Presentation Skills for Groups

Employee Training to Boost Your Bottom Line through Communication, Confidence, and Leadership Capabilities.

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Select stand-alone group sessions or a six-week course.

Say goodbye to forgettable training that quickly wears off and rarely pays off. Invest in skills that boost leadership and communication confidence.

Targeted one-hour sessions boosting presentation skills

Present Like a Pro Single Module Offerings

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What'd She Say?
Facilitate with Finesse
THE ART & CRAFT OF A+ STORIES
Build a Better Presentation

What’d She Say? Speak with Crystal Clarity
Be heard, be understood, and keep your audience’s attention

Achieving clarity is one of the toughest challenges speakers face. Without it, we separate ourselves from our audience and waste everyone’s time… including our own. This session covers how to apply the C.L.E.A.R.™ method to ensure your presentations maintain connection from start to finish.

Learn to:

  • Use the C.L.E.A.R.™ method to invite connection.
  • Captivate your audience from your very first word.
  • Transform nervousness into energy for your audience.
  • Master audio projection tools to ensure you’re heard.
  • Identify and overcome small habits that create confusion.

C.L.E.A.R.: Center, Listen, Engage, Allow, Repeatable

Facilitate with Finesse: The Key to Flawless Meetings
Lead Meetings of Any Size with Ease, Tact, and Efficiency

A skilled facilitator functions as an invaluable connector between audience and presenter. But doing the job well requires knowledge, experience and confidence. Whether you desire to lead more productive team meetings or emcee larger corporate or community events, this session sets you up for success.

You’ll learn to:

  • Use the S.P.I.C.E.™ method to project professionalism.
  • Set up participating presenters for success.
  • Handle agenda conflicts with tact, humor, and grace.
  • Apply facilitator know-how that sets you apart.
  • Craft and deliver introductions to inform listeners and elevate presenters.

S.P.I.C.E.™: Show, Project, Infuse, Create, Empower.

The Art & Craft of A+ Stories
Craft & Tell Stories that Connect & Inspire

Great stories are the building blocks to better presentations. However,  the ability to craft short, clear, on-point stories is a power-skill that takes time to develop and hone

In this session, participants learn a simple 5-step method for crafting a compelling story and gain an understanding of how to infuse better stories into longer presentations to increase engagement. Finally, they practice delivering a short story with impact.

Storytellers:

  • Uncover powerful stories to bolster presentations.
  • Utilize a simple and effective 5-step story structure.
  • Craft and share an impactful inspiring story.
  • Engage in a story-centered group creativity exercise.
  • Listen, affirm, and build a hilarious story together.

Build a Better Presentation
Craft Presentations with Actionable Outcomes

In this hit-the-road-running session, you’ll learn tips to ensure your next presentation is informative, engaging, and actionable. You’ll set yourself and your audience up for success and leave them wanting more.

Presenters:

  • Craft a linear, logical presentation roadmap.
  • Deliver a clear, compelling opening and close.
  • Infuse opportunity for audience engagement.
  • Prevent a fire-hose speech by cutting content.
  • Apply the 80/20 rule to structure and delivery.
A six-week course to boost your bottom line

Present Like a Pro: Speak with Confidence

Are you ready to witness a transformation in your employees' ability to:

  • Communicate more clearly and effectively?
  • Increase close rates?
  • Get more 5-star reviews?

In just six sessions, participants:

  • Present with ease in meetings, onstage, or on camera.
  • Make a point with confidence, clarity, and brevity.
  • Shine in sales, interviews, and networking opportunities.

It’s been said that 85% of a person’s financial success is due to their ability to communicate, negotiate, and lead. And since your company is run by people, it makes sense that your company’s financial success is dependent on those same abilities

Present Like a Pro: Speak with Confidence transforms participants’ abilities to leverage communication on behalf of themselves, their employer, and their community

Course Curriculum

Week #1
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Week #3
Week #4
Week #5
Week #6
Office Hours

The Art of Self Introductions
What’s in a Name?
Introducing Others.
Listening Skills.
Voicemail & Phone Etiquite.

 

How to Think on Your Feet.
Knowing What to Say Next.
Active Listening & Small Talk.
6 Tactics to Increase Clarity.
Vocal Dynamics & Range.

Story Crafting & Telling.
Lead Through Story.
5 Human Senses + Emotions.
Descriptive Language + Word Pictures.

Body Language + Facial Expressions.
Speaking to Small Groups.
Props + Visual Aides.
Audience Engagement Principles.

Speech Crafting + Topic Selection
Opening and Closing.
Mining Your Message.
5-Step Story Crafting.
Writing + Storytelling Exercise.

Graduation Night!
Story Presentations.
Listening, Appreciation + Feedback.
Celebration + Reflection.
What’s Next for YOU?

Office hours sessions are provided between weeks 5 and  6 for participants to practice and receive professional feedback. These sessions include coaching by Rebecca and the use of innovative (and super fun) artificial intelligence software to track facial expressions, eye contact, filler words, and non-inclusive language.

Present Like a Pro: Speak with Confidence, now offered through Western Washington University and Skagit Valley College, establishes a firm foundation for further growth and development in communication and leadership skills. 

Rebecca has partnered with a diverse set of clients to deliver presentation training including Western Washington University, various Washington State agencies, Builders and Contractors Association, Women in Manufacturing, Boeing Employees Credit Union, Pacific Northwest Aerospace, WeIgnite Women’s Empowerment Conference, and Washington Chambers of Commerce Executives.

Let’s collaborate to customize Present Like a Pro to your organization’s needs. 

Rebecca worked with a broad segment of our staff, many with no public speaking experience, on a journey in confidence building, teamwork, team bonding, and personal growth. We also had a barrel full of fun, and came away with a much deeper sense of connection with and understanding of our co-workers.

Bill HinkleExecutive Director, Community Action of Skagit County

Course Participant Raves:

  • Rebecca has a method that is very easy to follow and understand. I highly recommend her program!

    Jeston Porter
    Lead Trainer at Enoch Precision Machining
  • Rebecca sees the power in helping others find their voice, their confidence, and the vast positive improvements it has on their lives.

    Angela Thurman
    CEO Thurman Co.
  • If you need an expert coach to help you deliver an entertaining speech both virtually or in-person, Rebecca is your go-to person. 

    Sayee Vaitheesvaran
    CIO Washington State Gambling Commission
  • I highly recommend Rebecca to anyone looking to gain more confidence when presenting. 

    Meaghan Ziemba
    Mavens of Manufacturing
  • I highly recommend using Rebecca to help your presentation go from average to INCREDIBLE!

    Nikki Wegner
    CEO Chinook Enterprises

Are you frustrated with investing in forgettable training for you or your team?

Are you disappointed in expensive programs that quickly wear off and fail to deliver the promised result?

Rebecca facilitates high-content training to inspire high-potential talent to take their abilities to the next level.

You’ll never have more fun learning to leverage your communication skills.

Rebecca P. Murray Certified Virtual Presenter
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