Presentation Tips for the Non-Public Speaker
Are you interested in learning how to make your presentations more dynamic and impactful? Through this webinar, you will learn tips to help you refine your public speaking and presentation skills. Talisa Thomas-Hall and Ingrid Thomas are award-winning speakers,strategic communicators and public speaking coaches. This mother/daughter dynamic duo has traveled the world generating a combined 50 years' experience in public speaking, speech writing, and media and public relations. Through this presentation, Talisa and Ingrid will provide applicable tips to help you become a more competent and confident presenter.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Assemble an effective speech.
- Overcome the public speaking 'jitters'.
- Attract and engage your audience.
- Transition from just informative to dynamic speaking.
- Leave a positive lasting impact on your audience.
- Bonus: Prepare slide decks that enhance your presentations.
Talisa Thomas-Hall, ACS, ALB, VC5
Talisa Thomas-Hall, ACS, ALB, VC5, is an award-winning speaker, strategist and executive mentor. She has more than 30 years of experience as an association executive, during which time she traveled the nation as a voice for mission-driven organizations. Her professional experience includes trainings for preparing board leadership, facilitating strategic conversations, personal rebranding and building team moral. As a Toastmaster, she is proficient in Visionary Communications (VC5) and is the current Toastmasters International District 29 Division G Director. She has also served as a host and co-producer of Toastmasters District 29 Mastering Business Communications television show. Talisa has experience as an editor and contributing author for association journals; has authored articles for ASAE & The Center's Associations Now magazine and Board Source; and has been interviewed for AssociationSuccess.com. She is the founder and facilitator of the professional development and networking group The Alexandria Brown Bag, which is celebrating 14 years of serving the association community. She currently exercises her public speaking voice as the founder and CEO of the Butterfly Wings Foundation (#RealLoveWontHurt), which endeavors to eradicate domestic violence through breaking the silence.
Ingrid L. Thomas, DTM
With a degree in mass communications, Ingrid L. Thomas has carved out a career in public relations, digital and strategic communications, marketing and speech writing. During her tenure as an association professional, she traveled internationally generating press releases, leadership speeches and presentations for mission-driven organizations. As a Toastmaster, she has earned the top honor of Distinguished Toastmaster, has served in numerous leadership positions and has been honored as an award-winning speaker. Ingrid's diverse multimedia experience includes news print, radio, podcasting, and serving as a producer and host of Toastmasters District 29 Mastering Business Communications television show. Her current passion is her podcast "Truthful Tuesdays With Ingrid" #TTWI. Ingrid is the proprietor of IT's Creative - strategic communications and marketing firm, and a 2019 graduate of the Cornell University Women's Entrepreneurship Certificate Program.