Session 1 – Saturday, September 29, 2012
Learn to speak like a pro, from the briefing to the pitch! This workshop is a basic course, designed for those who want to learn or review the basics of being prepared, organized, and connecting with an audience. Using a combination of brief lectures, demonstrations, exercises, participants will practice a “Briefing” and “Pitch” using templates and worksheets. learn to manage anxiety, project confidence, and get ready for the Q and A.
BOOT CAMP FOR WOMEN SPEAKERS:
Learn to speak like a pro, from the briefing to the pitch! This workshop is a basic course, designed to learn or review the basics of being prepared, organized, and connected to your audience. Using a “boot camp” model to build ability, strength and stamina, speakers will learn to manage anxiety, project confidence, and be ready for the Q and A. Developing and practicing “The Elevator Speech” will b e included.
Wednesday June 27, 2012
WOMEN SPEAKING PERSUASIVELY for Women Managers & Leaders:
Learn 5 techniques to pitch new ideas and influence others. The benefits of this workshop include meeting women with fiduciary, legal, and personnel responsibilities across sectors and industries whose role involves forging strategic initiatives. The program will emphasize how to make your case, predict tough questions, and change minds and hearts through storytelling, surprising statistics, and emotional appeals. How to use and not abuse PowerPoint will also be addressed.
Wednesday July 25
SPEAKING STRATEGICALLY: MEDIA SKILLS and CRISIS COMMUNICATION SKILLS for “C” suite executives and non profit leaders:
Learn how to build trust. Women AND men are invited! In today’s dynamic business and political environment, leaders must understand how to build trusting relationships with their stakeholders and staff. Learn the cross-cultural and gender differences in speech, language, and style that enhance the speaker’s ability to be memorable, credible, and trustworthy. Learn how to handle difficult people and difficult questions, and to “think on your feet!” Practice interviews with Dr. Phillips and “celebrity guest” interviewers will enhance your experience.
Wednesday September 5
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Each participant leaves with a workbook, templates & worksheets, and a digital recording of her practice presentations. Coaching by Dr. Phillips provides useful suggestions for how to further develop skills based on your strengths and assets. A more comprehensive course agenda is provided at the workshop. Additional one-to-one coaching is also available by appointment.
Lunch catered by the Bacara Bistro is provided. *Participants are welcome to enjoy the resort after the seminar, and receive a 10% discount on a hotel reservation or spa services when booked in advance with special WSH code. Call the hotel directly at 805.968.0100 to register for a room or spa service.
Reservations are required. Workshop cancellation Policy provided on request. For more information, call 805.962.8083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* In advance: $349 per session
At the door: $400 per session