Speak Up For Your BUSINESS – public speaker training for women entrepreneurs and women who want to get ahead at work

Are your elevator pitches boring and forgettable?

Need to present for work or business but you’re not sure how to structure your content?

Want some ideas on how to find speaking gigs to promote your company or your business?

In this one-day intermediate speaker training for women entrepreneurs and business people you’ll learn a 7-step technique to create a compelling speech that will persuade others to buy into you and your ideas.

People with great communication and presentation skills tend to:

  • Earn more money
  • Have more productive work relationships
  • Get promoted more rapidly

Our gentle approach will instill you with confidence so that even after you leave the event, you can continue to spread your wings and fly.

WHAT WE COVER:

Tap into a rich, strong engaging voice using powerful vocal exercises

Create an elevator pitch that encourages genuine interest

Tell inspirational stories that draw in your listeners

Persuade and inspire with inclusive language

A seven step process to create a powerful presentation

Basics of PowerPoint and slide creation/usage

BONUS – Come to a DIVA evening session of your choice, deliver your 60 second elevator pitch to the group, and receive valuable feedback.

NEXT DATES:

May 2017. Sign up below and we’ll email you when the next one is booked in.

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Client Testimonials for Speak Up For Your BUSINESS

As well as improving my presentational skills, I now have a better understanding in offering my clients greater incentives and stronger call-to-action business proposals to work with my company.

With this entrepreneurial knowledge, I know it will enhance my enrolling skills and increase revenue for my design business.

The course was compact, very well-structured and informative. I look forward to more training sessions with Shola’s Speak Up Like a DIVA.

Neial Grewal, Agency Director, Click-UK
Thanks so much Shola. Your course was great and very effective! Definitely the most practical I’ve experienced, and I’ve attended at least five different speaker training courses in London!
Agile Coach, London

ABOUT Speak Up Like A DIVA:

This is a group for women who want to speak up and be heard.

Gain confidence and work on your public speaking, presentations and voice skills

Improve your business networking, present better at work and overcome shyness.

Work on your voice to increase projection and oomph.

Speak Up Like A Diva is a combination of public speaker training and confidence building. It will soon get you speaking up, speaking out and being heard.

A WORD FROM SHOLA:

Hi, as a self-confessed introvert I know what it’s like to have nerves and stage fright. I used to hate speaking in front of a group. Years ago I even got fired from a job because I didn’t speak up during meetings. One day I knew I had to take the bull by the horns and deal with my fears. Eventually I had the courage to become a professional singer. Over the years, as both a speaker and an international vocalist, I’ve performed and spoken in front of tens of thousands of people.

If I can do it, so can you! Take the first step by coming to one of our events. They’re fun, friendly, gentle and encouraging. Presentation skills are SO valuable in today’s society. Whether you want to get ahead at work, be more assertive during conversations, or deliver your personal message to the world, you owe it to yourself to be the best communicator you can be. It’s not about being perfect, it’s about giving yourself the freedom to be YOU.

ABOUT THE TRAINER:

Shola is an award-winning public speaker and an NLP coach. She has a PGCE from one of the country’s top education departments and has been teaching and training in companies, colleges and schools for more than a decade. With an unusual background as both a singer and a speaker, Shola uses her wealth of experience to bring out the best in her trainees. She’s an intuitive instructor with a knack for giving people the right amount of information to get the job done, without overwhelming them. She’s a member of the Professional Speakers Association, the Women Speakers Association and Toastmasters International.

FEEDBACK FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS AND EVENTS:

“Thank you Shola for the precious and priceless gift yesterday! I have spent thousands of pounds & countless hours learning & training! Never before have I had a coaching session so precisely & perfectly made to fit the job in hand! That one short session got me through a very challenging speech & will serve me for the rest of my life!” Lena Julie Porter

“I’m sure you will be happy to hear, I am finding I’m much more readily up for engaging in conversation with people at work, usually one to one. Generally feeling less anxious about speaking up, which is quite a revelation. I even spoke to somebody in the company that I’ve hardly spoken to in nearly 10 years of being there, although, she is usually on a different floor.

I also enjoyed meeting the other women who were at the meeting, including yourself of course. Such a wonderful venue too, I’m glad the next one is at the same place.” Julie E.

“It was great to know that many women are in the same situation as myself. I feel positive that I will develop my confidence and public speaking”

“Thank you for hosting the event last night. It was very rewarding and refreshing to be amongst like-minded women with a personal goal towards self-development. I’ve already told so many colleagues about your event who want to attend the next one.”

“Shola offered our startups a fantastic workshop exploring the art of presenting confidently which really showed at the demo day pitches at the end of our cohort.

Her experience as a singer was invaluable and showed how skills can be easily transferred across into the business world. The workshop was highly engaging and the startups came out full of energy, a new found confidence and had vastly improved their pitch” Rishi Chowdhury, Incubus Ventures

 

Need more info? Email shola@speakuplikeadiva.com

NEXT DATES:

Coming in May 2017. Sign up below and we’ll keep you up to date.

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Feedback from our last event

Thank you for hosting the event last night. It was very rewarding and refreshing to be amongst like-minded women with a personal goal towards self-development.
I’ve already told so many colleagues about your event who want to attend the next one.
I’m sure you will be happy to hear, I am finding I’m much more readily up for engaging in conversation with people at work, usually one to one. Generally feeling less anxious about speaking up, which is quite a revelation. I even spoke to somebody in the company that I’ve hardly spoken to in nearly 10 years of being there, although, she is usually on a different floor.

I also enjoyed meeting the other women who were at the meeting, including yourself of course. Such a wonderful venue too, I’m glad the next one is at the same place.

It was great to know that many women are in the same situation as myself. I feel positive that I will develop my confidence and public speaking
Thanks so much for all this – really helpful. Tuesday evening was great: a lovely, spacious, central venue and such supportive, friendly atmosphere. Yours and Jay’s stories were really inspiring.

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