Class Schedule

Classes are held in the San Francisco Bay Area and Manhattan.

April 2018

April 24th-25th, 2018 - Powerful Presentations (San Leandro) - $995.00
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Powerful Presentations
2-day workshop
April 24th-25th, (Tue-Wed)
Taught by Sasha Cox
Limited to 8 participants
Lunch, snacks and beverages are included
9:00AM to 5:00PM

Price: $995.00

LOCATION:
Peterson Power Training Room
2700 Teagarden Road
San Leandro, CA 94577
510-618-5617
It's not what you say that counts, it's what they hear.

Great presenters do more that just deliver information-they move people to action. They inspire, motivate, and persuade. In short, they make a connection so that their audience can better hear and retain their message.

This workshop will give you the practical skills you need to give dynamic, professional presentations. You'll discover how to make a great first impression, forge a lasting connection with your audience, and use visual aids to their best effect.

Benefits
• Be more professional, prepared, and confident in front of a group
• Create clear, well-organized presentations that keep your listeners engaged
• Distinguish yourself as an expert in your subject matter

What to Expect
This two-day workshop is highly interactive, allowing you to practice the skills as they are introduced. You'll have several opportunities to give on-camera presentations, followed by immediate feedback from the workshop leader. The small group atmosphere ensures that you'll receive plenty of individualized coaching, appropriate to your experience and skill level.

You'll leave the workshop knowing how to:

Create a Professional Image
• Make a great first impression
• Balance authority and approachability
• Avoid mixed messages

Connect with Your Listeners
• Get their attention
• Read their signals
• Accommodate different listening styles

Organize Your Message for Impact
• Identify your core messages
• Build a logical progression of ideas
• Create memory hooks

Think On Your Feet
• Organize your thoughts when time is scarce
• Manage questions and answers
• Recover from "going blank"

Work With Visual Aids
• Interact effectively with PowerPoint©
• Use notes effectively
• Keep your audience engaged

Key Take-Away
You'll leave with a clear idea of how to prepare and deliver your message with greater impact-and you'll feel more confident doing it.

Each participant will receive:
1) In-class handouts
2) USB flash drive with video of participant's on-camera exercises
3) The Credibility Code book (which includes 10 online training videos)

SpeechSkills Purchase/refund policy: If you must cancel your registration, please contact SpeechSkills at your earliest convenience. Refunds, minus a $25 processing fee per enrollment, will be granted up to 14 days before the workshop. Due to space limitations, workshop fees are non-refundable for any cancellation within 14 days of the workshop date or absence on the day of the workshop. If you are unable to attend a workshop, you may transfer your space to a friend, family member or colleague.

May 2018

May 15th, 2018 - Projecting Credibility & Confidence (SF) - $795.00
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Projecting Credibility and Confidence
May 15th, 2018 (Tuesday)
Taught by Lisa Rowland
Limited to 8 participants
Lunch, snacks and beverages are included
9:00AM to 5:00PM

Price: $795.00

LOCATION:
SpeechSkills, LLC
3778 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
415-282-5882
Increase your impact

Whether you are meeting one-on-one or presenting to a large group, appearing credible and confident will significantly raise your effectiveness. Through a combination of tailored curriculum, precise feedback, and practical skill building, this workshop will increase your awareness of your personal style while providing you with a tangible action plan for improvement.

Benefits

• Gain control of the image you project
• Attain status as a competent, respected professional
• Get better results from prospects, clients, vendors, and colleagues

What to Expect

This one-day workshop will provide you with:

Information
What criteria do listeners use to assess credibility, confidence, trustworthiness, approachability?

Exercises
At least four individual speaking opportunities in front of the group. (Videotaped for your home enjoyment.)

Lots of Feedback
• How are you likely to be perceived?
• What's working for you and what's not.
• Count on the coaching to be straightforward, tangible, and relevant to your real-world experience.

Topics on the Agenda

• Connecting with your audience (one-on-one or large group) • Finding a balance between authority and approachability • Unintentional behaviors that may lower your status • Managing nervousness (especially when the stakes are high) • Thinking clearly when the pressure is on

Key Take-Away

You'll walk away with a clear idea of your strengths, weaknesses, and what you can do to help your audience get the best possible impression of you.

