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Employee Development + Training
Communication + Self-Expression

Communication + Self-Expression

Foster community and increase efficiency by helping your team members develop these important soft skills.

Public Speaking + Presentation

Public Speaking + Presentation

Help your employees represent your company with style and professionalism when giving presentations.

Engage & Inspire Your Employees!

Communication and public speaking for today’s teams.

Open and skillful communication in the workplace increases team efficiency and productivity, fosters community and retention, and lowers employee turnover and recruitment costs.

Developing a deeper level of self-expression, self-awareness, and confidence in your team members will help them thrive in any business context – from one-on-one and team meetings, to sales calls, to onstage presentations. Empower your people with these important soft skills and they will experience:

  • Increased professionalism and presence
  • Ability to speak with clarity and intention
  • Enhanced relationships and cooperation
  • Ability to navigate situations on the fly
  • Confidence presenting in front of a group
  • Reduced social anxiety
  • Improved leadership

Four options for you to choose from.

Each team has distinct needs based on work scenarios, their roles, the industry, and other workplace or industry dynamics. We’ll work with you to create the most interesting and educational experience, and the most beneficial outcomes for your group. Choose from these 4 options:

  1. Communication + Self-Expression Workshop
  2. Presentation + Public Speaking Workshop
  3. Lunchtime Learning Talk
  4. Custom Program for You

Our workshops include pre & post-class participant surveys, discussions, Q/A, learning exercises, custom workbooks and materials, one-on-one follow up sessions for individual participants, certificates of completion, and custom planning and reporting for managers.

Our unique and fun approach.

In addition to contemporary techniques for communication and public speaking, our comprehensive and interactive curriculum incorporates the element of singing.

That’s right, singing!

For many people, singing is scary. It’s also fun! Because of it’s scary/fun nature, it is a powerful tool for breaking down communication barriers, training people to remain calm when nervous, helping them understand what they want to say, finding the right language to do it, memorizing content, and building overall personal confidence. Singing with, or in front of a group, fosters empathy, dialogue, and trust, and help team members feel a deeper sense of belonging, community, and purpose.

Contact us to schedule a time to chat about your goals for your team – in-person or over the phone, at no cost.

What other people are saying.

“Sam coached me and a group of my colleagues at Aruba Networks (a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company) on presenting and public speaking. She made the session fun and interactive by peppering in the techniques and skillsets required for an effective and powerful singer as it would relate to a presenter before an audience… a very interesting addition to what other public speaking / communication / presenting courses that I’ve had in in the past are missing.

As would be required for a strong singer before an audience, Sam coached the group to vocalize, powerfully and confidently, which is incredibly important, but seems to be missing in your traditional presentation courses. At the same time, she honed in on the power of authenticity in connecting with your audience, not just didactically, but through example with her own refined skills in connecting with our group.

I have highly recommended her to former colleagues now at other firms and hope to see more presenters more effectively interact with their audience in the future… so much more fun, educational, and engaging than the vast majority of presentations most of us are exposed to routinely!” JK, Aruba Networks, an HP Enterprise Company

Communication & Public Speaking Programs for Business

Workshops, Talks + Custom Programs

1. Communication + Self-Expression Workshop

1. Communication + Self-Expression Workshop

Empower your employees, build community, and increase efficiency through the development of communication skills, including:

- Authenticity and intention -
- Emotional awareness and feedback -
- Nonverbal queues and active listening -
- Professionalism and tactfulness -
- Enunciation and articulation -
- Posture, breathing and mind/body connection -
- Self-awareness and confidence -

Half day, full day, and recurring workshops available.
4 - 20 people per class.

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2. Public Speaking + Presentation Workshop

2. Public Speaking + Presentation Workshop

Elevate your team members' public speaking and presentation skills, and enhance their leadership skills with:

- Stage presence and projection -
- Gestures and eye contact -
- Timing and pacing -
- Enunciation and articulation -
- Memorization -
- Microphone control and stage/equipment logistics -
- Handling stage fright -

Half day, full day, and recurring workshops available.
4 - 20 people per class.

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3. Lunchtime Learning Talk

3. Lunchtime Learning Talk

We'll come to your office and talk for an hour on a specific communication or public speaking topic of your choice, to any size group or team.

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4. Customized Program for You

4. Customized Program for You

We'll get creative and work together to develop the perfect strategy and program to meet your team's communication and/or public speaking needs.

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Who We've Worked With

 

Organizations and Clients

We’ve taken our workshops into large companies such as Aruba Networks/Hewlett Packard, and Dell, as well as startup accelerators including 500 Startups and RocketSpace.

Our client list also includes folks from Magic Leap, Texas Instruments, Apple, Cisco, Amazon, EA Games, Facebook, Google, Airbnb, FitBit, Rev, Twitter, Zynga, Boostable, Twitch, June, RackSpace, ZeroCater, and more.

Diversity

Our participants come from all types of professional backgrounds including attorneys, accountants, developers, engineers, marketers, sales people, managers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and more.

They also come from all over the world including China, India, Korea, Croatia, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Italy, Poland, Brazil, Netherlands, France, Lebanon and Switzerland.

We work with people of all genders and sexes, and seek to foster workplaces where all voices are heard, and all team members can thrive.

Want to find out more?

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