Speaking with Presence: How to Elevate Your Executive's Communication Skills
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern
Presented by: Sarah Gershman
The ability to speak with presence is vital to leadership success across every sector. Your leaders need to deliver complex information with clarity, focus, and confidence. In this challenging and interactive session, you will learn concrete tools to help your executives elevate their command of the room. Skills include:
- How to better understand the spoken and unspoken needs of any audience
- How to translate complex technical information for an outside audience
- How to turn data into a story
- How to use voice, body language, and eye contact to connect with your listener
- How to use slides more effectively
Your executives are invited to attend this valuable session as well!
Sarah Gershman is an executive speech coach and president of Green Room Speakers, a communications consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Sarah is an adjunct professor of communications at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University where she lectures to students from around the world.
Sarah has coached and trained executives and staff at a variety of national organizations, companies and federal agencies. Recent clients include: Microsoft, General Dynamics, GDIT, Gulfstream, Kaiser Permanente, Booz Allen Hamilton, the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy, the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, the US Department of Justice, The US General Services Administration, the US Department of Commerce, the Asia Group, the Brunswick Group, GH Smart, SBSB, Eli Lilly, The U.S. Department of Treasury Executive Institute, POET, RTI International, HOK, the National Governor’s Association, ONE. the Truman National Security Project, the Brookings Institute, the World Bank, the Robin Hood Foundation, the Hudson Institute, Guardicore, the Kauffman Foundation, KCCT Architects, Hickok Cole Architects, RAND Construction, the American College of Cardiology, the American Psychology Association, Govini, OATH, and So Others Might Eat (SOME).
Sarah combines more than 20 years of facilitating and teaching with a strong background in theater and the performing arts.
Sarah has a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University and a Masters in Judaic Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Sarah received graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Johns Hopkins University.