In addition to the series of Presentation Skills courses, And...Now Presenting! also offers a variety of fully customizable programs, ranging from Lunchtime Lessons to half and full day workshops, to enhance your effectiveness and confidence.
Harness The Power of PowerPoint
To paraphrase advertising guru David Ogilvy, are you using PowerPoint like a drunk uses a lamppost? ....more for support than illumination? Learn what audiences hate most about PowerPoint presentations and how to incorporate practical strategies and techniques into your delivery for using this tool effectively.
What's Your Communication Style?
Do you wonder why conversations with some people are smooth and productive while conversations with others are stilted and result in misunderstandings? It's all about communication styles. Through a self-assessment tool, learn what communication style you favor. Then, using interactive exercises and role plays, learn the key characteristics of all the styles and how to interact most effectively, whether with a similar or opposite communication style.
An on-site individual or group coaching program to fine-tune skills and timing of key speakers at a large meeting or event. Polish presentations for a conference, product launch, board or annual meeting to achieve maximum impact.
Q and A Coaching
Q and As can frequently derail an otherwise effective presentation. Learn how to handle even the most dreaded question with grace and composure; what your audience expects you to do with questions; how to get assistance from your audience; and how to conclude your presentation after the Q and A session. Polish your Q and A skills for employee meetings, board meetings and media interviews.
Apter Motivational Style Profile (AMSP)
Explore how your motivation -- or your team's -- impacts projects, interpersonal dynamics and outcomes. Based on the science of Reversal Theory, pioneered by Dr. Michael Apter, this psychometric tool measures how much time an individual spends in each of 8 core motivational states. The AMSP can be used to enhance individual and team performance through an understanding of how to adapt productively to meet changing business needs and environments.
These concise, yet robust, 90 minute programs provide critical, relevant skills that can be applied immediately back on the job.
Lunchtime Lessons workshops can be a refresher or a prelude to more intensive training. Best of all, they allow you to provide on-going professional development to your employees that is easy to implement. Check back frequently as our offerings change.
Presentation Dos and Don'ts
Discover the key techniques to presenting in front of any group. Gain insights into capturing audience attention, managing presentation anxiety and handling questions effectively plus learn what annoys audiences most. Detailed take-aways are provided.
E-Mail Tips and Etiquette
E-mail is our most prevalent communication tool yet too frequently, we don't use it effectively. In this workshop, learn how to improve your e-mail communication through some simple techniques. Gain awareness of the common e-mail gaffes and how to avoid them.
Harness the Power of PowerPoint
PowerPoint is a fact of life in most business environments but it is the presentation tool that generates the most criticism from audiences. Find out what your audiences hate and learn techniques to harness the tool's power in this workshop that challenges many current PowerPoint practices.
Presenting on a Panel
Panel presentations offer their own particular set of challenges where, too frequently, speakers ramble, cut each other off and run out of time. In this workshop, learn the 10 techniques for being an effective panelist.
Moderating a Panel
The moderator is critical to the success of the panel and critical to ensuring that both the audience and the panelists derive value from the experience. This workshop explains the role of the moderator and covers the 10 techniques necessary for success.
Hundreds of years ago, a Greek philosopher suggested that "we have two ears and only one mouth so we can listen twice as much as we speak." Being actively engaged in listening facilitates two-way dialogue and overcomes common communication mistakes. Learn tips for hearing the unspoken, confirming understanding and removing listening barriers.
What's Your Communication Style?
Ever wonder why conversations with some people are smooth and productive while conversations with others are stilted and result in misunderstandings? It's all about communication styles. Through a self-assessment tool, learn what communication style you favor and how to effectively interact with other communication styles