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Flustered to Fierce - Your Public Speaking Lab

Houston, TX • October 10, 2018

In this lab we'll cover two topics: 1) The elevator pitch 2) Upcoming work presentation

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

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Houston, TX 77005
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In this lab we'll cover two topics:

1) The elevator pitch – come prepared to deliver a 60-second pitch that makes your listener understand who you are, what you do and feel the energy behind it all.

After your presentation, we will offer suggestions and ask questions to help you nail your pitch. The object is for you to transfer your enthusiasm to your listener and, in turn empower you to have continued conversations post pitch!

2) Upcoming work presentation – come prepared to give a talk about an upcoming presentation you have for work.

We will review the flow, content, and offer suggestions to help you nail it! 



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Full Agenda

Please bring:  Pads and pencils

6:00pm  Mingle

6:15pm  Welcome | Flustered-to-Fierce coordinator

Kicks off the lab, introduces guests and provides insight on how the labs work.

6:20pm  Volunteer recruits needed

Volunteer #1 | Timer

Tracks time and provides countdown.

Volunteer #2 | Fill pause counter

Tracks the ‘you know’s’, ‘ah’s’, ‘um’s’ and other fillers. Writes them down.

Volunteer #3 | Videographer

Takes video with presenter’s phone (if desired)

6:30pm  Topic # 1 | The Elevator Pitch

Talk about who you are, what you do and why it excites you.

Each speaker will have 60 – 75 seconds

7:00pm  Topic # 2 | Upcoming Work Presentation

Talk about who you are presenting to. The desired outcome and give a brief walk-through of your presentation.

Bring specific questions or suggestions you’re looking for.

Each speaker will have 10 minutes.

8:00pm  Lab session closes

Coordinator will give evaluation of overall lab.

Best elevator pitch wins a prize!

Feedback welcome.


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