Communication Workshops

UpSkill While Having the Most Fun Humanly Possible

“Your guidance equipped us with newfound awareness to apply in our daily interactions.”

Sammantha Calkins, SPHR-CPSilfab Solar

Communication Workshops

Upskill while having the most fun humanly possible.

All-Staff Interactive Sessions

The Power of Brevity
Train Your Brain to Listen Better
Build a Better Culture Through Story
Getting to Know You Game Show

Say It in 26 Seconds:
Harness The Power of Brevity

Great communicators know tailoring their message is crucial to engaging, informing, inspiring, or prompting action. They also know a message drowned in too many words quickly loses its impact. Creating a clear and concise message requires effort, focus, and practice. “Say It in 26 Seconds” provides tips and exercises to communicate more effectively.

Session Objectives:

  • Enhance written and oral clarity using the 26-Second Rule.
  • Improve email using a simple numerical strategy.
  • Simplify and humanize your message with AI.
  • Adopt a brevity mindset for better conversations.
  • Learn phrasing to make your point and help others make theirs.

Discover how the power of brevity can transform your communication skills.

Train Your Brain to Listen Better
Build trust and boost productivity

In this lively session, explore the difference between hearing and listening and how to leverage both.

Practice three proven listening techniques to make you the kind of team player that draws out the best in others.

You’ll be amazed at how interesting and productive conversations become when you stop talking and start listening!

Learn how to:

  • Leverage brain science to listen better.
  • Speak so others can understand you.
  • Become the listener people talk about
  • Practice FBI tactics for better conversations.
  • Build trust and boost productivity.

Build a Better Culture Through Story
Craft & tell stories that connect & inspire

Great stories are the building blocks to better business presentations. 

In this session, participants learn a simple method for crafting a compelling story and then practice what they’ve learned to inspire themselves and others. 

Participants are provided tools and resources to conduct similar sessions with their own teams to build understanding, transparency, and connection.

This powerfully efficient tool leverages story-crafting objectives for stories used in business presentations, social media, and publications.

Storytellers:

  • Uncover powerful stories to bolster connection.
  • Utilize a simple, repeatable 5-step story method.
  • Craft and share an impactful, inspiring story.
  • Listen to and appreciate participants’ stories.
  • Engage in a story-centered group creativity exercise.

*NOTE: A Train-the-Trainer version of this program offers best practices for creating a safe space for story sharing and a worksheet of inclusive exercises for meetings and events.

Getting to Know You Game Show
Inclusion, awareness & collaboration wrapped in fun

In this fast-paced session, participants learn unique facts about each other, practice working as a team, and put their listening skills to the test.

Deeper connections, laughter, and team spirit are guaranteed outcomes.

(Great as an all-staff retreat opener.)

  • Build connection through listening and a unique Q&A.
  • Find commonality, enhance awareness, and increase appreciation.
  • Unite in a hilarious competition to achieve a common goal.

All-Staff Interactive Sessions

The Power of Brevity
Train Your Brain to Listen
Build a Better Culture
Getting to Know You Games

Say It in 26 Seconds:
Harness The Power of Brevity

Great communicators know tailoring their message is crucial to engaging, informing, inspiring, or prompting action. They also know a message drowned in too many words quickly loses its impact. Creating a clear and concise message requires effort, focus, and practice. “Say It in 26 Seconds” provides tips and exercises to communicate more effectively.

Session Objectives:

  • Enhance written and oral clarity using the 26-Second Rule.
  • Improve email using a simple numerical strategy.
  • Simplify and humanize your message with AI.
  • Adopt a brevity mindset for better conversations.
  • Learn phrasing to make your point and help others make theirs.

Discover how the power of brevity can transform your communication skills.

Train Your Brain to Listen Better
Build trust and boost productivity

In this lively session, explore the difference between hearing and listening and how to leverage both.

Practice three proven listening techniques to make you the kind of team player that draws out the best in others.

You’ll be amazed at how interesting and productive conversations become when you stop talking and start listening!

Learn how to:

  • Leverage brain science to listen better.
  • Speak so others can understand you.
  • Become the listener people talk about
  • Practice FBI tactics for better conversations.
  • Build trust and boost productivity.

Build a Better Culture Through Story
Craft & tell stories that connect & inspire

Great stories are the building blocks to better business presentations. 

