First Impressions Count
First impressions count. Are you making the right one? Is the
college interview keeping you awake at night? Do you get tongue tied at the most
critical moments? In this world of high technology the simple art of
conversation has been put on the back burner and yet it is crucial to ignite
your future success. Fire up your thoughts and learn how to think on your feet
in any situation and talk your way to the top.
Some workshop topics include:
First impressions count. Don't be a zero!
Think on your feet. Don't fall on your face!
Ace the interview: Have them remember you for all the
Beyond small talk: How to talk to anyone
Nerves of steel: Ways to control your fears.
The fear of flailing: Take charge of
your body language!
The Two Coach
In the "First Impressions Count"
there will be two coaches and the class size is limited to 15 participants
so that you will get plenty of individual attention.
Both coaches are award winning speakers whose training
in both public speaking and theater give them a unique approach. They
believe that communication involves more than just words and that great body
language and voice sound are crucial for creating the right impression. They will
use their extensive experience to show you how to ace the interview and
communicate effectively in any situation. This is not a dry, dull lecture!
Our coaches believe that people learn best when they are involved, entertained and can
see immediate results.
Our Two Coaches:
Sally is a
professional public speaker whose advice about public speaking has been
quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. She gives
workshops for major corporations to help people improve their public
speaking skills. Her clients include Toyota, Comcast and FedEx. Sally is
from Britain and she was trained in acting at the London Drama Center.
Barb has taught
public speaking and theater classes for over 33 years at the Winchester
Thurston School. She has directed over 70 productions, given private
coaching in acting and speech and conducted many workshops and seminars in
the Pittsburgh Area.
If you have questions about the "First
Impressions Count" workshop: Call Acting For Business at
412-478-6785 or send e-mail to: