Sunday, May 08, 2011
The Executive Finishing School, Image, Etiquette, Manners, Communication Skills and Leadership by Gloria Starr
Gloria Starr, the leading expert in Impression Management, Business and Dining Etiquette and Communication Skills since 1983 welcomes company executives to participate in this exclusive Finishing School created for the leaders of today.
Designed as the elite program for presenting yourself and your ideas with power, confidence and credibility, Ms. Starr works with accomplished business executives (male and female) and up and coming professionals. Ms. Starr is the preferred partner for the United States Pentagon for her Finishing Schools. Armed with these winning strategies, graduates of the Finishing School will gain the knowledge to consistently present themselves at their best and leverage their success. Gain the advantage over the competition. The Executive Finishing School SM adds the essential polish to accomplished business professionals (and those who aspire to be.)
The program may be booked by an individual wishing to achieve the competitive edge or by companies to position their key people in mastering their personal presentation and powerful communication skills. This is also an excellent program for the spouse or partner of an executive to be included in. Key Training Components of the Executive Finishing School First Impressions are Lasting Impressions
In the first thirty seconds people make judgments about us on a subconscious level, based on what they see, hear and sense. From business casual to the ultimate power look, tailor your presentation for success in today's workplace. Learn to Project More Power, Confidence and Credibility! The Six P's of Personal Marketing
Persona, Packaging, Positioning, Presentation, Promotion, Passion Business Attire: The Right Statement Every Time
"What you wear speaks so loudly, I cannot hear what you say." The Corporate, Communicator and Creative Career Profiles Appropriate Office Attire The Psychological Effect of Color Attention to Detail
Authority Dressing Guidelines The Ten Most Fatal Business Faux Pas Five Rules of Personal Marketing
Exude Confidence , Create a Powerful Aura , The Art and Science of Impression Management
Powerful Introductions, Create a Powerful Verbal Business Introduction Card, Develop a Prosperity Consciousness Presence is Power
Visual persuasion: be the celebrity spokesperson that gets attention in the first five minutes. The Charisma Factor
Powerful techniques to harness the emotional energy of others and inspire, persuade, and guide people with ease and striking results. Communication Styles
Identify your communication style. Reduce barriers, anticipate and minimize potential conflict with others. Increase your appreciation of different communication styles. The Art of Instant Rapport
Chemistry, confidence and charisma are the characteristics shared by winners. Master the art of instant rapport and forge a bond with anyone, anywhere, anytime. Presentation Skills
Posturing and congruency between body language and the spoken word. Boardroom Etiquette
Many unspoken rules apply in the boardroom. Learn the rules and master the game. Savvy Networking
Learn to build bridges, bonds and relationships. The Art of Conversation
Formal communication: writing, public speaking and media appearances. Informal communications: meetings, phone calls and follow up notes. Introductions: conversational content, active listening skills, small talk and opening lines. The Etiquette of Good Business
Solid business relationships include mastering the art of etiquette and the social graces. The Art of Introductions Powerful Body Language Business Etiquette and the Social Graces Presence, Poise and Positioning Small Talk for Smart, Savvy People Executive Communications Corporate Gift Giving Saying "thank you" with Style Network Your Way to Business SuccessElectronic Protocol and Courtesies Going Global - Sensibilities and Customs Dining With Style and Grace
Business relationships are developed and strengthened in social situations. Mastering the art of fine dining adds to the competitive edge in today's social and business climate. The host and the guest each have a responsibility to ensure the overall success of the event. The Tools of the Table are the Tools of Business
Dine Like a Diplomat with a Continental Flair The Art of Entertaining and Being Entertained Small Talk - Table Talk Duties and Responsibilities of the Host and the Guest Posture and Poise at the Table The ABC's of Eating and Drinking Wine Selection Entertaining at Private Clubs Media Savvy
Discover the inside track to media recognition and learn the techniques to embellish and sharpen your business presentation. Successful people in business know the value of positive press coverage. Master the key components of a successful interview with the knowledge that will distinguish you from the competition. Seize the moment to create exposure
Airtime is money, keep it brief and powerful Refine your message to suit your audience Discover a wealth of knowledge on working with the media that will positively affect your performance and showcase you and your company effectively! Ethnic Differences
It's a global economy and you will have the competitive edge when interacting with others of different cultures. The Executive Finishing School ™ is highly interactive and includes:
DiSC communication assessment tool Personalized communication style computer printout Neuro-linguistic programming techniques People reading charts Leadership Profile Key strategies of success Tutorial luncheon-power breakfast Cocktail event/networking Formal dining event
Extensive personalized coaching Image evaluation Visual transformation Investment:
The Executive Finishing School Experience SM is available in formats from one to five days. Investment ranges from $6000. to $40,000. US. plus travel related expenses. International contracts will also include a surcharge due to the travel days. This is a one-on-one training/coaching session with the client and Ms. Starr.
Executives from the following companies have participated in this program: Aramco, Rinker, Florida Power & Light, Procter & Gamble, Seagate Technology, Disney, Google, Hunt Oil, Hunt Refining, American Consulate General- Hong Kong office, Total Upstream - Nigeria, the Canadian Consulate, United Gulf Steel, Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, Oracle and the United States Pentagon.
Ms. Gloria Starr works with clients world-wide. We welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can add value to you and your business.