§ Do you find yourself dreading public speaking but it’s an
important part of your role or is the difference between your career standing still or moving
§ Imagine being able to deliver a confident speech or message
to educate and inspire your team and organisation to embrace a new
opportunities or strive to achieve their goals.
§ Wouldn’t it be great to have the skills and self-belief to
speak confidently at occasion…a toolbox talk, a job interview, or your
colleague’s farewell or accepting an award?
Public speaking is not about following a “textbook”
technique or adopting someone else’s gestures, body language or speaking
effects. You already know how to present your ideas in a naturally effective,
relaxed way. You do it with friends and family all the time. Yet many of us
feel nervous and dread when we’re the centre of attention or communicating to
large groups. Presenting with confidence is a powerful and important life skill
that can be learned, and with practice, honed to deliver success in your current
role and throughout your career.
In this fun and interactive
series of 2 x 3.5 hour workshops tailored specifically for NAWIC you
§ Gain a
greater understanding of how to plan, prepare and deliver your presentations
with skill and ease
techniques to give structure to your presentations so they connect with and
§ Learn to
prepare “easy to follow” speaking notes and visual material to make maximum
§ Overcome any “imposter
syndrome” and develop competency to have difficult conversations, answer tricky
questions and manage hostile audiences
§ Take away tips and strategies for conveying
professional confidence, authenticity and presence in different environments
§ Skills for delivering messages, and relevant stories
and thank you speeches with positive energy, in a trusted style that builds
confidence and credibility for your professional brand
§ Practice empowered body language and voice control, practice and improve
impact through appearance, stance, voice development and variety.
§ Strategies to manage nerves and their interference
in performing at your best. Includes mindful breathing and reframing thoughts
exercises to quieten your inner critic so you can fully connect with audiences
and demonstrate your expertise to full potential
§ Develop and deliver a brief presentation of your own
to the group (instructions will be provided in Session 1)
1 'Planning and Preparing'
Wednesday October 23, 2019 • 9:00am - 12:30PM
2 'Presenting and Performing'
Wednesday November 20, 2019 • 9:00am - 12:30PM
§ A combination
of practical exercises application and discussion in pairs, small groups and
the larger group
§ Presented by Katrina Howard an experienced, qualified
facilitator and executive coach (including 5 years coaching TEDxCanberra
instructions on presenting and performing techniques, mindfulness and breathing
practices to manage nerves and anxiety
§ Session notes
with relevant exercises, further information, resources and links.