What we're about

This is a support and practice group for Entrepreneurs, Leaders, Change-Makers and Aspiring Public Speakers of all kinds, who would like a supportive and friendly environment in which to learn about, talk about and, most importantly, get up and practice their public speaking, minus the pressure of a business networking environment or high end Speaker Training. We meet bi-monthly on a Wednesday evening at the Crows Nest Centre in Sydney Australia. Two Spots are available for both regular attendees and guest speakers every month. Please feel free to join and contact Nat for more details.

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Sydney Leaders and Public Speakers Practice Evening and Workshop- Feb 26th 2020

Join us at the February Public Speaking Practice evening and workshop, which will give you a chance to learn about, talk about and, most importantly, get up and build your confidence, practicing your public speaking in front of a friendly, supportive crowd. MINUS the pressure of having to achieve a specific outcome in a business networking environment or high-end Business or Corporate Leadership or Speaker Training. This month, you'll also have an opportunity to work live on your public speaking business, sales and conversion strategy for the year. PLUS, the event provides an opportunity to have your public speaking questions answered live, in regards to things like business and sales strategy for your own live events, content, mindset, preparation, and on what you can do to improve your public speaking skills and better connect with your audience. Who is the event for? Entrepreneurs/Business Owners, Organisational Leaders, Team Leaders, Managers, or people in occupations that entail an element of public engagement and or Leadership. Both aspiring Speakers and Existing Speakers who are wanting to overcome their fear of public speaking and build their confidence and public speaking skillset are welcome. It will also well suit those interested in running their own intro evenings or live events and or interested in mastering the art of authentic, heart-centred marketing and sales. (minus the manipulation/coercion techniques and old-school sell-from-stage hype.) Benefits of attending: Build your public speaking confidence through getting up and giving it a go Master your presentation skills and ability to connect meaningfully and effectively with an audience Finalise your speaking business plan, marketing and sales strategy for the year Ask for feedback from industry professionals and a group of supportive peers Build your network and support tribe of other liked-valued professionals Format of the Evening: 6:05PM sharp: Welcome and settle in 6:10-6:25PM Group Intro- a chance for all attendees to tell the group a little about you and what you do, in a minute or less 6:25-6:40PM Speaker No 1 6:40-6:55PM Speaker No 2 6:55-7:25PM The expression session: Didn't put your hand up for a Speaking Spot and feeling the last minute FOMO? Or are you feeling like some feedback? Prepare a 3 minute piece (BNI style) in advance, bring it on the evening to deliver, with a view to (if you like, but not mandatory) getting some audience feedback and or having your piece recorded (feel free to bring your own device for this section.) 7:25-7:35PM Break time (refreshments and healthy nibbles provided, or feel free to bring your dinner and have a quick bite AFTER you speak) 7:35-8:35PM Education Session- 5 things you need to know to get your public speaking ducks in a row for the year and ensure your presentations and events successfully convert. Bring a notebook or laptop, as we'll work live on your overall public speaking business funnel and conversation strategy for the year, for your intro events, facilitated discussions, therapy groups or causes. 8:35-8:50 PM Q & A- Have a question about any of the above? Or how to improve your speaking skills or better connect with your audience? Content you'd like help to tweak? Or something else you'd like feedback on? Your preparation and public speaking questions answered, live. (Feel free to email us any questions in advance, or bring them on the evening.) 8:50-9:00pm A chance to chat until close DONATIONS FOR AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRE RELIEF 50% of every ticket sale will be donated to charities supporting recovery from the recent Australian Bushfires. See the Eventbrite link for full details. If you have any question or to express your interest in speaking at or sponsoring future events, please contact Nat Ferrier: [masked] [masked] We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you there.

Past events (1)

Sydney Leaders and Public Speakers October Meetup Group

Crows Nest Centre


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