What I teach is "conversational public speaking," a form of public speaking that replicates the one-on-one conversation in an audience setting. Training sessions include real-world examples, including video clips of history’s greatest public speakers, as well as the best in contemporary presentation skills.
There's been a communication breakdown in American business. This becomes painfully apparent when business people repeatedly construct their speeches and meeting agendas around lists of features, benefits, financials and Excel spreadsheet statistics, rather than people, narratives, case studies and stories.
When your people take center stage, are they relaxed and authentic? Are they capable of arousing an audience? Do they know how to use storytelling, metaphors, similes and imagery to highlight their communication and place it in a real-world context? Do they parade out a litany of raw numbers, or do they talk about what the numbers mean and why they’re relevant?
Your No. 1 management and leadership tool is the spoken word. Regrettably, few business executives and managers are effective in front of audiences because they have never been trained in public speaking skills. They have never learned the time-tested techniques required for becoming an effective communicator. They have never been taught how to take command of a room.
What I teach is conversational public speaking, a form of public speaking that replicates the one-on-one conversation in an audience setting. My public speaking seminars instruct business executives, managers, sales professionals, marketing operatives and others…
Training sessions include real-world examples, including video clips of history’s greatest public speakers, as well as the best in contemporary presentation skills. A workshop format is used to give participants opportunities to practice the most powerful and opportune techniques found in any public speaking seminars.
Effective public speaking is the polish that shines the company’s brand, and it’s one of the activities that drives revenue. Is your team up to the challenge? Is it projecting confidence? Is it delivering the goods? Or are they talking past your key constituents?
Ineffective public speaking is a serious issue for any company because the stakes are high. Inability to perform on this front results in communication that tarnishes an organization’s reputation by obscuring its message and confusing its investors, customers, prospects, employees, partners, vendors and other important constituents.
Let me teach your people the power of conversational presenting. My public speaking seminars will arm them with a well-developed set of public and interpersonal speaking skills.
All it takes is a single person to elevate the performance of those around them.