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Professional Communication

No one gets a second chance to make a first impression!

Professional communication training helps your employees improve their speaking and writing so they are more effective, confident team members. Our custom training solution will be based on your unique needs.

The Whittaker Group’s verbal communication training can teach your team to:

  • Speak in an efficient, clear, and confident manner.
  • Minimize distracting and ineffective habits that detract from their professional impact.
  • Increase vocal variety and expressiveness and banish a monotone delivery.
  • Improve voice projection through practical techniques.
  • Align their voices with nonverbal communication for a consistent message.
  • Master advanced skills, like negotiating, persuading, and leading meetings.

 

Our customized writing training can include:

  • Organizing messages so they are brief, understandable, and effective.
  • Using accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Writing effectively using active voice.
  • Recognizing and editing contextual and stylistic errors.
Presentations and Public Speaking

Public speaking is most people’s top fear, but anyone can learn how to be an effective speaker, whether it’s one-on-one at a networking event, speaking up in a meeting, or making a formal presentation.

We’ll help your staff discover how to craft a message and engage an audience, excite customers or potential investors, impress upper management, or inspire their coworkers. Our customized training can cover:

  • Recognizing and overcoming anxiety about public speaking.
  • Managing ineffective vocal and verbal habits.
  • Speaking with clarity using precise and effective language.
  • Speaking extemporaneously while maintaining composure.
  • Handling Q and A with aplomb.
  • Nailing non-verbal communication.
  • Networking effectively — crafting meaningful elevator speeches and mastering small talk.
  • Organizing content with preparation worksheets. Utilizing effective visuals.
  • Tackling telephone communication.
  • Preparing effectively with tips and techniques for helpful rehearsals.
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Speech Clarity

We can coach your team members to be easier to understand and more effective on the phone with training on North American English pronunciation of vowels and consonants, intonation, and rhythm.

The Whittaker Group can teach your team to:

  • Produce vowels and consonants in a manner consistent with mainstream North American English.
  • Use natural North American English stress patterns for words, sentences, and conversation.
  • Increase their understanding of casual speech, idiomatic expressions, and colloquialisms.
  • Communicate conversationally even while following a script.
  • Speak in an efficient, clear, and confident manner.
Social Communication Skills

Small talk serves as a bridge to deeper connections. It helps people establish rapport and can lead to opportunities for collaboration.

By mastering small talk, your employees can reduce social anxiety, become more confident, and connect with others. Our customized training can include:

  • Improving active listening skills
  • Encouraging others to talk
  • Knowing when to speak
  • Conveying thoughts clearly
  • Asking good questions
  • Maintaining engaging conversations
  • Using body language effectively

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