Power Up Your Communication Skills To The Next Level w/ Laurie Schloff | BostonSpeaks 013

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Do you need to tune-up your communication skills. In this talk with Laurie Schloff, we'll discuss the top 5 communication techniques all leaders and influencers need. You'll hear practical strategies to propel your career to the next level and the top of your field. Takeaways: Create a HIT--high impact talk Use the sounds of success Learn to listen persuasively Discover your definition of confidence Network for results As Director of Executive Training with THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY,INC., Ms. Laurie Schloff has a nationwide reputation asa trainer and coach in areas of presentation skills,leadership training, fear of speaking, conferencecoaching and facilitation skills. Laurie is a long timecollaborator with Matt Winter for one-on-one, group andconference presenters. Laurie is the author of two popular books - SmartSpeaking and He and She Talk. Her books have beenpublished in German, French and Chinese. SmartSpeaking has been described by CommunicationBriefings as "one of the best books ever written aboutspeaking." Laurie is a frequent guest expert on radio and television. She has been a guest on the Oprahand Today Show and a contributor to magazines including Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day,Ladies Home Journal and Women's Health. She is known as a popular and humorousspeaker at conventions and organizations ranging from the American Bar Association to TheNational Association of Women's Business Owners. Schloff’s range of clients include: The Allstate Corporation, Babson Capital, GE AircraftEngines, Sun Microsystems, Bank Of America, Fidelity Investments, The BoseCorporation, Harvard University, The Society of Actuaries, The TJX Companies, The AntiDefamation League and the American Bar Association. Laurie is also the developer ofPearls of Presentation and Participation a training CD. Ms. Schloff received her undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology from Rutgers Universityin New Jersey and her graduate degree from Columbia University in New York. She holdsher Certificate of Clinical Competence from The American Speech-Language-HearingAssociation and is a member of the Speech Communication Association. She founded theFear of Speaking Association in 1989 and is co-founder of electionspeakers.com in 2008. Ms. Schloff's experience, friendly relaxed style, humor and insight make her a valued memberof THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, INC. Follow Laurie: Linked In: http://linkedin.com/in/schloff Website: Www.speechimprovement.com Want more BostonSpeaksTalks? Discover the power of communication and find more BostonSpeaksTalks here: www.bostonspeaks.com/talks

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