Public Speaking in Today's Cross Border World

Posted by: Doug Bruhnke on Sunday, December 18, 2016

On 12/16 Global Chamber® New York City hosted a webinar moderated by Patty Azar - CEO, Vision Alignment and Host/Moderator of The Magnificent Global Leader.

Our host was Tatiana Nikishina, Executive Director of Global Chamber® New York City, pictured (center) with Peter Gleason (left) and New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio.

It was an engaging conversation on best approaches for speaking in public, communicating in difficult situations and effective communication to grow your business.

Speakers were...

Jayne Latz - an expert in communication skills. For over 25 years she has worked as a speech-language pathologist, professional speech trainer and coach and is the proud the author of Communicate Up The Corporate Ladder, How to Succeed in Business With Clarity and Confidence.

Peter Gleason - an internationally acclaimed attorney with political background based in New York City. Civil Rights and Criminal Defense are his practice areas. He will share tips on how to be convincing in a debate and public speaking.

Kenneth A. Goodwin, Jr. - Managing Principal of Jeanensis Capital Markets and a Professor at Baruch College. Ken is frequent expert panelist at several global capital markets conferences, think tanks and US and Asia government agencies including The U.S. White House Business Council/Business Forward.

Watch for the program in our video room and on the Youtube channel for Global Chamber®.

Some key take-aways, one from each speaker...

Stand Your Ground - Jayne discussed NOT wandering around the stage... move with PURPOSE. Create a presence when you're speaking. Stand your ground... and embrace everything about YOU, including your accent. Be yourself, and be proud of it.

Use Rhetorical Questions - Peter explained how to use rhetorical questions to get people thinking. "If someone proposed putting a pipeline beneath a military graveyard, most people would oppose that strongly. Now think about what a pipeline below an Indian sacred ground... how is that different?"

Use Story-telling - Ken shared how stories enliven the conversation and create connections with the audience. International and cross-cultural audiences can connect on many of the same basic ideas - family, achievement and success, personal well-being and other fundamental human values.

Watch for more webinars from Global Chamber® in 2017. Thanks for watching, listening and participating!

 

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