Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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Network for Strong Communities 
8764 Manchester Road
Suite 203
St. Louis, MO 63144

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Public Speaking: Present with Power, Poise & Punch!

About the Workshop: Public Speaking

Whether a beginner, intermediate or advanced presenter, we can all benefit from improved public speaking skills.  The better your public speaking, the greater your success - in business and in life!  Giving an effective presentation is all about connecting with your audience.  It's showing your passion, sharing stories and keeping it simple.  This workshop will help get your audience listening to your every word while exuding poise, power and punch.

  • Format Your Presentations- Keep it simple with a four-step approach
  • The Golden Triangle- I'll outline the three essentials of what it takes to become a spectular presenter
  • GRABM - Discover effective techniques to start and end your talk
  • Sizzle -  I'll share ideas to keep your audience interested
  • Nonverbal Skills -  Participants will understand a variety of important nonverbal skills to enhance their presentation
  • Nervous? -  I'll share ways to ban the butterflies
  • Voice Checklist - The voice says it all.  Participants will gain an understanding of effective voice tips
  • PowerPoint Quick Tips - Participants will learn the good, the bad and the ugly when using PowerPoint slides
  • Wrap-Up - Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and complete an action plan

About the Presenter:  Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs

Nancy is an empowering leadership and professional development consultant.  Highly dedicated and results oriented, she has the skill and passion for helping individuals become more confident and successful in business and beyond.

Nancy combines her communications expertise with a pragmatic approach in a variety of important soft skill areas including verbal, written and nonverbal communications, emotional intelligence, etiquette and protocol, time management, business acumen, working with team dynamics and coaching.  She helps clients focus on key adjusments that result in meaningful impact and effectiveness.

Drawing on her marketing and communications background, over 20 years experience in leadership roles and a lifetime of personal growth, Nancy has keen appreciation of mindset and the power it has to change patterns of behavior.  She focuses on building one's strengths and minimizing weaknesses through enrichment, feedback, self-discovery and detailed action plans.

Before launching Polished, Nancy served in leadership positions where she helped businesses like Edward Jones, St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and Mercy Health boost their products and services, communications, marketing, brands and stature.  She was also a reporter for the Dallas Morning News and freelance writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Nancy is a dynamic motivational speaker. She delivers keynotes on several topics such as Present with Power, Poise and Punch; If I Can Do it, You can Do it;  Kindness is Underrated; Beyond the Fork and Knife and Yes. Maybe. I Mean No.  She is a regular contributor to CBS-affiliate KMOV, Great Day St. Louis.

Nancy believes passionately in developing people, especially their interpersonal skills.  "You can achieve your goals-you just need a clear vision and a strong belief in yourself" she says.