Public Speaking for CPA's: How to Write, Present, and Use Public Speaking to Advance Your Career

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Overview

4.0 Credits
ONLINE

In this course, you'll learn why being able to do public speaking well is a major advantage in becoming successful in your career.  You'll learn how to write a good talk, how to present it well, and how to use your new found ability to get more clients and/or a promotion. In addition, you'll learn how to overcome your nervousness, and how to overcome stress in less than a minute.

Objectives

  • Know why pubic speaking is important
  • Know how to write a speech that informs and entertains
  • Know how to present a speech in a way that wows your audience
  • Know how to use this ability to rapidly expand your career

Major Topics

Overcoming the Common Obstacles to Public Speaking

  • Fear of rejection/ failure and how to overcome
  • From Unconscious Incompetence to Unconscious Competence
  • Toastmasters and practicing by video
  • Act “As If,”
  • Do One Breath Technique to be more relaxed

Creating the Content of the Talk

  • What are the concerns of your audience?
  • Talks consist of a title, an introduction, an opening, a body of content, a conclusion and a closing

How to Deliver a Talk Effectively

  • The clothes you wear and how you look matter
  • Charisma = energy
  • Smile and act enthusiastic
  • Use self deprecating humor

Making the Talk Entertaining

  • Vary the speed of your delivery
  • The Power of stories

Memorization and Practice

  • Key word system and note cards
  • Practice thru video or get feedback through others

Creating Stories that Rock

Designed For

All

Prerequisite

None

Advanced Preparation

None