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What if you felt confident enough to say "yes" to every speaking opportunity that came your way?
Well, there's no reason why you can't be. The only thing standing between you and stellar public speaking skills is practice. Speak for Success is designed for emerging female leaders who want to develop their public speaking/presentation skills and improve their level of boardroom confidence.
If you're striving to:
reduce anxiety/nerves before meetings and presentations
project confidence and credibility when speaking with sr. management or important clients
position yourself as a leader in your organization
advance your career by being hired or promoted
receive a raise
influence colleagues by promoting your ideas clearly and confidently
...then you're in the right place.
Invest in yourself.
Taking the time to strengthen your communication skills is about investing in yourself. What is a well-delivered presentation, meeting, call or pitch worth you ask? Well, it could make the difference between:
getting hired or not getting a call back
being promoted or being passed over
receiving a raise or being told "there's no budget"
being assigned as a project lead or continuing to be an individual contributor
signing a new client or being told "no"
being identified as a "rising star" by sr. management or not being noticed at all
There's a reason why billionaire Warren Buffet and former PepsiCo CEO & Chair(wo)man Indra Nooyi said public speaking was one of the best investments they have ever made. Because the thing about public speaking, is that no matter what line of work you're in, you're going to have to do it eventually, especially as you advance through your career.
But if you're like most people (75% of the population, to be exact) public speaking can be a very stressful experience that can cause you to:
suddenly go "blank"
lose your train of thought mid-sentence
have debilitating anxiety
turn down career opportunities due to nerves
look visibly uncomfortable in of your colleagues and peers
miss a promotion or hire due lack of "leadership presence"
But guess what? We have good news for you. There is a cure, and it's called practice.
Practicing your public speaking skills has never been easier.
You're busy building your career, we get it. That's why we've made it easier than ever to train with us in a fun, safe and supportive environment.
We offer both in-person and online programming options so you can learn in a way that fits with in your busy schedule. Whether it's in-person or online, our programming is designed to specifically help you to:
manage your nerves and anxiety
build confidence and connection
understand best practices when it comes to presentation delivery skills
handle impromptu questions and structure responses on the fly
stay on point and avoid getting distracted from your message
Here's how you can start training with us.
Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you to start practicing. That's why we offer a variety of options to help you get started.
Did you know? Most employers will cover costs associated with professional development skills training. Ask your manager if you're eligible to expense Speak for Success training fees.
You'll be in good hands, we guarantee it.
We're so confident you'll enjoy your time with us, that we offer a 100% guarantee* on all of our sessions so if you're not completely satisfied with your experience you'll get a full refund. But based on what we've heard from our past clients, we know you'll love it.
Here's who some of our clients work for...
"I discovered more about my speaking and presentation style in these sessions than I have in my entire career!"
- Sarah Rushton, Director of Community at Mountain Equipment Co-Op
"Learned some incredibly useful skills in such a fun and encouraging environment."
- Tiffany Tolmie, Manager, Investor Relations at Zymeworks Inc.
"Everything I was looking for: specific focus on communication challenges professional women face, small group so you get lots of personal attention and feedback. If you want to take your communication skills to a new level, get yourself into this workshop!"
- Nina Legac, Development Manager, David Suzuki Foundation
"A fantastic opportunity to practice and further develop my public speaking skills in a supportive and engaging environment. Would highly recommend for anyone who dreads presenting and is looking to increase their speaking confidence!"
- Robyn Godard, Manager, BComm Careers, University of British Columbia