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Dare to be GREAT | #3 How to Present in Public with Power
Wed, November 30, 2016, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM HKT
Effective communication is one of the most desired skills in all industries nowadays! Join Samuel Poon and Ideas for Entrepreneurs for this inspiring workshop on effective communication, public speaking and impromptu speaking.
Imagine you want to pitch your idea to investors to fund your startup: You only have one chance to impress them! But you feel nervous as you haven’t had much experience presenting in public. It’s frustrating when you miss these opportunities due to a botched pitch.
During this workshop, you will develop the right mindset to communicate more confidently on stage, equip yourself with the basic skills in public speaking, and apply these in practical and fun impromptu speaking exercises.
1) From Fear to Fortitude – Conquering Stage Fright
Many people rank public speaking as their number one fear – even above death. However, overcoming this fear is easy, as long as you have the right mindset and skills. Shape your mindset as the most essential aspect in conquering stage fright!
- INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING
- Benefits of Mastering Public Speaking
- Causes of Stage Fright
- Application to Entrepreneurs
- THE RIGHT MINDSET
- Law of Attraction
- Visualization Techniques
- GETTING USED TO THE STAGE
- Experience speaking on stage
- Express your experience
2) From Zero to Hero – How to Prepare and Deliver your Speech
Crafting a memorable speech takes a lot of time, effort, and preparation. This module provides guidelines on how to prepare and rehearse your speech to minimise stage fright, basic public speaking skills for impactful delivery, plus deadly sins of Powerpoint and what constitutes an effective visual presentation.
- SPEECH ORGANISATION
- Preparations before the day, on the day, and on stage
- Introduction, Body, and Conclusion
- Start with a BANG! End to be Remembered
- BODY LANGUAGE AND VOCAL VARIETY
- 5 elements of body language
- 4 P’s of vocal variety
- THE POWER OF POWERPOINT
- A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
- Less is More
- Go along with the Flow
3) From Alpha to Omega – The Many Faces of Presentations
Different environments call for different presentation styles. Apply the skills you learned in the first two modules to impromptu speaking and get a overview of the types of presentations often encountered by entrepreneurs.
- THINK ON YOUR FEET - IMPROMPTU SPEAKING
- Ideas for Impromptu Speaking Material
- Stories Sell
- TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS
- Management Speech
- Humorous Speech
- Informational Speech
- Inspirational Speech
- Persuasive Speech
About your Trainer
Samuel Poon is an experienced trainer in public speaking, soft skills, and IT for over seven years. He has designed and delivered workshops in public speaking, impromptu speaking, mentoring, and motivating people for institutions such as HKMA, JCI, and Toastmasters International. As one of the core members in Hong Kong’s Toastmasters community of public speaking, Samuel has won numerous championships in Humorous Speech and Table Topics impromptu speech contests, as well as the Toastmaster of the Year award in 2013. He is also a Certified NLP Practitioner with a teaching style that is professional, entertaining, and resourceful.
About the Series
This workshop is part of the series "Dare to be GREAT!".
Find all events and the entire line-up:
- 16 Nov: Time Management & Goal Setting
Highest performance at the right place – all about personal efficiency and mind management
by Ghazala Khan
- 23 Nov: Healthy & Effective Stress Management
Performing on a high level while keeping the balance – about the healthy side of the entrepreneurial journey
by Sonisha Kripalani
- 30 Nov: Public Speaking & Presentation
How to present in public with power – the right mindset, preparation and tools for one of the most desired skills today
by Samuel Poon
- 07 Dec: Leadership & Inspiration
Develop shared purpose, build engagement and understand what makes people tick to build high performing teams
by Hugh S. Todd
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