Ready, Aim, Speak!

This is how to achieve presentation success.

Pam K., Emerson

Ready, Aim, SpeakTM Presentation Skills Programs

Keynotes, Breakouts, Department- and Company-Wide Sessions, Team Training, One-on-One Mentoring

Each program is customized for each audience to maximize its value. Ready, Aim, Speak! reveals effective,  approaches to the three "C"s of presentations:

  • Content - What to include, what to leave out, and how to frame it
  • Creative - Visual strategies that enhance understanding, retention, and action
  • Connection - Techniques to engage the audience with the hands, feet, eyes, voice and more.

 

Choose Your Program By Learning Level

  • Change Is Possible
  • Impactful
  • Transformative
  • Mastery

Ready, Aim, Speak! Fundamentals (Learning Level: Change is possible)

For your entire team or company. Uncover the fundamental keys to presentation success and the common, rampant errors made by everyone else. The bar is set so low for most business presentations, it’s not hard to stand apart from the competition. Leave with a repeatable process template for effective presentation design and delivery. Using the approach outlined here, your presentation skills can change.

Approaching presentations with some specific how-tos, expect shorter presentations that are more on point that people remember so there is less rehashing and regurgitating of content in the hallways and office doorways later.

Ready, Aim, Speak! Half-Day Workshop (Learning Level: Impactful)

Dive deep on Content and Creative and make lasting change in presentations by your team. In this workshop, participants not only learn the tools of Ready, Aim, Speak!, but they take time to apply them as they create a presentation spec sheet for a specific presentation they want to develop or improve. Not just concepts and how-tos, but with more exactly-how-tos, this workshop will have a lasting impact on their value to the organization. Attendees will provide feedback on each other's work in small groups - a proven learning methodology that increases understanding, retention, and application.

Ready, Aim, Speak! Two-Day Masterclass [Learning Level: Transformative]

Develop all aspects of presentation skills - Content, Creative, and Connection. Working on a specific presentation in a group of no more than 10, your team will learn and practice all aspects of Ready, Aim, Speak!. Throughout the Masterclass, participants continue to practice the verbal and nonverbal skills needed to more fully connect with an audience while they receive real-time live coaching. Their presentation content, verbal and visual, will also grow and improve during the Masterclass. You will not hesitate to put graduates of this program in front of your most important clients and company VIPs.

A very good investment of time and money. I resolve to stop killing presentations with bad PowerPoint.

Martin M., Mel Foster Inc.

 

I am charged with confidence! I learned some really helpful tips/skills that I am excited to implement into my next presentation.

Excited Workshop Participant

 

Very good use of my time. Good, actionable tips on how to prepare more effective presentations.

Mike S., Polaris Industries

 

Excellent workshop that provides an easy to use technique to create excellent presentations.

Jill N., TEKSystems

 

A wonderful presentation for many fields of study who speak to any number of people.

Workshop Attendee

 

Good target approach to organizing presentations. Nice to have a step-by-step process to guide the presentation generation.

Charlie A., St. Jude Medical (Abbot)

 

Nicely done! Mark did a nice job of illustrating strong communication strategies.

John M., Twin City Fan

 

I really appreciate the new view of giving a presentation.

Adrienne K., MTS

 

Ready, Aim, Speak! VIP Day [Learning Level: Mastery]

One-on-one coaching for a presentation. One full day or two half days, you and Mark work together to create and deliver an amazing presentation. When it really counts, why go it alone? Let Mark help you get it right to greatly increase your chance of winning - whatever you're aiming for - big contracts, team engagement, or impressing corporate VIPs.

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Ready, Aim, Speak! Fundamentals (Learning Level: Change is possible)

For your entire team or company. Uncover the fundamental keys to presentation success and the common, rampant errors made by everyone else. The bar is set so low for most business presentations, it’s not hard to stand apart from the competition. Leave with a repeatable process template for effective presentation design and delivery. Using the approach outlined here, your presentation skills can change.

Approaching presentations with some specific how-tos, expect shorter presentations that are more on point that people remember so there is less rehashing and regurgitating of content in the hallways and office doorways later.

Ready, Aim, Speak! Half-Day Workshop (Learning Level: Impactful)

Dive deep on Content and Creative and make lasting change in presentations by your team. In this workshop, participants not only learn the tools of Ready, Aim, Speak!, but they take time to apply them as they create a presentation spec sheet for a specific presentation they want to develop or improve. Not just concepts and how-tos, but with more exactly-how-tos, this workshop will have a lasting impact on their value to the organization. Attendees will provide feedback on each other's work in small groups - a proven learning methodology that increases understanding, retention, and application.

Ready, Aim, Speak! Two-Day Masterclass [Learning Level: Transformative]

Develop all aspects of presentation skills - Content, Creative, and Connection. Working on a specific presentation in a group of no more than 10, your team will learn and practice all aspects of Ready, Aim, Speak!. Throughout the Masterclass, participants continue to practice the verbal and nonverbal skills needed to more fully connect with an audience while they receive real-time live coaching. Their presentation content, verbal and visual, will also grow and improve during the Masterclass. You will not hesitate to put graduates of this program in front of your most important clients and company VIPs.

Ready, Aim, Speak! VIP Day [Learning Level: Mastery]

One-on-one coaching for a presentation. One full day or two half days, you and Mark work together to create and deliver an amazing presentation. When it really counts, why go it alone? Let Mark help you get it right to greatly increase your chance of winning - whatever you're aiming for - big contracts, team engagement, or impressing corporate VIPs.