Improving Communication and Presentation Skills
Speaker: Robert Burnside
President and Chief Communicator of Empowr
Having the best service or technology does not always guarantee success. To get ahead in business today, effective communication and presentation skills are a must. Our June speaker, Robert Burnside, specializes in leadership communication--how to influence others with powerful verbal and visual communication. He trains, coaches and consults at all levels to teach you how to understand what you want to say, then say it so that others understand. Robert will teach you to handle the following questions and situations:
* Can you describe your business in 20 seconds, or in one minute explain how you differentiate yourself from the competition?
* Can you infect others with the enthusiasm you have for your business? Can you describe your vision?
* Does your audience take away a visceral understanding--an image in their minds--of what, why, how?
Robert Burnside will explain what really underlies convincing presentations, why we need them, why so many presentations are so bad, and how to work towards making yours better. This is not about presentation skills as we know them, but about the attitude necessary to acquire the skills; the principles of persuasion that we have known for thousands of years (and ignore daily); the lessons of evolutionary psychology and modern neurology; and about using authenticity, simplicity and common sense. As president and chief communicator of Empowr (a New Zealand company), Robert has been delivering his Powrtalk training and coaching for several years at some major companies in Japan (such as Toyota, NTT DoCoMo, Citigroup).
Free drink ticket for all attendees courtesy of Access Technologies!
Official Website: http://www.icajapan.jp
Added by Andrew Shuttleworth on June 7, 2006