November 23, 30 and December 7, 14, 2023

Speaking with impact on platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams can be a daunting prospect. How do you project confidence, instill trust and generate emotion when you're addressing people virtually? In this 4-part workshop series, Andrew Musselman of Fluency will offer tools to overcome those challenges, so you can achieve engaging, inspiring online communication and win your virtual audience.

Workshop Sessions:

Session 1:  Master an Engaging Online Speaking Style
Nov. 23, 1:00 - 2:15 PM ET

  • Set up your laptop, or device to achieve a shot that looks professional.
  • Speak on webcam in a way that makes listeners feel you're connecting with them and showing your authentic personality.

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Session 2: Convey Presence Through Non-Verbal Communication
Nov 30, 12:00-1:15 PM ET

  • Examine the importance of non-verbal communication and define the fundamental principles of presence.
  • Use posture, gesture, facial expressions and tone of voice to project confidence and instill trust.

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Session 3: Play to Your Online Audience
Dec. 7, 1:00 - 2:15 PM ET

  • Use nuance and intention to affect your listeners on a visceral level.
  • Develop strategies to overcome nerves and speak with conviction.

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Session 4: Structure Compelling Content
Dec. 14, 1:00 - 2:15 PM ET

  • Develop a key takeaway that lays the foundation for a cohesive, resonant message.
  • Acquire a content structuring tool to reduce preparation time and keep your presentation laser focused.

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Series Follow-up Materials

Recommended Reading:

  1. Talk Like Ted by Carmine Gallo
  2. Presence by Amy Cuddy (or, simply google "Amy Cuddy Ted Talk" and watch that!)
  3. Start with Why by Simon Sinek
  4. The Science of Storytelling by Will Storr
  5. Unleash the Power of Storytelling by Rob Biesenbach
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