Professional Impact and Presence
Speak up more confidently in meetings and presentations
Although you spend a large proportion of your time speaking and meeting with clients and stakeholders, it can still feel like an uphill struggle to be taken seriously, to push back when needed and to ensure that the right questions and points are addressed. Add video calls into the mix and things get even more complicated!
Many people feel under-confident and hold back from speaking up. This can result in being overlooked by clients and senior colleagues who have more experience and are always ready to join the conversation.
How can you speak up more confidently, with gravitas, on video calls, in meetings and during presentations without treading on anyone's toes or sounding arrogant?
This half day practical session will help you understand your current impact on others, show you how to increase your performance whilst building your relationship with the audience.
What and how to prepare
Take it in your stride
What to say when you don't know the answer whilst still keeping your integrity and the client's respect
Body language essentials that underpin your impact
Deal with questions
Dealing with interruptions or difficult questioning
How to get a word in edgeways without interrupting anyone else
Becoming assertive whilst remaining professional and likeable
Stay on message
Saying what you need to say without waffling or rambling
Building your arsenal
Phrases for handling difficult situations and addressing points of contention
Ways to build your internal confidence so that your external confidence is impressive.
How Big Fish Training Works
Got a team to train? Most courses are delivered direct either in person or via live video for groups of 6 - 12 people. These sessions are tailored to your specific needs. You just need to tell us what they are! Get in touch now for a friendly chat about what you need to achieve.
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