Start Date: 11/14/2018 12:00 PM EST
End Date: 11/14/2018 1:00 PM EST
Venue Name: Elevate Location:
806 7th Street NW, Third Floor (#301)
(Gallery Place Metro: Green, Red, Yellow Lines)
Washington DC, DC United States 20001
National Capital Area Chapter of GPA
Whether you’re in a meeting with a funder, on the phone, around the proverbial “water cooler,” at a conference, or anywhere else: your ability to speak with confidence will drive your career forward — just as a lack of confidence will frustratingly hold you back. In this session, Christine Clapp of Spoken with Authority will give you a set of powerful insights and practical strategies that will rapidly enhance your professional presence. Get ready to develop your speaking skills in a way that will transform your career — and even change your life!
In this session, you will:
• Explore the five elements of professional presence
• Assess personal strengths and weaknesses with regard to body language, vocal quality, facial expressions, filler words, and eye contact
• Identify strategies for leveraging strengths and mitigating weaknesses
Bring your questions...and your lunch!
Free for members; $15.00 for nonmembers
About Our Presenter
Christine Clapp is the author of Presenting at Work: A Guide to Public Speaking in Professional Contexts and the president of Spoken with Authority, a Washington, D.C.-based presentation skills consultancy that includes a team of six expert coaches. Through training programs and coaching engagements, Christine and her team help professionals at non-profit organizations, law firms, corporations, and associations build the confidence to connect and the capacity to lead.
About Our Site Host
Elevate works with effective and ambitious nonprofits to build their grants programs over time. They form in-depth partnerships with clients all over the country to make life easier for leaders, improve program outcomes, and build more sustainable organizations.