VirtualSpeech Blog

We offer advice, research and insights to help you improve business and life skills, including communication, interview, leadership, interpersonal and language learning.

Improve your Sales Skills with VR Training
October 16, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Improve your Sales Skills with VR Training

We've created a unique sales training course using virtual reality to help you practice selling techniques and strategies in a variety of realistic VR scenarios.

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Introduction to Reducing Workplace Stress with Mindfulness
October 13, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Introduction to Reducing Workplace Stress with Mindfulness

Learn how mindfulness can benefit your overactive life and mind. We talk about why it’s useful and practical steps you can take to reduce stress and identify when your mind takes over.

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How to Start a Presentation
October 04, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

How to Start a Presentation Effectively

Here are some opening tips to get the attention of your audience from the start. You can also use these throughout your presentation to intrigue, engage and make the audience feel the emotions you’re trying to evoke.

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Best VR Educational Apps and Experiences
October 04, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Best VR Educational Apps & Experiences

Virtual reality (VR) has potential to transform learning beyond the traditional classroom or online learning experience. Learn about the best VR educational apps at the forefront of this revolution.

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Examples of great communication, public speaking and presenting

Examples of Great Communication

Examples of great elevator pitches, persuasive speeches, opening and closing statements, body language, PowerPoint presentations, empathy, feedback and other elements of communication.

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Communication Skills in the Workplace
September 28, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Communication Skills in the Workplace

Without great communication skills, any business will simply grind to a halt. Find out why communication skills are important, which skills you should be learning and how to improve communication in the workplace.

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How to Give an Elevator Pitch
September 25, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

How to Give an Elevator Pitch

The perfect elevator pitch can take a lot of effort to get right. Read our tips and tricks to put together your pitch and concisely deliver it whenever you need to.

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Importance of Communication Skills
September 24, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

The Importance of Communication Skills

Learn how communication skills are valued in the workplace, in demand by businesses, help your career progression, enhance your professional image, influence how you learn and more.

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Active Listening Skills, Examples and Exercises
September 20, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Active Listening Skills, Examples and Exercises

Active listening can help build relationships, solve problems and avoid conflict. By becoming a better listener, you’ll improve your workplace productivity, as well as your ability to influence, persuade and negotiate.

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Leadership Skills for Management
September 18, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Leadership Skills for Management

Learn about leadership skills for different levels of management, including what makes a good leader, how to build a company vision, why leadership is important and key leadership skills.

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Discovering the Art of Mindfulness Exercises
September 18, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Discovering the Art of Mindfulness Exercises

Learn about mindfulness exercises to improve your career and help you work more efficiently by reducing stress. We cover breathing, observing, listening and appreciation exercises.

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VirtualSpeech interview on BBC Business Live
September 17, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

VirtualSpeech on BBC Business Live

VirtualSpeech co-founder Sophie Thompson was invited to talk on the BBC World News - Business Live show. She discusses the story behind VirtualSpeech, virtual reality and the 3 month accelerator in Silicon Valley.

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Business skills for success in the workplace
September 08, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Business Skills for Success in the Workplace

Success in the workplace is not necessarily tied to how intelligent you are, how many qualifications you hold. We review important business skills needed to grow your company or within your organisation.

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Mobile VR Headsets for Android and iPhone
September 07, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Mobile VR Headsets for Android and iPhone

Mobile VR has becoming a popular way of enjoying VR, with nearly 100 million mobile headsets sold. We review some of the popular headsets, from the high end Daydream and Gear VR, to the widely accessible Google Cardboard.

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Improve your presentation skills with VR
September 06, 2017 - VirtualSpeech

Improve your Presentation Skills with VR

In today’s business environment you must have good presentation skills to be successful. Read how VR can be used to improve your presentation skills and build confidence.

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