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Effective Presentation & Communication Skills For Business Leaders
 

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Effective communication and presentation skills are must-haves for Top Business Leaders and Executives in order to establish executive presence, build influence, gain buy-in and help their businesses ...

Effective communication and presentation skills are must-haves for Top Business Leaders and Executives in order to establish executive presence, build influence, gain buy-in and help their businesses to grow. The good news is that these skills can be learned!

Keynote/Workshop by Jennifer McClure - President of Unbridled Talent LLC (http://unbridledtalent.com)

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    • Jennifer McClure - President, Unbridled Talent LLC @JenniferMcClure unbridledtalent.com Effective Presentation & Communication Skills For Business Leaders
    • “Nothing is more essential to success in any area of your life than the ability to communicate well.” Paul W. Swets – Author & Entrepreneur
    • WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
    • keep IT
    • THINK before you INK
    • know your AUDIENCE
    • watch your LANGUAGE
    • consider your TONE •  Are you angry? •  Are you offended? •  Are your trying to be funny? •  Are you using sarcasm?
    • don’t SHOUT! HEY YOU! I MAY BE ANGRY! I MIGHT BE UNHAPPY WITH YOU! I MAY JUST BE TOO LAZY TO USE THE SHIFT KEY! GOTTA GO NOW! SHOUT AT TALK WITH YOU SOON!
    • answer WIIFM What’s In It For Me
    • LOOK it over
    • when in doubt: WAIT
    • NOTHING POSTED ON THE INTERNET IS PRIVATE. NEVER. NEVER. ever.ever.  
    • INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
    • LISTENING
    • "A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after awhile, he knows something.” Wilson Mizner – Playwright, Raconteur & Entrepreneur
    • real LISTENING •  Understanding someone •  Enjoying someone •  Learning something •  Providing help or comfort
    • •  Making people think you’re interested so they’ll like you •  Half-listening because you don’t want to offend someone •  Listening for one specific piece of information •  Buying time to prepare your next comment psuedo LISTENING Squirrel!
    • blocks to LISTENING •  Comparing •  Mind Reading •  Rehearsing •  Filtering •  Judging •  Dreaming •  Identifying •  Advising •  Sparring •  Being Right •  Derailing •  Placating
    • •  Paraphrase •  Clarify/Ask questions •  Give feedback •  Show empathy •  Be open to understanding active LISTENING
    • NONVERBAL
    • Over 50% of a message’s impact comes from body movements 7% - verbal (words) 38% - vocal (volume, pitch, rhythm, etc.) 55% - body movements (mostly facial expressions)
    • 1st IMPRESSIONS count
    • make EYE CONTACT
    • control your VOICE
    • open your POSTURE
    • use your HANDS
    • SMILE
    • LEAN IN slightly
    • VERBAL
    • choose your WORDS •  Don’t say “What I’m saying may be wrong…” •  Don’t substitute a question for a sentence •  Drop “Can I take a minute to say something?” •  Drop “Just” •  Drop “Actually”
    • INFLUENCING
    • "To be a great leader of people - inspire them to follow you, not your rules.” Jeffrey Gitomer – Author, Speaker & Business Trainer
    • SELL IT baby
    • learn to NEGOTIATE
    • embrace CONFRONTATION
    • inspire TRUST
    • PRESENTATION TIPS
    • begin with
    • tell STORIES http://www.ted.com/talks/nancy_duarte_the_secret_structure_of_great_talks.html
    • use IMAGES Anything That Things Meatloaf Would Do For Love
    • project CONFIDENCE
    • MOVE it
    • DRESS the part
    • ONE PERSON at a time
    • KNOW your stuff An Expert HELLO I AM…
    • be BRIEF “Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.” Dorothy Sarnoff – Actress, Opera Singer & Self-Help Guru
    • finish STRONG
    • THANK YOU! Jennifer McClure unbridledtalent.com @JenniferMcClure