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.
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