When you finish my course, YOU WILL: • Handle yourself more confidently and with style and finesse, whether you are speaking to one person or a group of 100. • Captivate your listeners by getting your message out in a clear and concise fashion, securing your success. • Project poise and professionalism, developing comfort and confidence in your audience. • Persuade people to act on what you say. Whether you make presentations on an occasional or regular basis, this course, which is based on my bestselling book “How to Present Every Presentation with Power, Punch and Pizzazz” is designed for people like you. It covers both the basic and advanced skills necessary for you to effectively develop and deliverer presentations necessary for you to excel in your every speaking endeavor. You will know how to develop and deliver high impact presentations and will learn: • How to master the characteristics of successful presenters. • How to avoid the twelve most common mistakes presenters make. • How to utilize the five steps to deal with speaker's anxiety. • How to build instant rapport and connect with your audience. • How to plan your presentation. • How to use the six dynamic ways to open your presentation • How to master the fifteen ways to keep your audience’s attention. • How to never ‘be boring’ during a presentation. • How to get and use humor. • How to effectively use audiovisuals to enhance your presentation. • How to utilize the ten key elements all PowerPoint presentations must have. • How to effectively use body language when delivering your presentation. • How to master the seven strategies for closing your presentation. • How to provide self-observatory feedback via videotaping (optional). -Much, Much More. This workshop format includes group and individual discussions/exercises specifically designed to help you learn the finer points of successful presentation skills. To do this, you will actually (Depending on the time and format of the session), have the opportunity to develop a presentation and present a segment of it during the workshop, with your fellow participants comprising the audience. This is a great chance to have fun, and receive constructive feedback from me and the audience of your peers in a safe and non-threatening environment. Finally, each presentation will be videotaped (if requested in the initial package) so that the toughest critic (yourself) can view the presentation as many times as necessary in order to improve your presentation skills. (NOTE: Videotaping is available upon request only, and is not available for short sessions due to time constraints).