We’ve supported more than 2,000 women across the country in a wide range of fields to amplify their voices. Writing timely and engaging commentary gives you the chance to reflect on your ideas, craft your argument and expand your reach. Learning how to manage media interviews increases your effectiveness. Becoming a more dynamic speaker makes you more memorable and persuasive, and enhances your impact.
This highly interactive workshop builds women’s leadership capacity and enhances their credibility and influence by providing participants with the confidence and tools to contribute their expertise to the public discourse through compelling, short-form written commentary for newspaper op ed pages and online sites. The session equips women to:
NOTE: We also offer one-on-one editing feedback to workshop participants who send us a draft commentary within three months of attending the workshop (since this significantly increases the publication rate), and expand the audience for published commentaries by posting them on our site, and sharing them through social media.
Building on participants’ past experiences, this workshop provides practical tools to enhance their capacity to turn media interview requests into education or advocacy opportunities, becoming more effective at crafting and delivering their key messages. Learning outcomes include:
We offer this content in both group workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions tailored to the client’s particular communications challenges. Contact us to learn more about how we can address your needs.
This highly experiential presentation skills workshop allows women to gain confidence in expressing themselves authentically and effectively in formal and informal meetings and presentations. It offers a safe and supportive environment in which participants can adapt and apply proven tools and strategies to their own communication contexts. The course includes video-recording and customized feedback to cement learning, and the group size is limited to optimize individual feedback aimed at helping participants to:
The content covered in Mastering Presence is essentially an extension of Presenting with Authenticity and Impact, and can take the form of a one- or two-day group workshop for 3 or 4 people, or individual coaching, spread out over several days or weeks to permit practice and application in between sessions. It is designed to provide more experienced speakers with in-depth personal feedback that will build on their existing strengths and help them reach the next level of authority, comfort and charisma.
Gender intelligent organizations recognizing the benefits of inclusive workplaces create collaborative environments that effectively support both men and women in contributing all their ideas and talent. In the process, they enhance their capacity to attract and retain talent, capitalize on the innovation that emerges when diverse perspectives are shared, and mirror the values of the customers and communities they serve.
Acknowledging gender communication biases is a critical first step, and ongoing awareness and practical skill development are key to implementing lasting change. In partnership with OpenLine Communications, Informed Opinions offers hands-on, experiential workshops designed to increase confidence and drive behavioural change.
This interactive workshop for mixed groups examines differences in gender-based communication, and explores how to build trust and communicate clearly with colleagues.
All workshops can be customized to fit the needs of your organization and group. To host a workshop contact firstname.lastname@example.org.