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Leaders Speakers Facilitates Public Speaking Workshop for Charlotte Graduate Program

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Leaders Speakers, a leadership soft skills training company located in Charlotte NC was requisitioned to facilitate one of their 2 day Master Presentations Workshops last week on October 13-14, 2017. The Childress Klein School of Real Estate is located at the UNCC campus at 320 E. 9th Street Downtown Charlotte. The Director of the Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) Program was looking for a company to facilitate a public speaking workshop for their students so that they could be prepared to deliver strong presentations in the business world. Leaders Speakers has performed many public and corporate public speaking workshops over the past few years and has helped many people overcome the obstacles that hold most people back from being able to speak in front of an audience. The workshop has also helps individuals to become more persuasive to deliver winning presentations using a unique formula taught in the 2 day Workshop.

The class of 20 students that attended the Public Speaking Workshop at the Childress Klein UNCC campus went through a series of exercise starting with how to give an introductory speech on themselves to serve as a benchmark and also have them get used to keeping track of their time speaking. Timing is a very important component as the audience is very sensitive to speaking time, going over will disengage the audience. The students then learned importance of how to build rapport with the use of stories. Stories not only engage the audience but substantiate an occurrence with a specifics who, what, where and when something happened to prove or sell your point. Finally the students were taught to use a story as a component for the formula to persuade.  The formula was actually developed by Abraham Lincoln at the Gettysburg address in which Lincoln only spoke for three minutes but was noted as one the most famous speeches because it was so successful in getting the country united. The simple formula has the speaker tell a story then shows a benefit that people will receive if they take a prescribed action by the speaker after telling the story.

After the class learned how to present a persuasive speech they were tasked to develop a four minute and then a final six minute presentation. They used their class skills to come up with a “solution” based title to hook the audience then come up with three main points ( the audience will typically not remember more than three) then to use a story or example to back up each point and then finally summarize their presentation in a concise manner to close the audience.

The best way to develop a winning memorable presentation is to design in a way that it presents a solution to which the audience came to obtain a benefit for which they were seeking to get from the speech or presentation.

 

Study Shows Seventy Percent Say Public Speaking Presentations Critical

Americans Agree Public Speaking Presentations Skills Important

Seventy percent of employed Americans agree that presentation skills and how to deliver public speaking presentations are critical to their success at work, according to a popular cloud-based presentation platform company. A survey of employed professionals revealed some important findings about their attitudes on giving public speaking presentations. The review of the survey results showed the how findings reflect just how important presentations skills are to one’s career, and also reveal the extreme measures people take to get out of giving a presentation. For example, 20% of respondents said they would do almost anything to avoid giving a presentation including pretending to be sick or asking a colleague to give the presentation , even if it means “losing respect” in the workplace.
The fear of public speaking presentations is very real among professionals in corporate America today, and many people are desperate to avoid it. It’s a problem because the survey also reveals that telling a clear and persuasive story through public speaking presentations is a fundamental job requirement and a necessary component of career success. In the information age you are only as valuable as the ideas you have to share. Poor presentation skills mean that leaders fail to inspire their teams, products fail to sell, entrepreneurs fail to attract funding, and careers fail to soar. That seems like a big price to pay for neglecting such a basic skill that anyone can improve upon.

How to Become Better With Your Public Speaking Presentations

There is hope for anyone who wants to improve at this critical career skill and, according to the the many experts out there, and there are companies that to want help. Seventy-five percent of those who give presentations say wish they could be better at presenting and to engage the audience with some degree of success. One way to improve presentation skills is simply to watch great presentations. Thanks to the internet sites like YouTube that offer many tutorials from getting over your public speaking anxiety to how to become an effective speaker. Anyone with an access to Internet can simply search the area of public speaking presentations that they want to remedy. The sure fire way to help individuals to get better with their public speaking presentations is to attend public speaking classes, and there are many companies that offer public speaking workshops in most cities around the U.S. A good public speaking presentations class or workshop will offer the opportunity to experience many learn and deliver exercises in the public speaking classes. The classes should also teach you how to structure and capture the audience with well thought out intros and to focus on a few simple points, substantiate those points with credible evidence them summarize your presentation to close or sell your ideas. Since most of us will use power point, a good public speaking class should also include the importance and tips of how to deliver your presentation with power point, because the slides will be a very important aid to the success of your public speaking presentation.

So start the search for a public speaking company in your area that can help you become more confident and poised before that next presentation, it will give you greater piece of mind.