Presenting aKnowledgeable, ConfidentWoman
Areas of Focus•Attire•Calling•Meeting•Small Talk•Answering Qs•Rejection•Entertainment•Travel•BLOOPERS
Attire“Confidence; wear it like make-up.”•Match your environment•Banker blue•BEWARE of looking likeyou are playing dress u...
Calling•Lower your voice•SLOW DOWN, temper anaccent•Smile when you talk•Sit still•Stay in a good cell area•Limit Web surfi...
Meeting•FIRM handshake•Eye contact, pleasant smile•Posture•Mix into the table•Avoid us vs. them•Shadow decision maker•Acti...
Small Talk•What does Google tell you?•What does the lobby tell you?•What does the office tell you?•What is happening in th...
Answering Qs•Pause•You are allowed tothink about the answer•Ask back•It is OK to ask forclarification, redirect•Let me get...
Rejection“A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundationwith the bricks that others throw at her.”•It is NOT per...
Entertainment•Push for daytime dining•Have some recs ready•Internet research,ask receptionist•Safety in numbers•Mocktails•...
Travel•Daytime travel•Know where you are going•Know your back up options•Keep cell phone charged•Don’t share too much•Avoi...
BLOOPERS•Pack small extras•Shirt, coffee•Tide pen•Foldable flats•Continually review•Where you are•With whom you are meetin...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Presenting a Strong, Confident Woman in the Workplace

452 views

Published on

This presentation was built to help young, females salespeople in financial services present themselves well in meetings, on the phone and at trade shows.

Published in: Business, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

Presenting a Strong, Confident Woman in the Workplace

  1. 1. Presenting aKnowledgeable, ConfidentWoman
  2. 2. Areas of Focus•Attire•Calling•Meeting•Small Talk•Answering Qs•Rejection•Entertainment•Travel•BLOOPERS
  3. 3. Attire“Confidence; wear it like make-up.”•Match your environment•Banker blue•BEWARE of looking likeyou are playing dress up•Well-fitted clothing•Head to toe•Reasonable makeup•Nice shoes
  4. 4. Calling•Lower your voice•SLOW DOWN, temper anaccent•Smile when you talk•Sit still•Stay in a good cell area•Limit Web surfing on phone•Guide the conversationRecord yourself and listen for uh, um, like
  5. 5. Meeting•FIRM handshake•Eye contact, pleasant smile•Posture•Mix into the table•Avoid us vs. them•Shadow decision maker•Actively listen•Running lateConsider bringing treats, but ask first
  6. 6. Small Talk•What does Google tell you?•What does the lobby tell you?•What does the office tell you?•What is happening in theindustry?•What is happening in theworld?Default to sports…what is happening?
  7. 7. Answering Qs•Pause•You are allowed tothink about the answer•Ask back•It is OK to ask forclarification, redirect•Let me get back to you•If you don’t know, don’tguessSip your water to allow for thinking and a calm voice
  8. 8. Rejection“A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundationwith the bricks that others throw at her.”•It is NOT personal!•Remain pleasant indemeanor andappearance•Head UP!•Don’t apologize•It is OK to disagree•Keep a foot in the door
  9. 9. Entertainment•Push for daytime dining•Have some recs ready•Internet research,ask receptionist•Safety in numbers•Mocktails•Wine knowledge•Pick up on signs, bodylanguagePerception is reality…and boy, do people like to talk!
  10. 10. Travel•Daytime travel•Know where you are going•Know your back up options•Keep cell phone charged•Don’t share too much•Avoid the first floor•If you think it is a bad idea ordangerous, IT IS!Don’t act like a victim
  11. 11. BLOOPERS•Pack small extras•Shirt, coffee•Tide pen•Foldable flats•Continually review•Where you are•With whom you are meetingPush through a blooper, if you give it attention,so will everyone else

×