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When: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
11:30 AM
Where: Arboretum Auditorium
Asheville, North Carolina  28802
United States
Contact: Danielle Wittekind

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Program Description:

For human resource leaders in business, creating beneficial and positive relationships are key to building a more engaged and reliable workforce. Making a great impression, speaking with clarity and honing the skill of authentic presence are tools that deserve attention to bring our best self to the world.


According to SHRM research, companies with highly engaged workforce outperform those without by 147%. Human Resource leaders entrusted with the role of collaborating with and educating employees, staff and senior leaders must learn to masterfully relate key information with inspired and organized communication. Both content and delivery are important.


Through engaging activities, Barrie Barton, Speaking Coach and Lead Facilitator with Stand and Deliver Asheville will guide attendees through methods to discover their true confidence, amplify their presence and make a positive impression with staff, leaders and teams.


Program Objectives:

     You will learn how to project greater confidence and connection in presentation and performance.

     You will acquire proven ways to reduce nervousness and embody confidence.

     You will cultivate inner resources of self-awareness and authority.

     You will recognize your innate ability to express from your signature strengths.

About the Speaker:

Whether it is by empowering clients to deliver a keynote speech, helping to craft effective pitches, or collaborating with individuals to perform their authentic stories, Barrie Barton is dedicated to the art of personal and professional engagement, communication, and expression.

Through the teaching of advanced yet accessible presentation skills like presence, gestures, stance, vocal work, and narrative, Barrie guides clients to discover stories and messages that matter. Individuals increase confidence, amplify their personal presence, and powerfully deliver their message so they may flourish and drive positive engagement in the world.

As founder and speaking coach with Stand and Deliver Asheville, a presence-based public speaking coaching program for professionals, organizations, and entrepreneurs, Barrie combines highly developed and insightful perspectives of body language, delivery and presentation mastery with a passion for her craft and a talent for motivating clients to reach their finest potential.

She also serves as artistic director of Story Choreography Projects where participants’ authentic stories are artistically and collaboratively stitched together into performance. Story Choreography Projects is an eye-opening, transformative, and one-of-a-kind experience for participants and audiences alike.

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