Think On Your Feet®

Techniques to Analyse, Organise and Present Ideas Persuasively

Course Description:

Think on Your Feet® has achieved worldwide recognition as one of the most original and useful oral communication courses taught today. It’s taught throughout Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.

Think on Your Feet® provides the techniques to speak spontaneously with clarity and impact, in a wide range of demanding situations.

The Think on Your Feet® approach emphasises structure when communicating, ensuring ideas are presented in ways that will be understood—and remembered.

Course Outcome:

At the end of the 2 day workshop, you will be able to do the following:

  • Use “bridging” strategies to clarify questions, defuse issues and buy time

  • Anticipate questions and prepare answers

  • Use techniques to identify listeners’ hopes, fears and background knowledge

  • Use simple, jargon-free language that listeners can understand

  • Turn nervousness into energy

  • Separate topics clearly using transitions

  • Organise ideas while talking

  • Answer questions quickly and coherently, especially when under fire

  • Structure ideas simply and persuasively

  • Use six basic organisation formats to focus communication and display analysis

  • Flesh-out ideas with memorable examples

  • Avoid common communication traps

  • Handle objections positively

  • Deal with hostile situations

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