Unleash Your Message: How YOU Can Be a Powerful Public Speaker (Keynote)
 Do you dread speaking in front of a crowd?  Does putting together a presentation seem like a punishment rather than an opportunity?  Are you looking for ways to become a more complete presenter? Unleash Your Message will cover the basic tips, tricks, and drills that can elevate your public speaking skills.  Learn how to make your message come to life and stick in the audience’s mind in a light-hearted format.  You will learn:

        *How to find your core message and construct a speech around it

        *Effective ways to begin and end any presentation

        *3 key strategies to make your presentations memorable


Public Speaking: The Training Camp(Workshop)

Paul returns to his football coaching roots (tackling drills are optional) in this 2, 3, or 4 hour workshop.  Take the first steps in improving you speaking by learning speech mechanics, performance strategies, and by participating in activities that will make your presentations stronger and more dynamic.  In addition, Public Speaking: The Training Camp provides you with multiple opportunities to take the stage and get live coaching. 


  You will learn:

           *A simple and tested formula for writing any type of speech/presentation

           *How to add your personal style to any presentation

           *Practical strategies for overcoming stage-fright and nerves

           *How to engage with any audience

           *How visual aids can aids can strengthen your talks

           *Effective ways to begin and end any presentation

           *The art of rehearsing

           *Daily drills and exercises that will improve your speaking practice

           *Paul's "Ten Commandments of Public Speaking"


*A full day Training Camp is also available


Storytelling Success! (Keynote or Seminar)

Do you want to breathe life into your presentations?  Storytelling is a tradition that is engrained into human nature.  Before there was a written word, we told stories to entertain ourselves and pass along information.  Stories remain just as powerful to convey messages today as they ever have. Even the most technical of presentations can benefit from the use of a well placed AND well told story.  Show, Don’t Tell teaches you the fundamentals of storytelling in away that is engaging and simple to use. You will learn:
*The basic plot elements of all stories
*How to find stories to enhance your presentations
*How to bring stories to life
*3 techniques to make stories relatable to your audience


Show, Don't Tell! Using Visual Aids in Business Presentations(Keynote or Seminar).

Are you tired of "Death by Power Point?" Do you struggle with finding a balance between presenting data and being an effective presenter? Do you want to learn about ways to integrate technology into your talks?  Audiences remember images and visuals far better than they do statistics and facts. Show, Don't Tell! teaches you how to create presentations that are impactful and memorable by using visual aids.  Whether it's spicing up Power Point Slides, perfecting Prezi, or applying apps, this seminar will show you practical strategies for visually enhancing your presentation.  Click HERE for a quick visual aids tip.


You will learn:

         *How to incorporate visual aids into your presentation

         *The importance of visual storytelling

         *3 Fundamental Tips for PowerPoint success

         *5 FREE apps you can use to engage the audience








Say it Quick and Make it Stick: How You Can Master the Mini-Speech (Seminar or Workshop).


Have you ever had to brief someone on an issue with little or no notice?  Have you even been asked for your opinion in front of the group and had trouble getting your message across?  Has someone ever asked for your "elevator speech"?  Whether they are short summations or impromptu engagements, brief speeches can actually be more difficult than major keynotes.  Say it Quick and Make it Stick will show you how to create a speech that is clear, concise, and complete.  Utilizing improvisational activities this session gives you plenty of time to practice, practice, practice!


You will learn:

        *A simple formula for writing your mini speech

        *How to prepare and rehearse a speech in such a short amount of time

        *Practical exercises to help you develop your impromptu skills


Private Speech Coaching


Private speech coaching allows you to combine the fundamental skills covered in workshops combined with a personal, 1on-1 format.  Whether you are looking for short-term help with an upcoming speech/presentation or seeking regular sessions, Paul will help you improve your skills using a variety of tools such as drills, film analysis, improv games, conversation, assignments, and most importantly by watching you perform and giving feedback.  


Job Interview Coaching


Job interviews are one of the most nerve-wrecking speaking experiences a person can go through.  As a former hiring manager and career placement professional Paul understands the importance of job interviews.  Job interview coaching involves the following elements:

                 *Mock interviews

                 *Film review

                 *Relaxation techniques

                 *Analysis of filler words and phrases (i.e. umm, ah, like) and strategies to eliminate them

                 *Creating a "story bank" that will allow you to give clear and compelling answers

                 *Research on company you are interviewing for (when applicable)

                 *Preparation for multiple interview formats (phone, Skype, 1-on-1, small group, large group)


E-Coaching.


Meeting face-to-face isn't practical for everybody in today's digital age.  E-Coaching allows for you to improve your speaking skills from anywhere you want.     


E-Speech Review


Do you have film/audio/text to a previous our upcoming speech?  Paul will gladly review your materials, give you written feedback as well as a private consultation.  No matter how talented we are as speakers, you can always benefit from having an experienced (and different) set of eyes evaluate your content, structure, and delivery.







Having trouble with an upcoming speech?  Can’t find the right words or get the message across you want?  Maybe you just don’t have the time to write that important speech?  If that’s the case then Paul also writes, edits, and gives feedback on speech text. 

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