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Speaking Off The Cuff

Course Details

For Whom: All Staff
Dates: Friday, December 7, 2018
Location: Shannon Room, Plassey House
Time: 09.15 - 13.00
Presenter: Paddy Lavelle
Cost: €50
Duration: Half Day

Course Overview

Speaking "Off the Cuff"How to handle impromptu speaking opportunities andcommunicate with confidence Do you…

  • dread being put on the spot at meetings, corporate or social gatherings?
  • panic under pressure or find it difficult to organise your thoughts when called on unexpectedly to say a few words?
  • feel nervous or anxious about speaking in public?

 How would you like to be able to …

  • think clearly and respond calmly and confidently in challenging situations?
  • seize the opportunity and inspire, motivate or persuade with power? 
  • make an immediate and memorable impact?

 If you find yourself answering "yes" to any of these questions, this programme is for you.  "Speaking Off the Cuff " will provide you with the tools you need to;

  • think on your feet
  • overcome anxiety and fear of public speaking
  • present your argument, idea, proposal or response in a compelling way
  • be more effective in meetings and organise your thoughts under pressure
  • speak assertively and persuasively
  • handle challenging questions and audiences confidently and effectively
  • connect with impact at networking events


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