Speak Up: Storytelling and Public Speaking Techniques

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Speak Up: Storytelling and Public Speaking Techniques

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

About this event

74% of Americans have a fear of public speaking, which includes talking in front of small groups, large groups, and even one on one with people in a public setting. Because of this, many people avoid it all together, which can be harmful to their career and hinder their chances for advancement. In this class, we’ll explore why people feel this fear, but more importantly, we’ll go over actionable advice on how to reframe how you think about public speaking. You’ll learn the tactics and skills to feel comfortable storytelling, which can include: how to give presentations, how to deliver an elevator pitch, and how to talk about yourself in job interviews and networking situations.

Takeaways

  • Find effective ways to give elevator pitches - the 60-second overview of who you are and what you do.
  • Discover why an elevator pitch is one of the most essential career and job search skills you need to master, and how to change your pitch depending on the situation.
  • Apply storytelling techniques and public speaking tips to your presentations to big groups.

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