Class Schedule

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

July 2020

July 14, 2020 - Projecting Credibility & Confidence (Live Training via Zoom) - $695.00
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Projecting Credibility and Confidence
July 14th, 2020 (Tuesday)
Taught by Sasha Cox
Limited to 6 participants
9:00AM to 5:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $695.00

LOCATION:
SpeechSkills Virtual "Zoom Room"
415-282-5882
Increase your impact, in person and virtually

Whether you are meeting one-on-one, in virtual meetings, or giving a formal presentation, 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:

Content-rich Information
We’ll discuss the power of the “subtextual” conversation—body language, vocal patterns, and mannerisms that can raise or lower your status in live and in a virtual medium.

Exercises
At least 2 individual speaking opportunities in front of the group. (Videotaped for your enjoyment.)
30-minutes of 1-1 coaching with a SpeechSkills Principal Trainer

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, virtual 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)

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 whether you are in person or in a virtual meeting.

Each participant will receive:
1) In-class handouts
2) 1-year access to the Credibility Essentials online training
3) 60-day email follow-up program (Daily SoundBite practice)

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.

August 2020

August 6th, 2020 - Pitching yourself! How to tell your story in an interview (Live Training via Zoom) - $395.00
KK-Seated
Pitching yourself!
How to tell your story in an interview

Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 4 participants
August 6, 2020 (Thursday)
9:00AM to 1:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $395.00

LOCATION:
Zoom Meeting ID Information provided upon registration
415-282-5882
Pitching yourself!

Whether you are interviewing for a new job, founding a start-up, presenting on a panel, or networking at a conference, learning how to talk about who you are, what you do, and why you do it can be the difference between capturing an opportunity or missing one.

Today’s Pitch needs to reveal your values and character. Knowing how to talk about yourself with authenticity and confidence will help you make a stronger connection and a more positive impression.

Workshop Benefits
  • Gain a toolkit for telling your story
  • Feel more comfortable talking about who you are, what you do and why you do it
  • Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

What You Can Expect

This interactive half-day workshop will provide you with:
  • An Authentic Narrative - You’ll create an “Elevated” Pitch that includes your story.
  • Exercises - You’ll have at least 3 individual speaking opportunities in front of the group and receive 20-minutes of 1:1 coaching.
  • Lots of Feedback - You'll actively give and get peer feedback as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.
  • You can count on a warm, safe and positive environment!

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with a scripted “Elevated" Pitch that includes your story as well as insight into your values and what you stand for.

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.
August 12th, 2020 - Personal Storytelling - How to tell your story in TED-like talk (Live Training via Zoom) - $395.00
KK-Seated
Personal Storytelling
How to Tell Your Story in a TED-
like talk

Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 4 participants
August 12, 2020 (Wednesday)
1:00PM to 5:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $395.00

LOCATION:
Zoom Meeting ID Information provided upon registration
415-282-5882
Personal Storytelling

Today’s stand-out speeches, presentations and TED-like talks require creating a quick connection with your audience by revealing what’s essential about you and letting them in your shoes. Knowing how to tell your story and speak with authenticity will help your message stick— and be shared with others.

Workshop Benefits
  • Learn a structure of narrative called the Three C’s
  • Feel more comfortable and capable sharing your story and which stories best support your message
  • Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

What You Can Expect

This interactive half-day workshop will provide you with:
  • The Space for Reflection - You’ll dig deep into the defining moments of your life, as well as ‘airlift above’ so you can identify emerging themes.
  • Writing Exercises - You’ll learn the Three C’s Framework for telling your story and clarify the message you wish to share in your talk.
  • Speaking Opportunities - You’ll have several opportunities for sharing in front of the group and 20-minutes of 1:1 coaching.
  • Lots of Feedback - You'll actively give and get peer feedback as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.
  • You can count on a warm, safe and positive environment!

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with the confidence, inspiration and framework you’ll need to tell your story as you prepare for your speech, presentation or TED-like talk.

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.
August 13, 2020 - Projecting Credibility & Confidence (Live Training via Zoom) - $695.00
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Projecting Credibility and Confidence
August 13th, 2020 (Thursday)
Taught by Megan Timpane
Limited to 6 participants
9:00AM to 5:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $695.00

LOCATION:
SpeechSkills Virtual "Zoom Room"
415-282-5882
Increase your impact, in person and virtually

Whether you are meeting one-on-one, in virtual meetings, or giving a formal presentation, 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:

Content-rich Information
We’ll discuss the power of the “subtextual” conversation—body language, vocal patterns, and mannerisms that can raise or lower your status in live and in a virtual medium.

