Concentric Life - Transforming Presentation Skills with Patricia Stark Communications

Client: Concentric Lifen
Industry: Healthcare

Overview

Concentric Life, a leading healthcare organization, recognized the importance of effective communication skills, especially in virtual settings, to engage both internal and external stakeholders. Under the leadership of Jaymie Staats, SVP Director of Talent & Culture, the company engaged Patricia Stark Communications to conduct comprehensive Presentation & Communication Skills Training for approximately 12 participants.
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Objectives

The primary objective was to equip participants with the essential skills and techniques needed to excel in both in-person and virtual presentations. This included enhancing their ability to connect with audiences, deliver compelling messages, and project confidence and credibility, in both personal and virtual environments. Participants specifically asked for the training to focus on:

  • Storytelling
  • Overcoming nerves
  • How to present with confidence/command a room
  • Not relying on slides / going off script / preparing for the unexpected

Solutions

The primary objective was to equip participants with the essential skills and techniques needed to excel in both in-person and virtual presentations. This included enhancing their ability to connect with audiences, deliver compelling messages, and project confidence and credibility, in both personal and virtual environments. Participants specifically asked for the training to focus on:

  • Storytelling
  • Overcoming nerves
  • How to present with confidence/command a room
  • Not relying on slides / going off script / preparing for the unexpected

Key Takeaways

The training sessions focused on several critical areas, including:

Setting up the optimal virtual environment for presentations

Enhancing non-verbal communication and body language

Improving vocal delivery and projecting confidence

Adapting presentation style to different audience sizes and formats

Incorporating storytelling techniques to engage and captivate audiences

Managing nerves and distractions during presentations

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Schedule

The training program was divided into three sessions:

General Overview Best Practices with Q&A

A comprehensive introduction to best practices in presentation and communication skills, conducted via Zoom.
1

Individual Presentation Exercises (Group 1)

Participants engaged in individual presentation exercises, recorded for feedback and review.
2

Individual Presentation Exercises (Group 2)

Similar exercises conducted for the second group of participants, also recorded for feedback and review.
3

Results and Impact

Following the completion of the training program, participants reported a significant improvement in their presentation skills, confidence levels, and overall communication effectiveness. They felt better equipped to engage audiences, deliver compelling presentations, and represent Concentric Health Experience with professionalism and authenticity, both in-person and virtually.

Conclusion

The collaboration between Concentric Health Experience and Patricia Stark Communications exemplifies the transformative impact of targeted training in enhancing presentation skills and communication effectiveness. By investing in professional development, Concentric Health Experience demonstrated its commitment to empowering its talent to effectively communicate and connect with audiences, thereby strengthening its position as a leader in the healthcare industry.

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Results Calmfidence® have helped create

"Everyone really enjoyed the sessions- they were productive and everyone took something away that they could implement immediately, which is so great! Thank you!”
Jaymie Staats
SVP Director of Talent & Culture

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