a dynamic, international speaker who has presented to audiences, large and
small, with participants from a cross-section of industries.
Sharon has been a
featured guest on CNNfn as well as numerous radio shows throughout North
America. The presentation skills workshop she has conducted over the past 18
years has helped thousands of people deliver memorable, dynamic presentations
that get results by moving people to action. <click
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As a speaking coach,
Sharon will work with you one-on-one to build on the qualities that make you "uniquely you"
rather than trying to force-fit you into a cookie-cutter mold. She will
help you develop the brand that is "you" ... allowing the captivating,
dynamic speaker that is within to emerge!
proven formula for success is available to anyone who is interested in
delivering powerful, persuasive presentations . . . and being able to do so
without paralyzing fear or anxiety.
Here are examples of applications and
circumstances where Sharon can help as a speaking coach:
Aspiring speakers who
are serious about earning money as a professional speaker
who are ready to launch their career to the next level by adding polish and
pizzazz to their presentations
Sales professionals who want to be
able to "wing it with class" when making presentations to individuals or groups
Executives who need to make a
compelling presentation to garner support for a major initiative
Individuals who are
responsible for giving briefings to clients or senior managers ... or to
anyone who doesn't have the time or patience to sit through a dull, boring
presentation of "the facts"
Public relations professionals who
have to give live interviews ... knowing that their effectiveness as a
speaker reflects on their company's public image
One-on-one coaching over the phone ... 24/7 by arrangement
Offline support, such as reviewing
bios, scripts, and introductions
Reviewing taped segments and
providing feedback on your style, delivery, content
Depending on your
needs and experience, Sharon can provide coaching to assist in the following:
purpose so that the audience members will be clear on the intent of your
presentation and what you expect them to do with the information you provide
presentation so that it presents a clear, cogent, and cohesive message
Making a great
impression when you are introduced
powerful opening ... one that will immediately grab the audience's attention
guidance on using scripts, prompters, visual aids, etc.
message down ... diminishing the "fog factor"
message with "silent signals" ... the non-verbals that your
audience will pick up on and use to make judgments about your sincerity,
precautions in using presentation
support equipment ...
microphones, lecterns, computers, lighting, etc.
questions and navigating your way through delicate issues
lasting impression with your closing remarks
difficult audience members