Learn To Engage Your Listeners

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Maya Angelou

Be Heard! Workshop

X-PHactors Workshop

Say It Well Workshop

Assert Your Best Voice Workshop

Engage Now! Workshop

Be Heard!

Leave your listeners wanting more with our Be Heard! Workshop. Here you will learn to shift your focus on the listener instead of solely focusing on what you will be saying. Creating a credible, confident and likable experience will make you stand out from the crowd.

What’s the point of communication if you aren’t heard?  So often with communication in a legal environment, we focus on the details and what we want to say. Imagine what would happen if, instead, we shift the focus to the listener and create an “experience” that creates credibility, confidence, likability.  That kind of experience will make you stand out from the crowd and leave your listeners wanting more.  More importantly, you will be memorable.  The concepts taught in Be Heard! will help take your public speaking skills from good to GREAT.  During this two-hour workshop, you will:

  • Understand the WIIFThem philosophy and how it helps your message be heard
  • Develop and structure content to promote listener engagement
  • Strategically plan an overall visual experience
  • Avoid the five factors that induce death by PowerPoint
  • Prepare your mind and body to engage your authentic best self for dynamic delivery
  • Employ the Visual 5 and Vocal 5 best practices to create conversation with your audience

X-PHactors

Public speaking is a learnable skill. The X-Phactors program will provide you with skills that will help you become a phenomenal speaker in no time.

Warren Buffett has said that public speaking is the one skill that will raise a person’s value by 50%.  It is a skill that we all use every day in a variety of contexts.  It is core to success in life and career.  Yet, 74% of us fear public speaking.  The good news is that public speaking is a learnable skill.  The X-PHactors program provides six factors that will help you become a phenomenal speaker in no time, whether it is in a small group environment or a larger, more formal, presentation situation.  Most importantly, by following the six factors, you will be memorable in a positive way.  During this workshop, you will:

  • Focus on the listener to create an engaged experience
  • Determine what you want the listener to know/do and feel as a result of our message
  • Utilize the Rule of 3’s to organize and frame the content of the message
  • Learn tips to overcome nerves and tap into your authentic confidence
  • Create a connection with your audience through visual cues
  • Command authority through your vocal delivery
  • Practice delivering a brief message

Say It Well

The Say It Well workshop provides structure and best practices to help associates be more effective, clear and empathetic in their communication methods.  

Communicating with others is a skill that is often taken for granted. Yet, we can all identify the good communicators from the poor. The Say It Well workshop provides structure and best practices to help associates be more effective, clear and empathetic in their communication methods.  Through scenario-based exercises, participants will make judgments about how to communicate as well as practice actual techniques.

During this 2-hour program, participants will:

  • Organize your message for clarity
  • Determine the best medium for your message
  • Deliver your message to engender credibility
  • Flex your communication style for enhanced understanding
  • Think on your feet with ease

Assert Your Best Voice

The Assert Your Best Voice workshop helps women to make the most of day-to-day situations and provides tools to communicate their most confident best selves in every conversation. 

Being a woman in the legal industry can be challenging.  The issues are long-standing, and yet, progress can be made in one conversation and one relationship at a time. The Assert Your Best Voice workshop helps women to make the most of day-to-day situations and provides tools to communicate their most confident best selves in every conversation.

After this 2-hour program, participants will be able to:

  • Engage their inner confidence
  • Deliberately prepare for conversations
  • Deliver a message with confidence
  • Use assertiveness strategically
  • Think on their feet with ease
  • Manage interruptions effectively

Engage Now!

Delivering complementary CLE to clients is a regular activity within many client relationships, and the Engage Now! Workshop takes those presentations to the next level.

Using adult learning principles and best practices for instructional design, you will quickly learn how to make CLE more engaging and memorable. Additionally, you will gain insights for how to increase your credibility through more visually appealing PowerPoint slides and handouts. The bottom line is that this workshop will help you to create a client experience that will make you stand out from the crowd and leave your clients wanting more.

During this 75-minute workshop, you will:

  • Understand how adults learn best
  • Design a program that promotes client engagement
  • Discuss best practices for delivery over video conference
  • Strategically plan an overall visual experience
  • Avoid the five factors that induce death by PowerPoint
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