The American Management Association New Media team hosted a webcast with John Baldoni, author of The Leader’s Guide to Speaking With Presence: How to Project Confidence, Conviction and Authority. He discussed techniques to help leaders achieve the kind of genuine presence that leads to lasting trust and quantifiable influence.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern
Meeting Number: 17837-00001
With their warmth, confidence, and ability to connect, many leaders appear like they were born to the role. But that is actually rare. What seem to be innate gifts are often the result of learning and practicing communication skills. And, as a leader, your most important job is to communicate effectively. Whether in a meeting, presentation, water-cooler conversation, or formal speech, your ability to deliver a clear, believable message is the tipping point between forgettable and transformational. This webcast gives you a concise starting point to improve your communication skills. You’ll get dozens of practical tips for creating and communicating meaningful messages with presence and authority. To be a truly effective leader, your words need to ring true, and your delivery needs to be authentic. Join us as we explore:
How to present your ideas clearly and provide appropriate context
Tips for grounding yourself and radiating confidence that will put your audience at ease
Steps you can take to refine your public speaking delivery
How you should use stories to inform, involve, and inspire
Ways to leverage the energy of any room
John Baldoni, president of Baldoni Consulting LLC, is an internationally recognized executive coach, speaker, and author. In 2011, Leadership Gurus International ranked John No. 11 on its list of the world’s top 30 leadership experts. He is a regular online contributor to CBS MoneyWatch, Inc., and Harvard Business Review.