Become a better listener, observer and speaker, whether you are an introvert or you own the room.
With years of working in communication, acting, directing and teaching, my skills can be applied to wherever help is needed.
There's a lot that goes into crafting a great message. And even if you're a good writer, your message probably won't transfer from the page to stage: they're two separate mediums. What looks good on the page, can sound stilted when read out loud.
You've got 7 seconds to make a first impression and 30 seconds (or less) to get your ideas across when you're doing a pitch, whether it's for additional funding or to land a spot on a TV show. Why should anyone listen to you?
No matter who you are or what you do, eventually you will have to do a live presentation. That can be daunting as well as career-threatening if you're not prepared for it.
From body language to physical appearance, you are being evaluated by a potential employer even before you speak. Something as small as a handshake can heavily influence your chances.
Winning a case is not just about presenting the most compelling evidence. It's also about how well you connect with your listeners.
As an expert, chances are that you will be asked to be on a panel at an event. So how do you stand out and still support the rest of the panel?
"Be curious, not judgmental."
-- Walt Whitman