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Delivering a Town Hall Presentation? Be a Heroic Voice!

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Use conversational leadership to teach your audience how to recommit to a shared vision, elevate shared values, and fulfill their vows.

Global Impact Leaders are responsible for communicating trust in all of their high stakes speaking opportunities with clients, investors, partners, sponsors, analysts, journalists, current and future team members.

Learn how to answer today's most important leadership question "Where are we going?" This question will come up during Company Town Hall meetings, Client and Partner presentations, Investor and Analyst conversations.

Use the tools of conversational leadership with your company, team, family and friends. Help guide them through the current COVID-19 crisis, and any future challenges.

Delivering a Town Hall Presentation? Be a Heroic Voice!

  1. 1. / How to Deliver a “Town Hall” presentation Conversational Leadership MasterClass Lead your company, family and friends in 3mes of uncertainty #BeAHeroicVoice
  2. 2. / In addition to today’s shortage of toilet paper, we also have a shortage of conversations that inspire safety, confidence and joy. The purpose of this training is to help you lead conversations with your organization, your team, and your family & friends. Training Goal #BeAHeroicVoice
  3. 3. / COVID-19 has caused massive disruption in our lives. It has changed the way we work, live, and play. Daily conversations are filled with fear, uncertainty and anxiety #BeAHeroicVoice
  4. 4. / As a Global Impact Leader, you can use your Heroic Voice to restore safety, confidence and joy. The best way to do that is by mastering and using the skill of Conversational Leadership. We need leaders to change the tone of today’s conversations #BeAHeroicVoice
  5. 5. / Health Collaboration Kindness Communicate Trust Elevate Values Design the Future Conversational Leadership accomplishes 3 things: Communicate Trust: Curate good news and trusted information Elevate Values: Share the values we want to see restored in the world. Design the Future: Focus the conversation towards creating a positive future. By using our Heroic Voice, we can create global impact #BeAHeroicVoice
  6. 6. Primary Title Primary Subtitle / Introduction to the Message Portfolio What is today's most important question? Who is in your audience? LISTEN Part I
  7. 7. Our Message Portfolio is a framework that helps you answer each question: 1) WHO you are? 2) WHEN have you succeeded? 3) WHICH option to recommend? 4) WHAT is possible? 5) WHERE are we going? 6) HOW will we get there? 7) WHY is this important? The framework contains 7 compositions. The word INSIDE represents the 6 outer compositions. These are used to compose the Heroic Keynote located at the center of the diagram. Leaders are responsible for answering 7 key questions The Message Portfolio
  8. 8. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the most important question is “Where are we going?” As we head towards an uncertain future, your audience is worried about their health, jobs and safety. They want to place their trust in leaders who can guide them towards a positive future. The most important question today is about Direction The Message Portfolio
  9. 9. Vision / Team Partner Sponsor Policy Maker Investor Client Donor Journalist Analyst Industry Members Online Community Every stakeholder is important because they generate assets for your organization: Investors, clients and donors are providers of Money. Team members, partners, sponsors, and policy makers are providers of Support. Journalists, analysts, industry members, and the online community are providers of positive Reputation. Leaders are facilitating critical “Town Hall” conversations Learn More: 90 day Masterclass
  10. 10. Primary Title Primary Subtitle / Introduction to the Message Blueprint Build presentations from a strong foundation Organize topics to create a great presentation COLLECT Part II
  11. 11. To answer the question “Where are we going?"
 let’s examine a framework that will help us organize our thoughts and compose our answers. The most important question today is about Direction The Message Portfolio
  12. 12. Vision The Message Blueprint Building a Message Portfolio is like building a house Our Message Blueprint is a framework that helps you build your personal Message Portfolio: FOUNDATION represents the building blocks of trust. These are your vision, values and vows. FRAME represents the 9 conversational leadership topics. ROOF represents the three parties to a conversation: the speaker, the audience, and the message.
