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Superior Speaking Skills: Becoming a Confident, Fearless Speaker

Course Description:

Are you one of the myriad of managers whose hands sweat at the mere thought of speaking before a group?

You’re not alone.  Public speaking isn’t easy.  It’s intimidating, and for some, it can even be paralyzing. 

Yet, public speaking is much more than just speeches.  In fact, department meetings, client meetings, team powwows and everyday interactions require superior speaking skills.

Mastering the ability to speak in public with confidence and authority can have an amazing impact on your reputation and career.  It’s the tool that propels managers upwards in an organization.

Discover how to overcome your fear and become a more confident speaker and effective manager in this powerful audio conference.  During this information-packed session our expert faculty will give you crucial tips to help you:

  1. improve your speaking style and keep yourself focused,
  2. engage your audience and speak with clarity and confidence, and
  3. appear calm, knowledgeable and professional — even if your palms are sweating.


CoursE highlights:

  • How your communication style affects your message
  • Proven techniques to calm your nerves
  • Tips for collecting your thoughts and getting organized before the big meeting/presentation
  • Methods to capture your team or audience’s attention from the start
  • Mechanics and methods used by great speakers
  • Ways to convey confidence and responsiveness
  • What to do when you don’t know an answer or understand the question
  • Which words make you seem uncertain and how to ditch them
  • What your body language is saying and how to make it match the message

Featured Faculty:

Nicole Wells, Founder, NWK Consultants

Nicole Wells turned her greatest fear, public speaking, into her greatest passion and has taught thousands of professionals to do the same. Nicole has over twelve years of experience as a trainer, facilitator, and presenter.  Her company, specializes in half and full day public speaking workshops, which have been delivered to the country’s finest organizations.

She has been an adjunct faculty member at New York University’s Stern School of Business as well as the School for Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS), where she’s taught Organizational Communication and Speaking Without Fear.

Nicole specializes in presentation skills, overcoming performance anxiety, building a resonant speaking voice and developing dynamic speakers.

Some of her clients include: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, The Bank of New York-Mellon, Interbrand, Quadrangle, and The Smithsonian Institution. Additionally, she has worked with individuals from every major industry, with special emphasis in law and financial services.



We're so confident you'll get what you want out of this conference that we'll refund every penny if you're not completely satisfied. No questions asked! It's 100% risk-free!


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CD and Event Materials

Your CD recording includes the complete audio conference presentation, audience Q&A and presentation materials.



HRCI - Receive 1.25 recertification credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at

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