Eloquence - Available Virtually or In-Person
Although many of us fear it more than death, knowing how to speak to others in front of small or large groups is a critical but neglected skill of the modern workplace. It’s an enviable kind of charm that makes us far more powerful and that we can all learn how to wield.
In this two-hour session, we will:
• Learn how to overcome the most common barriers to effective public communication.
• Uncover the key elements of a good message and practise applying them to our work.
• Practise presenting our body and voice in an authentic, engaging manner.
• Practise overcoming anxiety and self-consciousness during public presentations.
What characterises mastery of this skill?
Eloquent employees feel comfortable presenting their work and come across as persuasive and trustworthy. They easily take into account different perspectives and adapt their style to suit their audience. Eloquence is common in employees who are not scared to demonstrate winning enthusiasm and passion for their topic.
What characterises a lack of this skill?
Employees with a lack of eloquence are likely to appear shy in group meetings and feel anxious before an audience. That is why their opinions and ideas are often less present in the mind of others, and their teams may be less motivated. In addition, they might struggle to recognise gaps of knowledge between themselves and others.
‘There is no lack of readers and listeners; it is for us to produce something worth being written and heard.’ — Pliny the Younger