How to get your audience’s attention, and keep it!
If public speaking has been determined as a person’s number one fear over death, then why would anyone want to learn how to do it? Because today’s employees have to be multi-faceted in supporting an organization.
In today’s business world, knowing how to present just to larger groups is no longer the reality. In fact, presenting to smaller groups and one-on-one situations are more critical than ever. Regardless the circumstances, the approach and basics are the same.
Most presenters know his or her content. It’s typically the opening and closing as to where one gets lost and how to segue the content in a way that tells a story. Only then can one’s delivery style be evaluated. From reinforcing great body language traits, to managing nervous or bad body language habits to how to use the body to move the crowd and create energy, are only a few things this program will teach the participants.
Whether your employees are responsible for making a presentation on budget considerations, new product development, or company policies and procedures, this program will help your employees overcome fears and how to get their audience’s attention and keep it.
The participants will learn how to…
- Develop an effective opening and closing.
- Understand an audience.
- How to organize a presentation.
- Organize speech.
- Use behaviors and values to impact an audience.
- Wow an audience in the first seven seconds.
- Utilize one’s professional image to impact the message.
- Utilize impression-management tactics to support the message.
- Communicate more effectively, clearly and persuasively.
- Present ideas with passion, conviction and self-assurance.
- Create a commanding presence.
- Develop a personal style of delivery.
- Use voice qualities, body langue and body positioning to exaggerate points.
- Effectively use technology to surpass visual expectations.
- Handle unexpected situations during a presentation.
- Capitalize on environmental factors.
- Define the parameters of dressing for the audience.
- Persuade an audience to think differently or take action in what they are “selling”.
- Organize thoughts into words.
- Increase self-confidence and visibility within the company.
- Gaines in productivity and performance.
- Experiential environment for better retention.
- Position oneself to set-the-tone for what is to come.
- Respond, not react, to questions from the audience.
- Manage fear and anxiety.