Voice and Communication Coaching

Louise Collins

T: +44 (0)7954 390 230
E: info@louisecollinsvoice.com


Corporate Courses

The courses cited below give you an insight into the work we do and the specific areas of expertise we draw from:


Presentation Skills

A clear, powerful and memorable message that achieves its objective is the aim of every presentation. Create a professional performance at the same time as maintaining a comfortable and confident authenticity.
Areas covered include:

  • Building Rapport with an audience
  • Using different styles of delivery
  • Managing nerves and negative internal dialogue
  • Creating confidence, dynamism and presence
  • Vocal skills
  • Structuring information
  • Making maximum impact

Leadership and Management Communication

Managing a group is not the same as managing an individual. This course looks at the techniques for managing both groups and individuals at whatever level of management.
Areas covered:

  • At meetings
  • Individual and Group Rapport
  • Building Relationship
  • Authority V Relationship
  • Delivering Difficult Messages
  • Vocal Skills
  • Different Styles
  • Body Language

Sales

Different clients require different approaches - some more of a ‘sell’ than others. Tapping into the beliefs and values a client holds is a huge asset in determining what drives and motivates them. This will help to get clients on board and create a credible foundation for the business relationship. Assess the right level of formality, gauge your style and language and produce a pitch that will secure the deal.
Areas covered:

  • Concise, Credible Pitching
  • Developing the Client Relationship
  • Vocal Skills
  • Achieving Targets and Outcomes
  • Goal-setting
  • Knowing your Product

Rapport and Influencing

The ability to influence an individual, group or organisation is a skill dependent on creating rapport. Not a rapport that is necessarily based on ‘liking’ the opposite party but one that recognises their reality in order to create a common agenda.
Areas covered:

  • Influencing at Different Levels.
  • Language
  • Vocal Skills
  • Body Language
  • Presence
  • First Impressions

Building and Developing Professional Relationships

Balancing credibility and focus with relationship and spontaneity opens up professional relationships to new and exciting possibilities. All too often we rely on one dominant behavioural pattern. Learn techniques for building, sustaining and renewing relationships in a dynamic and productive way.
Areas covered:

  • Stages of Relationships
  • Effective Performance
  • Credibility
  • Rapport
  • Language
  • Personal and Corporate Image

Speech Writing and Delivery

Writing and delivering a speech: this course will focus on sentence structure, literary devices and word play, at the same time as fulfilling objectives and maintaining your authenticity. Vocal energy, pace, pause and expression will be some of the components practised in delivering your work.
Areas covered

  • Vocal Skills
  • Language
  • Structure
  • Building Audience Rapport
  • Finding Common Ground
  • Credibility
  • Clarity of Message
  • Literary Devices

Building Confidence Through Text

Working with classical texts can be used to develop your voice and enrich your language. It is not so far away from the business world as might at first appear! Both require commitment, emotional expression and authenticity. The vocal and physical skills you learn on this course are invaluable to the executive communicator; building confidence, dynamism and releasing inhibitions so you can perform at your best.
Areas covered:

  • Body Language
  • Vocal Skills
  • Presence
  • Dynamism
  • Breathing Techniques
  • State Management (controlling physiology and mind)
  • Relaxation
  • Language

Voice Training

This course focuses on the use of the voice and body. [hyperlink to ‘The Voice’] Specific vocal problems can be addressed and vocal misuse corrected. Breathing and relaxation techniques will facilitate a supported and healthy voice that has energy, expression and resonance. Exercises will promote an authentic presence – a charisma which is unique to you.
Areas covered:

  • Vocal Skills including:
  • Projection, Articulation, Vocal Range, Resonance and Volume
  • Confidence and Presence
  • Dynamism
  • Breathing Techniques
  • State Management (controlling physiology and mind)
  • Relaxation

Storytelling

Storytelling is a skill which can unify and connect an audience to your message and you. People relate to a story using their own frames of reference so that they engage at a deeper level on their own terms. Stories involve the emotions and logic of the listener. They motivate and entertain. The can have direct, practical applications. For example, forging corporate identity, explaining major restructuring or selling products. Stories are not necessarily long. They can sometimes be more powerful if they are short, organised anecdotes.

Areas covered:

  • Choosing a relevant story
  • Defining its purpose
  • Structuring the story
  • Delivering the story
  • Vocal Skills

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Tel: +44 (0)7954 390 230
Email: info@louisecollinsvoice.com
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