  13. 13. The Message Blueprint VowsValuesVision VISION communicates to your audience the future you are working to create. VALUES communicate to your audience what is most important to you and how you make decisions. VOWS communicate to your audience how they can count on you to lead them into the future. The Foundation represents the 3 building blocks of trust Learn More: MasterClass Intro
  14. 14. TOPIC 1 TOPIC 2 TOPIC 3 TOPIC 4 TOPIC 5 TOPIC 6 TOPIC 7 TOPIC 8 TOPIC 9 To answer each of the leadership questions, we will be selecting specific topics from the Frame. The Frame represents the 9 conversational leadership topics The Message Blueprint
  15. 15. TOPIC 1 TOPIC 2 TOPIC 3 TOPIC 4 TOPIC 5 TOPIC 6 TOPIC 7 TOPIC 8 TOPIC 9 S olution I ntroduction I deation E ducation N arrationeroic Keynote D irection H WHO = Introduction WHEN = Narration WHICH = Solution WHAT = Ideation WHERE = Direction HOW = Education WHY = Heroic Keynote Select topics from the Frame to answer the leadership questions
  16. 16. Vision MARKET STRATEGY TIMELINE SKILLS & RESOURCES PRODUCT OR SERVICE CASE STUDY BIG PICTURE BRAVE STAND BOLD PROMISE D irection WHERE = Direction MARKET: What is going on in the world, our industry, our company? STRATEGY: What decisions and plans will we make? TIMELINE: What milestones are we committing to? The Message Blueprint To answer “Where are we going?”, let’s talk about Direction
  17. 17. Primary Title Primary Subtitle / Use 3 topics to create a storyboard outline Storyboard your “Town Hall” presentation Focus each slide around a key question or topic STORYBOARD Part III
  18. 18. MARKET Template TIMELINE STRATEGY Heroic Invitation 1 5 3 2 6 4 7 D irection Town Hall Presentation / Take the three topics (Market, Strategy, and Timeline) and use them to create an outline to speak about Direction. In our template, note that there are 2 slides for each topic. You can always add more. The final slide is a Heroic Invitation that inspires your audience to take action.
  19. 19. MARKET Where we are today Slide 1 D irection Town Hall Presentation / Slide 1 communicates “Where we are today?” The goal for this opening slide is to immediately connect with your audience. Show that you can relate to what they are going through and how they are feeling. Share your personal experiences as well.
  20. 20. /MARKET Where we are today Where we are going Slide 2 D irection Town Hall Presentation Slide 2 communicates “Where we are going?” Focus your audience's attention on the positive future you are creating together. Your audience looks to you to have a clearer vision of the future than they currently have. Be clear and specific with your details.
  21. 21. Vision MARKET STRATEGY Where we are today Dashboard Readings Where we are going Slide 3 D irection Town Hall Presentation Slide 3 reports on the emotional & financial state of your organization, team or family. A dashboard helps you show that you are interested in both the mental health and the financial health of your audience. Dashboard readings measure the current status, and give us a strong foundation from which we can make good decisions.
  22. 22. / Vision MARKET STRATEGY Where we are today Dashboard Readings Where we are going Taking Action Slide 4 D irection Town Hall Presentation Slide 4 outlines your plans and strategy. Help your audience focus their attention. Teach them the specific actions to take and the best practices to follow. Be transparent. Give answers you do have. Commit to finding the answers you don't. Use your values to guide your critical decisions and actions.
  23. 23. Values MARKET TIMELINE STRATEGY Vision Where we are today Personal Commitments Dashboard Readings Where we are going Team Commitments Taking Action Slide 5-6 D irection Town Hall Presentation / / / Slide 5 and 6 is about commitments. Start by sharing your personal commitments. Continue by asking for commitments from your team. Commitments are "the best of your energies and skills”, as President Kennedy requested in his speech "We go the the moon”
  24. 24. Values MARKET TIMELINE STRATEGY Heroic Invitation Vision Where we are today Personal Commitments Dashboard Readings Where we are going Team Commitments Taking Action ValuesVision Vows Slide 7 D irection Town Hall Presentation / Slide 7 invites your audience into action. The invitation is expressed in 3 parts: •Recommit to the shared VISION, the Big Picture of the world you are creating •Live the shared VALUES, the Brave Stand for what is important to your audience •Fulfill the collective VOWS, the Bold Promise to perform with excellence.
  25. 25. 2 Town Hall Presentation Where we are today Where we are going Dashboard Readings Taking Action Your Commitments Team Commitments Heroic Invitation / / Download Template
