Leadership Fast Track

Are you looking for a course with quick, immediate results? Our Leadership Fast Track boot camp will teach you how to get to the point quickly. This course is designed to improve on-the-job writing and speaking skills.

The biggest benefit this program gave us is practical street knowledge that we were able to apply immediately.

S. Renee Svendson
Manager

Description

Module 1: Writing to Get Things Done® (WGTD) and Module 2: Speaking to Get Things Done, when coupled together, are a powerful, transformational experience that unleashes participants’ potential to be the dynamic communicators they envision themselves to be.

This three-day boot camp improves the actual on-the-job writing and speaking skills required for successful leadership. The real power of our Fast-Track curricula is that people learn to get to the point quickly and clearly.

Objectives

The skills/concepts provided in this program teach people to present their ideas clearly to get things done in all business communications, regardless of length or medium.

Writing

  • Clarify thoughts before writing
  • Separate the readers’ needs from the writer’s needs
  • Use the inverted-pyramid principle of organization
  • Use a listing paragraph format to highlight key ideas
  • Use the language of getting things done vs. business speak
  • Develop a professional tone that encourages cooperation
  • Use our three models of organization for all business writing
  • Write technical information to non-technical people
  • Use professional Standard American English

Speaking

  • Organize ideas in a coherent, meaningful structure that is easy to follow
  • Carry the listener from one idea to another
  • Become aware of distracting mannerisms and how to deal with them
  • Use  one’s voice effectively
  • Use breathing techniques that give control and power to the speaker
  • Use  one’s body to give emphasis to what is being said
  • Make the speaking experience enjoyable

Include Berry Writing Group in Your Leadership Development Curriculum