History has repeatedly demonstrated the power
of effective speech. In the business arena, successful executives
have used this power to share visions, sell ideas, lead, inspire,
and motivate others. It looks easy and natural for them. Yet
most will readily admit that the skills they possess were learned.
And what they learned was how to clearly organize their ideas,
use realistic and sensible supporting evidence, and then deliver
the message in an enthusiastic, convincing manner. Executive
Speaking Skills incorporates these strategies and supplies tools
and techniques, both time-proven and innovative, to achieve results
through several approaches.
By using individualized expert attention, specific instruction
and focused feedback, the message strategy is charted, delivery
becomes fluent and dynamic, visual aids are more focused thus
adding clarity and impact to the message. Since leadership image
appears to be consistently and directly related to an executives
speaking skills, special attention is given to message design,
development, and delivery. The objective is to insure a powerful,
memorable, and inspirational presentation.
Analysis and Assessment
In addition, video analysis is a highly effective and integral
method in helping executives develop a more commanding style.
By using video analysis, each has an opportunity to clearly see
and hear himself/herself in concert with an expert. This approach
enables a productive and revealing analysis of the speaker and
the process. As a result, additional information on delivery
strategies and techniques can be effectively incorporated into
future experiences. Best of all, video analysis can be used during
the preparation, the rehearsal, and as an analytical tool after
Some executives prefer to design and develop their own speaking
scripts, yet some don't have the time. Here's where a professional
speech writer can interview him/her, take their ideas and information,
and structure the script with a variety of supporting materials,
recommend appropriate visual aids, and develop a strong and memorable
message for the executive.
Participants can receive custom training manuals, a list of recommended
reading material, and session videotapes for further review as
well as on-site videotaping of the actual speech and post speech