Webinar | Public Speaking for Career Success

Is anxiety around public speaking holding you back in your career? Would you like to expert tips and techniques to make your next interview, meeting or presentation a success?

Master your nerves and learn to enjoy public speaking at any career stage with guest Matt Abrahams, educator and coach with Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator and coach. He teaches Effective Virtual Communication and Essentials of Strategic Communication at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Matt is also Co-Founder and Principal at Bold Echo Communications Solutions, a presentation and communication skills company based in Silicon Valley that helps people improve their presentation skills.

Matt published the third edition of his book Speaking Up Without Freaking Out, a book written to help the millions of people who wish to present in a more confident and compelling way. He also hosts the GSB podcast called Think Fast Talk Smart.  And, he curates the NoFreakingSpeaking.com website.

During this webinar you’ll learn:

  • How anxiety around public speaking might be holding you back from career success
  • How to develop your public speaking skills, with specific tips and techniques
  • How to manage emotions like anxiety
  • How to appear (and feel) more confident during meetings, interviews and presentations
  • How to speak up so that people listen, and achieve more influence and impact

Webinar | Public Speaking for Career Success

 

Matt also answers live questions from our audience, such as:

  • Is there a trick to regain your train of thought if you blank while giving a presentation?
  • What can you do if you need a moment to think about a question before answering?
  • Is over-practicing counterproductive?
  • Should you tell people that you’re nervous?
  • How do you deal with anxiety during virtual meetings/presentations?
  • Do you have any public speaking tips for neurodiverse people, such as those with ADHD?
  • How can you diffuse a heated situation or debate?

Extra Resources

Start improving your public speaking skills with these great resources:

  • Bold Echo Communications Solutions
    Bold Echo is a presentation and communication skills company based in Silicon Valley that helps people improve their presentation skills.
  • Speaking Up Without Freaking Out 
    Speaking Up Without Freaking Out is a book written to help the millions of people who wish to present in a more confident and compelling way.
  • NoFreakingSpeaking.com
    NoFreakingSpeaking serves as a resource for those wishing to communicate in a more authentic, clear, concise and engaging manner.
  • Toastmasters
    Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.

 

 

Main image credit: Mark Schierbecker, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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