Crucial Public Speaking Skills for Work & Business

Build your confidence and be a more effective speaker to get ahead in your career, build your business or simply raise your profile.

SHORT COURSE OF 3 SESSIONS – 2 x Zoom (1.5 hrs each), 1 x In-person workshop (full day)

What would it mean for you to finally feel like your voice is being heard?

What difference would it make if you could express yourself with more confidence and clarity in these situations?

  • Speeches and presentations

  • Meetings, panel discussions & interviews

  • Conversations with staff and customers

  • Communicating via online platforms such as Zoom or Facebook Live

Many people don’t feel confident speaking in front of others, which can hold them back from taking on important opportunities. 

This short course is perfect for anyone looking to improve their speaking skills or just get started on the path to becoming an effective communicator at work and in business. 

Yes, this training will challenge you. That’s because it’s designed to get results relatively quickly. However, it’s also done in an encouraging environment where participants feel safe to try the techniques and strategies they are learning. 

Here’s what you will learn…

  • My B-FREE five-point strategy for managing nerves

  • Finding your best speaking voice

  • Using gestures and body movement for effect

  • Reducing filler words (um, ah)

  • Strategies for handling impromptu speaking situations

  • The ingredients of effective communication in ‘one-to-many’ scenarios

  • How to prepare three of the most common types of speeches or presentation

  • Tips for improving clarity and connection when speaking on camera

  • A warm and effective way to introduce another speaker

OVERVIEW OF THE 3 SESSIONS

Introductory Session (via Zoom)

The session is designed for your instructor to learn about the challenges of the individual participants prior to the main workshop. You will also be presented with three strategies for preparing a speech or presentation. Students should at least give thought to a speech or presentation in advance of the Saturday workshop that they can present in the afternoon session.

Main Workshop (in-person)

Addressing the challenges discussed at the introductory session (usually nerves, mindset, knowing what to say, voice, movement, gestures, connecting with the audience).
Strategies for impromptu situations e.g. meetings, interviews, interactions, media opportunities
The ingredients of effective communication
Presentation of pre-prepared speeches

Final Session (via Zoom)

Opportunity for participants to provide feedback and seek any further advice
5 tips for speaking on camera e.g. Zoom meetings, social media videos

Cost: $225

Meet Your Trainer

Hi, I’m David Wise from Wise Words Communications

After struggling for many years myself, I’ve done the hard work of digging deep into the art and science of communication over nearly two decades. Now it is my mission to make life easier for you with simple strategies and techniques that get results. I have been developing my own coaching and training programs since 2011 to help clients be more persuasive, captivating, informative, engaging speakers.

I have always found that most people are great at what they do and have excellent knowledge, but they struggle to find the words and express themselves well. If that sounds like you, I want to empower you to find your voice, help you speak with greater clarity, and connect more effectively with your audience..

In this video, I explain why improving your speaking skills requires a holistic approach (it’s 3 min 51 sec).

Feedback from Past Participants

The following testimonials are from people who have done one of my various workshops or courses. I have seen many times how improving confidence and developing effective communication skills moves people towards their goals in huge increments.

It never gets old. Ever.

Thank you David. You are a wonderful presenter and mentor who seemed to read all of our thoughts and gently move us out of our comfort zones to believe in ourselves. I wholeheartedly recommend Wise Words Communications.

Leisa Gardiner

The content was very practical and was delivered succinctly and professionally by David. I came away with a number of very useful tools and strategies that have assisted me in strengthening my public presentation skills. Highly recommend!

Marcus McCormick

David is a wealth of knowledge on all things public speaking. I learned many valuable tips and techniques, and feel so much more confident now when speaking and interviewing.

Tracey McPhee

I attended David’s recent public speaking course and absolutely loved it! He is one amazing mentor! The skills that you will learn from it and him are invaluable! If you are keen to give it a try you will not be disappointed. From the start to finish, you are provided with access to feedback and the support of someone who wants to help you in your journey of confidence & appeal! Thank you so much for your dedication to the program and follow up. Don’t hesitate to book yourself in for the next round! You won’t be disappointed

Joanne Cole

This morning I had a meeting with someone important who could potentially be a great asset to my business. I was amazed at how comfortable I felt about going to the meeting and when she asked me questions, I was able to confidentially, comfortably, and sensibly answer them without hesitation. Feeling very proud of myself and thankful that I found this course.

Lee-Ann Wilson

Absolutely loved David’s one day public speaking bootcamp. It was an intimate group setting that allowed for lots of practice opportunities in front of the group, with lots of feedback from David as well. Some great structure tips for planned and impromptu speaking. I highly recommend David ! He is awesome at what he does !

Amy Baldwin

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MY GUARANTEE 

If you apply the strategies you have learnt for 4 weeks after the workshop and you feel that you aren’t improving, just get back in touch to book a FREE 30-minute exploration session (via Zoom) to see if we can get to the heart of the problem. If that does not help after a mutually agreed time, I will give you your money back, no more questions asked.

FAQ’s

Can I pay in instalments?

Yes. However no discounts or special offers apply to payment plans. Please contact me to make arrangements [email protected]

What if the workshop is impacted by COVID?

If the workshop cannot go ahead, it will be postponed, not cancelled. A choice of full refund or ticket transfer will be offered to anyone who has booked and paid.

If the workshop can proceed with reduced numbers, the applicable number of most recently booked tickets will be refunded.

DATES & LOCATIONS

Bundaberg 

Dates:

Session 1: Introductory session, online via Zoom, Tue 21st September, 7pm to 8.30pm

Session 2: Main workshop, Saturday 25th September 2021,  9am – 4pm  (light lunch included)

Session 3: Follow-up session and 5 Tips for Speaking on Camera, via Zoom, Tue 28th September, 7pm to 8.30pm

Main workshop venue:

School of Arts Building

184 Bourbong St

Bundaberg Central, QLD 4670

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Brisbane 

Dates:

Session 1: Introductory session, online via Zoom, Tue 5th October, 7pm to 8.30pm

Session 2: Main workshop, Saturday 9th October 2021,  9am – 4pm  (light lunch included)

Session 3: Follow-up session and 5 Tips for Speaking on Camera, via Zoom, Tue 12th October, 7pm to 8.30pm

Main workshop venue:

Meeting Room 1, Maida Lilley Centre

Level 1, 5 Green Square Close

Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

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Toowoomba

Dates:

Session 1: Introductory session, online via Zoom, Tue 19th October, 7pm to 8.30pm

Session 2: Main workshop, Saturday 23rd October 2021,  9am – 4pm  (light lunch included)

Session 3: Follow-up session and 5 Tips for Speaking on Camera, via Zoom, Tue 26th October, 7pm to 8.30pm

Main workshop venue:

Meeting Rooms, Toowoomba City Library Precinct

Level 3, Cnr Herries & Victoria Sts

Toowoomba QLD 4350

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Hervey Bay

Dates:

Session 1: Introductory session, online via Zoom, Monday 25th October, 7pm to 8.30pm

Session 2: Main workshop, Saturday 30th October 2021,  9am – 4pm  (light lunch included)

Session 3: Follow-up session and 5 Tips for Speaking on Camera, via Zoom, Tue 2nd November, 7pm to 8.30pm

Main workshop venue:

Meeting Room, Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre

22 Charles St

Pialba QLD 4655

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I’d love to hear from you. Please send me an email at [email protected]

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Contact David Wise

0427 360 293
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