Public Speaking for Labor Leaders (LB662)

This workshop is designed to prepare union leaders and staff to speak with ease and confidence in any setting, whether during a meeting or delivering prepared speeches. This class will provide friendly support and concrete public speaking suggestions for every participant, from the inexperienced or shy to the accomplished speaker.

Key Topics:

  • Learning to Look, Learning to Listen:Analyzing other speakers
  • Analyze and understand your audience for maximum effectiveness
  • Tools to organize your thoughts and make your speech more effective/powerful
  • Butterflies, jelly legs, and um, uh…. Specific techniques to calm those nerves
  • Practicing: Watch yourself on video; get constructive and supportive feedback
  • Dealing with a question-and-answer session, including hostile questions
  • Public speaking, leadership development, and union democracy
Oct 28-29, 20159:00 am - 4:30 pm
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
United States


Laurie Kellogg

Laurie Kellogg, teaches health and safety, public speaking, and other issues for unions. She has taught this workshop many times in the past and has always received excellent evaluations from participants for her ability to put them at ease and help them improve their public speaking.

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