- PowerSpeaking: How to Make People Sit Up and Listen
- Microphone techniques
Frederick (Rick) Gilbert, Ph.D., has been called a “communications guru” by Fortune magazine. He provides cutting-edge speech communication training.
Innovation is the hallmark of every course Rick has created: PowerSpeaking® ‚
Speaking to the Big Dogs®.
Rick’s Executive Coaching of over 300 senior-level executives led to the creation of the award winning Speaking to the Big Dogs® training program.
Training and Development magazine calls Speaking to the Big Dogs®: A Boardroom Survival Kit “one of those rare programs that deliver more than promises.” The program participant gets a rare, insider’s view of what it takes to successfully present and persuade in the highest ranks of corporate America.
The frank, incisive advice provides insider training from 17 one-on-one interviews Rick conducted with C-Level executives in high-tech and other industries.
His background includes consulting, university teaching, and management positions with Hewlett-Packard and Amdahl corporations.
He brings a unique combination of intellect, experience, passion, and humor to all of his engagements.
Build upon your current presentation skills by learning to:
Ensure you have a clear core message that drives the talk.
Use stories, analogies, and metaphors to dramatically increase retention.
Incorporate visual aids strategically.
Handle hostile and challenging questions with ease.
Manage the speaking environment.
Integrate the Q & A with a memorable wrap-up statement.
Express your ideas with confident, authentic style.
Advanced HighTechSpeaking® – Here we help you fine-tune your advanced technical presentation skills. We use video examples from world-renowned scientists and engineers to model the skills of success in any technical presentation. You will:
Construct a presentation for speaking in technical briefings, pre- and post-sales
customer presentations, and project reviews.
Use leading-edge visual-aid strategies that are based on new research.
Handle disruptive audience behavior when you are in charge.
Modify content for technical and non-technical audiences.
Incorporate “pattern disruption” strategies to help you keep any audience fully.
engaged and more apt to retain your message.
Convey the meaning of the data, not just the facts.
Express your ideas with confident, appropriate style for technical or mixed audiences.