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All sizzle and no fizzle: how to deliver presentations that stand out
In today’s fiercely competitive business climate, how well you present yourself and your product can make the difference between you closing a deal or getting the door closed on you. Whether you are aiming to acquire a new client or working to close a deal, your success will lie in your ability to deliver a stunning and polished presentation.In this high-energy, interactive session, you will discover secrets to making a stand-out, stellar presentation and the formula to get your audiences to instantly and consistently lean in and listen. You will know how to deliver a presentation that’s all sizzle and no fizzle.
say no more! I’m sold!: 8 Strategies to Close the Deal
TEACH LIKE A SUPERHERO … no CAPE required
It’s no secret that trying to connect with and reach today’s students can be a challenge of seemingly epic proportions. Attend this interactive session to learn and experience a teaching methodology that effective educators use all while uncovering your own hidden superpowers!
New educators will get the perfect foundation for starting out in the right direction to be world-class teachers, and experienced educators will walk away refreshed and renewed. You will know how to energize today’s student at the start and end of every class and how to deliver any course content in a meaningful and engaging way that prepares students for success on your campus and success in the demanding world of work.
HOW TO EFFECTIVELY USE YOUR VOICE TO CONSISTENTLY SAY THE RIGHT THING
You show up to the office with every intention of having an amazing day and making a difference. And just as you feel like you are hitting your stride – maybe you’re even ready to high-five everyone around you because you have had a pretty good day so far – it happens.
You are faced with a less than civil exchange either in-person or via email, and you know how you respond can turn your day all the way around. What do you do, and more importantly, how do you keep your cool?
In this interactive session, find out the barriers to effective communication, what causes communication to break down, and the contextual forces that can dictate how people behave and respond. Additionally, you will know your personal communication style as well as the communication styles of others. Finally, you will know how to effectively navigate what to say – no matter the circumstances – so others can see the leader in you.
YOU’VE GOT IT! HOW TO COMMUNICATE YOUR “IT” Factor
What is it employers really want, and how can you demonstrate you have it?! There is a needle in the haystack for which recruiters, human resource professionals, and hiring managers are searching in every response you give to their questions. It often goes beyond what’s included in the job posting, and it’s something everyone wants no matter the position you fill or the company for which you work. Find out what it is employers want and, more importantly, how you can communicate it with every word you say and with every move you make.
WHY ISN’T ANYONE FOLLOWING ME?: A GO-GETTER’S GUIDE TO LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNICATION
What makes a good leader? What makes a poor one? Why are some leaders effective while others are not? This high-energy session will help answer these questions with basic ideas, theories, and best practices of leadership development and effective communication.
The concepts and strategies presented will construct a foundation for your movement into a position of leadership or enhance the successful development of the leadership role you already hold. You will be a leader that makes others want to definitely get behind and follow!
NEVER LET THEM SEE YOU SWEAT:
HOW TO KEEP YOU COOL WHEN CHALLENGING STUDENTS RUN YOU HOT
You plan an amazing class session and design the perfect homework assignment. Then it happens. Just like that — either the Latecomer, the Know-it-All, the Sidebar Conversationalist, or the Constant Facebooker makes an appearance. Nod your head if this sounds familiar. Now say to yourself “It’s okay” if you don’t know what to do to keep these students from derailing your efforts.
Finally, schedule this workshop if you want to know why these and other challenging student types behave as they do both online and on-ground and precisely what you should to that will result in you keeping your cool no matter what student shows up to class.
YOU’VE GOT MY ATTENTION!: hOW THE VERY BEST PRESENTERS ESTABLISH THEIR CREDIBILITY
Do you usually start your presentations by talking about yourself? Do you, in an effort to establish your credibility, tell everyone assembled about your background, educational experience, or awards you’ve won? Do you know there’s a far better way to capture the imaginations and attention of your audiences that doesn’t include any of that?
In this interactive session, find out how expert presenters and industry professionals establish their credibility even if they do not have an impressive résumé or bio or even if no one has ever heard of them. You will know what you must do—regardless of whether you have two months of experience or two decades—to consistently get your audiences to see you as the one with whom they should do business. You will know what you must do to get them to lean in and to listen up.
bringing the heat:
designing and delivering webinars that convert like wildfire
One of a business’s greatest challenges can be generating traffic and leads, and one of the most common and most cost-efficient methods for doing so is to produce webinars. However, you have been part of a number of webinars, and some were dynamic while others were down-right dull. In this high-energy session, you will know how to do the former.
You will know how to determine whether you or your team should even produce a webinar and exactly how web-based presentations should be designed and delivered so they create maximum impact and convert like wildfire.