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Presentation Skills for Quivering Wrecks

Two key facts:

  1. Public speaking is listed in the Book of Lists as the Number One fear of business people worldwide.
  2. The most successful people in the world are the best communicators.

So are you going to continue to hide behind the podium or are you going to make that step towards the audience? Good communication skills are essential for you to succeed.

Now is the time for you to overcome the fear and become a good presenter. Learn how to say the right things and do the right things that communicates a clear, effective message that gets you the results you want.

Sadly most presenters think they can wing it. So we have to suffer endless presentations that have no clear message and are delivered in a monotone (and sometimes rather uncertain) voice with no obvious preparation or enthusiasm.

If you, like most companies and individuals, suffer from the presentation problem, please brief us (+44 (0) 20 3393 5207) on your issues and we can work out how to help your company, your team (or even you alone). Everyone can learn how to become an effective presenter (no-one is born with these skills) – it’s simply putting the best techniques into practice and avoiding the worst.

The courses often include the following key areas:

  • The Quivering Wreck’s way to Calm Confidence
  • PACCOPEP® and your road to confidence
  • ‘Ah…you probably can’t see that at the back’ - avoiding “Death by Slideshow”
  • ‘It’s not what you say, it’s the way that you say it’. Voice and body language
  • Attention! Techniques for getting the attention of your audience and keeping it.
  • Using the Clap Trap
  • “You’ve got it all wrong” – managing difficult audiences.
  • Understanding the importance of effective rhetoric - public speaking skills
  • Congruence and integrity
  • Constructing your arguments
  • The journey of the speech
  • Crossing the invisible line
  • “To be or not to be” - originality
  • Storytelling without the fairies
  • From Macbeth to the Boardroom – the use of stagecraft
  • Theatre sports
  • Storyboard techniques
Key sessions include:
Personal Impact, Presence and Influence
Professional Negotiating Techniques
Advanced and Basic Selling Skills
Presentation Skills for Quivering Wrecks
Virtual Leadership and Management Skills
Networking Skills - How to “Work a Room”
Sales Management
Exhibition Skills Training
Cold Calling for Chickens

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