Public Speaking Training in Nigeria
Have you ever given a speech you wished you could take back? Or, struggled to put your thoughts together in front of 30 people staring at you?
For some people, speaking in public can be an intimidating exercise. Some have turned down juicy job offers and career positions simply because the new role will come with more public speaking than they are used to. For those who just cannot escape it -- who must do it as part of the job -- every time they have to make a speech, they do so with enduring pain and deep reluctance.
Every time you speak in public, you are either promoting or demoting your image, whether yours or that of the organisation, interest or group you represent." -- Jonas Ezeanya
So What is the Problem?
There are many theories. The three most common ones are:
- Fear of failure. The burden to live up to expectation may induce self-doubt which could deny you of your confidence in stepping out in front of an audience.
- Calibre of the audience. A "high-level" audience (senior executives, VIPs etc) may be more intimidating compared to a gathering of peers or subordinates.
- Poor preparation and rehearsal. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. And if you plan but fail to master your plan (rehearsal), you invite trouble. It is that simple.
There are many others, of course. But, in all, the problem boils down to just two core factors: the lack of speaking experience and the lack of skill.
LiveSpeech™ public speaking and presentation skills training is developed for people who have to speak or make presentations as part of their job. It is also suitable for people who want to speak more effectively and confidently in front of live audiences. As mastery of public speaking skills comes through practice and matures over time, LiveSpeech™ helps you establish today the core skills that you will need for your long-term improvement plan.
What You Learn
LiveSpeech public speaking training is built on the principle of experiential learning -- learning by doing. Broadly speaking, you could learn to:
• Overcome the anxiety you feel in front of an audience (stage fright)
• Prepare & deliver presentations and speeches that make impact
• Organise your ideas & content in a more concise and structured manner
• Engage audience attention and breathe life into your presentation delivery!
So whether it is a conference presentation, a board-room briefing, an executive address or a weekly in-house project / status report; LiveSpeech helps you develop the core skills you need to be more effective in your delivery.
Public Speaking Training Programmes
LiveSpeech training is available in three formats:
• Private (1-on-1) Coaching
• Corporate Training
• Open Workshop
Private Coaching is for individuals and allows for the most intensive work on your public speaking skills. Training may be delivered in your office or residence in Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Owerri and major cities across Nigeria. A special coaching programme for teenagers and children (age 7+) is also available.
For companies and organisations, Corporate (In-House) Training for your team, managers and staff can be delivered to your office facility and location (e.g. seminar room) in major cities across Nigeria.
The LiveSpeech Open Workshop is a 2-day instructor-led training in Lagos for corporate and business professionals, with a focus on presentation development and delivery skills. To allow sufficient time and space for individual practice drills, class size is limited to a maximum of ten (typically 5 - 8) participants. Read more >>
After Your Training?
You get 3 - 6 months post-training follow-up (depending on programme), with FREE advice for any speech/presentation that you might have within that period.
LiveSpeech is suitable for the novice presenter and also as a refresher for the more experienced. To begin, select your preferred programme from the options below.
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Technical knowledge is not enough; one must transcend technique so that the art becomes an artless art growing out of the unconscious. ~Daisetsu Suzuki.