Each participant will receive:
1) In-class handouts
2) USB flash drive with video of participant's on-camera exercises
3) 30-page in-class workbook
4) 90-day follow-up support program (with access to 25+ online video lessons and an optional daily email nudge)

SpeechSkills Purchase/refund policy: If you must cancel your registration, please contact SpeechSkills at your earliest convenience. Refunds, minus a $25. processing fee per enrollment, will be granted up to 14 days before the workshop. Due to space limitations, workshop fees are non-refundable for any cancellation within 14 days of the workshop date or absence on the day of the workshop. If you are unable to attend a workshop, you may transfer your space to a friend, family member, or colleague.
May 23rd, 2018 - Embrace Your Story (SF) - $295.00
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Embrace Your Story
April 12th, 2018 (Thursday)
Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 8 participants
Snack and beverages are included
9:00AM to 1:00PM

Price: $295.00

LOCATION:
SpeechSkills, LLC
3778 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
415-282-5882
Tell Your Story

In today’s world, having the ability to clearly articulate who you are, what you do, and why you do it, is vital. It can be the difference between capturing an opportunity and missing one. This workshop provides you with a personal storytelling toolkit to help you more effectively:

• Make authentic first impressions
• Deepen your connections with friends and colleagues
• Inspire investors, clients and supporters
• Land the job, promotion or date

What You Can Expect

This half-day workshop provides a combination of reflection, writing exercises, and interactive sharing in a warm and positive environment. You’ll dig deep into the defining moments of your life, as well as airlift above so you can identify emerging themes. Throughout, you’ll have the opportunity to actively give and get peer feedback, as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.

Workshop Benefits

• Gain a toolkit for personal storytelling
• Feel more comfortable and capable sharing your personal experiences
• Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with insights into your own personal values and the ability to express yourself through stories and anecdotes.

SpeechSkills Purchase/refund policy: If you must cancel your registration, please contact SpeechSkills at your earliest convenience. Refunds, minus a $25. processing fee per enrollment, will be granted up to 14 days before the workshop. Due to space limitations, workshop fees are non-refundable for any cancellation within 14 days of the workshop date or absence on the day of the workshop. If you are unable to attend a workshop, you may transfer your space to a friend, family member, or colleague.

June 2018

June 13th, 2018 - Projecting Credibility & Confidence (NYC) - $795.00
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Projecting Credibility and Confidence - NYC
June 13th 2018 (Wednesday)
Taught by Brenne Grossman
Limited to 8 participants
Lunch, snacks and beverages are included
10:00AM to 6:00PM

Price: $795.00

LOCATION:
Alexandria Center for Life Science - NYC
430 East 29th Street (between 1st Ave & the East River)
Suite 100
New York, NY 10016
Increase your impact

Whether you are meeting one-on-one or presenting to a large group, appearing credible and confident will significantly raise your effectiveness. Through a combination of tailored curriculum, precise feedback, and practical skill building, this workshop will increase your awareness of your personal style while providing you with a tangible action plan for improvement.

Benefits

• Gain control of the image you project
• Attain status as a competent, respected professional
• Get better results from prospects, clients, vendors, and colleagues

What to Expect

This one-day workshop will provide you with:

Information
What criteria do listeners use to assess credibility, confidence, trustworthiness, approachability?

Exercises
At least four individual speaking opportunities in front of the group. (Videotaped for your home enjoyment.)

Lots of Feedback
• How are you likely to be perceived?
• What's working for you and what's not.
• Count on the coaching to be straightforward, tangible, and relevant to your real-world experience.

Topics on the Agenda

• Connecting with your audience (one-on-one or large group) • Finding a balance between authority and approachability • Unintentional behaviors that may lower your status • Managing nervousness (especially when the stakes are high) • Thinking clearly when the pressure is on

Key Take-Away

You'll walk away with a clear idea of your strengths, weaknesses, and what you can do to help your audience get the best possible impression of you.

Each participant will receive:
1) In-class handouts
2) USB flash drive with video of participant's on-camera exercises
3) 30-page in-class workbook
4) 90-day follow-up support program (with access to 25+ online video lessons and an optional daily email nudge)

SpeechSkills Purchase/refund policy: If you must cancel your registration, please contact SpeechSkills at your earliest convenience. Refunds, minus a $25. processing fee per enrollment, will be granted up to 14 days before the workshop. Due to space limitations, workshop fees are non-refundable for any cancellation within 14 days of the workshop date or absence on the day of the workshop. If you are unable to attend a workshop, you may transfer your space to a friend, family member, or colleague.
June 14th, 2018 - Projecting Credibility & Confidence (SF) - $795.00
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Projecting Credibility and Confidence
June 14th, 2018 (Thursday)
Taught by Sasha Cox
Limited to 8 participants
Lunch, snacks and beverages are included
9:00AM to 5:00PM

Price: $795.00

LOCATION:
SpeechSkills, LLC
3778 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
415-282-5882
Increase your impact

Whether you are meeting one-on-one or presenting to a large group, appearing credible and confident will significantly raise your effectiveness. Through a combination of tailored curriculum, precise feedback, and practical skill building, this workshop will increase your awareness of your personal style while providing you with a tangible action plan for improvement.

