This course is about how to enjoy public speaking whether it is in-person or online. Many of the factors that make for great public speaking in-person are the same as they are online, so it is essential to learn to tap into those. In addition, there are some ways in which the online medium can offer specific challenges to operating at your best. We will address both
Most people speak publicly – presentations at work, speeches at a family function, teaching classes, leading a discussion group. And yet, when surveyed, people list public speaking as their number one fear. You can learn how to make public speaking a part of your life you look forward to. NLP is widely recognized as being particularly good for helping people operate mentally and emotionally in the ways they want.
Whether you’re a natural, looking to hone your skills, or someone who has struggled, you will learn to improve your public speaking in the following ways:
- Speak with authority
- Present without fear (or with just the right amount)
- Read your audience
- Command attention
- Think on your feet
- Make a lasting impression
- Look forward to public speaking
Who should attend?
- Business professionals and entrepreneurs looking to stand out in their workplace, and in client meetings
- Non-profit, healthcare, government, legal, science, and education professionals who present to audiences
- People with fear about public speaking
- People who want to improve their mastery of persuasion through presentations and speaking to an audience
- Anyone who has wanted to be comfortable speaking in public, whether for work or personal fun
Josh Davis, PhD is the author of the international best-seller, Two Awesome Hours. He is Chief Scientist and Senior Faculty at the Mentora Institute. He has been studying NLP since 2000, and a trainer with the NLP Center of NY for the last decade. He is a sought after public speaker, and has been teaching online regularly since 2011. He received his doctorate from Columbia University, then joined the psychology department at Barnard College of Columbia University, prior to working in leadership development. His writing has appeared in venues ranging from Harvard Business Review and Fast Company to Psychology Today and highly-regarded academic journals. He or his work has been mentioned in the Times of London, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other major media sources.