Owner of highly technical automation company to give keynote at international conference. Previous speaking experiences; “blanking out”, losing focus, difficulty staying on track.
bespeak process: Edited current PowerPoint deck, exchanged versions via email. Met for a day of fine tuning and practicing delivery.
result: kudos from conference attendees, confident speaker, happy with his performance. No blanking out, losing focus,or problems staying on track.
Preparation for Board meetings:
COO for major international corporation must prepare and present proposal for expansion, requiring acceptance (and funding) from board.
bespeak process: We worked together “live”, via email and video conferencing to build a presentation that made the case, addressed the board’s concerns and left little room for second guessing or unturned stones. We rehearsed the presentation via video conferencing.
result: enthusiastic buy-in from the board. Presenter elated. Company on the road to even greater success.
Presenting for Promotion:
Senior VP of international corporation must present to board both his command of his department, but also his vision for its future and his progress in getting this vision accomplished. The goal? Get the board to see him as a C-suite candidate and natural successor.
bespeak process: We worked together on streamlining his presentation. Worked hard on delivery including attention to use of commanding confident verbage.
result: Success! Client delivers confident message and vision. Board impressed