with author and media coach
With the growth of social media, email and instantaneous collaboration one crucial business skill is often overlooked - effective person-to-person communication.
Stay one step ahead of the competition and learn how to:
• Plan an effective presentation
• Assess and engage your audience effectively
• Overcome nervousness when speaking in public
• Close the presentation and get the business
Cocktail reception to follow
Joyce Newman, founder of The Newman Group, is a leader in guiding professionals to improve their communications skills in presentations and media interviews. From helping executives prepare for the challenge of talking to a reporter during a business crisis to presenting to a group of investors during an IPO or keeping a celebrity on point for an endorsement appearance, Joyce and her skilled team have the expertise in media and presentation training to meet any business situation.
An expert speaker, Joyce frequently addresses industry and association conferences throughout the United States on the subjects of Managing the Media, Powerful Presentations and Selling Yourself. She co-authored Selling Yourself: Be the Competent, Confident Person You Really Are!
In addition, Joyce works extensively with celebrities in the sports and entertainment industries. She has served as Official Media Trainer for both the Virginia Slims Championships Series and the United States Figure Skating Association. Her credits for preparing spokespersons for national and worldwide media tours include work with Alabama, Tracy Austin, Matt Biondi, Chic Corea, Chris Evert, Fabio, Emerson Fittipaldi, Scott Hamilton, Richard Lewis, Mickey Mantle, Kathy Mattea, Gabriela Sabatini, and Danny Sullivan.
Joyce also works with publishing companies including Ballantine Publishing Group, Fireside Books, Penguin/Putnam Books USA, Random House, Simon & Schuster, and St. Martin’s Press. She has helped many best-selling authors prepare for national media tours, including Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy, In Our Defense; Lorenzo Carceterra, Sleepers and Apaches; Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., Journey to Justice; Shirley Conran, Lace; Nicholas Dodman, The Dog Who Loved Too Much; Janet Evanovich, Hard Eight; John Fairchild, Chic Savages