In this session, participants learn a simple method for crafting a compelling story and then practice what they’ve learned to inspire themselves and others. 

Participants are provided tools and resources to conduct similar sessions with their own teams to build understanding, transparency, and connection.

This powerfully efficient tool leverages story-crafting objectives for stories used in business presentations, social media, and publications.

Storytellers:

  • Uncover powerful stories to bolster connection.
  • Utilize a simple, repeatable 5-step story method.
  • Craft and share an impactful, inspiring story.
  • Listen to and appreciate participants’ stories.
  • Engage in a story-centered group creativity exercise.

*NOTE: A Train-the-Trainer version of this program offers best practices for creating a safe space for story sharing and a worksheet of inclusive exercises for meetings and events.

Getting to Know You Game Show
Inclusion, awareness & collaboration wrapped in fun

In this fast-paced session, participants learn unique facts about each other, practice working as a team, and put their listening skills to the test.

Deeper connections, laughter, and team spirit are guaranteed outcomes.

(Great as an all-staff retreat opener.)

  • Build connection through listening and a unique Q&A.
  • Find commonality, enhance awareness, and increase appreciation.
  • Unite in a hilarious competition to achieve a common goal.

“There are many workshops for presenting skills; this workshop will help your team engage the audience for an authentic consulting experience.

Rita Kuhn, CSI, CDT V.P. of Commercial Sales American Bath Group

“There are many workshops for presenting skills; this workshop will help your team engage the audience for an authentic consulting experience.

Rita Kuhn, CSI, CDT V.P. of Commercial Sales American Bath Group

For Leaders and Presenters

Highly-Requested Sessions
Engage from the Stage
Facilitate with Finesse
Present Like a Pro
Build a Better Business Story

Engage from the Stage
Build Community with Your Audience

Learn tips to ensure your next presentation is informative, engaging, actionable, and memorable. Apply a powerful method to infuse and track audience engagement. Set yourself and your audience up for success and leave them wanting more. 

Presenters:

  • Craft a logical, linear presentation roadmap.
  • Deliver a clear, compelling opening and close.
  • Infuse opportunity for audience interaction.
  • Prevent a fire-hose speech by cutting content.
  • Apply tactics to improve audience retention.

Facilitate with Finesse
Lead meetings of 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.

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 introductions to inform listeners and elevate presenters.

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

Present Like a Pro
Speak with Presence, Poise, and Purpose

Most humans experience anxiety when asked to speak in public. But if speaking is part of your job, you’d better find a way to overcome this hurdle. 

Present Like a Pro delivers a shift in mindset and methods to harness anxiety and convert it to energy for your audience.

Whether speaking on stage, in a boardroom, or one-on-one, Present Like a Pro tactics leverage your conversation and presentation influence.  

Learn to:

  • Use the C.L.E.A.R.™ method to invite connection.
  • Captivate your audience from your very first word.
  • Transform anxiety 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, Repeat.

Build a Better Culture Through Story
Craft & tell stories that connect & inspire

Participants learn a simple method for crafting a compelling story, then practice what they’ve learned to inspire themselves and others. 

This powerfully efficient method leverages story-crafting objectives for stories used in business presentations, team meetings, social media, and publications.

Storytellers:

  • Uncover powerful stories to bolster connection.
  • Utilize a simple, repeatable 5-step story method.
  • Craft and share an impactful, inspiring personal story.
  • Learn how to craft a compelling company founder’s story.

“Rebecca is very engaging, confident and knows her material. She made things fun and held our staff’s attention at our all-day, all-staff retreat. She was able to engage with humor, personal experiences and tied everything back to our objectives.”

Bill Henkel, CEOCommunity Action Skagit County
Rebecca P. Murray Game Show
Rebecca P. Murray Game Show

“Rebecca is very engaging, confident and knows her material. She made things fun and held our staff’s attention at our all-day, all-staff retreat. She was able to engage with humor, personal experiences and tied everything back to our objectives.”

Bill Henkel, CEOCommunity Action Skagit County

About Rebecca P. Murray

Northwest Edutainer Rebecca P. Murray delivers high-energy virtual and live training to those ready to become confident, creative, and compelling team players. She infuses humor, inspiring stories, and surprises into content-rich events. Audience members eagerly engage in an interactive experience, including workshops, keynotes, courses. 

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