Face to Face – Experts in Communication

Why is it some people seem to have a natural ability to captivate their audience and get their message across so effortlessly?

They seem to have a natural ability. But it’s nothing that can’t be learnt.

November’s Ask the Guru will give you the vocal and physical skills to help you communicate with colleagues impressively and memorably. This session will be practical, empowering and fun. You’ll learn techniques that can be put into practice immediately.

Effective face-to-face communication

It’s run by two actresses Ingrid Lacey and Sally Edwards, the creators of Face to Face training. You will learn how voice and body language are key to achieving effective face to face communications. Facial expression, gesture and body language account for 55% of the impact we make and tone of voice 38%, while our actual words a garner mere 7% of the impact.

In this fascinating session you will learn how to master the powerful subliminal aspects of communication. You will be given techniques used by performers that will give you control.  By harnessing the power of your body language and voice you will discover a whole new range of options that allow you to improve your communications, get your message heard and acted upon. The results are impressive and fast. You’ll be putting it into practice as soon as you can.

So come and find out for yourself on Tuesday 20 November, 6.30-8.30pm at a central London venue to be confirmed. Tickets cost £15 for CIPR members and £20 for non-members.

The first half hour is networking and the main event starts at 7pm with more time to network afterwards.

More information

For more information, please contact event organisers Caroline Dawson (caroline.dawson@ngrid.com) and Helen Theofanous (Helen.theofanous@london.nhs.uk).

What are Ask the Guru events?

Ask the Guru events are designed for internal communicators. They provide the opportunity to hear directly from specialists about issues specific to internal communications. Events are informal. Three gurus talk to small groups over the course of the evening with time to ask questions and hear about other people’s experiences.

Usually held in a London bar, Ask the Guru events are every other month on a Tuesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. They are organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ internal communications specialist group.

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