How to Wrestle Down the Beast: Your Next Big Hairy Audacious Presentation | BostonSpeaks 023


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Think about the last time you delivered a Big Hairy Audacious Presentation to your management team, customers, prospects or peers. How did your prep go? Were you awash in so much awesome material – that you had to clamor like crazy for focus? What did you leave in? (But more important: What did you leave out?) Speakers often have much-too-much to say. And that’s the problem with many presentations and speeches today. What to say when you have too much to say? Join us and discover how to wrestle down the beast: your next Big Hairy Audacious Presentation. Takeaways: •How to use The AIM Method to focus your speech fast •A fun way to figure out a framework (in 30 minutes or less!) •What you need to know about chips and statues before your next presentation Who Is Teresa Zumwald? Opening her own shop in 1989 was an experiment that’s never ended for Teresa Zumwald, a speechwriter, speech coach, B2B communications consultant and three-time corporate history book author. At Zumwald & Company, LLC, she’s worked one-on-one with brilliant CEOs, entrepreneurs and subject matter experts at more than 80 organizations to tell stories that resonate. In 2009 she added speechwriting to her repertoire, and since 2013, her speeches have won 11 international, national and regional awards including five Cicero Speechwriting Awards from Vital Speeches of the Day. She’s also the speechwriter for the chairman of the board of two global manufacturing companies based in Europe. Teresa earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University and is a member of the Professional Speechwriters Association, International Association of Business Communicators, American Society of Journalists and Authors, and Toastmasters International. She is speaking at the World Conference of the Professional Speechwriters Association at Georgetown University in October. Website: Email: LinkedIn: Twitter: Instagram: YouTube: Discover the power of communication and find more BostonSpeaksTalks here: Would you rather listen? Check out our interviews on iTunes, iHeartRadio and Google Play. It's called BostonSpeaks with Kit Pang.

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