The Advancing Mid-Mangers Summit is a professional development program designed for those in middle management positions. The summit provides opportunities, in a small group settings, for mid-level professionals to enhance and develop the leadership skills, relationships, and effectiveness that distinguish them in their professions and enable them to make more meaningful contributions to the teams and organizations they lead and serve.

 

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Executive Presence

How does your executive presence show up when you interact with your colleagues and leadership? If you already have a strong sense of presence, how do you sharpen those skills? Whether you’re leading important team meetings or presenting yourself as a candidate for a senior leadership role, your confidence and passion speak just as loudly as your words. In this interactive session, we will demystify the concept of executive presence and break it down into concrete skills that you can apply in real-life situations. You’ll leave the session with practical, immediately applicable strategies for speaking with confidence and presence in front of employees, colleagues and senior leadership.

When you communicate with your prospects and clients, does the power of your voice match the power of your words? Whether you’re communicating with the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or a local small business owner, your confidence and passion speak just as loudly as your words. Learn 5 strategies for speaking with confidence and authenticity in order to build long-lasting relationships of trust with your most important contacts. 

Mastering Impromptu Speaking

Some of our most critical speaking situations happen when we are unprepared. The way in which we speak off the cuff is partly how our leadership skills will be measured. Impromptu speaking is a skill which we can build with practice and feedback. In this interactive training, you will learn a strategic framework for speaking clearly and concisely with no advanced preparation. You will receive instructor feedback by volunteering to answer questions using the strategic framework you just learned. You will retain the strategies by role-playing difficult and impromptu questions among peers in a breakout group. You will leave the session with more confidence and more tools to speak up in your most important professional settings.