Best Practices for Taking Your Communication Skills to the Next Level
Whether you’re a startup founder or corporate executive, knowing how to communicate effectively is essential. Whether you’re pitching to investors and customers, recruiting potential cofounders or engaging the general public, certain elements and techniques are needed in order to make the right connections and be successful.
This session featuring TED speaker and Communications Coach, John Bates, will provide you with the necessary presentation skills to feel confident in your everyday communication, as well as your presentation style and content. Going more in-depth than your typical “tips and tricks” workshop, John will explore how to use the biology of human evolution to move audiences to take action and inspire loyalty. Join us for an enlightening presentation and discussion!
General Admission: $40; SARTA Members: $25
Presenter: John Bates, CEO, Executive Speaking Success & Business Coaching
John fell in love with the Internet the moment it dawned on him what it would do for communication. Since then he has worked with early stage companies as a Founder or early employee and has been instrumental in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in Venture Capital. He Co-Founded BIGWORDS.com, a dotcom darling which went ended up going bust in the dotcom bomb of 2000 and he was the first employee and is a part owner of Goldstar.com. John has been asked to speak and teach all over the world at events ranging from Web Attack to the St Gallen B-School World Leaders Symposium, the Leiden Veerstichting conference for Global Leaders, TEDActive twice, and many TEDx’s. Most recently he taught groups of Entrepreneurs and business owners in Bratislava, Slovakia via the University of Ekonomics, American Chamber of Commerce and the American Embassy. These days John loves bringing the ideas of others to life.