Denise Graveline 
don't get caught--creative communications consulting 
202 494 1391 


Wednesday March 2, 2011 at 8:30 AM EST
Thursday March 3, 2011 at 4:30 PM EST

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National Press Club 
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045

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Good On Your Feet!

A dynamic speaking skills workshop from The Eloquent Woman

You want to be able to do more than just read your speech--or your slides.  When you get an unexpected question or a challenge, you want to look confident, not frozen with fear because you're suddenly off-script. This two-day intensive workshop will give you the tools and hands-on practice you need to become a more dynamic--and effective--speaker, whether you're speaking up in a meeting or giving a major speech.  You'll leave feeling better prepared and more confident, and able to be "good on your feet" in a wide range of speaking situations.

Workshop facilitator Denise Graveline is a communications consultant who has trained thousands of executives to give presentations with presence and gain confidence in public speaking. She is the author of The Eloquent Woman, a popular public speaking blog, and The Eloquent Woman on Facebook, the most popular public speaking page on Facebook.

You'll work in a small group with ample time to learn, ask questions and try out new skills and strategies in an intimate and encouraging environment, including:

  • Dynamic starts--why you need them and how to create them
  • The 3 Rs of dynamic presenting: Ready, Relaxed and Resilient
  • Ready with effective planned messages that help you go with the flow--but get your content in
  • Relaxed movements, gestures and mindsets of dynamic speaking
  • Resilient and graceful ways with Q&A, audience needs and mishaps
  • Live practice and critique to help you see and hear what your audience sees and hears
  • Advice on putting it all together, using The Eloquent Woman's checklist for the whole speaker


What previous participants had to say:

  • "I feel more confident in my ability to give presentations--thanks!"
  • "I found useful the Q&A response tactics and a pausing technique that I can use."
  • "Most valuable: practicing with feedback from Denise and the other participants."
  • "Most valuable for me were the graceful ways with Q&A, critiques, video recording and moving around (walking and talking)."

    Event details:

    The workshop will take place from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Wednesday,March 2 and Thursday, March 3 at the National Press Club, conveniently located near the Metro Center stop on the Metro Red Line in Washington, DC  Continental breakfast, break refreshments and lunch are included in the registration fee, as well as materials, fact sheets and additional followup material.  

    Registration is $1,495.00. Subscribers to the don't get caught newsletters receive 25% off, at $1120.00 per registration.  Bringing a team of people? Email me for group rates at

    Register today--we already have a waiting list!  Please read the important workshop cancellation policy and frequently asked questions before you register, as your registration is considered an acknowledgement that you have read and agree to these policies.