From Fear to Fearless: Presentation Skills 101
This fast paced interactive presentation helps participants build confidence and improve their speaking skills through short individual exercises designed to identify their strengths as well as areas that need improvement. No matter your current skill level, Jim's tips will help take your speaking skills to the next level and have fun doing it!
Participants will learn to:
- Speak with authority and authenticity
- Use vocal variety, eye contact, and the power of pauses
- Learn when audio/visual support is needed and when it isn’t
- Make a few points effectively, not more than can be absorbed
- Eliminate mannerisms that detract or distract
- Build confidence
- Appreciate their individual style of speaking
Lunch and networking 11:30AM-11:45AM
$30 Members / $35 Future Members
About the Speaker: Jim Comer, Comer Communications
Jim is a seasoned, multi-faceted communications consultant with more than 25 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies, professional associations and startups.
What sets Jim apart is his collaborative, supportive and candid approach, and the extraordinary range of skills he brings to clients. Jim is a speech coach, speechwriter, author and speaker. He has worked with CEOs of billion dollar companies, written two nationally published books, and speaks internationally on communication skills and his 14-year journey of caregiving for his parents.
Jim brings a depth of experience and creativity to his speech coaching and presentation skills workshops. As a published writer, his turnkey approach to coaching, writing and editing speeches is especially valuable to busy clients who don’t have time for extensive rehearsals. Whether working with the CEO, a sales manager, political leader, nonprofit board member, or someone who wants to overcome a paralyzing fear of speaking, Jim treats clients with respect, integrity, and a determination to meet their needs.