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Power and Presence: May 2019

05/09/2019 - 05/10/2019 8:30am–4:30pm The Knight Center at Washington University

Power and Presence I

People follow people, not just great ideas.

That is why becoming a more memorable, inspiring, and convincing speaker is so essential to getting results. In this hands-on interactive workshop you will practice the very same tools effective actors and psychologists use in their communication repertoire. You will learn how to move an audience to action, how to be inspirational and motivational, how to express yourself in a way that changes the mind and hearts of those you address. A skilled facilitator and peers will provide you with real-time, in-depth feedback about what you are doing and saying that makes the most positive impact on an audience. You will learn to see what works for every speaker and how to incorporate others’ high-impact communication strategies into your own presentations.


In addition, you will have a chance to create a concise and compelling statement on the essence of your message. This will include:

  • How to craft a compelling message
  • How to convey passion for your topic in a clear and concise presentation
  • How to get others to understand what you do and why it is important
  • How to prioritize or decide what you emphasize
  • How to do the above in 30 seconds or 60 minutes (and anywhere in between)
  • Receive real time feedback in practice sessions


2019 Session Options:

Open enrollment options: May 9-10                     September 25-26           December 11-12

Customized 2-day sessions are available for your team or organization.

Individual coaching also available.                        Contact us for scheduling information.                

Day One: 8:30am–4:30pm  |  Day Two: 8:30am–4:30pm


Fee: $2,450/person (includes book, meals and parking), Not for profit and group pricing available.

Class Size:  Limited to 6 – 8 participants

Facilitated by: John Davis, Managing Partner at The Cramer Institute

Program Location:  On-site at your location or The Knight Center at Washington University


To enroll, or for more information, please contact:

John Davis, or (314) 725-0500