all. Seldom do they get the
recognition they deserve.
When it comes to public speaking training you want someone who not only knows the theory, but in involved in the 'doing' at a high level. I can
help you whether you are a beginner, a more accomplished presenter or a seasoned speaker; whether you have to deliver at a corporate annual
conference. or you have to speak at a special occasion. People who speak well and communicate confidently, earn on average 81 % more than those who do not! according
When you attend one of my high-energy sessions, you’ll have lots of fun; in the process transform your speaking skills and learn how to:
Overcome the fear of speaking in public
Project a powerful image
Fine tune speaking competencies such as presenting, performing and platform mechanics
Develop your topic
Ensure people listen
Love the sound of your own voice (and getting others to love it too)
You will leave with the courage, knowledge and skills to be a better presenter than you ever imagined.
Why should we choose you?
As well as being qualified to train in presentation skills, I have hands-on experience as a business owner and professional speaker, so I know
from personal experience what works, what doesn’t and why.
I am a Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association UK & Ireland. In 2011, I was a board member with the portfolio for membership mentoring
and CPD. 2014 saw me take on the role as the first ever National Co-President and represented the association both nationally and in 6 international
Incidentally, if you are looking for a trainer to help you build a tedious slide deck of boring bullet points, I am NOT the coach for you.
If you are looking to create a memorable POWER-PACKED PRESENTATION, you have come to the right place.
If you would like help to become a great presenter quickly, easily, and cost-effectively I'm on:
Captain Positive encouraged the audience to improve their presentation skills by using props, making their messages
authentic, the power of three, and story-telling techniques. As soon as she took the stage, the audience was enthralled.
Eilidh has helped me develop my presentation skills, allowing me to confidently present. [She] has enabled me to use
my enthusiasm as a strength, and use stories to make the experience more enjoyable and engaging for the audience.
Do you ever have to give presentations?
Does the thought of speaking in public leave you dry-mouthed and wobbly at the knees?
Do you dream of stepping onto that stage in full confidence?
About Eilidh Milnes, cited as Captain Positive
Wondering how to pronounce her fine Scottish name? It’s Ay-lee.
Eilidh Milnes provides a fresh perspective and commonsense solutions for everyday problems.
She inspires audiences to boost their confidence, productivity and resilience through her exuberance and storytelling.
As soon as you hear Eilidh speak, you will realise why she’s known as ‘Captain Positive’
As a result of learning to collaborate using no-nonsense communication, dramatic improvements have occurred for her clients,
which include: public sector; blue-chip corporates such as BAE Systems, Barclays, BT, Compass, Hochtief, Morgan Stanley and PwC, plus
a wide range of SMEs and individuals.
An award-winning author, Eilidh has been an international speaker and coach since 1995. In 2014, she was
National President of the Professional Speaking Association UK & Ireland.