Allison transformed her skills as a formal opera singer into becoming an expert on public speaking.
One of the most critical challenges we face as professionals is convincing people to take action without having a formal line of authority. Learn how to break down business silos and build partnerships with others. This skill-building program combines the tools of persuasion, negotiation, and relationship-building and clearly illustrates how to apply these tools to your most pressing work challenges. Everyone leaves with a clear strategy on how to influence others both internally and externally to their organization.
Understand why your current messaging is not working
Learn key frameworks for persuading others
Strategically analyze your audience to understand what will influence them to take action
Allison Shapira is a former opera singer turned entrepreneur, best-selling author, and world-renowned expert on public speaking and presentation skills. She is the Founder/CEO of Global Public Speaking LLC, a communication training firm that helps emerging and established leaders speak clearly, concisely, and confidently. She is an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School and has spent over 15 years working with Fortune 50 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations around the world.
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In 90 minutes, you improved the executive presence of 100 executives at our company.
Multinational Fortune 50 Bank
Allison Shapira’s own executive presence brings an impressive level of professionalism to the program. I have become more confident in my public speaking and look forward to using her thoughtful suggestions as I hope to take on more leadership roles.
Senior Vice President
Powerful, concise summary of the elements of Executive Presence.Your presentation was one of those special few in a career that sticks with a person.
Executive Vice President
I have gotten a ton of fantastic feedback from our conference participants. With humor and skill, they were gently pushed outside their comfort zone. Everyone appreciated the exercises and the chance to practice in a very safe and fun way. We all are better, more confident speakers as a result of your session.
Credit Products Executive
Allison Shapira was the dose of energy and enthusiasm our organization needed. Allison taught our members new and innovative ways of connecting with their audience that has already proven to be useful in the professional and personal lives. We strongly recommend Allison for any audience of any skill level. There is truly something for everyone and each participant leaves energized and more confident.
Chief Strategy Officer, Truman National Security Project & Center For National Policy