Exercises
At least 2 individual speaking opportunities in front of the group. (Videotaped for your enjoyment.)
30-minutes of 1-1 coaching with a SpeechSkills Principal Trainer

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, virtual 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)

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 whether you are in person or in a virtual meeting.

Each participant will receive:
1) In-class handouts
2) 1-year access to the Credibility Essentials online training
3) 60-day email follow-up program (Daily SoundBite practice)

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.

September 2020

September 10th, 2020 - Pitching yourself! How to tell your story in an interview (Live Training via Zoom) - $395.00
KK-Seated
Pitching yourself!
How to tell your story in an interview

Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 4 participants
September 10, 2020 (Thursday)
1:00PM to 5:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $395.00

LOCATION:
Zoom Meeting ID Information provided upon registration
415-282-5882
Pitching yourself!

Whether you are interviewing for a new job, founding a start-up, presenting on a panel, or networking at a conference, learning how to talk about who you are, what you do, and why you do it can be the difference between capturing an opportunity or missing one.

Today’s Pitch needs to reveal your values and character. Knowing how to talk about yourself with authenticity and confidence will help you make a stronger connection and a more positive impression.

Workshop Benefits
  • Gain a toolkit for telling your story
  • Feel more comfortable talking about who you are, what you do and why you do it
  • Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

What You Can Expect

This interactive half-day workshop will provide you with:
  • An Authentic Narrative - You’ll create an “Elevated” Pitch that includes your story.
  • Exercises - You’ll have at least 3 individual speaking opportunities in front of the group and receive 20-minutes of 1:1 coaching.
  • Lots of Feedback - You'll actively give and get peer feedback as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.
  • You can count on a warm, safe and positive environment!

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with a scripted “Elevated" Pitch that includes your story as well as insight into your values and what you stand for.

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.
September 17th, 2020 - Personal Storytelling - How to tell your story in TED-like talk (Live Training via Zoom) - $395.00
KK-Seated
Personal Storytelling
How to Tell Your Story in a TED-
like talk

Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 4 participants
September 17, 2020 (Thursday)
9:00AM to 1:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $395.00

LOCATION:
Zoom Meeting ID Information provided upon registration
415-282-5882
Personal Storytelling

Today’s stand-out speeches, presentations and TED-like talks require creating a quick connection with your audience by revealing what’s essential about you and letting them in your shoes. Knowing how to tell your story and speak with authenticity will help your message stick— and be shared with others.

Workshop Benefits
  • Learn a structure of narrative called the Three C’s
  • Feel more comfortable and capable sharing your story and which stories best support your message
  • Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

What You Can Expect

This interactive half-day workshop will provide you with:
  • The Space for Reflection - You’ll dig deep into the defining moments of your life, as well as ‘airlift above’ so you can identify emerging themes.
  • Writing Exercises - You’ll learn the Three C’s Framework for telling your story and clarify the message you wish to share in your talk.
  • Speaking Opportunities - You’ll have several opportunities for sharing in front of the group and 20-minutes of 1:1 coaching.
  • Lots of Feedback - You'll actively give and get peer feedback as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.
  • You can count on a warm, safe and positive environment!

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with the confidence, inspiration and framework you’ll need to tell your story as you prepare for your speech, presentation or TED-like talk.

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.

October 2020

October 6th, 2020 - Pitching yourself! How to tell your story in an interview (Live Training via Zoom) - $395.00
KK-Seated
Pitching yourself!
How to tell your story in an interview

Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 4 participants
October 6, 2020 (Thursday)
1:00PM to 5:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $395.00

LOCATION:
Zoom Meeting ID Information provided upon registration
415-282-5882
Pitching yourself!

Whether you are interviewing for a new job, founding a start-up, presenting on a panel, or networking at a conference, learning how to talk about who you are, what you do, and why you do it can be the difference between capturing an opportunity or missing one.

Today’s Pitch needs to reveal your values and character. Knowing how to talk about yourself with authenticity and confidence will help you make a stronger connection and a more positive impression.

Workshop Benefits
  • Gain a toolkit for telling your story
  • Feel more comfortable talking about who you are, what you do and why you do it
  • Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

What You Can Expect

This interactive half-day workshop will provide you with:
  • An Authentic Narrative - You’ll create an “Elevated” Pitch that includes your story.
  • Exercises - You’ll have at least 3 individual speaking opportunities in front of the group and receive 20-minutes of 1:1 coaching.
  • Lots of Feedback - You'll actively give and get peer feedback as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.
  • You can count on a warm, safe and positive environment!

