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Power Presentation for the Advanced Speaker

Taking you to greater heights of speaking

Program Highlights
In this workshop you will learn how to:

Create and deliver sure-fire openings
Deliver impromptu speeches like a pro
Create energy and get them to laugh
Deliver your information do it is clear and believed
Incorporate props, visuals and multimedia to aid - not detract
Close with authority, impact and action
Make your key points remembered
Work with confederates, foils and plants
Handle hostile questions, interruptions and malfunctions
Appear unflappable in the face of adversity
Find, craft and deliver your stories for greater effect

As an advanced speaker you may already know the basics and are looking for those techniques to punch up the impact of your words, delivery and message. Whether delivering your inspirational message to your staff, training your clients or presenting to your executives you need to get your message across in the fewest words, the simplest manner and most memorable way. Master the use of your voice and body language. Deliver your presentation so they buy your message without being distracted by technique.

All seminar participants will have the chance to speak & receive constructive feedback.

Outline
Here are some of the main points to be covered.

Fundamentals of effective Speaking
Building your confidence
Presenting with power versus speech making
Using the five quintessential elements for success

The Speech is the thing
Choosing the right language
Tuning in your audience by selecting WIIFM -“What’s in it for me?”
Engaging your audience with anecdotes, questions and quotations
Using notes and cues effectively
Pitfalls and clichés to avoid
Using pacing
Closing with passion and lasting impact

Equipment that supports your message
Integrating overheads, slides and multimedia
Working with lecterns, podiums and stages
Microphones and sound equipment
Getting the most out of flip charts
What to do when equipment fails

Your Body Language speak volumes
Making eye contact to converse with your audience
Build trust and rapport by the way you look and move
Proper breathing, modulation and voice projection
Choosing the appropriate attire
Your hands, arms and legs working for you

Taking charge of your Environment
Choosing and laying out the room and furniture
Achieving the best lighting, sound and background

Proper Preparation prevents poor performance.
Questions to ask yourself before and after
Setting and following a timetable for success
Analyzing your audience and adapting to their needs
Preparing to communicate rather than lecture
Practice, practice, practice