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Becoming a Power Presenter

Dates: 

December 5, 2018
9:00am - 3:30pm

Location: 

The NonProfit Center
89 South Street
Boston, MA 02111

Instructors: 

David Marino

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Learn to be a powerful presenter! Not everyone feels comfortable in front of a crowd. Whether it’s presenting an informal report, delivering a keynote speech, or simply speaking up during a meeting, finding your true and confident voice can be a challenge. Using a theater-derived approach and practical “on-your-feet” exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity.

Learning Objectives

  • Channel your nervous energy
  • Create a powerful audience connection
  • Master the 5 tools of compelling speech
  • Organize your thoughts in an engaging way
  • Highlight your message with purpose and poise
  • Respond to criticism constructively and positively
  • Create positive and memorable first impressions
  • Use your hands and body to accentuate your point

Target Audience

Seasoned leader or associates just entering into the sector. The target audience of this training is those who seek strategies for confident and effective presentations and communication.

About the Trainer

David Marino has been coaching industry leaders in transformative communication for over 25 years. Using creative and dynamic presentation techniques from scripted and improvisational theater, he engages with individuals, non-profit and for-profit companies to create inspiring and interactive leadership practices that demonstrate powerful and effective communication strategies.

As a corporate trainer and presentation and public speaking instructor, he has worked with executives, managers, and staff all over the world to help them find their strongest voice and deliver their message with confidence and style. From his home in Boston, he has worked with many of the world’s most prestigious organizations including The Boston Globe, The Boston Public Library, the Peabody Essex Museum and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In addition to individual coaching, he has shared his skills and experience with financial institutions, hotel industries, museums, theaters, research laboratories, non-profit charities, retail companies, and environmental conservation organizations. A sample list of clients includes Ocean Spray, the Association of Children’s Museums, MassAudubon, edX, Harvard Business School, and the Union of Concerned Scientists.

He studied drama at the Cecil Sharp House School of Theater in London, and has been directing, performing, writing, and producing theater around the country since 1990. He has worked with several Second City improvisational theater legends such as Mick Napier, Susan Messing, Joe Bill, Zach Ward and Keith Johnstone.

David has been an executive coach at ImprovBoston, in Cambridge Massachusetts, for over 15 years. He has been affiliated with Peter Bubriski Associates since 2006, where he collaborated on creating executive management workshops for UBS in London, Hong Kong, New York City.

Registration fee: 

$109 (full-day, lunch is included)

Type of event: 

Partner Events

Learning area: 

Nonprofit Governance