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with a scripted “Elevated" Pitch that includes your story as well as insight into your values and what you stand for.

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.
October 15th, 2020 - Personal Storytelling - How to tell your story in TED-like talk (Live Training via Zoom) - $395.00
KK-Seated
Personal Storytelling
How to Tell Your Story in a TED-
like talk

Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 4 participants
October 15, 2020 (Thursday)
9:00AM to 1:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $395.00

LOCATION:
Zoom Meeting ID Information provided upon registration
415-282-5882
Personal Storytelling

Today’s stand-out speeches, presentations and TED-like talks require creating a quick connection with your audience by revealing what’s essential about you and letting them in your shoes. Knowing how to tell your story and speak with authenticity will help your message stick— and be shared with others.

Workshop Benefits
  • Learn a structure of narrative called the Three C’s
  • Feel more comfortable and capable sharing your story and which stories best support your message
  • Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

What You Can Expect

This interactive half-day workshop will provide you with:
  • The Space for Reflection - You’ll dig deep into the defining moments of your life, as well as ‘airlift above’ so you can identify emerging themes.
  • Writing Exercises - You’ll learn the Three C’s Framework for telling your story and clarify the message you wish to share in your talk.
  • Speaking Opportunities - You’ll have several opportunities for sharing in front of the group and 20-minutes of 1:1 coaching.
  • Lots of Feedback - You'll actively give and get peer feedback as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.
  • You can count on a warm, safe and positive environment!

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with the confidence, inspiration and framework you’ll need to tell your story as you prepare for your speech, presentation or TED-like talk.

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.

November 2020

November 12th, 2020 - Pitching yourself! How to tell your story in an interview (Live Training via Zoom) - $395.00
KK-Seated
Pitching yourself!
How to tell your story in an interview

Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 4 participants
November 12, 2020 (Monday)
9:00AM to 1:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $395.00

LOCATION:
Zoom Meeting ID Information provided upon registration
415-282-5882
Pitching yourself!

Whether you are interviewing for a new job, founding a start-up, presenting on a panel, or networking at a conference, learning how to talk about who you are, what you do, and why you do it can be the difference between capturing an opportunity or missing one.

Today’s Pitch needs to reveal your values and character. Knowing how to talk about yourself with authenticity and confidence will help you make a stronger connection and a more positive impression.

Workshop Benefits
  • Gain a toolkit for telling your story
  • Feel more comfortable talking about who you are, what you do and why you do it
  • Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

What You Can Expect

This interactive half-day workshop will provide you with:
  • An Authentic Narrative - You’ll create an “Elevated” Pitch that includes your story.
  • Exercises - You’ll have at least 3 individual speaking opportunities in front of the group and receive 20-minutes of 1:1 coaching.
  • Lots of Feedback - You'll actively give and get peer feedback as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.
  • You can count on a warm, safe and positive environment!

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with a scripted “Elevated" Pitch that includes your story as well as insight into your values and what you stand for.

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.
November 17th, 2020 - Personal Storytelling - How to tell your story in TED-like talk (Live Training via Zoom) - $395.00
KK-Seated
Personal Storytelling
How to Tell Your Story in a TED-
like talk

Created and led by Katherine Kennedy
Limited to 4 participants
November 17, 2020 (Tuesday)
1:00PM to 5:00PM - Pacific Time

Price: $395.00

LOCATION:
Zoom Meeting ID Information provided upon registration
415-282-5882
Personal Storytelling

Today’s stand-out speeches, presentations and TED-like talks require creating a quick connection with your audience by revealing what’s essential about you and letting them in your shoes. Knowing how to tell your story and speak with authenticity will help your message stick— and be shared with others.

Workshop Benefits
  • Learn a structure of narrative called the Three C’s
  • Feel more comfortable and capable sharing your story and which stories best support your message
  • Develop an appreciation for the power of stories

What You Can Expect

This interactive half-day workshop will provide you with:
  • The Space for Reflection - You’ll dig deep into the defining moments of your life, as well as ‘airlift above’ so you can identify emerging themes.
  • Writing Exercises - You’ll learn the Three C’s Framework for telling your story and clarify the message you wish to share in your talk.
  • Speaking Opportunities - You’ll have several opportunities for sharing in front of the group and 20-minutes of 1:1 coaching.
  • Lots of Feedback - You'll actively give and get peer feedback as well as receive expert coaching from the trainer.
  • You can count on a warm, safe and positive environment!

Key Take-Away

You’ll walk away with the confidence, inspiration and framework you’ll need to tell your story as you prepare for your speech, presentation or TED-like talk.

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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