Presentation and Speaker Training
The average business person will spend an estimated seven years in windowless conference rooms being put to sleep by really bad PowerPoint presentations.
That’s an exaggeration – it will only seem like seven years. Now’s your chance to be part of the solution instead of the problem.
In this information-packed session, you’ll learn how to create and deliver successful presentations that will keep your audiences awake and engaged.
- Six keys to understanding and connecting with your audience
- A three-step process for determining your goals and messages
- Structuring content: objectives, messages, verbal guideposts
- Using stories for maximum impact
- Finding and using powerful visuals to illustrate your ideas
- Tapping into emotion to win people’s hearts
- Turning up the energy to keep you (and them) engaged
- Making the most of body language
- Minimizing tics and bad habits
- Tactics for increasing audience interaction
- Using humor successfully
- Rehearsal and preparation
- Strategies for overcoming stage fright
- Listening techniques and handling Q&A
There are speechwriters and presentation coaches, but each only gives you half the picture. Here you’ll get it all: help with content from a veteran speechwriter and training on the performance aspects from an accomplished speaker and actor.
Whether you’re terrified of speaking in public or just unsure of where to start, you’ll come away with practical tips that will give you greater confidence and skill when all eyes are on you.
Participants come away with a detailed, 30-page workbook, an 11 Point Presentation Checklist, video of their performance and a copy of the book 11 Deadly Presentation Sins.
Rob’s presentation was immediately riveting and so informative, I was glued to my seat. I’ve been in public relations for 26 years and I’ve had the chance to hear many fabulous presentations to glean new methods and inspiration. This seminar is now at the top of my list of the most helpful and motivating.”
– Andrea Schafer, Public Relations Society of America, Western District Conference