In this engaging and informative presentation, you’ll learn about the vital link between show business and your business, and how you can take advantage of the techniques actors use to make the most of every communication opportunity.
Corporate communicators will come away with tactics you can put to work immediately to give better counsel to internal and external clients and improve your own communication in the workplace, the marketplace, and in your everyday life.
Through lessons from favorite TV and movie moments, you’ll learn to:
- Better understand what people really want.
- Create more authentic connections with audiences.
- Find, shape and tell more compelling stories.
- Express ideas more visually for greater impact.
- Tap into the power of emotion.
- Perform better in meetings, presentations, job interviews and networking events.
Act Like You Mean Business also provides a relatable model for you to use in conveying the value of communications and the importance of your role in the organization.
Rob Biesenbach is a corporate communications consultant, actor and author. He is a former VP at Ogilvy PR Worldwide and press secretary to the Ohio Attorney General, among other positions. He is also a Second City trained actor and improviser who has appeared in more than 150 stage and commercial productions in the past decade. His book, Act Like You Mean Business: Essential Communication Lessons from Stage and Screen, was called “required reading for every Fortune 500 CEO” by Tim Schellhardt, SVP, Edelman Public Relations and former Bureau Chief, Wall Street Journal.
Wed. March 20, 2013
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Maggiano’s Banquet Room
516 N. Clark
Chicago, IL 60654