  26. 26. Primary Title Primary Subtitle / Part IV Introduction to the Connection Triangle Create the experience of connection with 6 skills Connect with the hearts & minds of your audience CONNECT
  27. 27. VisionPoor presenters fail to connect with their audience This scene takes place ALL over the world. Audience members disconnect from the presenter becoming confused, bored, and comatose. The reason is a failure to connect. It’s time to put an end to all of this! / This is way too many words. This is because I have to read my slides I don’t know my material. I’m squeezing in way too much information thinking that quantity is better than quality. • Bullets make it seem that • I’m organized. But really, • I don’t know how to cut out • non relevant information. • I love my info way too much.
  28. 28. VisionGreat presenters focus on creating connection. / The world needs MORE of these presentations! Leaders connect with their audiences to build relationships and deepen trust. Audience members are engaged, and become providers of money, support and reputation.
  29. 29. VisionGreat presentations connect the presenter, audience and message The Message Blueprint To learn how to create connection, let’s take a look at the final piece of the Message Blueprint, the roof. The three points of the triangular roof represent: • The Presenter • The Audience • The Message
  30. 30. Vision The Connection Triangle Our Connection Triangle is a framework that connects you, your audience, and your message. Each leg of the triangle is a way to measure and evaluate connection: • Presenter to Message (bottom) • Presenter to Audience (left) • Audience to Message (right) The heart represents the skills we use to connect with the heart. The light bulb represents the skills we use to connect with the mind. Conversational Leadership skills connect you with hearts and minds
  31. 31. MARKET Where we are today Where we are going Slides 1-2 D irection Town Hall Presentation The first topic is MARKET, which represents your clarity of vision for the road ahead. RELATABILITY: Identify common experiences to show your audience your understanding of their situation. EMPATHY: Identify the emotions that your audience is experiencing to show the depth of your emotional intelligence. Vision Relatability & Empathy
  32. 32. Vision MARKET STRATEGY Where we are today Dashboard Readings Where we are going Taking Action Slide 3-4 D irection Town Hall Presentation Comprehension Expertise Values Vision The second topic is STRATEGY, which includes major decisions based on values. COMPREHENSION: Be a great teacher. Explain the elements of your strategy with clarity and precision. EXPERTISE: Be a great curator of information. Include only the essential elements they need to succeed.
  33. 33. Values MARKET TIMELINE STRATEGY Heroic Invitation Vision Where we are today Personal Commitments Dashboard Readings Where we are going TEAM Commitments Taking Action ValuesVision Vows Slide 5-7 D irection Town Hall Presentation Values Vision Vows Passion Engagement The third topic is TIMELINE, which represents your commitment to future milestones. ENGAGEMENT: Use a conversational tone to speak with (and not at) your audience. Enroll them into a shared vision of the future. PASSION: Speak with energy and enthusiasm! Show the audience how deeply you care about the shared vision.
  34. 34. Vision Relatability & Empathy Comprehension & Engagement Expertise & Passion Create Connection in every presentation and conversation As a global impact leader, your primary objective is to create connection with your audiences. Invest the time to learn and master these 6 message delivery skills, and you will: •Consistently generate ROI (money, support, and reputation) from your presentations and conversations •Create and deepen trusted relationships with your key stakeholders •Achieve your mission of Global Impact Learn More: 1-1 Coaching
  35. 35. Primary Title Primary Subtitle / Join us for future online MasterClass sessions Attend our Office Hours for Q&A and Best Practices Get individual coaching for upcoming presentations OHANA Part V
  36. 36. UPCOMING EVENTS See our events calendar to register for future MasterClass sessions. OFFICE HOURS Online office hours are held Monday-Friday, 8-9am PST. During office hours, we will answer questions, share best practices, and help you prepare for your upcoming town hall conversations. INDIVIDUAL COACHING: For those of you who want individual assistance, book a 30 minute session with one of our executive communication coaches. www.HeroicVoice.com Future MasterClass Sessions Individual Coaching Online Office Hours We are here for you Join our Ohana

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