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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS / SEMINARS

Presenter Skills Development
Webinar

July 14, 15, 16 at 10:00 a.m.

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Mike Brian Certified Virtual Presenter

Mike Brian

Partner, Speaker, Presenter Pioneer

Mike Brian began his presentation career in 1990 using an overhead projector and 35mm slides. His passion for presenting drove him to become an innovator on the stage. His expertise in strategically planning, designing and delivering powerful multimedia presentations has helped hundreds of companies and thousands of executives develop impactful presentation skills.
Mike Brian Virtual Presenter

What To Expect From the Webinar Series

Presenter Skills Development

Presentation skills are the most overlooked and underdeveloped disciplines in corporate America. People get promoted and soon find themselves needing more training for storytelling and public speaking. This webinar offers participants of different skill levels the opportunity to learn techniques that will quickly make them better presenters and have a positive impact on their careers. Each participant will receive a downloadable workbook to help them organize their thoughts and document new insights and techniques.

This webinar is designed as a discovery activity, but participants will not be required to role-play or speak in the session. They will learn strategies and techniques that will help them improve their presentation skills. The format of this webinar will help everyone gain insights, ideas and techniques they can use at their current level and in their future.

The program is divided into three parts. Each webinar lasts 60 minutes and will be held on three consecutive days.  

Confidence – July 14, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT 

Preparation – July 15, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT

Connection – July 16, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT

Confidence

Learn how to navigate the causes of presentation stress and overcome your anxieties. Turn your fears into fuel.

Preparation

Learn how to plan presentations with powerful information and persuasive emotion. Get introduced to a proprietary planning tool – the presentation Cadence Chart.

Connection

Learn how to connect with your audience via alignment tools and strategic storytelling.

Cadence and Planning

Aug. 11, 12, 13 at 10:00

Planning a presentation is the most important step to becoming a great presenter. In this webinar, participants get beyond the outdated methods of developing a presentation and will learn how to use the presentation Cadence Chart, a proprietary planning tool developed by Mike Brian, the CEO of Penna Powers and a professional speaker and communications expert. The presentation Cadence is designed to combine information with emotion to deliver a deeper and more meaningful connection with the audience.

This webinar comes with a participant manual and includes hands-on experience using Dynamic Outlines and template Cadence Charts. Participants will leave with a new understanding and respect for the planning process by creating impactful and effective presentations and using valuable tools to assist them.

The program is divided into three parts. Each webinar lasts 60 minutes and will be held on three consecutive days.  

Key Objectives – Aug. 11, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT 

Dynamic Outline – Aug. 12, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT

Cadence Charting – Aug. 13, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT

Key Objectives

Learn how to identify key objectives of your presentation.

Dynamic Outline

Learn how to use a Dynamic Outline for quick presentations to organize thoughts with emotional objectives.

Cadence Charting

Learn how to use the presentation Cadence Chart, a revolutionary planning tool that combines information with emotion for a deeper connection with the audience.

Connect with Storytelling

Sept. 15, 16, 17 at 10:00 a.m.

Distributing information is often considered the objective of presenting. However, in most cases, the true objective is to connect with the audience so that they will believe and accept the information presented.

Storytelling is an effective tool to enhance communication in any presentation. In this webinar, participants will learn how to identify, document and develop stories in our Story Grid and Story Cadence. Well-told stories are powerful for connecting with everyone at the heart-level.

Each participant will receive a worksheet to document new strategies and techniques that will help them tune their storytelling lens and cultivate their stories into powerful communication tools, ultimately connecting their audience with their message at a deeper more meaningful level.

The program is divided into three parts. Each webinar lasts 60 minutes and will be held on three consecutive days.  

Powerful Storytelling – Sept. 15, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT 

Story Grid – Sept. 16, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT

Story Cadence – Sept. 17, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MT

Powerful Storytelling

Learn about scientific research that proves how and why stories are so impactful.

Story Grid

Learn how to develop a Story Grid, a tool used to identify and document elements that make impactful stories.

Story Cadence

Learn how to use the story Cadence Chart, a revolutionary planning tool that makes cultivating an impactful story quick and easy.