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Refining Your Public Speaking Skills

3/11/2013 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

TAKEAWAYS

Be more genuine and less robotic when you speak publicly

Don’t let nerves get in the way of a killer pitch or demos

Test the waters and get expert feedback on ideas for conference talks

Address groups, no sweat, even if you’re in a new leadership position

ABOUT THIS CLASS

Figure out how to be your best when the pressure’s on. The ability to connect with others in an authentic way is the key to being a great speaker – and it carries over into the success of your business and personal life. This 8-person class gives each student the chance to articulate their specific public-speaking goals and give a 1 – 2 minute pitch/speech. You’ll get expert feedback in a supportive environment and leave this workshop with the physical experience of being in front of a group.

PREREQS & PREPARATION

None.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR(S)

Bill Smartt

President,

Smartt Talk Inc.

Bill Smartt is the president of Smartt Talk Inc., and has led communication workshops and individual coaching sessions at General Assembly, Brooklyn Brainery, The Maestro Project at Sunshine Suites, Little Pim, Method, Planned Parenthood, Credit Suisse, Arc90, and Kindling Inc. He has experience in account management, software sales, project portfolio management, financial controlling, and as a software product specialist. Bill brings 20 years of experience to his role as communications coach having worked as a performer, teacher, writer and producer in San Francisco, Seattle and New York. Bill has a BA and MFA in Acting, and was an adjunct professor at Queens College from 2004 – 2009. You can find out more about Smartt Talk Inc. at www.SmarttTalk.com.

REFUND POLICY

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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