Benefits

• Gain control of the image you project
• Attain status as a competent, respected professional
• Get better results from prospects, clients, vendors, and colleagues

What to Expect

This one-day workshop will provide you with:

Information
What criteria do listeners use to assess credibility, confidence, trustworthiness, approachability?

Exercises
At least four individual speaking opportunities in front of the group. (Videotaped for your home enjoyment.)

Lots of Feedback
• How are you likely to be perceived?
• What's working for you and what's not.
• Count on the coaching to be straightforward, tangible, and relevant to your real-world experience.

Topics on the Agenda

• Connecting with your audience (one-on-one or large group) • Finding a balance between authority and approachability • Unintentional behaviors that may lower your status • Managing nervousness (especially when the stakes are high) • Thinking clearly when the pressure is on

Key Take-Away

You'll walk away with a clear idea of your strengths, weaknesses, and what you can do to help your audience get the best possible impression of you.

Each participant will receive:
1) In-class handouts
2) USB flash drive with video of participant's on-camera exercises
3) 30-page in-class workbook
4) 90-day follow-up support program (with access to 25+ online video lessons and an optional daily email nudge)

SpeechSkills Purchase/refund policy: If you must cancel your registration, please contact SpeechSkills at your earliest convenience. Refunds, minus a $25. processing fee per enrollment, will be granted up to 14 days before the workshop. Due to space limitations, workshop fees are non-refundable for any cancellation within 14 days of the workshop date or absence on the day of the workshop. If you are unable to attend a workshop, you may transfer your space to a friend, family member, or colleague.

July 2018

July 19th, 2018 - Projecting Credibility & Confidence (SF) - $795.00
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Projecting Credibility and Confidence
July 19th, 2018 (Thursday)
Taught by Lisa Rowland
Limited to 8 participants
Lunch, snacks and beverages are included
9:00AM to 5:00PM

Price: $795.00

LOCATION:
SpeechSkills, LLC
3778 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
415-282-5882
Increase your impact

Whether you are meeting one-on-one or presenting to a large group, appearing credible and confident will significantly raise your effectiveness. Through a combination of tailored curriculum, precise feedback, and practical skill building, this workshop will increase your awareness of your personal style while providing you with a tangible action plan for improvement.

Benefits

• Gain control of the image you project
• Attain status as a competent, respected professional
• Get better results from prospects, clients, vendors, and colleagues

What to Expect

This one-day workshop will provide you with:

Information
What criteria do listeners use to assess credibility, confidence, trustworthiness, approachability?

Exercises
At least four individual speaking opportunities in front of the group. (Videotaped for your home enjoyment.)

Lots of Feedback
• How are you likely to be perceived?
• What's working for you and what's not.
• Count on the coaching to be straightforward, tangible, and relevant to your real-world experience.

Topics on the Agenda

• Connecting with your audience (one-on-one or large group) • Finding a balance between authority and approachability • Unintentional behaviors that may lower your status • Managing nervousness (especially when the stakes are high) • Thinking clearly when the pressure is on

Key Take-Away

You'll walk away with a clear idea of your strengths, weaknesses, and what you can do to help your audience get the best possible impression of you.

Each participant will receive:
1) In-class handouts
2) USB flash drive with video of participant's on-camera exercises
3) 30-page in-class workbook
4) 90-day follow-up support program (with access to 25+ online video lessons and an optional daily email nudge)

SpeechSkills Purchase/refund policy: If you must cancel your registration, please contact SpeechSkills at your earliest convenience. Refunds, minus a $25. processing fee per enrollment, will be granted up to 14 days before the workshop. Due to space limitations, workshop fees are non-refundable for any cancellation within 14 days of the workshop date or absence on the day of the workshop. If you are unable to attend a workshop, you may transfer your space to a friend, family member, or colleague.

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