Become a Power Presenter (Apr)
Become a Power Presenter (Apr)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Presented by: David Marino
Fee: $89* (lunch is not included)
Learn to be a powerful presenter! Not everyone feels comfortable in front of a crowd. Whether it’s presenting an informal report, delivering a keynote speech, or simply speaking up during a meeting, finding your true and confident voice can be a challenge. Using a theater-derived approach and practical “on-your-feet” exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity.
- Speak to the back of the room
- Maintain confidence and poise
- Channel your nervous energy
- Create a powerful audience connection
- Master the 5 tools of compelling speech
- Organize your thoughts in an engaging way
- Highlight your message with purpose and poise
- Respond to criticism constructively and positively
- Create positive and memorable first impressions
- Use your hands and body to accentuate your point
About the Presenter
David Marino has been coaching industry leaders in transformative communication for over 25 years. Using creative and dynamic presentation techniques from scripted and improvisational theater, he engages with individuals, non-profit and for-profit companies in creating inspiring and interactive leadership practices that demonstrate powerful and effective communication strategies.
As a corporate trainer and presentation and public speaking instructor, he has worked with executives, managers, and staff all over the world to help them find their strongest voice and deliver their message with confidence and style. From his home in Boston, he has worked with many of the world’s most prestigious organizations including Novartis, The Boston Globe, the Peabody Essex Museum and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In addition to individual coaching, he has shared his skills and experience with financial institutions, hotel industries, museums, theaters, research laboratories, non-profit charities, retail companies, and environmental conservation organizations. A sample list of clients include Ocean Spray, the Association of Children’s Museums, MassAudubon, edX, Harvard Business School, and the Union of Concerned Scientists.
He studied drama at the Cecil Sharp House School of Theater in London, and has been directing, performing, writing, and producing theater around the country since 1990. He has worked with several Second City improvisational theater legends such as Mick Napier, Susan Messing, Joe Bill, Zach Ward and Keith Johnstone.
David has been an executive coach at ImprovBoston, in Cambridge Massachusetts, for over 15 years. He has been affiliated with Peter Bubriski Associates since 2006, where he collaborated on creating executive management workshops for UBS in London, Hong Kong, New York City.
* If your organization is a tenant of the NonProfit Center, a TSNE Fiscal Sponsorship project, or an Inclusion Initiative grantee please contact firstname.lastname@example.org before registering to request a scholarship rate of $25.00. Scholarships are limited, and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis; maximum 1 per organization per workshop.