PRESENTATION & COMMUNICATION SKILLS
-Become a Confident Communicator with 'Presence'
Whether a formal talk or a social occasion, speaking in front of others is something many of us find very uncomfortable. Any experienced professional can feel very uneasy when asked to suddenly chair a meeting or make a speech. We all have individual reasons for our fears, but the root of the problem is most lack of confidence caused by too little - and not the right kind of – preparation.
We may perceive that 'presence' - that ability to connect with an audience/listener - is something that not everyone should aspire to? I know from experience we can all be effective speakers and communicators on our own terms and as an experienced preofessional performer, trained in how to engage an audience, I guarantee you I will provide you with the skills you need.
We will eradicate old habits and self-perceptions that stand in the way of your making the impact you want and create lasting change and the right delivery. The tried and tested methods used, will leave you feeling confident, strengthen your sense of self and your ability to communicate effectively and authentically.
In blocks of 60-minute sessions, you learn the principles and competencies that actors and professional performers use. You will know how to plan and execute good content, handle sensitive meetings and any social situation, maximising the use of language, voice and body suited to you, the situation and any topic.
You will connect with your audience and develop trust and 'presence'.
COSTS & TIMES
- In Person Sessions: £45 per 60 minutes Tuesday - Friday 9am - 6pm and Saturdays 10am - 3pm
- Virtual Sessions: £40 per 60 minutes Tuesday - Friday 9am - 6pm and Saturdays 10am - 3pm
In-person sessions take place 10 minutes from Forest Hill Station, SE23, served by London Overground from Canada Water/Whitechapel and direct BR services from London Bridge.
"Maria’s approach to confidence-building communication training has completely changed the way I am perceived in my new senior role. I can assert myself with both my team and other stakeholders in the organization – it’s such a relief. Thank you!"
Rachel, NHS Manager, London
” Maria has worked with numerous clients of mine and has provided incredible insight and value to them. She is a true expert in what she does, there is no one I have met or heard of that has the knowledge or skills in vocal matters and communication like Maria. Her integrity, attention to detail and her passion are what make her work so powerful. She is brilliant and I simply cannot recommend her services enough."
Michael Valmont, founder & CEO for CoreEvolve www.corevolve.com"I went to Maria terrified about having to go on radio and TV after a bad public speaking experience years ago. Maria is a genius - addressed physical symptoms and the psychological reasons that were making me panic, and turned it all around. She's phenomally intelligent, helping get to what I wanted to say in a single sentence. Everything changed for me - genuinly. I'm completely comfortable now; events, live national TV and radio. I've recommended her to everyone I know. I will forever be grateful"
Julia Buckley - Journalist and Writer
"Maria & Rivington Voice worked out really well for me. I learned speaking techniques & tools with comprehensive explanations, session write-ups and genuinly supportive help to get the best out of my public speaking experience. I'd definitley recommend her and with her help I was able to prepare, focus and present to 100s of people at a prestigious conference in the U.S."
"I would like to say big thank you for all your help with my preparation for tonight’s presentation and talk. You made me feel so at ease and comfortable".
Marijan Dundek, Noble Gems International
"Many Thanks for your support. When I think back on how I used to be and feel like and the change that followed our sessions, it is difficult to believe the transition. Business is up and so am I!".
Peter, General Manager, Newcastle
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