as little as 1/2 day, you can acquire "The
Discover how the
Talk & Pause
method not only eliminates anxiety,
keeps audiences hanging on your every word...
used by 10's of 1000's worldwide
goodbye to fear, sweat, and "practice, practice,
is the public speaking course you’ve been searching for! With
a unique approach proven to work for tens of thousands of participants
worldwide since 1994, Optimizing Your Presentation Skills will
completely change the way you think about the art and
science of speaking to a group.
You will emerge from the training
with such a thorough understanding and grasp of the skills
needed to speak like an expert that you will wonder why you have
been working so hard for so long. You will discover that
its considerably easier to look and sound great
than the way you're doing it now. Believe it or not, you
will actually look forward to your next
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now for something completely different..." -
everything you’ve heard from your public speaking education
about eye-contact, body language, and voice - it’s likely
either old-school, or just plain wrong. Now, in one very
entertaining, interactive class, you will see and hear for
yourself what has been imprisoning the excellent presenter inside you,
and how you can finally break free of the common chains that
have limited the advancement abilities of so many businesspeople
Participants come away from this
class knowing exactly why each of the behaviors they
employ when speaking causes a
specific physiological result, and how by modifying those
behaviors, they can change the way their bodies and minds
respond. We don't use pep talks. We don't tell you
to 'imagine' that you're feeling something that you're
not. We don't droll on about the power of positive
thinking, or tell you to "just relax". You learn that although you can't change the way
your body responds to certain stimuli, you can certainly change
the behaviors that create and magnify the stimuli in the first
show people how to look good, sound good, and
confident & comfortable just being themselves."
good news: you can also forget what they’ve always told you about “practice,
practice, practice”. Who today can follow “rules”
such as “For every minute you speak, spend 60 minutes
presentation designed and delivered with our 3-Step method never
needs to be scripted or memorized. Instead, using our proven system
of public speaking that you will
learn-for-life, you will have the skills to look and sound like an expert, even the first time out of the
box! At the end of the day, participants deliver a
presentation they've never given before, yet look and sound like
experts doing so. Really quite empowering!
a group to train but just can't get them out of the office for a
for professional presentation skills training just for yourself?
may wish to explore enrolling in our self-paced systems.
Work at you own pace with the knowledge-transfer components of the training, and then
enjoy the opportunity to perform the delivery segments live, via our proven
interactive video system, either alone or together in small
groups. Courseware includes the book
and DVDs above.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are
tasked with choosing amongst numerous presentation skills training firms,
here are some Non-Frequently Asked
Questions you should definitely be asking of your
potential vendors (and
writing down their answers):
1) How many years experience actually delivering business
presentations does our instructor have, not including simply instructing this course?
2) What techniques do you
teach to reduce speaker anxiety? (hint: if their answer includes
advice such as "just relax", or "imagine yourself
on a tropical island...",
we suggest you might want to look elsewhere - quickly!).
3) What personal involvement
does our particular instructor have in creating and revising
the course materials?
4) What is the copyright
date on the workbook? (We suggest having their fax the
copyright page, right now.)
5) When delivering, how far
ahead in the presentation should the speaker be thinking?
6) What is the Number 1 rule
for obtaining and maintaining audience engagement?
7) What do you see as the
relationship between slide design and delivery skills? (give
Describe what makes putting on a live presentation different
from a webinar, and what special techniques do you train to make
9) Can you supply a list of
clients by whom our instructor has been invited back at least
five times? OK, how about three times?
10) How do you maintain the
attention of our participants throughout the training day? (If
the answer involves any form of sugar - or group aerobics - again,
you may wish to check elsewhere).
Bonus Question: How do you
handle participants for whom English is not their native
We would be happy to
answer all of these questions, and more, at your earliest convenience.