Communicating with Confidence

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  • Course details

    Most people are afraid of speaking in public, but effective oral communication is a key skill in business. Jeff Ansell provides simple communication tools, strategies, and tips that are easy to use and produce immediate results. He'll help you sound more confident, use body and language to better express ideas, and overcome anxiety. In the last chapter of the course, all these concepts are brought together in two real-world coaching exercises that will help you see the techniques in action.


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      Jeff Ansell

      Media & Presentation Coach, Speaker, Author

      Jeff Ansell is head of Jeff Ansell & Associates, a management consulting and communications training firm.

      A veteran in coaching, PR, and journalism, Ansell has advised CEOs at many major companies including Wal-Mart, Proctor & Gamble, PepsiCo, and Ford. He has been a top-ranked speaker at conferences hosted by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

      Ansell counsels senior level executives and front-line managers on how to frame issues and confidently communicate with stakeholders including media, shareholders, regulators, and the general public. In his coaching practice he has trained White House spokespeople and provided counsel to PG&E in the Erin Brockovich case.

      Ansell served as senior vice president of Hill and Knowlton, a global PR firm. As a journalist, Ansell was a recipient of the Radio and Television News Directors Association Award for the Most Significant Contribution to the Improvement of News Gathering in the country.

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    For each course you will get

    • Exercise files and quizzes
    • Certificate of completion from LinkedIn
    • Offline and audio-only options
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  • Speaking with confidence

    - A confident communicator is grounded, comfortable in their own skin, at ease and natural, whether it's in a one-on-one conversation, a meeting at work or school, or a large presentation setting. Effective communication is a key skill in business, and I'm here to show you ways to be your best. Hi, I'm Jeff Ansell, and welcome to "Communicating With Confidence." In this course, I'll show you ways you can get over your fear of public speaking, and become an effective communicator. I'll start by going over techniques you can use to sound more confident, then I'll go over ways to use your body language and gestures to look more confident. I'll cover a few ways to overcome the anxiety you might feel in public speaking situations. And finally, I'll show you how to bring it all together by going through some real coaching exercises. Let's get started with "Communicating With Confidence."

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