Turning Fear Into Courage: Finding Your Power In Public Speaking

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Turning Fear Into Courage: Finding Your Power In Public Speaking

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TIME: Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

LOCATION: 50 Milk Street Boston, MA 02109

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Fear is a common experience for almost every person that speaks in front of an audience of any size. Rejection, failure, ridicule, not knowing answers to questions, the list goes on. Most of this fear can be managed and overcome, allowing you to feel more confident, and deliver a clear and impactful presentation. Famous speakers have worked hard to overcome their fears, and go through a conscious preparation before they take the stage. In this bootcamp we will identify what comes between you and presenting confidently, and learn techniques to move through your fears. You will leave the bootcamp with a personalized plan to overcome your fear of public speaking. 

*This bootcamp has pre-work!* Come prepared with a 3-minute speech on any subject you choose. Please bring a written copy for the instructor. Try to present it with no notes, or only with high-level bullet points on index cards.

You'll walk away from this workshop with:

  •  What fear and stress are, and how they manifest in public speaking

  •   What the optimal state of stress is for public speaking

  •   Useful techniques to overcome feelings of fear in public speaking

  •   Why you don’t need to be afraid of the audience

  •   How to put the audience at ease, and keep them attentive


Your Instructor

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Steve Slavsky

Most people have some level of discomfort when speaking in front of an audience. They let fear of failure, or judgment of others get in the way of communicating effectively. Steve Slavsky works with people to identify and overcome their fears, provide them with useful presentation tools, and create clear connection and communication with their audience. 

A broadly skilled, technically trained C-level executive with a diverse business background, and over 30 years of experience speaking in all types of situations to all sizes of audiences, Steve understands the pressure that speakers experience, and how to become more confident and comfortable as a speaker. He provides customized coaching and workshops for his clients. 

Steve is passionate about discovering possibilities in dynamically changing environments, and committed to applying skills and experiences to help others move through the critical transitions in their lives and at work. From project reviews, sales presentations, and technical discussions, to executive reporting and attracting investment capital, Steve has experience in presenting to all kinds of varied audiences. Sharing this knowledge and experience to improve communication in organizations is what Tri-Bridge is about.


What Others Are Saying About Steve:

“It only takes a moment to say thank you but your coaching will change me forever.”   - Schawan K., Data Analyst for Population Health


"Steve’s sessions were fantastic – I built my confidence in speaking in front of a large audience, learned how to slow down and better command a room, and integrated storytelling into my presentations."   - Jennifer S., Director of Development, Support & Strategy


Location: BostonSpeaks 50 Milk Street Boston, MA 02109

 

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