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Overcoming the 11 Deadly Sins of Public Speakers and Presenters
Join us for a webinar and learn how to avoid the deadliest of presentation and public speaking sins.

Cost: Free
Registration Required: Alumni and Friends Event Website

Few things in business are more important than the ability to present your ideas in clear and compelling terms. Solid presentation skills can help you win approval for your projects, close a sale with a customer, earn a raise, get a job, and burnish your reputation in the marketplace. In this engaging and information-packed session, you'll get practical advice on how to avoid the deadliest of presentation and public speaking sins, from listless delivery to lackluster content, from meandering stories to mundane visuals. And you'll learn how to create and deliver the kind of presentations that will make your colleagues wake up and take notice. So whether you're new to public speaking or feeling your skills could use some polish, you'll come away with practical steps that will give you greater confidence when all eyes are on you.

Rob Biesenbach is a corporate communications expert, actor and author. This is his second time presenting to the UChicago alumni community, and we are thrilled to have him back. He's written hundreds of speeches for CEOs and other executives and is a professional speaker himself. He's a former VP at Ogilvy PR and press secretary to a state attorney general, among other things. A Second City–trained actor and improviser, Rob has appeared in more than 150 stage and commercial productions. He brings these two worlds together in workshops and his book Act Like You Mean Business: Essential Communication Lessons from Stage and Screen.

Please note that registration is through GoToWebinar and that you will receive your personalized log in information from A recording will be made of this session and sent out to those who are registered within two business days of the event. If you will not be able to make it live or are not sure, please register anyway to receive the recording.
Event Contact
Alumni Career Services
Staff Liaison

Event Information
Wednesday, Sep 18 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm [ iCal ]